March 28, 2014

News

Upcoming changes to the Housing Assistance Program include the creation of forgivable loans and shared appreciation mortgages.

We sought out past deans, alumni, prominent faculty, and students from a time long-forgotten to piece together the story of how the School of Engineering and Applied Science arrived at where it is today, and where it hopes to go in the future.

Aditya Naganath, SEAS ’15, Christopher So, SEAS ’15, and Parthiban Loganathan, SEAS ’16, are three of 52 engineering students selected nationwide for KPCB’s Summer Fellows Program, to help startups with software development.

Candidates for this year's Columbia College, School of Engineering and Applied Science, and School of General Studies University Senate seats have platform ideas ranging from creating a student position on the board of trustees to expanding financial aid for international and 3-2 students.

Manhattan residents proposed solutions ranging from better enforcement of red-light turns to educating cyclists at Wednesday's town hall.

Arts and Entertainment

Given the allegations leveled against Woody Allen by Dylan Farrow, Jenny Singer argues it’s best to not support the new Broadway show.

Joanna Lee reflects on her spring break in Toronto, and the ways in which New Yorkers might follow the lead of Torontonians in promoting diversity.

In the first subway stop edition of Neighborhood Watch, explore the area around the 86th Street stop on the 1 train.

In the first subway stop edition of Neighborhood Watch, explore the area around the 86th Street stop on the 1 train.

Nadia Khayrallah sits down with Jenifer Ringer to talk about body image, ballet, and her new book, “Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet.”

Jason Bateman stars in and directs a film with an unconventional man at its center.

James Franco’s latest film features him playing a loose version of himself.

The venue that’s played host to everyone from Dylan to Panic! At the Disco will close its doors after Lady Gaga plays the final show on April 7.

Opera newcomers shine in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Puccini’s classic.

Opinion

Amateurs should revel in an activity all too often exclusive to professionals—music.

Most students don’t have good sleep habits, but with a little effort, they can be changed to make our lives healthier.

Currently, Senior Week features events that are prohibitively expensive and limited to a small portion of seniors. This needs to change.

Karl talks with Alma about the burdens that make growing up terrifying.

Sports

Following up on a 4-0 win over Army on Thursday night, the Lions take on conference opponents Yale and Brown in games rescheduled for Sunday and Monday.

After a rough mid-week loss to Princeton, the Lions hit the road to take on Mount St. Mary’s.

The Lions have a pair of double-headers on their home field this weekend against Ivy opponents Yale and Brown.

See what the Light Blue will be up to this weekend.

Women’s tennis starts the defense of its league title this weekend at home against Cornell. The Lions are on a hot streak and are looking for their eighth straight win.

Following a busy spring break, the Lions head to Ithaca for a match against Cornell. Columbia has lost just once this season, boasting a 13-1 record.

Archery heads to New Jersey to compete at the Indoor Championships following a successful showing a month ago at the USCA Championships.