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Fighting Koalas break the board with 100 point victory

Alex Smith, Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports

On Jan. 27, Columbia College’s Fighting Koalas defeated Allen University’ s basketball team on the Koala’s home court in Godbold Gym. Under the leadership of Maria Chen, head coach, the Koala's took the victory over the...

From student athlete to assistant coach

Jenna Ambrose, Staff Writer

November 11

Filed under Sports

The Columbia College volleyball team has a new assistant coach. Ashley Hardesty was a former player and captain for the Fighting Koalas before she graduated in May 2013. Hardesty came back to her alma mater because she loved...

Fighting Koalas volleyball team welcomes new coach

Raney Simmon, Staff Writer

November 3

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This season, the Columbia College volleyball team received a new head volleyball coach, Chuck Mullen. Mullen graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management and in 2004...

Koalas gain two new sports

Raney Simmon, Staff Writer

September 24

Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year, Columbia College welcomed two new teams: cross country and track as well as swimming. Women’s cross country started their season on Aug. 29, according to the Official Website of the Fighting Koalas, a site dedicated to...

Getting started: fitness for beginners

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 21

Filed under Sports

Stop. That’s the first tip for anyone trying to start being active and exercising, according to “My top 10 running tips” at Fit for 365. Starting an active lifestyle is difficult, but there are some great, reliable sou...

Eating healthfully at college

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 17

Filed under Sports

“Everything here is served buffet-style, but just because you can doesn’t mean you should,” said Megan “Mag” DeVille, 21, a vegetarian dining healthfully at Columbia College, a women’s college in Columbia, S.C. Whatever...

I believe in keeping my curves

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 14

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I believe that it is not the end of the world if your thighs touch when you walk. It’s also not the end of the world if they don’t. I am a woman. My body fights to store fat in places society tells me I should want fat...

College women need to fight fat with fitness

Ana Yanes, Staff Writer

April 9

Filed under Sports

Sixty-four percent of women age 20 years and older are overweight, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 98 million women whose lives are at risk. Being overweight puts women at risk fo...

Fighting Koalas begin tournament play in AAC

Alivia Seely, Staff Writer

February 24

Filed under Sports

The Columbia College basketball team will wrap up its 2013-2014 season with conference tournament action starting Feb. 26.   “We’ve had a hard time on the road, but I have been excited about the little pieces that...

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