Alexandra Martinez

Mon, Oct 15, 2012, 1:11am
It's late. You're up. If you're not busy cramming for tomorrow's midterm, check out the news. Actual News Save Big Bird: Two men were arrested Friday for killing and decapitating an exotic bird in Las Vegas. Not much information has been released, but Mitt Romney is still on the campaign trail so...
Tue, Oct 9, 2012, 9:39pm
It's been three months already since civil engineering professor Feniosky Peña-Mora resigned as SEAS dean after that awkward "faculty revolt." But steps are finally being taken to fill the void. As Margaret Mattes reported in today's paper, the dean search committee is holding a town hall meeting...
Mon, Oct 8, 2012, 1:10am
It's late. You're up. Winter is among us and that sucks. Here's some news to cheer you up! Actual news Lick a toilet seat: A NYC teen exceeded all gag reflex limitations and licked an entire handrail at the entrance of the subway. A microbiologist from University of Arizona said this was stupid...
Mon, Oct 1, 2012, 1:11am
It's late. You're up. If you missed out on the annual NYC Medieval Festival, fear not, it rained and wasn't that awesome, just like all that homework you're catching up on now. Take a break with the news! Actual News Sure fire way to an "A": Researchers at the University of Hiroshima in Japan...
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 8:02pm
In today's paper, Chris Meyer reported that our cozy Upper West Side is actually one of the dirtiest neighborhoods in all of New York City's five boroughs. But luckily there is a city program to help building owners switch to greener heating oils, which could prevent all the excess pollution caused...
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 12:19am
Author Eddie Einbinder uses his new film called "Play Safe" to give college students a more realistic view on alcohol and drugs
Mon, Sep 24, 2012, 1:11am
It's late. You're up. The Emmy's are finally over, so your only form of procrastination is reading this post. Hooray! Here's the news. Actual news A call for peace: Dictator of Iran/Columbia dropout Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke out against the violence enveloping the Middle East today, saying, "... We...
Tue, Sep 18, 2012, 9:46pm
Upper west siders are in for a treat if city officials approve a rezoning plan to allow construction on the now vacant space where neighborhood favorite, Taystee Bakery, used t
Mon, Sep 17, 2012, 1:11am
It's late. You're up. That annoying Green Umbrella spam finally stopped flooding your inbox and the football team is actually undefeated. Let's get this week started. Actual News Official soft drink of the apocalypse: Dr Pepper found itself faced with an Internet uproar this weekend over an ad...
Thu, Feb 16, 2012, 2:12am
Actor and activist asks Columbia students to think about their place in modern activism during a screening of his autobiographical biography on Monday.

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