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Friday 20th October 2017

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Ramble S2, E1: The One with the Super Late Summer Review
Ramble S2, E1: The One with the Super Late Summer Review
Photo Courtesy of the Vanishing Point Chronicles Mid-October marks many things in a college student’s life. It’s the beginning of midterms, the end of the beginning-of-semester haze, the hangover from homecoming, the warm weather’s...
Showing My Algebra Is a Chore
Showing My Algebra Is a Chore
This piece is in response to a piece published in “The Columbia Beacon,” which in turn was published in response to an op-ed in the “Columbia Daily Spectator.” I hated showing my work in math...
Musical Ignition
Musical Ignition
Photo by Timothy Diovanni Hypercube: Brain on Fire (le) poisson rouge 10/15/17   If you want to learn about philosophy in action, talk to Hypercube, a NYC-based contemporary music ensemble comprised of saxophone, percussion,...
A Ghost Quartet in the Lower East Side
A Ghost Quartet in the Lower East Side
Photo Courtesy of davemalloy.com Fresh off starring in his other musical, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Dave Malloy, Brittain Ashford, and Gelsey Bell are currently performing in Malloy’s show Ghost Quartet....
Professor Goldberg comments on ‘Contentious Speakers’
Professor Goldberg comments on ‘Contentious Speakers’
As the Columbia University College Republicans prepare to host Tommy Robinson, a speaker known for his inflammatory remarks for a talk about “Europe and mass immigration,” Professor Goldberg, the head of University Life, has emailed...
5 ways to know it’s time to drop a class
5 ways to know it’s time to drop a class
For some students, today is the last day to drop a class without it appearing on your transcript. Still on the fence about whether to drop a class or two? Here’s some tips we’ve...
What Can Mice Say About People?
What Can Mice Say About People?
Illustration by Laura Elizabeth Hand, CC’19   I’ve spent a lot of time in this column so far talking about studies carried out in humans, usually using techniques like fMRI, EEG, or PET scans....
Norma Delights at Opening Night
Norma Delights at Opening Night
Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role and Joyce DiDonato as Adalgisa in Bellini’s “Norma.” Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera   Monday was opening night at the Metropolitan Opera. The evening was a chance to be...
Neuroscience and the Columbian: New Directions
Neuroscience and the Columbian: New Directions
Photo Courtesy of Columbia University. Welcome back Columbia! From all of us at the Columbia Lion and from here at Uniquely Human, we hope all your summers were fruitful and relaxing. As we get...

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