September 27, 2013

Arts and Entertainment

Sinclair Target explains why the plural usage of "data" makes no sense.

Krista White tries to eat without a meal plan, but finds herself on the struggle bus.

Street fairs can be overwhelming, so Spec has picked some of the best ones to attend.

This weekend's DUMBO Arts Festival will attract hipsters and pizza lovers of all ages for a celebration of art, dance, and music.

On Sunday, the Atlantic Antic street fair will bring together community and business leaders.

A new Whitney exhibit explores the iconic pop artist's careerI

Watch out, Dough, there's a new doughnut place in town. That's right...Dough Loco. It's like Dough, but loco.

A new exhibit at the Bard Graduate Center features fashion from the '20s.

Andy Samberg's new cop comedy rings all the right bells.

“The Michael J. Fox Show” has a lot of promise for a formulaic sitcom.

Opinion

We may all be a little more privileged than we think.

A lot of smart people are questioning the value of a college education, especially for students interested in entrepreneurship. But after a year of working, I realized that there are a lot of advantages to having gone to college that I was giving up.

Coming to a realization during Passport to Columbia.

The administration must provide clearer guidelines in their hazing policy.

News

A new peer advising program for General Studies students is aiming to bolster resources for students looking for help.

Students attempting to sign in to the East Campus residence hall this weekend will likely continue to face long lines and annoyed guards, a problem that has only been exacerbated this semester by the expanded number of students who need to be signed in.

Columbia College’s University Senators and the president of Columbia College Student Council are standing by their decision to hold an indirect election to fill a vacant Columbia College senate seat.

Senegalese President Macky Sall talked about confronting economic and environmental challenges in Africa and criticized a global power structure that he said favors western nations at a World Leaders Forum speech on Wednesday.

President of Slovenia Borut Pahor wants to create the United States of Europe. In his World Leaders Forum address Thursday, Pahor said that he has “a very firm vision of the future of Europe,” of a continent with a single constitution.

Sports

After topping Brown in its Ivy opener, the Lions will face Cornell, which lost its first Ivy contest to Penn last weekend.

After losing their starting quarterback and co-captain defensive end, the Lions will look to right the ship in Saturday's home opener against Monmouth.

After a strong start, the Columbia women's soccer squad will open its Ivy season on the road against Cornell, before returning home to face LIU Brooklyn at the Columbia Soccer Stadium on Sunday.

Following its strongest start in over a decade, the Lions will face Fordham in the Bronx on Saturday.

Though the volleyball squad had a losing record during the preseason, the team and its coach are optimistic heading into Ivy play against Cornell.