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“Song of the Unsung Alumni”

September 19, 2014
By Susan Allen
“Song of the Unsung Alumni”

Sometimes you read a piece and think, well, darn it. Not just because it’s exquisitely written but because it’s the perfect expression of a simple and universal idea – an idea that’s just been lying out there, waiting to be voiced. This Song of the Unsung Alumni by Ed Weathers in Columbia College Today...

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From the Mailbox

September 10, 2014
By Susan Allen
From the Mailbox

Nice thank-you note from one of the “League of Their Own” ladies in this morning’s mail, following the story we ran on their visit to campus, Play Ball! We like the baseball cards enclosed. We especially like the choice of stamp, appropriate to these...

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Being Norbertine, One Lunch Break at a Time

August 27, 2014
By Susan Allen
Being Norbertine, One Lunch Break at a Time

The cover story in our latest issue set intern Amy Mrotek ’17 thinking … I watched through the windows of Ed’s café as three male students – most likely on their way back to campus from the dreaded Lot 12 parking lot, considered by many...

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Gray Matter

August 14, 2014
By Susan Allen
Gray Matter

So today I spent a little time in a meeting in the new Gehl-Mulva Science building – my first time there with a real – real as in this-building-is-now-open-for-business...

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The Little Libraries That Could

August 13, 2014
By Susan Allen
The Little Libraries That Could

I think I must be very late to the party but walking across campus this afternoon I noticed we have a new Little Free Library. This one comes via...

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An Interview to Remember

June 18, 2014
By Susan Allen
An Interview to Remember

Intern Amy Mrotek ’16 introduces herself in this guest post, written after one of the first interviews she conducted for the magazine. As a profound believer in the power...

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Keeping It Clean

June 6, 2014
By Susan Allen
Keeping It Clean

Nicole Meyer ’16 showed up in my doorway this week and introduced herself as my new colleague. She has a student worker position in the admission office down the...

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Me and the Girls

May 23, 2014
By Susan Allen
Me and the Girls

  Pictured, my autographed loot from a day spent with the doughty women of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. These World War II era athletes were made...

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