The PostScript

Senior reflects on her time at CC

Sydni Wilson, Editor

April 18, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I first arrived at Columbia College, I was an 18-year-old woman who thought I had the world figured out; I was so wrong. The past four years have been filled with new experiences, inside and outside of the classroom. Not...

Positive body image attacked by rigid beauty standards

Paige Riggins, Staff writer

April 18, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Five percent of women have a body type desired by modeling agencies while 91 percent  fight to get that desired body type, according to Do Something, a global organization for social change. Earlier this month, issues arose with Lane Bryant, a plus-s...

Self love leads to enlightenment

Paige Riggins, Staff writer

April 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Fifty-four percent of women are their own worst critic when it comes to beauty, according to Dove. Maybe maturity or not caring about what anyone else thinks brings about positive self-esteem. I didn’t have high self-esteem...

Have a FabFitFun box

Erin Didyoung, Staff writer

April 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The FabFitFun box is a seasonal subscription that includes beauty, fashion and fitness products valued over $200 for $49.99. The FabFitFun Spring 2016 box’s total retail value is $282.91. A magazine comes with every box explaining ...

Stand for feminism or fall for patriarchy

Paige A. Riggins, Staff writer

March 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Eighty-five percent of Americans believe in equality for women, but only 18 percent call themselves feminists, according to Vox Media. I’m on my phone, scrolling down my Facebook newsfeed, and I see a photo of a young woman holding up a sh...

The PostScript staff polls voters

Sydni Wilson, editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Between Feb. 15-17, The PostScript staff asked 10 percent of the student body population which candidate they would vote for if the general election were held today. Here are the results:   Bernie Sanders: 38 Hillary...

“The Boy” and why it’s a must-see movie

Paige A. Riggins, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

  “The Boy” premiered on Jan. 22, and it is a horror/thriller movie that has an unexpected ending. With any horror movie, you have to have the mysterious characters that have a hidden backstory. You also have to h...

Back to the basics this season

Alex Smith, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Grinch may have stolen Christmas, but it’s time to put the spirit back in the holidays. With the holiday season here, it is easy to focus on the four-letter words like S-A-L-E, C-A-S-H and G-I-F-T. Wouldn’t it be nice...

Columbia College isn’t boring

Jamison E. Reese, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

If you are under the impression that Columbia College is a boring campus, maybe you don’t know where to look for the fun. Melissa Brannen, director of student activities, sheds some light on what resources to use if you’re...

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