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7 Foods boosting the brain for college students

Rena Smith, Staff Writer

April 16

Filed under Opinion

I am a college student who believes in superstitious ways to improve my performance in class. I wear my favorite pair of socks and bring my lucky pencil to exams. For more reasonable ways to help brainpower that can last a...

Stop attacking treatment for mental illness

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

April 16

Filed under Opinion

You wouldn’t tell someone not to take medication for a physical illness such as diabetes, so you shouldn’t tell someone not to take medication for a mental illness such as depression. We must end this idea that people can...

Stop giving yourself a heart attack

Ashly Higgins, Contributor

April 16

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More than 1,800 Americans die of heart disease each day; for many, it’s their own fault. That adds up to more than 650,000 people dying annually from a preventable disease. While factors such as family history, sex, age...

Students voice thoughts on campus activities

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

April 16

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In a recent poll of 40 random Columbia College day students, 25 said they felt pleased with the activities offered by the college. “I feel that the school offers plenty of activities, and it’s up to the students to make...

Cut the Crap, Get a Job! Book Review

Hannah Debruhl, Contributor

April 1

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With summer fast approaching, many of you are looking for a job, right? Are you having any luck? If not, pick up “Cut the Crap, Get a Job!” by Dana Manciagli. This book takes you step by step through the job search process. It requires a...

7 Things I hate about him/her

Samantha Sellers, Contributor

March 26

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Think that you can’t realize the signs of an abusive boyfriend or girlfriend? Think again; the warning signs are fairly easy to spot. Do you wonder if your partner is abusive? If you know the warning signs, you may be...

Rule #3: Onscreen friendships teach us

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

March 26

Filed under Opinion

Friends give you a longer and better life, so grab some friends and binge watch these shows and movies. Whether these onscreen friends cause mayhem or share cheesecake, they teach us about pillars of friendship. Golden Girls taught us to communicate. Whether it’s been a good d...

7 famous fighters of mental illness

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

March 26

Filed under Opinion

You might think the mentally ill are only homeless or violent; you’re wrong. You’re wrong because they’re actually astronauts, actors and authors. Here are seven famous people who suffer or suffered from mental illnesses. 1. Stephen...

Can I Choose?

Tamarah Belton, Contributor

March 18

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My hair does not define where I came from, who I am or who I am going to be. This is the day I will prove it to myself. April 16, 2013. I sit in my cousin’s living room, her scissors behind me on the coffee table. She...

Organizations empower female drummers

Kara Anderson, Staff Writer

March 9

Filed under Opinion

A growing number of organizations in the last decade have fought to establish a global community of female beat-makers. I want you to know about three advocates for gender equality in percussion that have gained international...

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