With study breaks, concerts, competitions, and recordings, as well as repertoires ranging from rock to indie to gospel, each a cappella group at Columbia boasts its own particular style.
“Sometimes it feels like we’re all living in a Prozac nation. The United States of Depression,” says Elizabeth, a Harvard college student, in a scene in Prozac Nation, a film released in 2001.
On March 7 the Columbia University Wind Ensemble will host its second annual Festival of Winds, a day-long series of concerts featuring groups such as the Making Music Matter Band.
The Damien Sneed Gospel Extravaganza hits Miller Theatre on Friday, featuring multitalented gospel, jazz, and classical musician Damien Sneed.
Powerful poetry will sucker-punch audiences at "Readings on the Bowery."
Award-winning poet CD Wright visits Columbia to deliver a lecture on the place of poetry in the public discourse.
We got Election Day off this Tuesday, but how many Columbians actually used the break to fulfill their civic duties? We took a very unscientific poll to find out.
The first time I hugged my fifth-grade teacher at the end of the school day, I stretched out my arms and looked up at her with the wide-eyed expectancy of a little girl who hadn’t yet learned that adults aren’t always to be trusted.
Comedy lovers all have a favorite, so it seems only fitting that Columbia provides a venue for three groups: Chowdah, Fruit Paunch and Alfred, each catering to different tastes and filling a niche within campus performing arts.
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