April 25, 2014

News

23 Columbia and Barnard students filed federal complaints against alleged violations of Title IX, Title II, and the Clery Act on Thursday morning.

Campus political groups discussed issues like the political conflict in Syria and the role of the United States as a moderator in the Israel-Palestine conflict at a debate on Middle Eastern foreign policy Thursday.

The Lede Program, a post-bachelor program designed for those with little to no background in computer science, will teach computer science and data analysis in the context of journalism.

Thanks to a $20 million gift, patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center can now receive bone marrow transplants.

Rep. Charles Rangel has picked up the high profile endorsement of former President Bill Clinton in the race to win the 13th Congressional District.

Sports

Along with Princeton, the archery team will host the Ivy Invitationals in New Jersey. Meanwhile, first-year Judy Zhou heads to South Dakota to compete at the World Team Trials.

The Lions and Quakers will duke it out for the Lou Gehrig Division title.

Having captured first place in three of their four spring competitions, the Lions have a shot at victory at the Ivy League Championships, held this weekend in Springfield, N.J.

The men’s golf team, which notched a team victory at the Wildcat Invitational earlier this spring, finishes up the season against Ancient Eight opponents at the Ivy League Championship.

Lacrosse wraps up its season this Saturday night against Manhattan. It will be the final game for seniors Paige Cuscovitch and Asheley Rinere.

While the women’s and the men’s lightweight teams have a rare weekend off from competition, the men’s heavyweight team heads up to Syracuse to compete for the Doc Lusins Trophy.

Both men’s and women’s golf teams compete at the Ivy League Championships this weekend, while of Columbia’s three rowing teams, only the men’s heavyweights will be in action.

Softball has a chance to win the Ivy League South Division as the team takes on Penn this Friday and Saturday.

Arts and Entertainment

For Joanna Lee, competitive collegiate ballroom dancing is about more than winning.

Jenny Singer rounds up the best ways to experience the thrill of a Broadway musical at a fraction of the cost.

Christian Zhang takes Weekend on a tour of the residences of Manhattan's most notable and notorious deceased.

The financial district is known for more than the amount of Columbia alumni who work there. Check it out with this week's Neighborhood Watch.

Francisco de Goya’s series of portraits of the Altamira family will be at the Met through August.

A year of celebrations will honor James Baldwin’s work and legacy with readings, performances, panels, and a street renaming.

Falls Kennedy is underwhelmed by the first two works in Ballet Hispanico's new program at the Joyce; but in the third piece, the company may redeem itself.

A new French film follows the exploits of a 17-year-old prostitute.

Roundabout Theatre company offers a show-stopping production of "Cabaret," in which Alan Cumming plays the flamboyant Master of Ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub in Berlin, and Michelle Williams makes her Broadway debut as cabaret dancer Sally Bowles.

Chris Browner is entertained by the Met's playful production of Rossini's "La Cenerentola," a comic opera to provide some light escapism during finals season.

Opinion

Luke Foster on why we should appreciate Columbia for more than the opportunities it creates.

The CUSFN resolution helps provide equal academic opportunity to students with children, a previously marginalized campus community.

Spectator's Editorial Board weighs in with its most important endorsement to date.

In which Ferris takes things a bit too far.