This past semester, I’ve done a lot of complaining to my friends. Most of it was about badly formatted job applications and the price of New York apartments, but still, a good chunk of it was about what I had dedicated the other three and a half years of my college career to: Spectator. Every time it came up, after I rattled off a long list of things I didn’t have to worry about anymore—keeping my phone on at all times in case there was breaking news, stumbling home from Riverside Church at 4 a.m., skipping dinners and birthday parties and honors assemblies for production nights—they would ask me the same question: What did you learn?...
Kintsugi is a Japanese art form defined as “the art of repairing metal with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.” As an ideology, it accepts cracks and subsequent repairs as natural, even something to be exalted....
The diverse and flourishing Columbia arts scene means that there is no dearth of talent on campus, but it also means that for many students involved in the arts, the resources offered by Columbia often fall short of their needs. Over the past year, students have formed clubs and groups that help fill in the gaps where the University falls short....
This school year saw a handful of new restaurants and eateries opening in the Morningside Heights neighborhood that were instant hits among students.
At “Barnard/Columbia Dances @ Miller Theatre,” dancers explored a range of human emotions and interactions through narrative dance.
As in the past two years, attendees at this year’s annual Bacchanal concert will be confined to two enclosed areas at the front of Low Plaza.
For many students, the Blue Java Café in Uris Hall is simply a place to grab a bite to eat between classes. But for a number of Harlem small business owners, it’s something more: a place to test, refine, and distribute their products to the Columbia community....