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Quest for Quidditch World Cup

By Sophia Coleman

March 19, 2012

Chicago may have to start planning for a new kind of summit and cast a Protego Horribilis spell, because, around this time next year, there could be tens of thousands of diehard Harry Potter fans coming together to watch the 2013 QuidditchWorld Cup.What was once a sport reserved for wizards is now a full-fledged international sport modified for Muggles.Started in 2005 by Xander Manshel and Alex Benepe, two students at Middlebu...

Black History Celebration to feature actress Taraji P. Henson, playwright Sonia Sanchez, FOX-TV anchor Kori Chambers

By Shardae Smith

February 7, 2011

In its 85 years, Black History Month has evolved from Negro Appreciation Week into a month-long celebration helping remember icons such as Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. During the years, more recent important figures in the black community have been incorporated into the annual remembrance.Columbia’s 2011 African Heritage Celebration, sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Department, will be held throughout February...

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