April 4th

Arts and Entertainment

The star-studded cast of “Of Mice and Men” on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre will attempt to retain the integrity of John Steinbeck’s Depression-era novel, while also making it accessible to the sensibilities of a modern audience.

The comic chemistry between Jimmy Fallon and The Roots makes for TV musical gold, argues David Ecker.

Emily Neil is delighted at Barnard's choice to honor rebel and musical genius Patti Smith at this year's commencement ceremony.

It’s National Poetry Month, which means you officially have an excuse to pretend you know something about poetry and attend a bunch of open mics. If you’d prefer a bookstore to the Nuyorican, I’ve compiled a list of the best contemporary poets and the reasons you should know who they are. 

The band, which has changed its composition several times, will be playing Baby’s All Right on April 10.

Perfect Pussy spoke to Charlotte Murtishaw about on rejecting media labels, producing honest music, and the advantages of breaking out of Syracuse.

The fourth-season premiere of 'Game of Thrones' starts slow, but Chancellor Agard is convinced that table-setting will soon give way to the blood, lust, and action we've all been waiting for.

Tom Kitt, CC ’96, and Brian Yorkey, CC ’93, don't follow up “Next to Normal” with a piece of theater quite as good.

Orestes is displeased by the grave of his father. First, the soil in the mound that covers it is foreign—a disowned king like Agamemnon does not get Greek dirt over his corpse. Second, from high above, dust trickles down to build up on the mound.

Though overcrowded, the show offers an otherwise great experience.

Opinion

A review of the struggle undertaken in order to integrate women into Columbia University.

Reflections on depression from the other side.

The next dean of student affairs must not view their job as merely a stepping stone.

In which the Housing Gods are not kind to Karl.

News

Organizers of this year's Black History Month said the change from “heritage” to “history” reflected the latter word's significance and specificity, while organizers of this year's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month said that ‘heritage’ was more inclusive.

As the African Students Association prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary on Friday, its members reflect on a decade of helping to establish a community for African students on campus while they look ahead to new challenges and opportunities.

The Teachers College Student Senate approved a resolution last month that seeks to address long-standing student concerns about the longevity of the college’s anthropology program and faculty turnover.

In its ruling, the court rejected locals’ claim that the area was “over-saturated” with support housing, an argument used since the shelter opened in 2012.

The project, stretching along 125th Street from Old Broadway to the Hudson River, includes lights under the 12th Avenue and 1 train viaducts, expanded sidewalks, pedestrian seating, improved streetlights, and trees.

Sports

The baseball team makes its first Ivy road trip to visit Dartmouth and Harvard.

After a very good showing at the Monterey Bay Invitational, the women’s golf team will compete at the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational on the Trump National Golf Course.

Women’s rowing will take on strong programs in Princeton and Virginia, while the men’s heavyweights will compete in the Alumni Cup and the lightweights will face Navy in the WIT Cup.

Many Columbia teams are facing Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend. Some aren't, though.

Softball looks to stay unbeaten in Ivy play, facing Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend.

No. 19 men’s tennis will play No. 34 Harvard and No. 41 Dartmouth, both of which have yet to play an official Ivy match this spring. The matches will take place at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center.

Women’s tennis faces Harvard and Dartmouth during a tough road swing this weekend. Last week, the Lions notched an Ivy win over Cornell, while the Big Green and the Crimson have yet to play a league opponent.

The track and field begins its outdoor season this weekend, with six runners heading to the Stanford Invitational while the rest of the team competes at the Sam Howell Invitational in Princeton, N.J.

The archery team heads down to Virginia for the Adam Wheatcroft Memorial Tournament. It will be the team’s first outdoor competition of the season.