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CC students offer exam prep advice

Courtney Post, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

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Columbia College, SC – It is close to that time of the semester again--exam week. For many, it is not their first round of getting prepped for exams, but what do you do if it is? Exam week is stressful for students be...

CCDC dances to success in fall showcase

Colleen Roach, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

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Columbia College Dance Company hosted its Fall Choreographer’s Showcase in Cottingham Theater Nov. 11 and 12. Each year, CCDC performs two choreographer’s showcases, one in the fall and one in the spring. Each dance is choreo...

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 16, 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...

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