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Emmett Till’s accuser recants claims that led to his death

Jerrica Thomas, staff writer

February 19, 2017

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Carolyn Bryant Donham admits in a new book that her testimony was false, as reported by Vanity Fair Jan. 26. Donham was interviewed twice by Dr. Timothy B. Tyson, a professor at Duke University, for his book, “The Blood of Emmett Till,” according to Th...

CC dining services extends hours for February

Kara Anderson, Staff writer

February 18, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Until March 3, the cafeteria will serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Dinner has been extended: 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Dining services have also stretched weekday breakfas...

Lane receives Student Choice Award

Melvonia Taylor, co-editor

February 16, 2017

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Jim Lane, Ph.D., professor of elementary education, was chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Student Choice Award, Jan. 30. “Each year, Columbia College Student Government Association (CCSGA) sponsors the Student Choice Awa...

Student Activities seeks student opinion on offering Greek organizations

Jerrica Thomas, staff writer

January 30, 2017

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The Office of Student Activities offered an online student survey from Jan. 9-13 to gauge the student body’s interest in having sororities at Columbia College. “We wanted to make sure that we got students’  input as soo...

Haley’s term ends: McMaster takes the helm

Megan Robinson, co-editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Henry McMaster began his term as governor of South Carolina on Jan. 24 after Nikki Haley was confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. McMaster took the oath of office shortly after Haley’s resignation Tuesday ni...

Columbia College students speak up about Inauguration

Sabrina Stevens, staff writer

January 26, 2017

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As the 2017 presidential inauguration ended late Jan. 20, Columbia College students were left with mixed feelings concerning President Donald J. Trump’s new administration. “He made it visible in his speech that he wants what’s best ...

America’s immigrants get the short end of the stick

Kimberly Rojas, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

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There were 11.1 million undocumented immigrants in the United States in 2014. This number has been decreasing since 2009, according to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. Almost two-thirds of these immigrants have been ...

College campuses experiences differ in aftermath of racial incidents

Megan Robinson, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

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This semester the Columbia College campus was altered by a social media post that brought racial tension and the importance of sisterhood to the forefront. On Sept. 28, three freshman girls posted to Snapchat a picture of themsel...

Zeitgeist of campus community shift after election

Jerrica Thomas, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Since the general election in early November, racially or politically charged incidents have increased on college campuses across the nation. “November was pretty divisive,” Emily Fox, Columbia College ...

Eau Claire High seeks Columbia College partnership

Lauren Fleming, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

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Eau Claire High School has requested to rekindle a relationship with Columbia College. ECHS is less than one mile down the road from Columbia College. However, the college receives only around five to 10 applications a year from E...

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