The conductor entered the stage, turning to an oboist for a tuning note. Once the tuning subsided, he composed himself and the room went silent. He lifted his arms, the ensemble took a collective breath, and on the downbeat, the tuba began to play....
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It is a common misconception that only the top five finishers from each team matter in a cross country meet. Even though the sixth runner breaks a potential tie, and the rest of the finishers add points onto rivals’ scores, some coaches tend to focus primarily on their top racers, believing they have a bigger impact on meet results....
Alone in the cage: How the “relentlessly confident” Alexa Conomikes has overcome adversity to step into the role of goalkeeper
As a yellow-shirted referee whistles, play stops. Defenders hurry to grab their masks and line up shoulder to shoulder in goal, gathering in a tight formation around the goalkeeper. Soon enough, an opposing player smacks the ball towards the front of the defensive box, and a shot comes whizzing towards the goalie and the defensive unit....
Seniors leave it all on the course as women’s cross country clinches third straight Ivy title, Vasbinder claims top men’s honors
The crowd began to close in on the runners even before the starting gun’s smoke had cleared the air. Its eagerness—and unabashed intensity—is emblematic of the importance of the Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships to the cross country community....
An array of colorful couches and lounge chairs provides a comfortable meeting space in the Sulzberger Lounge on the second floor of the Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life. Photos of smiling students are hung along the walls and polaroid pictures are displayed near the kitchen of Kosher eatery Café Nana....
It was a busy weekend for the Columbia cross country team, which competed in not one but two meets in as many states. The team’s goal was to solidify its roster of top runners who will compete in two weeks at the Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships, originally named to represent the seven teams that competed in it....
From dusk ’til dawn: Night Market celebrates the integration of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture
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Vasbinder first, Hays second after Columbia tests its luck against national opponents at the Roy Griak Invitational
This weekend at the Roy Griak Invitational, Columbia men’s and women’s cross country teams proved they can keep up with—and indeed even outpace—top Division I schools....
Part of the challenge of the first race of the cross country season, director Daniel Ireland said, is that it’s difficult to know what to expect.