Earlier today, the winners of the 2012 Pulitzer Prizes were announced in Pulitzer Hall (the building formerly known as Journalism). The late Columbia professor Manning Marable won the History prize for his biography of Malcolm X, the same prize that Columbia professor Eric Foner won last year. As expected, the AP reporters who exposed the […]
Photo via Book of Face A capella groups are to college as semi-nude, older gentlemen are to Dodge on the weekends; they’re unavoidable, ostentatious, and often unwelcome. Among the multitudinous a capella groups on campus, many are better known for their provocative recruitment posters than their performances. Every once in a while, however, a group […]
The greater forces are determined to force us to relax. Tuesday Music on the Ramps: Live@Lerner is back at it, promising relaxing music on the Ramps. And free food, curly fries included! 11:30 AM @ Lerner Ramps. Wednesday Stressbusters: Free mini-backrubs, since midterms are acting up again as a prelude to finals season. 4:00 PM […]
Dr. Rosalind Franklin, the woman who took the picture that provided James Watson and Francis Crick with the “critical evidence” for their model of DNA, was posthumously awarded an Honorary Horowitz Prize by the Columbia University Medical Center yesterday. When employed at King’s College London, she worked with x-ray diffraction analysis of DNA and took […]
E-weeks (re-christened Zvi-Weeks in honor of SEAS’ imminently departing leader) are ending today with an, er, bang: a Mr. and Ms. SEAS contest, complete with trivia and a talent portion. Four young gentlemen and lady engineers will compete for their respective titles, under the watchful eye of a cardboard Zvi Galil (seems he’s been elevated […]
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