February 4, 2014

Opinion

Chayenne Mia explores the tendency to attribute negative interactions to racism and sexism. Real discrimination will be taken seriously if we resist the urge to blame it constantly.

If we want to see real improvement in the Core’s science requirement, we need to stop treating it as irrelevant to the major human questions explored in Contemporary Civilization.

The changes proposed to the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street answer a longtime call for better street safety.

News

Gil Feig, SEAS ’15, is currently piloting his Dine@CU app, which will allow students to check location hours, calculate nutritional facts, and view menus for John Jay Dining Hall, Ferris Booth Commons, and JJ’s Place.

The group known as Columbia Prison Divest hand-delivered a letter to University President Lee Bollinger’s office on Monday afternoon, calling on the administration to divest from Corrections Corporation of America and the British multinational security firm G4S.

June Besek, the executive director of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts at Columbia Law School, testified at a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on Jan. 28 to lend her expertise to the ongoing debates about copyright law.

PJ’s Bar and Lounge, on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and West 132nd Street, has been the backdrop for eight incidents of violence since February 2012, including a fatal stabbing and a recent fatal shooting.

Arts and Entertainment

Columbia film magazine Double Exposure compliments newest issue with a eight-film festival.

Athena Film Festival brings influential women and their films to Barnard’s campus.

The Storm Theatre offers a modern take on a classic tale in “Antigone.”