The Columbia Chronicle

About fUGGin’ time

By Sophia Coleman

November 5, 2012

Sorry sorority girls, but I’ve heard glorious news: The era of UGG boots may finally be coming to an end.The company reported Oct. 25 that sales are down 31 percent and it plans to slash prices. A pair of the sheepskin atrocities currently costs between $135–$200, a hefty price for marshmallow-shaped feet soaked in winter slush.“The worst is yet to come,” Sam Poser, an analyst at brokerage firm Sterne Agee, told the Huffington Post ...

Rival groups’ support for new procedure may be premature

By Heather McGraw

February 21, 2011

Resurrection Medical Center, the leading Catholic health care system in Chicago, started a new program to stop second-trimester abortions in mid-process. While the program is being commended from anti-abortion groups and abortion rights advocates, there are some serious flaws.There are two clinics in Illinois that perform abortions in the second trimester, with one located in Chicago. The other clinic offering second-trimester...

Winter season doesn’t mean you should forfeit cuteness

By HermineBloom

December 7, 2009

Witnessing the first pristine, white snowflakes dance atop my car windshield in early December can be a rather heart-warming experience. I must admit though, snow becomes considerably less romantic when I’m exposed to a bounty of hideous UGG Boots, scantily-clad women in less-than-appropriate attire for clubbing purposes and a plethora of disgusting, matching winter accessories, among other things.While most people admitted...

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