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Fund minority community colleges

April 21, 2014

Since 1991, minority enrollment in higher education has risen among all races and ethnicities. President Barack Obama’s support for minority-serving institutions, or MSIs, has been steady despite increasing costs. However, backing from the government needs to further extend to community colleges to better serve minority students.Approximately 45 percent of minority students attend two-year community colleges, which are more affordable bu...

Women are scientists too

By Heather Scroering

October 1, 2012

More often than not, I find myself saying, “What the hell? It’s 2012,” when I hear some Ann Romney-esque statement hindering the progress of women. I’m sure you’re rolling your eyes right now, thinking, “Great, another feminist argument.” But seriously, it’s 2012, and sorry I’m not sorry for being women-friendly.However, I am sorry to hear that women are underrepresented in one of the most important industries in ex...

Fundraiser brings out faculty, staff talent

By Samuel Charles

December 6, 2010

More than a dozen acts performed at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, on Dec. 2 in an effort to raise money forColumbia students.“Columbia’s Got Talent,” a talent show organized by the Faculty and Staff Scholarship Initiative, was put on to assist Scholarship Columbia efforts. As of press time, the fundraiser brought in more than $13,000.“[Scholarship Columbia] is a way to get both the internal and external c...

Carlo-Tenant

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November 10, 2009

Mandy Marie Tenant and Jonathan Sandy Carlo, both of Davenport, Iowa, were married September 19, 2009, in Davenport. Her parents are Douglas and Kathy Tenant of Ashford, Ohio. His parents are Tom and Tracy ...

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