April 18, 2014

Arts and Entertainment

Dan Garisto explores NY museums off the beaten track, so that you never, ever, have to go yourself.

David Ecker had unusually high hopes for this year's Bacchanal headliner—but he has to concede to the haters that Lupe really was a fiasco.

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Emily Neil examines the ways poetry is relevant to our daily lives.

It’s not the most expansive neighborhood in New York, but from Karaoke to soon tofu, it’s just the place for a study break.

Two years after returning from hiatus, Dance Theatre of Harlem is working to move back to the forefront in New York's ballet scene.

Clement Gelly finds moments to admire in a new documentary about artist Mary Frank, but is ultimately unsatisfied.

Talking to “Transcendence” director Wally Pfister about his star-studded directorial debut.

The hip flatbread eatery that has replaced Rigoletto seems to be more style than substance.

Neha Sundaram takes a look at the season's up-and-coming hit album releases.

Despite a slow start, a new TV adaptation of "Fargo" looks promising, according to Chancellor Agard.

An underwhelming adaptation doesn’t do justice to the more cerebral original in “Bullets Over Broadway.”

Opinion

In many ways, Columbia's campus is poorly equipped to help those with disabilities.

Those advocating for sexual assault reform must remember to include all types of survivors/victims.

We've waited too long for open course evaluations. Departments need to stop stalling and allow students to have basic information about their classes.

In which Karl and Alma have an existential chat about the "oceanic feeling."

News

Tuesday’s announcement made no mention of NYPD's Cyber Intelligence Unit, which the Associated Press reported in 2012 regularly checked the websites of Muslim student groups at several Northeast universities, including Columbia’s MSA.

More than 150 survivors of sexual violence, allies, activists, and friends marched through Morningside Heights to Take Back The Night on Thursday night.

Eleven students wore red wristbands in quiet protest at Thursday night’s King’s Crown Leadership Excellence Awards ceremony.

Dear Sisters Girls Group, a youth program that works to empower disadvantaged female high school students in Harlem, is slated to receive additional funding from Teachers College.

Sports

The archery team follows up an impressive showing at the Adam Wheatcroft Memorial with the Eastern Regional Intercollegiate Championships this weekend in Connecticut.

Baseball comes into this weekend's four-game series against a strong Cornell team riding a nine-game win streak. The Lions pitching has been a particular strength this season.

Men’s golf faces its first top 50 opponents of the season at the Wolfpack Spring Open in Raleigh, N.C. this weekend. Six Lions will compete at the tournament.

Women’s golf plays host to Quinnipiac University, the University of Hartford and Penn in the annual Roar-EE Invitational at a new venue in Tenafly, N.J.

Last-place women’s lacrosse, which has gone nearly three weeks without a victory, hosts third-place Harvard. The team has yet to win an Ivy game this season.

The men’s heavyweight rowing team takes on ranked Ivy opponents Yale and Penn, while the No. 2 lightweight team competes in two cups this weekend at its home course. The women head to South Carolina for the Clemson Invitational.

Softball notched two victories on Thursday night over St. Peter’s and now travels to Ithaca to take on Cornell in two doubleheaders.

After suffering its first Ivy loss last weekend, women’s tennis ends the season against Penn and Princeton. The Lions are in the hunt for a conference title and postseason play.

Men’s tennis, yet to suffer a loss in Ivy play, wraps up the season against Penn and Princeton, which both sport 2-3 Ivy records. The Lions are eyeing an 11th league title.

Track and field sends runners to four competitions around the country this weekend, while the rest of the team rests up before next week’s Penn Relays.