Affinity Magazine

Affinity magazine keeps you in the loop with your alma mater. Each issue shares news from the Columbia College, highlights alumni activities and profiles faculty, staff and alumni who exemplify Cougar Pride.

Beginning with the Summer 2020 edition, Affinity has moved to an all-digital format. We have optimized our online platform to enhance your reading experience on any device. From your desktop, you will see our traditional flip publication has undergone a makeover to bring you engaging content with a fresh design and convenient web links. On small screens, the new Stories feature breaks out individual articles in a scrolling mobile view.

How can you contribute to the magazine? You are encouraged to submit Class Notes, share story ideas and provide feedback with the magazine production team. Please email the editor at

Current Issue

Summer 2020: Persistence in a Pandemic

Our cover story highlights how the Columbia College community has come together to persevere amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Next, take a stroll down memory lane with graduates from the late ’70s and early ’80s who found their way back to campus in October 2019, and also meet this year's CCAA alumni award and scholarship recipients. In every issue, you will find out what's happening Inside the Gate, catch up with Cougar Athletics and celebrate classmates' accomplishments in Class Notes.

Read the digital issue.

Previous Issues

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