News Editor Lauren Kahme interviews the Co-Founder of The Testing Project, a grassroots movement advocating for essential workers’ protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Light a candle in your dorm tonight, because Rostam Batmanglij has left Vampire Weekend, leaving the band gutted, and perhaps artistically (un)dead. Every Columbian mourns tonight, reminded of the ephemeral nature of this material world. (Pitchfork) Maybe more bands don’t come out of Columbia because, as this noise map of the city shows, we are a staid […]
Can a secret society even get a break around here these days? We dug through some secretive, but not private, semesterly newsletter updates from the national St. A’s organization, but the findings weren’t terribly exciting. Then again, St. A’s isn’t all that secretive to begin with, and all of these documents are available publicly on their […]
Clio Maudlin, connoisseur of fine arts and supporter of using 4 in place of “for,” has an announcement to make about a good cause, so listen(read?) up! This month, Postcrypt will be hosting a public event at St. Anthony’s Hall that will not only be an exciting opportunity for art creators and enthusiasts, but will also […]
Obama’s problem with trickle-down economics is that “it doesn’t work.” (USA Today) Meanwhile, Governor Cuomo and lawmakers have agreed to let the “millionaire tax cuts” expire, reducing the budget shortfall to $1.5 billion. (NYT) But, the problems for the 1% don’t end there. Sometimes, it’s tough to realize that she’s just not that into you […]
The New York Post, tone-deaf as ever, reports the story with the headline “Columbia Frat Honcho Jailed.” Walter Perry, the titular honcho, is accused of stealing $650,000 from Saint Anthony’s over six years, and has been sentenced to at least 24 months of jail time. It is not clear how the money was obtained, but […]