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Highest paid are least visible

By Editorial Board

November 29, 2010

Running an institution like Columbia can’t be easy. Administrators are constantly working to provide a superb education for 11,992 students. They effectively manage a massive budget, allocating funds the best they can to serve the wide-ranging interests of a diverse population. Through such efforts, Columbia’s image as one of the top media arts schools in the country improved dramatically in recent years.But when annu...

Shrinking grants threaten students

By Editorial Board

November 19, 2010

Nowadays, college and debt go hand in hand. Prospective students have to consider cost of attendance as much as or even more than credentials when picking a college or university. The lucky few who come out debt-free are far outnumbered by students who will be paying off school loans for more years than it took to accrue them.Our newly elected politicians cannot lose sight of the financial burden higher education puts on stu...

Swimming different strokes

By J_Howard

October 31, 2010

The pool in the University of Illinois at Chicago Physical Education building, 901 W. Roosevelt Road, is quiet but not still on Tuesday evenings. The splash of the swimmers as they glide across the clear, blue water is the only sound echoing across the natatorium until they reach the end of their lane and pause for a second before continuing their workout. Practice with the Chicago Blue Dolphins U.S. Masters swimming has begun.Th...

Captain Lou Albano

Captain Lou Albano

By By Wikinews

October 26, 2009

Legendary wrestling manager Captain Lou Albano has died at the age of 76. Albano reached fame in the 1970's and 80's during his time with the WWWF, later the WWF and WWE. Albano died while under hospic...

World Wrestling Entertainment heir Shane McMahon resigns from the company

World Wrestling Entertainment heir Shane McMahon resigns from the company

By By Wikinews

October 26, 2009

Predicted heir to World Wrestling Entertainment Shane McMahon has announced he will leave the company on January 1st, 2010. McMahon is the son of current owner Vincent K. McMahon and the current Executi...

Rising playwrights wrestle with race

By WilliamPrentiss

October 11, 2009

Victory Gardens Theater’s effort to spotlight minority playwrights comes to fruition with its new fall lineup, “Year Zero” by Michael Golamco and “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” by Kristoffer Diaz.The long road to the Gardens’ stage for the two writers started in spring ’08 when they submitted their scripts to Victory Gardens’ Ignition Festival. The festival’s goal was to find the best minority pla...

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