Is Orgo Night a go? Orgo Night is happening in two weeks, but the University is upholding its decision to prevent the marching band from entering the library. A bunch of Marching Band alumni and current members, who call themselves Hamiltonius, have been sending essays to PrezBo, Provost Coatsworth, and Vice Provost and University Librarian Ann Thornton calling for the performance to be held in Butler.
Have your folks booked a hotel for graduation? They’re going to need one if they want to see you walk across that stage at Commencement. Check out these nearby hotels.
Barnard’s Top 10: Drum roll, please. Barnard’s Phi Beta Kappa list of inductees was announced! Membership is exclusive af––only the top 10 percent of the graduating class get in.
Polarity on CU’s political scene: What’s it like to be the leader of a student political group, such as the CU College Republicans and CU Dems?
Messy elections: Considering the contested conduct of this year’s student council elections, Columbia Elections Board chair Charlie Kang, CC ’19, calls upon students to rise above pettiness and be supportive of one another.
Wrapping up: As the semester winds down, columnist Jarett Poliner, CC ’19, talks about what he’s learned from writing his column and discusses what students need to do to keep an open mind and a positive attitude.
Cabin fever… not: The library’s overrated. Well, during finals at least. It’s almost impossible to find a seat, and if by some miracle you do, there are always so many people in such a small space. Here’s how you can start studying in your room instead (and without getting distracted).
Art meets neuroscience: Nobel prize-winning professor Eric Kandel gave a lecture on the intersection of neuroscience and art. You can also find him at the new Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute in Manhattanville.
The thesis crunch is over! Check out the fruits of six senior visual arts majors’ labor in the LeRoy Neiman Gallery in Dodge Hall—the exhibit is bound to stir up some conversation.
Building up resistance: Architecture students are experimenting with how they can use their major to create active resistance to the Trump administration.