In 2000, Columbia ran out of space to store its books.
As we at The Eye consider what it means to enter a new decade of magazine writing, we can't help but think of all the other entities that didn't have the privilege of going through this rite of passage—our favorite TV shows among them. While you won't get to feast your eyes on season 30 of Freaks and Geeks anytime soon, The Eye has had a feast imagining it. Join us in reading (watching?) our descriptions of landmark episodes of our favorite shows—but only the shows that didn't make it as far as we wanted them to get....
Inscribed in the stone above the Lawrence A. Wien Reference Room, known to most students as Butler 301—or the site of desperate all-nighters—is a Francis Bacon quote: "A Man Is But What He Knoweth." I can tell you it is not the most heartening thing to see as you struggle to understand the Catalogue of Ships the day before your first Literature Humanities class....