24 Columbia College seniors have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the college announced on Monday.
Football will host undefeated Dartmouth in its annual Homecoming game at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium. Last season’s game saw a miraculous Columbia comeback against Penn, but this year’s game has a slightly different tone....
Football will face a stiff challenge in undefeated Dartmouth, hosting the Big Green in its annual Homecoming game.
Here’s a lede that is both true and to the point: Spectator is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.
“I still think the most noble title you can have is reporter, and I’ll always feel that way.”
The word “Spectator” has its origins in the Latin specere, meaning “to look” or “observe”—an imperative that this paper has attempted to carry out for the past 141 years of its existence. Aside from this crucial mission of turning an incisive and objective lens onto our campus, the act of looking has taken on additional shades of meaning as I approach the end of my time at Columbia. Indeed, the Latin word for mirror also shares the same etymological root as “Spectator,” reminding us of the constant need to take a step back and gaze upon our likenesses in the glass. At the end of four years of college and three full terms dedicated to this organization, past the the haze of calendars, newsprint, and revenue projections, I can hopefully see things with a little more clarity....
Everyone is a chickadee, a darlin’, a kiddo. I may only be 21, but I refer to everyone I’ve ever had the pleasure to lead like I’m their 82-year-old grandmother....
My first week at Columbia, I walked into the Spectator office and met Christian Zhang, the city news editor at the time. Christian immediately took me under his wing and sent me across the Upper West Side, Manhattanville, and Harlem to chase stories and develop relationships with sources....
If you watched The Post, you may remember the cameo role played by a copy editor who receives the draft of the most consequential articles in journalistic history and promptly crosses out the entire first line....