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East Campus organizations give back to the neighborhood

By WAQAS NAEEM

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A handful of organizations in East Campus, a  predominantly residential neighborhood, are setting the tone for community participation.

Ranging from simple — lawn mowing — to time consuming — fundraising for charity — these activities are promoting civic engagement and social welfare.

Alex Szabo, public information chair of Sigma Chi, said his fraternity cleaned Rosemary Lane last fall as part of the Adopt-A-Spot project and plan to do it this year as well. The Adopt-A-Spot is a beautification program initiated by the City of Columbia.

Members of the Christian Campus House, located on 704 S. College Ave., also help keep the neighborhood clean by removing trash from the streets and raking leaves.

Christian Campus House Director Lance Temerius said the importance of helping others is also emphasized in religious teachings. Continue reading

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Free college luncheon at Grace Bible Church offers more than just food

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By BEN FRENTZEL

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Sunday mornings are typically reserved by college students to sleep off the previous night’s festivities. But 90 local college students were out and about last weekend for something different.

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Spaghetti and service plentiful at Christian Campus House

By PAUL MOSSINE
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High spirits and piles of pasta abounded Jan. 27 at Christian Campus House, where dozens of students gathered for the organization’s “Spaghetti Wednesday.”

Designed as a “meet and greet” dinner, “Spaghetti Wednesday” is one of many ministry service events hosted by Christian Campus House, located at 704 S. College Ave.

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