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Sam & Gertie’s offers a variety of bagels, including “mish mosh,” plain, everything and poppy seed bagels, which are also gluten-free.

Review: The one-of-a-kind vegan, Jewish deli you knead

January 23, 2020

Inside Sam & Gertie's, snug seating arrangements prompt most customers to opt for take-out rather than dine-in, as the slightly too loud '60s and '70s music rings throughout the cozy deli. Rows of...

Hillel to celebrate Hanukkah on campus with students

Hillel to celebrate Hanukkah on campus with students

December 4, 2018

Weekly dinners, a strong sense of community and, of course, exploring Judaism are at the core of Columbia’s Jewish student organization. According to its website, Hillel is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world. It allows college students interested in the Jewish...

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

December 2, 2018

The Chicago Bears have brought that winning feeling back to Soldier Field. Twelve games into the 2018 NFL season, the team has a winning record against divisional opponents and took a five game winning s...

Vulfpeck keeps the funk on its own terms

By Arts & Culture Editor

February 15, 2016

With a mix of freewheeling funk and top-notch humor, Vulfpeck—the self-proclaimed half-Jewish post-geographic rhythm section—is quickly making a name for itself as one of the most original independent groups to watch. Vulfpeck leader Jack Stratton decided to start the band while attending University of Michigan as a hypothetical rhythm section. The band now features multi-instrumentalists Stratton and Theo Katzman, as well ...

Ilya Levinson (third from right), an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Composition Studies Program, is the music director, pianist and arranger of the New Budapest Orpheum Society, an ensemble-in-residence that received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Compendium.

Music professors honored with nominations

January 25, 2016

Two members of Columbia’s Music Department are nominees for awards at the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.Ilya Levinson, an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Compositi...

Christie Andersen Asif, executive director of Career Initiatives at the Portfolio Center, said approximately 50 percent of interns nationwide are hired by the company they interned for.

College to offer scholarships to unpaid interns

November 16, 2015

Columbia is encouraging its students to pursue internship opportunities with the launch of its “Columbia Internships Challenge,” which will award a $2,500 scholarship to 140 students with unpaid internshi...

Lack of religious absence policy inexcusable

By Opinions Editor

October 5, 2015

For those raised in Christian traditions, religious holidays are typically joyous occasions that entail a break from school and work and the chance to celebrate with loved ones. From kindergarten through college, school breaks are conveniently designed to provide students and staff time off around Christmas and Easter. However, for students of other religions and cultures, holidays that overlap with class or work can be stressful...

Avengers: Age of Ultron

‘Age of Ultron’ starts summer movie season

May 11, 2015

Most films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe share similar characteristics: The central characters are established, a new villain emerges and the two forces fight. The final sequence is 20 minutes of break...

Outrage Culture: Justified or overblown?

Outrage Culture: Justified or overblown?

April 27, 2015

In recent weeks, Trevor Noah, a South African comedian and the designated successor to Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” received backlash for a series of tweets dating back to 2009.The tweets, in whic...

Animation writer Kirker Butler answered questions from sophomore cinema art + science major Katie Daniel.

Comedy writer shares industry secrets during box lunch lecture

April 13, 2015

The cameras were rolling inside Studio A on April 8 as Kirker Butler, a famed animation writer, accompanied by Michael Niederman, chair of the Television Department, stepped onto the 15th floor of the 600 S. Mic...

Survey parts sea on religion, science

Survey parts sea on religion, science

By Sports & Health Reporter

March 30, 2015

Though Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution is considered rock solid by scientists and researchers all over the world, politicians and public policy-makers alike have wrestled with how scientific and r...

Former CFO sues Columbia

By Lindsey Woods

June 25, 2012

Columbia’s former Chief Financial Officer Michael DeSalle filed a lawsuit against the college, claiming he was wrongfully terminated for supporting former Columbia professor Zafra Lerman, who is in an ongoing legal battle with the school over her termination in 2009.The suit, which was filed on June 21, comes right after incoming Columbia CFO Ken Gotsch, who was hired in May, starts his new position at the college.DeSalle wa...

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