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Cherish your Thanksgiving

Megan Robinson, Staff Writer

November 24, 2016

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Thanksgiving is a holiday where many families gather to give thanks and to help others. Not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving though. More than 13 percent of Americans will dine alone on Thanksgiving or not at all, according to...

Has Black Friday turned into Black Thanksgiving

Colleen Roach, Staff Writer

November 24, 2016

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Everyone knows of Black Friday--the day after Thanksgiving when there are price reductions in every store. So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? As early as 2014, many large...

Legendary political reporter Gwen Ifill dies

Megan Robinson, Staff Writer

November 24, 2016

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Gwen Ifill, who made a name for herself as a groundbreaking African-American journalist, died Nov. 14 at the age of 61, after a long battle with uterine cancer. Known for her role as a PBS NewsHour anchor, Ifill started her...

First female US attorney general dies

Sunema Mauga, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

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Columbia SC- Janet Reno, first female U.S. attorney general, died Nov. 7 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease, her goddaughter Gabrielle D’Alemberte told The Associated Press. She spent her finals days at home...

Snack smart for smart studying

Kimberly Rojas, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

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The days of surviving exam week on coffee and willpower alone are over thanks to healthy and high energy snacks. College students have to deal with a college student budget and, as a result, most study-snacks students buy are...

Meet this year’s Savory Award recipient, Elizabeth Howe

Megan Robinson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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The 2016-2017 Columbia College Savory Award was presented to Elizabeth Howe, senior communications studies major, on Nov. 2. Here is a fun Q&A to help you get to know Howe, who “embodies all four C’s the college repre...

CC volleyball teammates kneel for the national anthem

Jerrica Thomas, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

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Three members of the volleyball team began kneeling for their classmates at home games after a photo of three first-year CC students wearing charcoal facial masks surfaced online. Jasmine Johnson, sophomore biology major; De...

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