Howdy y’all! This week, the councils prepared for elections and discussed upcoming events.
Howdy and happy Thursday! All four student councils are now back in session from spring break and everyone’s got student government election season on their minds!
Monday marked the tragic end of July – a steamy and dreamy month that seemed to have begun yesterday. July gave us 31 days of sweat and stank (especially if you are spending it in the armpit of the U.S. that is the mid-Atlantic), but it also gave us hope that summer would never end. In […]
The summer is sliding by. Morton Williams is boycotting Turkish products. (Gothamist) This guy turned his GS admissions essay into a Kindle book, so we bought it. Highlight: “I have never smoked a cigarette, drank beer, or used any illegal drugs.” (Amazon) All old campus buildings still have asbestos, and are continuing treatments begun this spring. […]
Most of us may not be on campus anymore, but Morningside Heights stops for no one. In the time you’ve been having exciting summer adventures watching Netflix in your bed, here are some of the things you’ve missed: The Halal Guys are transitioning to a chain restaurant, and the second location is planned to open near Columbia […]
Diamond Already Pushing For Four More Years (actually two and a half more) B.C. May Go Back to Stone Age Columbia Not Only Organization Ruining Housing, Having Horribly Slow Paperwork NY Has Share of Has-Beens Besides Yankees And then we remembered that we use Macs. Feditor new wise man of protest Point–Counterpoint On CULPA Also, […]
A grey day dawning over snow slowly turning to carbon-saturated black mush? A snowman keeled over like a post-1989 piece of Soviet stauary? It’s all put us in the mood – for Eastern Europe! Kidding aside, here are some highlights from the Birch’s fantastic winter issue: A poem about…gerunds. And literal translations. Trust us, it’s […]
Columbia-sponsored high school, created as Manhattanville quid pro quo, evicted, now homeless: ironic? CU formally apologizes to Minutemen: reactions predictable Barnard career services better than Columbia’s…unless you want to be a bartender Speaking of which: bars crack down on legal IDs, but hire illegal bouncers Revelation of the day: “in certain cases drug use destroys […]
Power strugglin’: student edition Power strugglin’: faculty edition Not news, not important: a nifty news feature Do this and Bwog goes extinct Pro-choicer goes to pro-life event, gags Spec goes liveblogging, forgets that it’s in print “We’re all champions.” But the women a little more so.
If you stayed uptown today, you missed the 2nd annual New York City Pillow Fight –organized by the public art group newmindspace, it attracted over three hundred pillow-wielding New Yorkers to Union Square at 2:00 to wail on complete strangers. Many in the crowd wore colorful and attention-drawing outfits, including a banana suit and several […]
Free speech or not? Why Havel might be like hearing your favorite love song, or, er, better You won’t find any Maus in this exhibit Remember reading Animorphs books under the covers until you were almost in high school and loving them? You weren’t alone. Chevron, Columbia, and the power of dissent all in one […]
Hey, NYU students know how to organize a protest too! Columbia Cottage’s watered-down wine is not the only foul thing there, apparently The only legit programming on the TV Guide Channel? Earbuds? Please, they are so 1999 Your CUID could ruin your life
I feel like I’ve been here before, been here before… (Watch Jeffrey Sachs on last night’s Charlie Rose.) Give me your toasters, your lava lamps, your otherwise hidden appliances…while you walk out for that McBain fire alarm Peace, Not Apartheid. (Just kidding!) Democracy Soon! Please? Frontiers’ heart: in the right place “In fact, the only […]