Editor in Chief Isabel Sepúlveda provides the Columbia community with an actual email she sent to an actual professor teaching an actual class that’s guaranteed to get you off the waitlist. Here’s to your soon-to-be
Senior Staff Writer Jake “Jake-Luc Godard” Tibbetts woke up before 10:00 am on only one occasion over winter break: Monday, January 13, when, at 8:18 am EST, John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nominees
The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
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 […]
Yeah, we’re Establishment now… fuck. Quite possibly better news than Chipotle Alternatively, we could hire chauffeurs. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA we love Ben Grosghal. And a little from the outside world… Bollinger dishes to Observer, avoids Biden fumble Gothamist on wheatpaste CUCRs one-upped by the NYU Republicans
Hm, you heard this anywhere before? Barnard Students get authentic New York experience STRIPPERS STRIPPERS STRIPPERS (gotcha) Three hours before this becomes part of someone’s platform. Anti-War professor speaks at anti-war rally because he is anti-war. Stop the War!
Fresh from the newly cleaned-up Spectator website: How about just… not assigning exams in Lerner? Morningside Heights to Rangel: Draft? Seriously? Now where will we buy our discount movie passes? This just in: Professors’ ideas on sexuality often out-of-date! (please read this)
Over 300 have the balls to stand out in the cold; 150 participate in much warmer Lerner teach-in (also, Spec includes a nifty little video) In the meantime, Computer Music Center staff catches colds without protesting Chillin’ with the Varsity Show Will Iran turn a cold shoulder? — In the meantime, the pro-life perspective of […]