For the past few weeks, we’ve been giving you tips on how to stick it to the man student life fees by exploiting Columbia giveaways. In this installment, we calculate how much money you can “read back” in free New York Times (and by “read,” we obviously mean “do the crossword/KenKen and then blithely flip through the Thursday Styles section”). No envelope-backs were harmed in the making of this post.
The academic calendar provides about 36 weeks of viable NYT-taking
You can grab a free NYT any day of the week in Lerner or John Jay
Regular Monday-Sunday delivery of the NYT for Columbia students costs $6.35 a week