USC Chapter, NSDAR honors Elizabeth Lambert

Members of the USC Chapter, NSDAR honored Elizabeth “Beth” Lambert on her 99th birthday. Mrs. Lambert was born in Savannah, graduated from Columbia High School, and has made Columbia her home ever since. She married Robert Lambert, a radio engineer for WCOS and WIS. They had a son and daughter and now have two granddaughters. Mrs. Lambert was the first […]

School Stars

New holiday rituals add meaning and ease stress

Whether it’s cooking the turkey, tuning into football, spending time outdoors, or unpacking and displaying festive decorations, these holiday rituals remind us of cherished memories, loved ones, and why we celebrate. Rituals connect us to the past and carry our values into the future. As we gather with family and friends Thanksgiving we’re just beginning a seven-week stretch that runs […]

Mature Dating

As most of you know I have found myself thrown into the world of “mature” dating. I do not recommend it. Recently, I was invited to a party at the SC State Museum. I had friends going and a first date from match.com. Don’t judge. It’s what people do in 2016. I didn’t realize it was a costume party when […]

A message straight from the heart

We recently observed national Domestic Violence Month, and, for a change, The Palmetto State received some (relatively) good news: We are no longer the deadliest state in the country for women murdered by men. South Carolina is now #5, behind Alaska, Louisiana, Nevada, and Oklahoma, according to a report released three weeks ago by the Violence Policy Center. That South […]

Ruritan of the Year honored

Civitans roast oysters for Mental Health of America

Go Into the Woods Jr. at Hand Middle School

Columbia College presents We Bleed Too!

The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College is hosting We Bleed Too! an exhibition of mixed media works by Cedric Umoja in conjunction with the micro show When God Was (A)!!!!! featuring digital collage art by Dogon Krigga in the gallery loft. The exhibition runs through Sunday, December 18. Today’s black artists walk through a culturally complex American landscape fraught with […]

Columbia College in Collaboration with the University of South Carolina presents the CINE´COLA/Tourne´es Film Festival 2016

Cine Cola, the Columbia Community French and Francophone Film Festival, in tandem with the Tourne es Film Festival, kicks off its 2016 event with a special screening of HUMAN, the highly acclaimed documentary by French environmentalist and filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The festival runs through December 4 and features seven films and five animated short films. The screening of HUMAN begins […]