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OPINION: Violent criminals: They’re just like us

OPINION: Violent criminals: They’re just like us

By Jay Berghuis

February 9, 2019

From Netflix releasing the documentary series “The Bundy Tapes” Jan. 24 to Zac Efron’s new film “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” which premiered at Sundance Jan. 26, Ted Bundy is ev...

Health education is not the same as body shaming

Health education is not the same as body shaming

By Samantha Conrad

December 12, 2018

With the body positivity movement gaining more acceptance, people are becoming more confident and happy with their bodies, no matter the size or shape. However, many body positivity advocates glorify obe...

Tax forms: Salaries and revenue increase, contributions decrease

Tax forms: Salaries and revenue increase, contributions decrease

December 10, 2018

Columbia revenue was on the rise in the 2016 reporting year, but so were the college’s personnel costs. Columbia reported higher revenue and net assets for its 2016-2017 fiscal year, according to recently-released IRS 990 tax forms, but the gains came with a decrease in contribut...

Alzheimer’s study targets memory loss reversal

Alzheimer’s study targets memory loss reversal

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

October 6, 2014

Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than 5 million Americans, is a neurological disorder for which there is no cure, nor has the cause of the disease been identified. However, memory loss, a major...

Less fundraising, more problems

By Associate Editor

May 5, 2014

Columbia needs money. While most of the college’s funds come from tuition, which is set to rise by 3.3 percent in the fall, philanthropy can also help alleviate the current $1.5 million deficit. But a departed chief fundraiser  and a sweeping out of his staff put Columbia’s ability to bring in the big bucks on pause. Patrick Sheahan, former vice president of Institutional Advancement, the department charged with fundraising, ...

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