The PostScript

The Gift Wrapping: Present sand Parties

Rena Smith, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

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While others search for gifts for the holidays, the Columbia College Education Department finds another way to give back to the community. Sponsored by The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), students and faculty kicked-off a three-day fun...

Holiday gift giving on a budget

Sharee Burns, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

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It can be hard to find the perfect gift for family and friends; but with this budget-friendly gift guide, you will be able to scratch off names in no time. Gift giving can be hard and sometimes stressful for college students. We assum...

Students work hard outside the classroom

Sydni Wilson, Assistant Editor

December 3, 2014

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While some consider college to be a full-time job, many college students work multiple jobs while attending classes. “Working multiple jobs is difficult, but very rewarding,” said Kayla Lawson, a junior with a double major in special education and early childhood educa...

Where are the koalas? Shannon Theobald, biology ‘14

Jenna Ambrose, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

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Shannon Theobald is a 2014 graduate of Columbia College with a bachelor of science in biology who is now studying at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, S.C. “I'm currently in my first year o...

Interning abroad: Roxanne Rosario

Jenna Ambrose, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

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Internships are very common and important for college students. But, what do you do when your internship comes with a price tag around $5000 or more? Roxanne Rosario is a senior at Columbia College with a double major in mathematics...

How to deal with the rising stress

Samantha Sellers, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

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Exam week is creeping closer on the Koalas, and tensions are running high. What are some tips seniors have for their schoolmates and other important ways to beat the stress? “Take a break from the stress. Go run, go shopping...

New experiences for first years after first semester

Sydni Wilson, Assistant Editor

December 1, 2014

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For first years at Columbia College, their first semesters of higher education have given them new and interesting experiences. Tiffany Tortorello said her first semester of college was very time-consuming and a little bit challengi...

CinéCola enriches community with French film

Kara Anderson, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

The third annual CinéCola French and Francophone Film Festival, co-hosted by Columbia College and USC, wrapped up on Nov. 16 with the screening of the 2012 French-Belgian production, “Ernest et Célestine." The independent...

Katie Besley, the Savory Scholars PURL grant ’14 winner

Raney Simmon, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

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Katie Besley, a senior at Columbia College, is the 2014 grant recipient of the Savory Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research and Learning (PURL). Besley presented her research collaboration Oct. 29 in the honors program room...

Background checks added to overnight guest policy

Jenna Ambrose, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

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The 2014-2015 term has brought about some changes to campus policies. For instance, you may have noticed that guests now have to go through and pass a background check before being allowed to stay overnight on campus. “I...

Join the PAWty: Bow Wow Bash

Sydni Wilson, Assistant Editor

November 3, 2014

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One LA 201 class is showing that it’s not always a dog-eat-dog world by hosting Bow Wow Bash on Nov. 7. The class, taught by Helen Rapoport, JD and English professor, focuses on diversity, gender and social justice. Bow Wow...

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