From the Spectator Archives: This article was originally published on Oct. 30, 1961. Minor edits have been made for clarity.
A decade in athletics: How football went from back-to-back winless seasons to second in the Ivy League
There is no gradual story of the football team’s growth over the past decade program’s evolution. This is because the decade was punctuated by one event that could alter the course of the program for decades to come: the hiring of head coach Al Bagnoli in 2015. Prior to Bagnoli’s arrival, the Lions suffered defeat after defeat under a series of coaches. They went 8-42 total for all games played under the consecutive tenures of head coaches Norries Wilson, who was let go in 2011 following a 1-9 record, and Pete Mangurian, who led the Lions to two consecutive winless seasons in 2013 to 2014....
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined journalist and renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates to discuss political activism, the need for urgent advocacy, and the nature of “clapping back” at Twitter followers at an event to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in Riverside Church on Monday afternoon....
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Every semester in New York I grow more and more afraid of walking down the streets of the city. As a first-year, I remember being told by a friend about how he was frisked in front of the stoop to his apartment by a policeman. My friend is dark-skinned and Hispanic....
Former Columbia defensive end Josh Martin, CC '13, didn't have his name called in the 2013 NFL Draft, despite a stellar senior season in 2012. But teams noticed his hard work during the preseason, and it paid off when the Kansas City Chiefs announced on Saturday that Martin had made their 53-man roster....
Updated February 24, 2016 at 11:29 a.m.
The book begins with an epilogue.
Three weekends ago, the seventh iteration of the Fast and Furious series premiered, yielding an overwhelming box office success and closing the weekend with a whopping $384 million yield worldwide. Overall, the series has yielded nearly 2.7 billion cumulative dollars against an $819 million dollar budget. Over the last few weeks, Fast and Furious 7 has become the fastest film ever to gross $1 billion....