October 25, 2013

News

Columbia announced plans to construct a new facility to house the School of Nursing at 168th Street and Audubon Avenue on Thursday. The new building for the nursing school will provide 65 percent more space for the school than its current uptown facility.

The plan would, among other things, reduce Morningside Avenue to three lanes between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speed on a main thoroughfare.

David Simon, Business ’85, donated $5 million toward the construction of the Business School’s planned buildings on the Manhattanville campus.

Claps, cheers, and passionate speeches echoed in a Harlem church on Thursday evening as a new coalition of African-American religious leaders sought to re-establish themselves as advocates for the city’s black community.

Arts and Entertainment

Krista White takes on veggie tales.

Cats aren't only an Internet craze—they’re deified in museums, loiter on sidewalks, and lend their name to hipster hangouts.

Grandiose verbiage got you down?

Neighborhood Watch: If midterms are getting you down—or if you’re celebrating the end of exams—don your best hipster garb, hop on the subway, and head down to Union Square to mingle with NYU students over some good food, diverse entertainment, and excellent shopping.

Footage captured amid the turmoil of the Egyptian revolution is transformed into a documentary that captures a specific piece of history.

Digital catnip: The Internet Cat Video Festival descends upon Williamsburg on Friday.

Palme d'Or winner "Blue is the Warmest Color" is a sensual love story.

New Murray Hill restaurant sets prices too high and expectations too low.

Jean Paul Gaultier displays whimsical fashion in a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

"Two Boys," an opera by Nico Muhly, CC ’03, will keep you guessing, but it offers a disappointing conclusion.

Opinion

Friendship and love of self are important aspects of life that give a powerful sense of meaning and purpose. We can look to the Core, namely Contemporary Civilization and its philosophers, as well as writers like Nando Parrado, to best make companionship a part of our Columbia experience

Our identity is influenced by many factors, not always apparent on the surface.

We call on Barnard to explain Bournoutian’s departure, and to fill her vacant position with all deliberate haste.

Sports

CU field hockey will play its final road contest of the season against Dartmouth.

Football will look for its first win of the year on the road against Dartmouth on Saturday.

On Sunday, all three of the rowing squads will compete in the Princeton 3-Mile Chase on Lake Carnegie.

Men's soccer and Dartmouth will both search for their first Ivy win of the season on Saturday.

Women's soccer will face the Big Green, undefeated at home, in Hanover on Saturday.

Volleyball will host NYS and Ivy League foes Cornell at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Levien Gymnasium.