Amid concerns about voter suppression, mail-in ballots, and COVID-19, Columbia University has created two early voting sites for the 2020 general election....
In the span of only a few weeks, many of us were asked to evacuate our campus, as classes moved online and annual events—including Commencement—were canceled for the first time in centuries. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, students, alumni, faculty, community members, and more have engaged in spirited debate over how universities have responded to a public health threat that will impact global communities for years to come. The opinion section is still committed to our mission of providing a fair and equal representation of campus discourse. It is even more important now than ever to hear from you—as our words can bring us closer together while we are in isolation....
When I came to Barnard, I already knew that I wanted to graduate early. On paper, it seemed feasible. However, almost everyone I spoke to warned that it would be incredibly difficult. Still, I did not consider an increased workload grounds for abandoning my desire. My parents have taken on more than their fair share of work to care for me. Easing their financial burden by graduating early was the least that I could do. Graduating early would make it financially possible for my brother to apply to his dream schools and for our parents to afford our educational and vocational aspirations past college....
A doctor receives a call in his car. He picks up his phone and hears a shy, young voice inquiring about the age at which you can get gender reassignment surgery. The doctor replies that in New York City, you have to be 18 years old. The young voice belongs to a 14-year-old....
Who is Alice? Columbia Blue Glaze Theatre provokes thought while promoting East Asian culture in “Alice in Wonderland”
Green, leafy bamboo stalks and a simple white house covered in cherry blossoms fill the stage, which is lit softly in blue hues. All of a sudden, a white rabbit runs across the stage, and the theater transforms into Wonderland....
Revival of 6Days Theater “Brighton Beach Memoirs” presents a depression dichotomy, pairing the dismal and droll
“Don’t you know, Stanley, there’s nothing you could ever do that was so terrible I couldn’t forgive you.”
At its center, “Pippin” is about a prince recently graduated from university, played by Mark Pierce, CC ’20, experiencing severe existential doubts—a topic almost painfully relatable for Columbia students. However, when asking the Columbia Musical Theatre Society’s cast and production team, the play’s meaning manifests as so much more....
Sarah lives in a quaint apartment in New York City. Her walls are covered with magazine cut-outs, her desk stacked with books.
California passes law to allow student-athletes to profit off their likeness, with similar New York bill on the horizon
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed California Senate Bill 206, otherwise known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, into law on Monday. The bill, which is set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023, will allow California NCAA student-athletes to profit off of their names, images, or likenesses....
International café chain Blue Bottle Coffee is set to open its first location in Morningside Heights.