Category Archives: Student Organizations

Musical Mentors Collaborative Provides Lessons to Those in Need

Musical Mentors Collaborative, a student-run organization based primarily at Columbia, held their end-of-semester recital Saturday, December 15, to celebrate the progress of their students. The organization seeks to provide free musical instruction and shares much in common with the famed … Continue reading

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The Ballet Goes to P.S. 175

While the undergraduate community at Columbia may be familiar with the polished performances of the Columbia Ballet Collaborative, the group also contributes to the surrounding community in less visible ways to students. Two autumns ago, the dancers piloted an outreach … Continue reading

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Jeffers Win Unites On-Campus Music and Film

“There’s lots and lots of very talented student bands going on,” Paul Nungesser, CC ’15, said of the Columbia music scene as we chatted about his upcoming collaboration with Jeffers Win, a student band also made up primarily of CC … Continue reading

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Science and Art: Bridging the Gap

I bet “science” is the last word you would have expected to see here. After all, what do stark, white coat clad, equation solving, pipette-wielding scientists have to do with art? Art is about seeing things in different ways, expressing … Continue reading

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Student Profile Series: Bard Hall Players

The Arts Initiative sat down with Hayley Born, Michael Ayers and Joseph Villarin, co-Presidents of Bard Hall Players, to talk to them about their upcoming production, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Arts Initiative: Tell us … Continue reading

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Surgam and Spring – How They Literally Fit Together

“But what on earth is the Philolexian Society??”That’s a good question, and I hear it a lot. “Columbia’s undergraduate literary and debate society” is probably the best answer (“Victor Hugo’s Court of Miracles given a bath and a shave” is another).The debate … Continue reading

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Must CTV!

Some say that television is the medium of the 21st century. Columbia University’s CTV would agree. At Columbia University, television enthusiasts make their passion a practice at CTV. CTV is a student run network that produces News, Sports, and Original Programming … Continue reading

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