The Columbia Lion


Wednesday 22nd February 2017

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Our Cities, Ourselves
Our Cities, Ourselves
As the new semester begins, The Lion will be spending some time in Uniquely Human on other people — how we interact with them, how they interact with us, and how those interactions shape...
Werther Shines, A Saxophone Sullies
Werther Shines, A Saxophone Sullies
Vittorio Grigolo in the title role and Isabel Leonard as Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther. Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera.   Valentine’s Day didn’t go so well? Did Ferris again disappoint? Don’t worry, Werther’s day...
You Should Go and Love Yourself
You Should Go and Love Yourself
Courtesy of Unsplash.com This week, I told my friend I was going to make my next column about something even better than sex. To which she responded, “So… like…orgasms??” No, dear friend, no more...
Ramble S1, E2: The One With All The Heartbreak
Ramble S1, E2: The One With All The Heartbreak
Well, friends, it’s been a hell of a week. Last Thursday, I accidentally scheduled two super important meetings for the same time and had to reschedule. On Friday, I lost my wallet and found...
Recap of President Bollinger’s Fireside Chat
Recap of President Bollinger’s Fireside Chat
Last Wednesday, President Bollinger held one of his semesterly Fireside Chats, during which he invites Columbia students to his home and answers any questions they may have. This fireside chat seemed especially heavy with...
Barnard Welcomes New Dean of Barnard Library
Barnard Welcomes New Dean of Barnard Library
In an email sent out yesterday, Provost Linda Bell welcomed Jennifer Green as the new Dean of the Barnard Library and Academic Information Services. You can read the full email below.   Dear Barnard...
Are We Oblivious to Suicide on Campus?
Are We Oblivious to Suicide on Campus?
Foreword: With Dean Valentini urging Columbia students to talk to Columbia Counselling and Psychological Services, I wonder if Yi-Chia “Mia” Chen had tried these services. Has anyone? We essentially seem to be unequipped to...
“You Can’t Play Feldman for the Van Cliburn”
“You Can’t Play Feldman for the Van Cliburn”Marilyn Nonken’s Fight for “New” Music
Photo courtesy of Marilyn Nonken Marilyn Nonken’s Fight for “New” Music As two star-crossed lovers sang pleading lines of despair, I took a survey of the audience around me. Besides the gentleman fast-asleep on...

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