Columbia first-years: we have found the best of you, and we’re profiling them on our site. Valentine’s Day may have passed, but it’s not too late to score a date with one of these young staff writers. Hit us up at email@example.com if you’re interested!
Name, Year, School, Major: Jake Tibbetts, CC ’21, Sociology/Political Science
Preference: I’m a Jack Reed looking for his Louise Bryant.
Hometown: Cape Cod, MA
Your nightmare date in seven words or fewer: She says socialism only works on paper.
What redeems you as a human being? An encyclopedic knowledge of Danny Devito’s filmography.
Library room of choice: Does Brownie’s Cafe count?
Beverage of choice: Cider.
Which dating apps have you been active on? (be honest) Bumble, of course.
Where can you usually be found on a Saturday night? Brooklyn Steel.
Historical Hottie: Simone de Beauvoir.
Name, Year, School, Major: Mary Welsh, 2020 Barnard, Ancient Studies
Preference: Girl for guy
Hometown: St Louis
Your nightmare date in seven words or fewer: is allergic to peanut butter
What redeems you as a human being? I can make sea salt Nutella brown butter cookies and play guitar.
Library room of choice: I avoid Butler like the plague
Beverage of choice: Black coffee
Which dating apps have you been active on? Tinder
Where can you usually be found on a Saturday night? Hanging out with friends, cooking or walking around downtown
Historical Hottie: Alexander the Great
Photos via Jake and Mary