Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Sports

Despite uncertainties surrounding the upcoming season, Light Blue basketball is worth checking out.

Geoffrey Loss finished first at the Men's Sabre Junior World Cup while Jackie Dubrovich took bronze at the Women's Foil Junior World Cup.

In the Lions' final two games of the season, senior forward Gabby Kozlowski became Columbia's all-time leading scorer.

The football team was decisively defeated by Crimson in a 69-0 blowout.

Despite the inspiring win against Yale, Columbia football experienced a crash back to reality in its game against the Crimson.

The match between the Lions and the Crimson appeared to be headed into overtime until Harvard posted the only goal of the game.

Senior back Quentin Grigsby contributed on both sides of the field, both blocking a shot and scoring the solitary goal of the match.

Freshmen Dragos Ignat and Eric Rubin had mixed results this past weekend.

The Columbia volleyball team defeated both Harvard and Dartmouth this past weekend.

News

After projecting that Obama would capture the decisive battleground state of Ohio, CNN called the race for the Democrat around 11:20 p.m.

The crowd at a Low Steps watch party peaked at about 300 people, all of them watching CNN’s coverage. The Columbia University College Republicans watched the results come in at Mel’s Burger Bar.

The largest portion of the $1,396 fee—which is set by the central administration each year—is the $390 that goes to Athletics.

The petition comes following concerns that CUArts and its executive director, Melissa Smey, are not doing everything they can to support students' artistic pursuits on campus.

The Friends of Morningside Park organized more than 50 volunteers to clear fallen leaves and debris from the park Saturday morning.

Democratic incumbents, including Rep. Charles Rangel, swept the polls in Tuesday’s elections, which were much less contested than the Democratic primaries this summer.

Democratic incumbents, including Rep. Charles Rangel, swept the polls in Tuesday’s elections, which were much less contested than the Democratic primaries this summer.

Many partygoers sported campaign memorabilia—including one “47%” T-shirt, a reference to Romney’s now infamous comments about Americans who pay no income taxes. Even the waiters maneuvering through the crowd wore Obama pins.

Opinion

Hurricane Sandy should be a reminder to students to regularly keep in touch with their loved ones at home.

NROTC helps Columbia contribute to the next generation of military officers.

Although further transparency is needed regarding the student life fee, students should be tactful in their criticisms of the breakdown.