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Jameson Swain makes a diving stop to second base and to get the out, tossing  the ball to first baseman Joe Walsh, in a game against DePaul University Baseball on April 18. 

Renegades drop the ball, hold heads high despite season of loss

April 27, 2015

The caps are now off for the Columbia Renegades baseball team as it wrapped up its spring season on April 25.The team got off to a rocky start this year, absorbing three losses in a series against Lewis Univer...

After three seasons, volleyball team still not set

By Sports & Health Reporter

April 27, 2015

Changes in leadership and a failed attempt to join a competitive league have contributed to a disappointing year on the sidelines for the Renegades volleyball team. The team was unable to play competitively this year. The Renegades joined the co-ed Players Sport and Social Group, but because the season’s first game occurred during Spring Break, the Renegades were no longer eligible to compete, according to Vinny Cavello,  ...

Siana Maradol, a junior advertising major, is one of the Renegades volleyball team’s four co-captains. The team’s season begins on April 1.

Volleyball team serves up new spring season

March 16, 2015

Despite facing difficulties registering with a league and recruiting players, the Renegades volleyball team is eager to compete in its upcoming spring season starting April 1.Practices last semester receive...

“The Voices”

“The Voices” wickedly futile and wholly original

February 16, 2015

Simultaneously gruesome, surreal, quirky and hilarious, “The Voices” is an unwanted horror comedy offspring at the Sundance Film Festival circuit and a ready-made cult classic. Directed by Marjane ...

College finds ‘Niche’ with diversity ranking

College finds ‘Niche’ with diversity ranking

January 26, 2015

In early January, Niche, a website that provides reviews and expert insight about schools and other organizations, released a ranking of colleges based on their excellence in campus-wide diversity, and Co...

Featured Athlete: Vanessa Owusu

Vanessa Owusu

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 17, 2014

Vanessa Owusu, captain of the Roosevelt University Lakers women’s volleyball team and a senior sociology major, just wrapped up her fourth season on the team with a record of 22 wins and 17 losses.O...

All numbers for league dues provided by Renegades team captains.

Not all funds and games

October 6, 2014

Despite the college allocating $8,000 to the Renegades for its yearly budget, student athletes still have to pay large fees out-of-pocket to keep the teams operating. The tennis, baseball and volleyball te...

First Illinois appellate judge seeks to inspire

By Dannis Valera

December 10, 2012

For the first time in history a judge of Latino descent joined the Illinois Appellate Court bench.Judge Jesse Reyes won the seat earlier in March defeating four opponents. Before winning the seat, Reyes served as a judge on the Cook County Circuit Courts for a decade. He was fascinated by the work of appellate judges.“I realized that the appellate court really has an input in the law in this state,” said Reyes. “I wou...

Aloha, Oprah

By Emily Ornberg

December 3, 2012

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is adding another title to her list of many occupations: organic farm owner.An OWN spokeswoman confirmed that Winfrey will produce and sell a line of organic products made of resources grown in Maui, Hawaii, where she is currently developing her organic farm.“The trademarks were filed for Oprah’s farm on Maui to enable the farm to grow and distribute produce on Maui and throughout the Hawaiian Isla...

Emanuel quits second job to focus on governing city

By Tyler Davis

September 24, 2012

The Chicago Teachers strike was both talk of the town and the nation. What was a local dispute between union leaders and city government became a national debate about education.In response to the Chicago teachers strike, one prominent politician had this to say: “I am disappointed by the decision of the Chicago Teachers Union to turn its back on not only a city negotiating in good faith but also the hundreds of thousands...

Students defeat staff in semiannual volleyball match

By Lindsey Woods

November 21, 2011

Columbia padded their record against the staff team, 2-5, after the semiannual staff versus student volleyball match on Nov. 14.In three sets, the student team, which consisted of seven Renegades volleyball players and seven students not volleyball team members, defeated the staff team in a close competition. The match was played with volley scoring, and both teams had enough players to rotate in from the bench.The staff’s...

Scene set for student staff volleyball game

By Nader Ihmoud

November 7, 2011

Trash-talking is usually discouraged between students and staff, but both sides have been playfully poking fun at each other in preparation for the semi-annual staff versus student volleyball game hosted by the Renegades.The event, scheduled for Nov. 14 from 6 – 8 p.m., has historically favored the staff team. Of the four games played so far, the staff has taken three, according to Abby Cress, vice president of the Renegad...

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