September 23, 2013

Sports

Sports Columnist Rebeka Cohan discusses the difficulty in rooting for programs with problematic ties.

Field hockey won its Ivy opener against Brown before dropping a nonconference contest to Richmond.

The Lions suffered a disheartening 52-7 loss to open their 2013 campaign.

Junior quarterback Brett Nottingham and senior defensive lineman Seyi Adebayo were both injured in Saturday's 52-7 loss at Fordham.

Many Light Blue teams found success over the weekend, including women's tennis winning a doubles title and field hockey winning its first Ivy contest of the season.

The Light Blue go on the road to beat Northeastern 2-1.

Columbia rode strong performances on both sides of the ball to go 2-0 this weekend.

The Light Blue's No. 29 duo of Bianca Sanon and Kanika Vaidya won the 17th annual Cissie Leary Invitational in Philadelphia.

Despite a strong start to the weekend with a 3-0 win over William & Mary, the volleyball team (2-7) dropped matches against Virginia and Seton Hall to finish 1-2 at the Cavalier Classic in Charlottesville, Va.

Opinion

Despite the Core Curriculum’s attempt to expose us all to new ideas and subjects, we very rarely internalize and build on the universal mood that the Core sets out to create.

Last week’s lead story in The Eye by Zack Etheart (“The end of the internship,” Sept. 19) missed a larger perspective of the exploitative unpaid internship system as a whole.

Issues with swipe access manifest themselves every weekend in EC, but the problem cuts much deeper.

News

First-year class council candidates discussed the honor code, class registration, and the relationship between councils at a series of debates on Sunday.

Barnard’s Student Government Association voted last week to endorse a campaign to institutionalize voter registration on college campuses­—the latest step in a campuswide movement encouraging students to vote.

A Columbia professor was assaulted Saturday night while walking in East Harlem in an incident police are investigating as a possible hate crime.

At 4 p.m., kindergarten and first-grade students exiting the classrooms of a new Harlem charter school bid goodbye to their teachers, saying, “Have a nice day” and “See you later”—and “Shalom.”

Education activists decried Harlem charter schools for taking away space from public schools and public housing projects at a meeting Thursday night.