…seriously, it’s the least reasonable grievance of the year. And seeing as this is the final SWYGH of the semester, I’m going to take a controversial stance against it.
First, let me call some of Exam Week’s benefits to your attention:
1) Not having to get up at an unreasonable hour for class every day. More »
Tips from the SWYGH editor on how to survive your exams. Yes, I have math and science classes, too—please take my conventional wisdom seriously.
1) Sleep. I am convinced that getting melatonin levels straightened out is the primary motivation for giving us study days. I am consistently amazed by the number of people who insist on staying up all night during study days and then whine about being (unusually) exhausted during test week. Basically, take it when you can get it; the boost in productivity afterwards will far outweigh whatever time you “wasted” by going to bed at a reasonable hour. More »
5:43 ABACCHALYPSE!!!!!!! SNOOP DOGG IS NOW ON STAGE!
4:49 Heavy metal. Snoop is not on stage yet.
4:08 Das Racist!
One more day of classes. Multiple Varsity Show performances. Holi. Snooooooop. Short sleeves. It’s hard not to sound sensationalist; this is without a doubt the most exciting weekend of the year for Columbia’s undergraduates. It represents a rare reprieve from the coursework, ugly weather, and collective apathy toward University goings-on that we like to think makes us unique among selective urban universities in the northeastern United States (it doesn’t). More »
Bacchanal has commissioned our trio of Wilf, Levispeck, and Mandelmagic to write and perform a promotional video (below) for next week’s madness. Video directed by Bacchanal’s Max Bartick (a Spectrum Opinion blogger) and Ra Daniel. Dope…
(Lyrics after the jump) More »
Don’t understand what the big deal is? Curious about how our “peer institutions” are approaching this touchy subject? Check on the status of ROTC at the other Ivies (and Stanford) after the jump. More »
Unzip and grab a ruler, ’cause we’re comparing commencement guest stars from around the league. Check out school-by-school speaker profiles after the jump. More »