January 23, 2014

News

After students complained last semester that the University’s policies on sexual assault were confusing and scattered online, the provost’s office is hoping that a new website will mitigate the problem.

After tabling the honor code resolution last year, the Engineering Student Council hopes to have a new resolution, tailored specifically to undergraduate and graduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, ready for a vote by the end of the semester.

With the help of a €250,000 two-year AXA Award in climate and weather research—awarded last week by the French global investment, retirement, and insurance company’s research fund—Adam Sobel, a professor of applied physics and math, will establish a research initiative on extreme weather and climate alongside a few colleagues.

While some Inwood residents are are enthusiastic about the opening of the Columbia-designed park near Baker Field, others recall a construction process muddied by delays and confusion.

Sports

Academics and athletics do not have to be mutually exclusive.

Harvard crushed Dartmouth, and Yale defeated Brown on its own court as the men's basketball teams began Ivy League play.

Forward Allyson DiMagno scored 22 points against Columbia last weekend, and will be a big factor in this week's game as well.

Ivy League play began for the women's basketball teams as Princeton dominated Penn, and Yale slipped past Brown.

The men's hockey club team is having a very successful season thanks in large part to increased interest.

Opinion

At Columbia and Barnard we regurgitate stale ideas without considering how we may expand upon them creatively.

In which there is an elevator, insincerity, and an introduction.

"As activists interested in addressing an issue as visceral and personal as sexual violence on campus, we hoped that at the very least our University’s president would acknowledge our concerns as legitimate."

Arts and Entertainment

"Pale Fire" unites summer and winter in a new School of the Arts' exhibit

Westchester based By the Way Bakery arrives on Broadway with classic and delicious baked good and an old-fashioned atmosphere

From "The Tempest" to opera, this spring brings a wide range of performances to the stages of Columbia