May 5, 2014


At the last University Senate plenary of the semester, the Rules Committee announced plans to hold town halls and discussions next semester about how to change Columbia’s Rules of Conduct.

A group of Columbia University College Republicans members held an off-the-record meeting on Sunday night to discuss how to move forward after members expressed significant dissatisfaction with club elections and recent executive board action.

An imperial court dating back to A.D. 117 will be transformed into a classroom this summer for 26 Columbia undergraduates, graduates, and postgraduates, as they spend seven hours a day excavating under the Italian sun.

The Education Policy and Planning Committee proposed on Friday to add a point to courses with two weekly lectures and a discussion section.

An NYPD spokesperson confirmed early Monday morning that Lee’s body had been found on Sunday afternoon in the Hudson River near West 86th Street.


Departing senior columnist Peter Andrews puts in his application to be the Lions head coach.

Former sports editor Myles Simmons thanks all those who made his experience at Spectator so special.

The Lions got another tremendous performance out of starter David Speer and once again solved Connor Cuff to top Penn in the Lou Gehrig Division playoff.

The Lions had mixed success on the water this weekend.

The Lions took home an impressive seven wins in their final meet before the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.


Alex Smyk thanks those who helped revamp Spec business and overcome the financial obstacles threatening the future of the paper.

Leo Schwartz reflects on the Core, thoughts that transcend time, and the universality of the Columbia and human experiences.

Finn Vigeland reflects on the Big and Little moments that made his Spec experience so amazing.

Maggie Alden shares some hard-earned wisdom about self-recognition and self-help at Columbia.

Sammy Roth thanks everyone who made being on Spec the best experience of his life.

Alumni voice their concerns about sexual assault on campus and argue that it's everyone's responsibility to change rape culture.

A former editorial page editor is concerned about Spectator's new digital direction.

Arts and Entertainment

The launch of 4x4's first issue last Sunday marked both the initial successes of the creative writing magazine, and the graduation of its founding editors.

Emilia Alvarez talks to Bob Colacello, SoA ’71, on the rerelease of “Holy Terror,” his 1990 book exploring the life and art of Andy Warhol.

The new comedy “Neighbors” delivers laughs and a surprising amount of heart.

With a solid script, great acting, and a beautiful set, the 120th Varsity Show shines.