September 26, 2013

News

For the second time this year, the University Senate will hold a special election to choose a new student senator from Columbia College.
As news of the terrorist attack in Nairobi rippled through Kenya and spread around the world, Columbia students and faculty reacted with shock and horror—especially those with ties to the country.
Carl Haber, Donald Antrim, and Karen Russell were each awarded $625,000 grants to pursue research in their fields.
Christopher Jorebon Loeak, president of the Marshall Islands, wants world leaders to take action against global warming.
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine selected a developer in its controversial project to build residential apartments on the north side of the cathedral grounds.
At an emotional meeting Tuesday, the Community Board 7 transportation committee voted to rename a portion of West 97th Street in memory of four-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed this summer by an unlicensed, speeding driver.

Sports

Although the Lions suffered a lopsided loss at the hands of Fordham as well as some crucial injuries, they still have many reasons to be hopeful.
If the Light Blue want to have any hope in walking home with a win Saturday, they will need to keep running back Julian Hayes in check.

The men’s soccer team (4-2) put together its most dominant performance of the season on Wednesday, generating chance after chance—without sacrificing anything defensively—en route to a comfortable 3-0 win over LIU Brooklyn (1-6-1).

Opinion

Reentering the Columbia atmosphere can feel daunting, unless you have the option to escape.
We tend to simplify the causes of our stress into an entity or institution, without examining its complexities.
There is so much talent entering the community but no innovation leaving it.

Arts and Entertainment

The African Students Association and the Black Students Organization brought Art in Flux HARLEM to the Malcolm X Lounge for a one-day pop-up gallery.
The Creative Writing Program has decided to turn Quarto into a class on lit mag publication and will publish submissions chiefly from creative writing majors in the School of General Studies.
Sun Looks Down is part of a resurgent scene of Columbia bands and musicians.