Until quite recently, I had never really been anywhere. New York is a cluttered place where everything I could ever need is in the palm of my hand.
With a sunny yellow awning inviting Morningside Heights patrons to indulge in classic dishes like rice cakes, pork belly, and banana leaves, the new Bánh Vietnamese Shop House on 942 Amsterdam Ave serves Vietnamese dishes rarely offered in New York City....
Basketball, fencing face significant Giving Day losses, but that may not have immediate consequences
March 7 was the last time the Columbia men’s basketball team took the floor. That night, now over eight months ago, rival University of Pennsylvania thrashed the Lions in Philadelphia 85-65, wrapping up a devastating 6-24 campaign that saw Columbia finish at the very bottom of the Ancient Eight....
Nostalgia for University traditions increases alumni donations. Without in-person Homecoming, those contributions will suffer
Lawrence A. Wien stadium may have the capacity to seat 17,000 people, but the vast majority of its seats remain empty even during a normal season. Homecoming, a rare Columbia tradition that gathers thousands of students, alumni, and faculty to a football game Columbia often loses, remains one of Columbia Athletics' only opportunities to cement its role as an irreplaceable force in the University—both as a community and a revenue-driver....
María Irene Fornés stands on the beach in Miami, looking out over the endless ocean, to free herself from worry. Yet as the scene changes, she forgets that she is in Miami; she forgets that she hasn’t written a play in over five years. By the film’s end, she forgets the name of her friend Michelle Memran, the filmmaker who is capturing the scene. But while her memories fade, Fornés’ creative, outgoing, and jocular personality persists....
Besides being a much needed break from school, and for some of us, an opportunity to lounge in the warmth of home while consuming copious amounts of stuffed turkey and mashed potatoes, Thanksgiving serves as a reminder to give thanks for all the good that has come our way this year and give back to the community that has contributed to your wellbeing and success....
In what can only be referred to as a local tragedy, Columbia student Thomas Mayer camped out in the stacks for 72 hours and no one hooked up with him.
‘The next chapter’: Despite history of alumni apathy, Bollinger-era initiatives drive newfound culture of engagement
Graphics by Charlotte Li, Raeedah Wahid
Rosen-Metsch highlights success of Giving Day for GS financial aid, veteran initiatives at GSSC meeting
Dean of the School of General Studies Lisa Rosen-Metsch highlighted the school’s successful Giving Day performance during an appearance at the General Studies Student Council meeting on Tuesday night....