It’s fall break (or a 12-day weekend if you “couldn’t get to class” this past Wednesday and Thursday)!  We’re sure you’re under your covers somewhere adventurous and, being a Columbia student, you took your Core books with you.  Send a picture of your Core reading wherever you ended up to for our new feature, Breaking with the Core.

First up, Herodotus explores the great cotton fields of North Carolina:

do you think it reminds him of the fields of greece?

What are open fields?