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Three is the new two: How to menage a trois

By Copy Chief

February 9, 2016

Threesomes, once considered a shocking and perverted act, are becoming mainstream as more people decide to add a third partner into their beds.Wholesome Disney star Hilary Duff was in a 2009 episode of “Gossip Girl” in which she had a threesome with characters Dan and Vanessa. Even pop singer Britney Spears sings songs about the phenomenon in her song “3.” The most common type of threesome arguably involves two wom...

Student center to be developed through student eyes

Student center to be developed through student eyes

November 16, 2015

Student voices will be an important force in planning Columbia’s recently announced Student Center, according to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Success.The center, which is slated to be complete b...

Banning ‘Yik Yak’ does not address systemic issues

By Editorial Board

November 16, 2015

In response to recent protests against racial injustice at the University of Missouri, two college students from other schools in Missouri posted threatening messages on “Yik Yak.” The students were each arrested for making terrorist threats.The app, aimed at college students, allows users to post short, anonymous messages that can be viewed by others nearby. Some “Yik Yak” users have abused the app by using it t...

Jerel Ballard, a junior journalism major, president of SGA and community chair representative for BSU, led students at a Stand in Solidarity event in support of students at the University of Missouri. 

Students: ‘Perseverance, unity—we are all one community’

November 16, 2015

Students gathered in front of the 624 S. Michigan Ave. Building with Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden and Vice President of Student Success Mark Kelly on Nov. 13, sharing stories of racial in...

College seeks to fill dean positions

Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden, spoke to faculty and staff about what he seeks in potential dean candidates Oct. 21 at an open forum.


October 26, 2015

The college initiated searches for new deans for the schools of Media Arts and Fine & Performing Arts during a pair of open forums in which faculty and staff could discuss qualities they are seeking i...

High Interval Intensity Training

March 16, 2015

Every Thursday at 3:30 p.m., the gym at the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court, offers a High Interval Intensity Training (HIIT) class taught by Columbia's Coordinator of Fitness, Athletics and Recreati...

Chicago-area college students are posting every 60 seconds on Yik Yak, a social media platform that allows users to post anonymously on a geolocation-centric feed, said Cam Mullen, the company’s lead community developer.

Loop students yak, question cyberbullying

February 9, 2015

Columbia students are not afraid to yak about their lives. Yik Yak, a social media platform targeted at college students that allows users to post anonymously on a geolocation-centric feed, is gaining...

Yik Yak innovative despite criticism

By Editorial Board

November 17, 2014

Yik Yak, a social media platform targeted at college students that allows them to post anonymously, is becoming increasingly popular on campuses, including Columbia.The app was originally intended to be a comedic outlet, but instances of bullying and concerns for safety have arisen at several colleges around the country.At the University at Albany, State University of New York, a football player was suspended from his team a...

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