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Mon, Apr 7, 2014, 11:26pm
Kwasi Enin's acceptances to all eight Ivies reveal the dangers of America's deeply rooted Ivy League obsession.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 8:18pm
After some confusion about lottery numbers being assigned to multiple groups, we now have for you our full Shaft predictions for this year's Room Selection. As always, email us at shaft@columbiaspectator.com or write a comment with your questions. As a refresher, here are last year's cutoffs. It's...
Tue, Mar 25, 2014, 2:43pm
We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming lottery number analysis to let everyone know that the lottery numbers released included several glitches. The algorithm Housing used to generate groups' lottery numbers assigned multiple groups the same number, which is why there are groups larger...
Tue, Mar 4, 2014, 6:20pm
This isn't fashion advice---it's your grand welcome into the 2014 housing season. For those of you new to the game, the "cutoff" is the last group that was able to pick into a particular kind of room/suite. So if your number is worse than the listed cutoff for a particular suite, it's risky, but if...
Thu, Feb 27, 2014, 5:14pm
For rising juniors and seniors, the housing lottery—though somewhat daunting in its own right—isn't an entirely new beast. For rising sophomores, though, it can be confusing, stressful, and agonizing—not unlike a McBain fire alarm. We'll have advice for rising juniors and seniors next week, but for...
Tue, Feb 25, 2014, 8:23pm
If you're like me and you're sick of your suitemates not knowing how to use a bathroom/stepping over your roommate to move around your room/people stealing your yogurt from the communal fridge, never fear: Room selection season is almost here. Traditionally a stressful and scary process, room...
Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 3:20pm
Earlier today, Bwog reported that a group of students entered University President Lee Bollinger's office to hand-deliver a letter calling for the University to divest from several private prison companies. Finding Bollinger absent, the group delivered the letter to his deputy chief of staff,...
Fri, Jan 24, 2014, 2:29am
Once you’ve finished seeing Works & Process at the Guggenheim or an exhibition at El Museo del Barrio, it’s nice to take a break from Museum Mile and check out the streets and avenues nearby.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013, 1:27pm
Whatever you want to call it---Cannon's, O'Connell's, or 'that really crowded bar at 108th'---is getting a facelift. With the help of Manhattan Restaurant Brokers & Consulting, the owners of the popular pub at 108th Street and Broadway are remodeling, even getting a new name: Tara Hill. The bar...
Mon, Dec 2, 2013, 11:57am
So you're shocked that it's already December, excited for Christmas peppermint season, and---oh, right---dreading the next few weeks of finals, term papers, and problem sets. If you're of the all-nighter variety, you've probably gotten a grip on your patterns and let them inform your behavior...not...

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