COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Each week News 3 teams up with Columbus State University to highlight community events the university is sponsoring along with opportunities for prospective students to attend CSU.

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The Cougar Minute is hosted by Columbus State Students and airs Mondays on News 3 Evening Edition at 6:00 p.m. ET/ 5:00 p.m. CT.

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This week’s Cougar Minute is hosted by Nicole Sanders, a senior from Lanett, Alabama. The events she highlights include:

  • It’s almost time for WinterFest! The free, family-friendly event begins at 6pm on November 30th. Join us for our walk-through light show, musical performances, and more. To learn more about WinterFest, visit
  • On December 4th from 5:30 to 7:30pm, join us for opening night of “Liminal Light” at the Illges Gallery. Senior CSU art students will be displaying their thesis work. To learn more, go to
  • Men’s basketball is back in the Lumpkin Center this Friday at 7:30 and Saturday at 3:30! Come cheer on the Cougars as they take on Tuskegee University and Miles College. Tickets are available at

For more events and information on attending CSU, go to