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TOP 5: Unique and Unexpected CSU Classes

September 28, 2016

Written by Kayla Jarrett   Who says college classes can’t be fun, or even thrilling? Columbus State University offers a few unique and unexpected classes that may capture your interest, and have you running to a computer to register. Okay, ...

Arts Spotlight: Julianna Wells (Painting)

September 28, 2016

Written by Elaine Hoffmeister   Let me paint a picture for you: Julianna Wells, age 21 and a senior art studio major who loves what she’s doing. “Painting is my life, and I am thankful I am able to pursue it every day. I p...

Arts Spotlight: Amanda Black (Theatre)

September 28, 2016

Written by Elaine Hoffmeister   Enter Amanda Black, stage left, a 24-year-old senior theatre major with a passion for performance and playwriting. She decided to pursue theatre at Columbus State University after ta...

Arts Spotlight: Stephen Clayton (Music)

September 28, 2016

Written by Elaine Hoffmeister   The hills are alive with talent from CSU’s music program. One remarkable young man who embodies the hard work and discipline of a musician is Stephen Clayton, 21, a senior music performance major. His instrum...

Amelia Quinn Inspires Students at First-Year Convocation

September 14, 2016

Written by Taylor White     The First Year Convocation is an annual assembly for first year students at CSU with the purpose of welcoming students to college life. The theme this year encouraged students to find new ways to help their com...

Celebrating Progress at the 18th Annual Columbus LGBT Pride Festival

September 13, 2016

Written by Toni Stauffer   The moment I got out of the car, I knew my friends and I were in the right place. Strung across the front of Friendship Hall at Flat Rock Park was a line of colorful flags, saved for years from previous Pride Festival...

Why CSU Needs Less Parking, Not More

September 9, 2016

Written by Scott Berson   Don’t ever let anyone tell you that CSU doesn’t have a parking problem. Sit around on campus for more than ten minutes and I will guarantee that you will overhear somebody complain about the short-term vehicle storage struggle...

Uber is Coming to Columbus- But Will It Be Any Good?

September 5, 2016

Written by Maddie Fuerte   It’s official. After years of speculation, Uber is finally coming to Columbus on September 21. But is it really going to be all it’s cracked up to be?   Uber is a “ride-s...

Changes Come to CSU Bus Route: Shuttle service routes redone, scan cards debut soon

August 29, 2016

Written by Sam Sachs   The shuttle system has changed its approach to providing transport to students, especially between campuses. While major bus stops on both campuses have kept their busier times, overall the shuttles will now be running more ...

Rankin Den to Allow “To-Go” Orders Starting this Fall

August 12, 2016

Written by Scott Berson   Dining Services General Manager Justin Gurski announced in an interview with The Saber that the Rankin Den will begin offering to-go meals starting Fall 2016. Students will make a $5 deposit of Cougar Cash to receive a reusa...

Three Ways Pokémon GO is Changing Everything (For the Better)

July 14, 2016

Written by Scott Berson   I swear, I’ve got whiplash. I have never seen anything take off as fast, or with such relentless virality, as Pokémon GO has. This thing spread faster than a Caveman Spongebob meme, faster than any Game of...

Retention: Why Some Cougars Never Return to the Den

June 9, 2016

Written by Javere Johnson      According to the University System of Georgia Retention Rate Report, out of the 1,008 students that enrolled at Columbus State University in fall 2014, only 771 returned the second semester. College Factual,...

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