February 28, 2014

News

Women’s History Month, which starts March 7, will focus on what it means to be a woman and the intersections between womanhood and other identities.

Colleagues and students remember Becker as an adventurous learner and an effective teacher. He was 53.

In response to federal food stamp cuts, Cuomo and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy increased heating subsidies for all families who didn’t meet the threshold to make up for lost benefits.

Espaillat will face off against Rangel and newcomer Rev. Michael Walrond for New York's 13th congressional seat in June.

Members of West Harlem Environmental Action said that the lack of awareness among some landlords about the importance of switching to cleaner boiler oils could mean that buildings miss the 2015 deadline.

According to a Department of Housing Preservation and Development spokesperson, the financing agreement for the renovations was reached in December 2013, and construction is expected to start this spring.

Arts and Entertainment

Jenny Singer evaluates the planned expansion of Disney's "Frozen" franchise, and what it might mean for the changing role of women on Broadway.

Joanna Lee hits the New York pavement, rubber and outmoded British English vocabulary at the ready.

El Taller Latino Americano is celebrating its 35th anniversary while simultaneously facing the imminent loss of the space it’s called home for 20 years.

Take a virtual—and maybe even real—trip to the Meatpacking District, courtesy of Ryan Veling.

If the Columbia community learned anything this week, it’s that it’s just not OK to appropriate the traditional garb of another culture so that everyone knows how “down to fiesta” you are.

A new exhibit at the Guggenheim puts Italian Futurism from the first half of the 21st century in the spotlight.

The FX domestic spy show heats up in its second season premiere.

The NYC Craft Beer Festival encourages beginners and connoisseurs alike to shun the big brands, in favor of a more subtle and delicate taste experience.

Electronic elements of St. Vincent’s album make it both poppier and more accessible.

Columbia alumni Casey Hayes-Deats, CC ’10, and Katie Lupica, CC ’11, continue to push the envelope with the Cake Shop theater company and new production, "Pains of Youth."

Opinion

The recent announcement that CSA will no longer offer internship credit should make us consider what the benefits of unpaid internships really are.

A proposed law to penalize universities for their faculty taking part in an organization’s politically motivated boycott threatens free speech and shouldn’t be passed.

Graduating General Studies students pursuing B.S. degrees should have been notified much earlier that GS will now offer only B.A. degrees.

Karl asks Alma whether he talks as immaturely as his words read on paper.

Sports

The reigning Ivy champions will take the field on Friday for the first time in 2014.

Under the tutelage of head coach Brett Boretti, the baseball program has had some of its best seasons.

Senior pitchers David Speer and Joey Donino are a potent 1-2 punch on the mound for the Lions.

Senior catcher Mike Fischer has been a reliable presence behind home plate for the Lions.

It's been over nine months since the 2013 Ivy baseball season wrapped up. Check out what happened last year.

It was an exciting season for Columbia baseball. The Lions romped through their league schedule, swept Dartmouth in the Ivy League Championship series, and won a game in the NCAA Tournament for the first time ever.

After winning an Ivy League title and a NCAA tournament game in 2013, the Lions will enter the season with high expectations.

With the end of Ivy play in sight and Ivy title hopes alive—barely—the Lions face Dartmouth and league leader Harvard this weekend.

The Lions will face the Big Green and Crimson in their final hometand of 2013-14.

After topping LIU Brooklyn last weekend, the Lions will take on Brown in their first Ivy contest.

The Lions are looking for their first win of the season following a 0-5 start to play last weekend.

The top individuals from both the men's and women's squash teams will be competing in Philadelphia this weekend.

The women's swimming team will head to Annapolis after a disappointing showing at Ivies last weekend.

The women's tennis team is looking to bounce back from a loss to unranked Georgia State last weekend.

After winning ECACs, Columbia will take on the Blue Raiders at home.

Track and field makes the trek to Hanover, N.H., to compete at Heps on Saturday. The Ivy League Championships marks the last chance for runners to make the cutoff for NCAAs.