Foster the Core

Luke Foster is a Columbia College junior majoring in English. He is the president of the Veritas Forum and a member of Columbia Faith and Action. Foster the Core runs alternate Fridays.

Luke is from Gurué, Mozambique. Along with his major in English, Luke is also concentrating in history. This means that he gets to indulge his Anglophilia while reading and writing a lot. Ever since the first day of ISOP, he's been actively involved to give back to the campus that has become home for him. A former associate opinion editor for Spectator, Luke loves playing soccer in any weather and practicing being an absent-minded professor. 

Rationalizing the Irrational

Leo Schwartz is a Columbia College senior majoring in political science and Latin American studies. Rationalizing the Irrational runs alternate Mondays.

 

Thinking Twice

Jake Goldwasser is a Columbia College senior majoring in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies. Thinking Twice runs alternate Tuesdays.

Jake is a person from Edgemont, New York.  Along with MESAS, Jake studies linguistics at Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York, located in New York City, New York.  This is his third semester as columnist for the Columbia Daily Spectator.  In his spare time he draws, writes and teaches public speaking at a public school in Queens, New York with Youth for Debate.

Closing In

Melissa Cheung is a Columbia College sophomore. Closing In runs biweekly.

Lion in London

As long as I can remember, I’ve been a sports fan. One of my earliest memories is going to my first Phillies game at now-demolished Veterans Stadium. before I remember anything else. It's a passion that's never gone away, with my newest love being our teams here at Columbia. (I have probably been to more Columbia football and basketball games over the last two years than Roar-ee.) I am a Philadelphia fan - loving our teams to death when they win, and booing our teams out of the ballpark when they suck or, even worse, when they don’t seem to give a damn. And I am a Columbia fan - absolutely and positively certain that Lucy is going to pull the football away from us at the last second every time, yet still hopeful that one day we will finally kick that damn thing. In this column, I will work to translate my passion for sports and my identities as a Philly fan and a diehard Lion in a way that is entertaining, enlightening, and (occasionally) poignant.

 

Peter Andrews is a junior in Columbia College majoring in history. He is studying this semester at University College London, head manager emeritus of the Columbia University Marching Band, and a former associate copy editor for Spectator.

Drunken Spectator

Chris Ruenes is a Columbia College senior majoring in music. His editor, Stefan Countryman, is a SEAS senior majoring in applied math and serves as an associate editor for the arts and entertainment section. Drunk Spectator runs when our editor in chief isn’t looking.

Pulling Up My Pants

Jonah Weinstein is a Columbia College first-year. Pulling Up My Pants runs alternate Fridays.

Noshing on the Big Apple

Krista White is a Columbia College junior majoring in theater. Noshing on the Big Apple runs alternate Fridays.

From Rome, With Love

Toby Milstein is a junior at Barnard College, studying abroad in Rome. Her lifestyle column From Rome, With Love runs on alternate Thursdays.

Slightly Off Key

David Ecker is a sophomore in Columbia College. Slightly Off Key runs alternate Fridays.

Wed, Sep 24, 2014, 2:28am

Dina Lamdany is a School of Engineering and Applied Science senior majoring in computer science. She is on the executive board of The Application Development Initiative. Floppy Disk runs alternate Mondays.

Mon, Aug 11, 2014, 2:22pm

Joanna  Lee is a first-year in Columbia College from Singapore. Found in Translation runs alternate Fridays.

Mon, Aug 11, 2014, 2:28pm

Jenny Singer is a Barnard College junior majoring in English. Singer on Broadway runs alternate Fridays. 

Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 8:03pm

Emily Neil is a Barnard College senior majoring in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies. She is a former Spectator theater associate. Stolen Moments runs alternate Fridays.

 

 
Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 4:32am

Paulina Mangubat is a Barnard College first-year with a prospective major in economics. Restroom Ruminations runs alternate Thursdays. 

 

Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 1:04am

Alexandra Svokos is a Columbia College senior majoring in creative writing and economics. She is the former editor in chief of Bwog. Svocalizing runs alternate Wednesdays. 

 

Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 4:12am

Nika Madyoon is a Columbia College sophomore with a prospective major in political science and prospective concentrations in philosophy and business management. She is a former editorial page deputy. Madyooniverse runs alternate Thursdays.

Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 4:15am

Chayenne Mia is a Columbia College sophomore with prospective majors in creative writing and psychology. Speaking of Mia runs alternate Tuesdays.

Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 4:17am

Kevin Bi is a Columbia College junior majoring in biochemistry. He serves as an executive board member of the Columbia University Wind Ensemble. Primate’s Per-spec-tive runs alternate Tuesdays. 

Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 4:25am

Mikhail Klimentov is a Columbia College sophomore with prospective majors in computer science and political science. Humor Me runs alternate Wednesdays. 

 

Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 4:29am

Chris Meyer is a Columbia College junior majoring in history and political science. He is a former deputy news editor for Spectator. Outside the Bubble runs alternate Mondays. 

 

Tue, Dec 31, 2013, 12:42am

Sinclair Target is a Columbia College junior majoring in computer science. On Target runs alternate Fridays.

Tue, Dec 31, 2013, 12:39am

Sarah Batchu is a Barnard College sophomore and a page design associate editor for Spectator. Fashion Realist runs alternate Fridays.

Sun, Sep 22, 2013, 11:43pm

Abby Mitchell is a Columbia College senior majoring in comparative literature and society. She is a former arts and entertainment editor for Spectator. Life’s a Mitch runs alternate Fridays.

Sun, Sep 22, 2013, 11:50pm

Richard Whiddington is a Columbia College junior majoring in East Asian languages and cultures. Whiddy Banter runs alternate Thursdays. 

Sun, Sep 22, 2013, 11:55pm

Sarina Bhandari is a Columbia College senior majoring in sociology. Balancing with Bhandari runs alternate Tuesdays.

 

 

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 6:14am

Toby Milstein is a junior at Barnard College, studying abroad in Rome. Her lifestyle column From Rome, With Love runs on alternate Thursdays.

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 6:16am

David Ecker is a sophomore in Columbia College. Slightly Off Key runs alternate Fridays.

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 5:58am

Chris Ruenes is a Columbia College senior majoring in music. His editor, Stefan Countryman, is a SEAS senior majoring in applied math and serves as an associate editor for the arts and entertainment section. Drunk Spectator runs when our editor in chief isn’t looking.

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 6:00am

Jonah Weinstein is a Columbia College first-year. Pulling Up My Pants runs alternate Fridays.

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 6:09am

Krista White is a Columbia College junior majoring in theater. Noshing on the Big Apple runs alternate Fridays.

Mon, Apr 1, 2013, 9:28pm

Melissa Cheung is a Columbia College sophomore. Closing In runs biweekly.

Mon, Apr 1, 2013, 9:31pm
Wed, Mar 27, 2013, 3:07am

Jake Goldwasser is a Columbia College senior majoring in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies. Thinking Twice runs alternate Tuesdays.

Wed, Mar 27, 2013, 2:54am

Luke Foster is a Columbia College junior majoring in English. He is the president of the Veritas Forum and a member of Columbia Faith and Action. Foster the Core runs alternate Fridays.

Wed, Mar 27, 2013, 2:59am

Leo Schwartz is a Columbia College senior majoring in political science and Latin American studies. Rationalizing the Irrational runs alternate Mondays.