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The rules have to change with the times

The rules have to change with the times

March 26, 2018

The world changes. Even though it doesn’t change as quickly or as often as many of us would like, there are few things that are the same as they were a few decades or even a couple years ago. And as the world changes around us, Col...

Security breach affects employees, family members

Security breach affects employees, family members

March 12, 2018

A data security breach resulted in the disclosure of the names and Social Security numbers of Columbia employees and their family members on IRIS, the college’s internal website. The college learned Feb. 15 that SharePoint, the search portal application used to apply for the Tu...

Sir the Baptist to ‘Raise Hell’ as Manifest headliner

Students danced to Sir the Baptist’s “Raise Hell” music video as he was announced as Manifest  2016’s headliner on April 8 at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

By Campus Reporter

April 11, 2016

Local gospel rapper Sir the Baptist said he is ready to make students dance to his upbeat music as Manifest’s headliner set on May 13 at Columbia’s annual urban arts showcase.His appearance was ann...

YouTube star creates brand of positivity, health and wellness

Miranda Gardley, a senior fashion studies and business & entrepreneurship double major, wants to create her own firm to help companies market on social media. 

By Campus Reporter

February 22, 2016

Miranda Gardley, a senior fashion studies and business & entrepreneurship double major, is a busy vlogger. Jumping from her studies to her own YouTube channel about fitness, fashion and nutrition to starting a s...

Luther Hughes, newly-elected SGA president and a senior creative writing major, encouraged students to join the association at the introductory social on Jan. 26.

SGA sets new agendas for diversity, transparency

February 1, 2016

Students convened in The Loft at 916 S. Wabash Ave. on Jan. 26 to meet the senators of Columbia’s Student Government Association and to learn more about SGA’s goals for the rest of the academic year.Luther H...

Plan to end over-testing needs more action

By Editorial Board

November 9, 2015

Since the implementation of mandatory standardized tests through No Child Left Behind in 2001, over-testing has become a concern for parents, teachers and students across the nation.The average student takes 112 standardized tests between preschool and grade 12, according to a 2015 study by the Council of the Great City Schools. Eighth-graders spend an average of 25.3 hours taking standardized tests during the school year...

Cooper gets catty on daytime show

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 29, 2012

By Jack Reese, Copy EditorCNN anchorman Anderson Cooper has been a little sassier since scoring his own talk show, and I’m not sure I appreciate it.It’s expected that Cooper would reveal a more personal side of himself on his relatively new CBS show, “Anderson Live,” than he does on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” where he reports hard news. But in light of a recent mini controversy involving TV personality Star Jon...

Student scam jobs listed on ColumbiaWorks

By Lisa Schulz

October 3, 2011

After expecting to apply for a part-time accounting position at a job fair he was steered to by ColumbiaWorks, Columbia’s student and alumni employment website, Todd Merrill hesitated before he accepted the actual offer: a full-time, governmental campaign office position promising an $80,000-a-year salary—or at least until he would scribble his Social Security number onto a W-4 tax form.This isn’t the first illusory j...

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