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Columbia College: 10 Years Ago

What was happening at Columbia College ten years ago, on May 17, 2004? Columbia College Archives has issues of the Columbia Chronicle dating back to November 1973. Procter and Gamble, producers of such soap operas as Guiding Light and As the World … Continue reading

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Summer Classes in 1923

Are you taking classes this summer? Sometimes students don’t have a choice but to take a few summer classes so they can complete their degrees on time. In 1923, summer tuition was $60. Not $60 per credit. Not $60 per … Continue reading

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What Was Happening Today at CCC in 2000?

On March 20, 2000, students were as stressed as ever (passing out in class, to be specific), flights to Myrtle Beach were $59, and a poll revealed that one student’s favorite game was Contra (you know, that game from the … Continue reading

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What Was Happening Today at CCC in 1993?

Twenty years ago today, gun control and abortion were hot topics, a student was petitioning for a napping room, Michael Jackson was in trouble, the classifieds were bizarre, was an issue, and the Addams Family Values was soon-to-be released. Victoria … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Art in the Library

Are you looking for a place to showcase your artwork? Twice each semester, Columbia College’s Archives hosts Art in the Library, exhibiting the visual art of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. We feature sculptures, paintings, drawings, paper and book arts, … Continue reading

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