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Rule #5: Your friendships will change

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Robin Rosenthal’s smile, friendly disposition and warm personality might make you assume her list of friends is lengthy, but according to Rosenthal, you will not keep all of your friends as you get older. Rosenthal is a professor...

Rule #4: Friends communicate

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

April 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Whether or not you are an introvert, you can and should spend six hours per day talking to your friends; they’ll help you die later and live with less pain. Six hours of time with friends sounds overwhelming, even impossible....

Favorite classes of Spring ’15

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As the semester is coming to a close, Columbia College students are talking about what their favorite classes were this semester. “I’m actually really enjoying my survey of communications class. It’s helping us lead up...

Indulging in healthy foods will backfire

Rena Smith, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

We’ve been taught that over-eating bread and pasta is nutritionally delinquent, but when eating fruits and veggies we permit ourselves to over-indulge as if there are no repercussions. Healthy foods have serving sizes, too...

7 Foods boosting the brain for college students

Rena Smith, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I am a college student who believes in superstitious ways to improve my performance in class. I wear my favorite pair of socks and bring my lucky pencil to exams. For more reasonable ways to help brainpower that can last a...

Stop attacking treatment for mental illness

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

You wouldn’t tell someone not to take medication for a physical illness such as diabetes, so you shouldn’t tell someone not to take medication for a mental illness such as depression. We must end this idea that people can...

Stop giving yourself a heart attack

Ashly Higgins, Contributor

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

More than 1,800 Americans die of heart disease each day; for many, it’s their own fault. That adds up to more than 650,000 people dying annually from a preventable disease. While factors such as family history, sex, age...

Students voice thoughts on campus activities

Sydni Wilson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

In a recent poll of 40 random Columbia College day students, 25 said they felt pleased with the activities offered by the college. “I feel that the school offers plenty of activities, and it’s up to the students to make...

Cut the Crap, Get a Job! Book Review

Hannah Debruhl, Contributor

April 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With summer fast approaching, many of you are looking for a job, right? Are you having any luck? If not, pick up “Cut the Crap, Get a Job!” by Dana Manciagli. This book takes you step by step through the job search process. It requires a...

7 Things I hate about him/her

Samantha Sellers, Contributor

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Think that you can’t realize the signs of an abusive boyfriend or girlfriend? Think again; the warning signs are fairly easy to spot. Do you wonder if your partner is abusive? If you know the warning signs, you may be...

Rule #3: Onscreen friendships teach us

Jessica Wagoner, Contributor

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Friends give you a longer and better life, so grab some friends and binge watch these shows and movies. Whether these onscreen friends cause mayhem or share cheesecake, they teach us about pillars of friendship. Golden Girls taught us to communicate. Whether it’s been a good d...

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