September 26, 2008 RSS feed / News

Babcock center holds annual summer dance

A Friday night in mid- September is usually spent at local high schools watching football games. However, on September 19, the folks at the Babcock Center decided to use the last Friday of the summer to hold their annual summer dance. More...

American hero celebrates 90

He served as a Private with Army Company B 394 99th Division at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 and 1945, and he helped re- start the Smyrna United Methodist Church in Elgin. Otho Pool is truly and American hero. More...

African audience keen for news in the North

Since I came to Columbia in the fall of 2006, I have only seen a handful of stories about Uganda in the US print media. More...

Picture this!

Talk about chutzpah! Would you go up to Michelangelo and offer to paint his portrait? Or suggest to Mozart that you might compose a little sonata for him? One of us met with Constantine "Gus" Manos last week and took his picture. More...

Sister's journey continues

Vivian Clark- Armstead is a shining light into the darkness of shame and stigma surrounding those, especially in the African- American community, infected with the HIV/AIDS virus. In September 1996, Ms. More...

2008 Annual Literacy Leaders award winners

The 2008 Annual Literacy Leaders award winners are (l- r) Charles Bierbauer, dean of College of Mass Communications and Information Studies; Carolyn Jenkins and Barbara Carlson, members of the REACH 2010 Project; Amanda Levine, Bobbi Kennedy, and E More...

We're still not done with Old Ward One

At a heartwarming ceremony dedicating a historic marker at the site of old Saxon School September 20, Ms. Agnes Perez said it all, "We're still not done with Old Ward One. More...