When is Activities Day and how will it be organized?
Ditching sarcasm for sentiment, the 126th Varsity Show is a big-hearted tribute to Morningside Heights
The spoken-word poets in the back of The Hungarian Pastry Shop are organizing a Marxist revolution. On the other hand, the elite members of the Saint Anthony Hall fraternity are reminiscing about their golden days that were once filled with champagne and cocaine. Meanwhile, AJ, an ambitious economics major, is stuck in the middle of their hilariously pretentious feud....
Varsity Show presents first-ever digital production, promising relatable humor and creative presentation
Since 1894, The Varsity Show has brought laughs to Columbia students, faculty, alumni, parents, and Morningside Heights residents by satirizing life at Columbia. With tickets sold out each night at Roone Arledge Auditorium, the shows featured hilarious plots complemented by coordinated choreography and staging, intense lighting, elaborate set design, and a live pit orchestra. This year’s show, however, will be much different....
Beatrice and Benedick dance from the shoulders up in their separate Zoom squares. Oedipus and Jocasta deal with their crumbling marriage, while Tiresias and Creon gossip in a breakout room. The Globe Theatre and the Theatre of Dionysus are the same Zoom stage....
Twelve Barnard seniors were inducted as Junior Phi Beta Kappa, the college announced on Friday.
Content warning: This review references acts of self-harm.
A few weeks ago, I received an email from Access Barnard’s email list inviting me to the initiative’s virtual Friendsgiving events. Each of the three virtual meals was for a specific group of students that Access Barnard supports: first-generation low-income students, Barnard Opportunity Program students, and international students. This was one of the many concentrated efforts the Barnard administration has made this semester to foster the sense of community and belonging that we otherwise would (allegedly) have had if we were all on campus this fall. Since we are nearing the end of the semester, and almost everyone is completely tired of Zoom and school, Barnard needed some way to draw students to the event. Access Barnard’s grand idea? Raffling off a $50 grocery gift card for students who attended....
Barnard President Sian Beilock announced the cancellation of the college’s nationwide search for a new executive director of Public Safety in an updated safety plan released on Dec. 3. Instead, Barnard will restructure the role of Public Safety to focus on community safety under an umbrella organizational unit titled Community Accountability, Response, and Emergency Services, according to Beilock’s email....
Registering for classes is always a daunting process, and next semester seems particularly stressful. With the delayed registration process and many departments still finalizing next semester’s courses, it seems harder than ever to find classes that are interesting, relevant, and new....