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Wednesday 29th March 2017

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Getting in the Mood
Getting in the Mood
Photo Courtesy of Ogawatsusyou Much like my Uber rating, I am unabashedly proud of my “sensual soundtrack.” I’m sure you’re familiar with the one, lurking in the “secret” section of nearly every millennial’s Spotify....
Impostors in Blue: The Fake Columbian
Impostors in Blue: The Fake Columbian
Do you belong here? It’s a loaded question, and one I believe that many Columbia students encounter during their time here — commonly in the first or second year. The feeling that while your...
Lion Profiles: Mathew Pregasen
Lion Profiles: Mathew Pregasen
  Meet Mathew Pregasen. Mathew is a Columbia junior studying computer science who founded a startup with Anuke Ganegoda (CC ’18), Sahir Jaggi (SEAS ’17) and Rikhav Shah (MIT ’19). Named Parsegon Inc, the...
Forget the Subway, Take a Jitney
Forget the Subway, Take a Jitney
Photo Courtesy of Joan Marcus. Currently out on Broadway is August Wilson’s Jitney. This play is an intricate, multidimensional story about cab (jitney) drivers in 1977 and their worlds colliding after their jobs are...
A Columbian Cadence
A Columbian CadenceProfessor Fred Lerdahl Reflects on His Time at Columbia
Professor Fred Lerdahl Reflects on His Time at Columbia After 33 years of teaching music composition and music theory at Columbia University, Professor Fred Lerdahl will be stepping down at the end of this...
President Spar Says Goodbye
President Spar Says Goodbye
Image courtesy of Barnard College In a final email to the Barnard community, President Spar wished the student body goodbye and gave updates on diversity, divestment, and the contingency faculty union contract. The full...
Nihilism, Niceness, Nukes. . . Oh My!
Nihilism, Niceness, Nukes. . . Oh My!
I think I read on the Core Curriculum website that it is, in fact, a requirement to self-identify as a nihilist in order to graduate. So, being the ever so proud CU student that...
Lion Profiles: Debora Spar
Lion Profiles: Debora Spar
Photo Courtesy of Barnard College. To celebrate DSpar’s time at Barnard as we prepare to say farewell to her, we look back at the advice and personal stories she imparted during our interview with her....
Review: Demon Barber Moves Shop to Barrow Street
Review: Demon Barber Moves Shop to Barrow Street
Photo Courtesy of Joan Marcus. The demon barber of Fleet Street has arrived in New York, and he’s come with a vengeance. With performances starting on February 14th, the Tooting Arts Club Production of...

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