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Good morning Columbia! Welcome to the first Wake-up Call of the new school year! Normally we do this on mornings when we have a paper, but this week we’ll be doing it throughout NSOP, providing just a short list of the day’s more interesting/useful-seeming NSOP events each morning, as well as a list of each day’s placement exams.
But also, we distributed the Orientation issue of the paper on Monday — hopefully you found it under/next to/somewhere in the vicinity of your door. Here are some highlights from the issue.
Read this: At some point you are going to have to learn how to use the subway. Here’s our guide to the 1 train.
Know this: To catch you up on some of the more contentious stories you’ve missed, we have a series called “Columbia Controversies.” This article is about the problems resulting from President Obama’s visit to Barnard last spring.
Here’s more: And to fill you in on stories that are continuing to develop, we’ve got another series of articles called “Stories to Watch.” This one is about Columbia’s Global Centers.
Interesting/Useful NSOP Events Today:
- Pre-Health Curriculum meeting at 9:00 a.m. in Roone Arledge Auditorium (Lerner)
- Library Meet and Greet at 10:00 a.m. in Butler 301
- Academic Resources Fair at 11:00 a.m. in Roone Arledge Auditorium (Lerner)
- OL Sibling Dinner at 6:30 p.m. — talk to your OL for the location
- Community Forum at 8:00 p.m. on Low Steps
Placement Exams Today:
- Hebrew – 1:00-4:00 p.m. in C01 Knox Hall
- Physics – 2:00-3:20 p.m. in 301 Pupin Hall
- Latin – 5:00-7:00 p.m. in 603 Hamilton Hall
- Persian – 2:00-4:00 p.m. in 101 Knox Hall
- There’s also a math information session from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Lerner Hall Cinema.
Have a great day of NSOPing!
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