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Athlete Profile: William Montes

Athlete Profile: William Montes

By Sports & Health Editor

May 5, 2014

William Montes, captain and goalie of the Renegades co-ed soccer team and junior creative writing major, said his mom, a soccer coach, pushed him to join a soccer league at 3 years old. With a love for...

Columbia alumnus still making journalistic impact

Columbia alumnus still making journalistic impact

April 28, 2014

Sean Stillmaker, a 2010 journalism alumnus and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the London-based quarterly arts and culture magazine majestic disorder, experienced “ultimate satisfaction” when the first issue sold out in multiple stores on its first day available in Chicago. maj...

Society must be blunt about weed effects

By Campus Editor

April 21, 2014

As you read this, many teens and young adults are tumbling down from their 4/20 highs. However, most adolescents are blissfully unaware of the impact of puffing pot. Contrary to the stereotype that only stoners skip class to puff and pass, it is common for high school officials to find athletic and high-achieving students smoking, according to an April 11 article in the Contra Costa Times. As more teens and young adults develop a re...

Ken Dunn Collects Chicago’s Compost

April 14, 2014

When excess food spoils or goes to waste, it is moved to landfills, producing methane and accelerating climate change—unless it is composted. Ken Dunn, president and founder of Resource Center, a no...

Current opportunities

April 4, 2014

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Dan Shearer, music director of WCRX, Columbia’s student radio station, and a senior radio major, has a passion for radio broadcast and blogging, which recently led him to be named first place blogger in the Intercollegiate Broadcasting competition. A blog he wrote while studying abroad in Iceland secured him the honor.

Featured Artist: Dan Shearer

March 31, 2014

Dan Shearer, senior radio major and music director of WCRX, Columbia’s student radio station, received a first place trophy for best station blog from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System on March 14. He won the competition for his blog about the annual Iceland Airwaves fe...

The Miracle Machine

Still waiting for miracle

March 17, 2014

Turning water into wine was considered a miracle until the invention of a wine-making machine suggested it could be done without the help of divine intervention. This invention, as it turns out, was a h...

New fitness center offers winter haven for athletes

By Brandon Smith

November 24, 2012

A new fitness center, located directly across from The Dwight Lofts, opened Oct. 23 and offers a new workout facility for students who are serious about fitness.Lacuna Fitness, 645 S. Clark St., is more of a training facility for athletes than a recreation center for casual members, according to owner Chris Spurlock. The gym is currently not open to the public to purchase memberships, but students can sign up to work with ...

Elections Night 2012

By Ahmed Hamad

November 12, 2012

Elections night was just a few nights ago, but it's impact will effect all of our lives for the next four years.There were an array of emotions being felt that night by americans everywhere. Watch and relive the events as they unfold, and history was made right before our eyes.The Journey Begins with Columbia College at 1104 S wabash and ends with chicagoans from all over the at the Thompson center as the winner is anno...

Wildcats lose another late lead

By Nader Ihmoud

November 10, 2012

ANN ARBOR-The Northwestern University Wildcats lost for the third time this season, despite having a lead in the fourth quarter during each of those games.This time, the University of Michigan Wolverines mounted a comeback, forced overtime, and ultimately defeated the Wildcats 38-31. The Wolverines scored on the first drive of the extra period and their defense forced a turnover on downs to seal the win at Michigan Stadiu...

Fire burns out, looks to next year

By Brandon Smith

November 5, 2012

The Houston Dynamo club soccer team extinguished the Chicago Fire’s promising playoff season Oct. 31 with a 2-1 victory at Toyota Park.According to Chicago Fire Head Coach Frank Klopas, the team’s loss was somewhat of a surprise. The match was the Fire’s first post-season appearance since 2009, when the team endured an equally frustrating loss to Utah’s Real Salt Lake.“A big thanks goes out to my staff and the players,” ...

Renegades soccer starts season with shutout

By Brandon Smith

October 22, 2012

With a victory already under its belt, the Renegades soccer team is optimistic this will be its best season to date.The team pulled off a 3-0 shutout victory Oct. 14 against the Irish Keepers club team. The Renegades hope the opener will set the tone for the rest of the season, team captain Juan Rangel said.“Last season, we had a really bad go at it,” he said. “But this year we have done a better job of organizing the ...

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