Columbians snagged some Oscars last night! Adjunct film professor Geoffrey Fletcher won Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on “Precious,” and Kathryn Bigelow, SOA ’81, became the first female to ever win an Academy Award for Best Director, and her movie “The Hurt Locker” took home 6 awards in total, including Best Picture. (NBCNY & NYP)
Governor Paterson pledges to keep governing until the end of the year. (NYT)
This time, Ahmadenijad is calling 9/11 a a “big fabrication.” (Gothamist)
The MTA is trying out experimental clocks that will say when the next subway train is due. (NYT)
Obama inspired first-time voters, but not enough. (NYDaily)
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