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Finding Balance

By Sponsored Content

June 1, 2018

I have big plans for my future, and I’m willing to work very, very hard to get to the place I want to be. My plan is to go straight from college to a graduate school program before entering the working world. I am studying a lot in order to make this happen, but I’m starting to worry that I might be undermining my own goals. Recently, I’ve been feeling really, really tired and worn out. I feel like I’m losing my motivatio...

‘You Were Never Really Here’ crumbles into a classic

‘You Were Never Really Here’ crumbles into a classic

April 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered what would happen if Andrei Tarkovsky directed "Taxi Driver?" The film must combine the brutality and nihilism of Scorsese’s masterpiece with the philosophical dreaminess of a Tarkovskian film to create an uni...

‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ ready for Broadway

‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ ready for Broadway

March 20, 2018

Trade the glass slipper for a thigh high black leather boot and a pumpkin carriage for a sleek black limo and you have the “Cinderella” of Hollywood Boulevard. Based on the 1990 film of the same name...

Dare I Do It?

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March 8, 2018

I could use some advice weighing my options. I’m a college senior graduating this coming May with a degree in philosophy. I’ve really enjoyed my undergrad experience and my studies, but I’m struggling with what I should be doing next. Most of my job applications have been rejected. The only job offer I have is for an entry-level writing position at a local ad agency. I can’t say I’m opposed to the idea, but it defin...

Tale of two twirlin’ girls

Tale of two twirlin’ girls

By Lauren Carlton

February 12, 2018

LAUREN CARLTON: Two years ago, I had the opportunity to take a pole dancing class as part of a school project and I loved it. I don’t know why it took so long for me to get back into it, but I’m ...

‘Darkest Hour’ shines bright

‘Darkest Hour’ shines bright

By Brock Stillmunks

December 4, 2017

A battlefield blazes with fire as bombs fly through the French countryside and destroy everything in their path. Cries of wounded soldiers fade as the camera lingers on a young man’s soot-covered che...

No resource is untouched by economic inequality

By Editorial Board

November 6, 2017

Economic and racial inequality in Chicago damage all aspects of life for those it touches, an investigation released Oct. 25 reveals.The Chicago Tribune published its investigation of water rates, showing that predominantly black and low-income communities pay more than wealthier, whiter communities for Lake Michigan water. Poor infrastructure and lack of accountability from public officials contribute to these disparities,...

Communication Department awaits results from program reviews

Communication Department awaits results from program reviews

November 6, 2017

The journalism, advertising and public relations programs in the Communication Department participated in program reviews Oct. 19–20 and await the final report. The programs were evaluated by external reviewers to ensure the programs remain up to date with curriculum, ...

Professor stitches together activism, empowerment

Professor stitches together activism, empowerment

October 30, 2017

An embroidered cloth stitched by a Columbia adjunct has gone viral in response to the accelerating allegations of sexual harassment and assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein. The em...

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

October 23, 2017

Columbia, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2017) – As the weather gets cooler, rodents like mice, rats and squirrels look for warmth inside of homes. In fact, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45 per...

Experts, voters in search for civility in politics

Experts, voters in search for civility in politics

August 25, 2017

Political partisanship in the U.S. is close to Civil War levels, and both voters and elected officials have contributed to the conflict and share the responsibility to fix it, according to experts in civil dis...

REVIEW: Clean Bandit gave ‘Real Love’ to fans—and they gave it back

REVIEW: Clean Bandit gave ‘Real Love’ to fans—and they gave it back

May 5, 2017

Packed in the concert hall, fans sipped their beers and waited for the music to begin so they could start to dance the night away.There was no place you would rather be on May 2 than at Clean Bandit’s s...

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