Sat, Dec 10, 2011, 11:24pm
For this week's Quick and Dirty, we asked our bloggers to reflect briefly on the semester.
Thu, Dec 1, 2011, 3:42pm
Finals are fast approaching us, and you're probably tired of hearing it. Some of us, however, inadvertently (or intentionally) made the wise decision to fill our schedules with classes that don't actually have finals (read: Beginning Fiction Workshop). That being said, I'm not getting out of the...
Thu, Nov 17, 2011, 9:05pm
If you're in Barnard, you may still be deciding whether or not to Pass/D/Fail. (Sorry, rest of Columbia, the deadline was at 5 p.m.) So here is the advice from our beloved bloggers for those who still don't know what to do—remember to decide by 11:30 tonight!
Thu, Nov 10, 2011, 3:54pm
Maybe I'm a little late to the game on this one—because this has definitely been making waves around here—but yesterday afternoon I had the good fortune of spotting the Coolhaus truck on Broadway between 114th and 115th Streets. Surveying the menu, I chose to order one of the most simple ice cream...
Thu, Nov 3, 2011, 12:34pm
For the two months that I've been at Columbia, the debate around smoking on campus has been almost ceaseless. The issue has been discussed time and again at the University Senate town halls as students have argued whether we should maintain the current 20-foot ban or enlarge this ban to cover all...
Fri, Oct 28, 2011, 11:31am
For this week's Quick and Dirty, opinion bloggers reveal their dress-up plans for Halloween. Naomi: Candy corn—yellow pants, orange shirt, white hat.
Thu, Oct 27, 2011, 12:04pm
I've been thinking quite a bit about Andrew Delbanco's words the other night at the Italian Academy, and I can't help but feel that he's sort of right in addressing what he sees as threats to the Core—actually, he's totally right. Underclassmen, particularly, would do well to heed his warnings. On...
Fri, Oct 21, 2011, 1:49pm
For this week's Quick and Dirty, we asked bloggers for tips on de-stressing during midterms. Emily: Drink peppermint tea. Do as much as you can and no more. Sleep. Repeat as necessary.
Thu, Oct 20, 2011, 1:54pm
This past week, Columbia's been drawing in high-powered speakers like it's nobody's business. Last Saturday, Jeffrey Sachs gave an impassioned speech calling for Americans to reclaim their political system before heading down to Wall Street. On Monday, famed linguist Noam Chomsky spoke on the...
Fri, Oct 14, 2011, 12:09pm
Under the impression that I was accepting the honor of all honors, I spent nearly two hours this past Tuesday evening at 60 Morningside Drive, livin' it up at PrezBo's first Fireside Chat of the year with a plate of Camembert and donut holes. For 90 minutes, the Man Himself fielded questions from...