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Brian Barbour and Nick Scott in swimsuits? Check. A high stakes race full of raw emotion? Check. A photo finish that will go down in the record books? Check.
The Sportscast goes poolside as Brian and Nick face off in the water to see just how hard senior swimmer Katie Meili—this week’s guest star—has to work when she competes. Meili also sat down to talk about her successful senior season and her plans to swim professionally after graduation.
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Over spring break, senior Steve Santos of the Light Blue wrestling squad took third place in his weight class at the NCAA wrestling championship in Des Moines, Iowa.
Steve joined Eli Schultz and Nick Scott this week on the latest episode of the Spectator Sportscast to talk about his experience at the national tournament and his plans for after graduation.
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If you were too busy on Sunday doing an Easter egg hunt or enjoying brunch to make it down to Fifth Avenue for the annual Easter Parade, for which participants come armed with hats of all sorts, check out the video above!
Spectator stopped by to speak with some parade participants, so take a look to see a dog in a hat, a man in a pink bunny suit, and hats made of hundreds of Metrocards.
Last Thursday, members and friends of the Eye, Quarto, and FemSex convened in the Intercultural Resource Center for an open mic focused on sex-positivity. Students came armed with poetry, prose, and creative non-fiction and fired away for a warm night of communal dialogue and entertainment.
For those who missed the event, take a look at the video above for a taste of what was said and done.
Live music, free food, and five straight hours of drawing attracted a roomful of Columbia artists to Artist Society’s annual Draw-A-Thon event on Friday night. Spectator stopped by with a camera to check it out, and try our hand at some sketching.
Despite being predicted to finish third place in the Ivy League, the Light Blue men’s basketball team had a disappointing 2012-2013 season, as they posted a record of 12-16 overall and 4-10 in conference play, and finished in last place.
In our season wrap-up show, Spectator’s men’s basketball beat writers—Eli Schultz, Steven Lau, and Muneeb Alam—discuss the problems that plagued the Lions’ season and the highlight the players that will play a key role in future years, especially with the graduation of point guard Brian Barbour and center Mark Cisco, who both played central roles in Columbia’s squad.
This is the third installment of A Musical Feast, a music series dedicated to showcasing the variety of New York sound.
A Musical Feast recently visited the Shrine in Harlem—a world music venue and restaurant founded in 2007 where funk LPs line the walls and the sounds of reggae, soul, jazz, rock, or afrobeat play every night. Taking its name from Fela Kuti’s legendary Nigerian music club, the Shrine has gone from being just a vision of its Burkinabe founders to a being one of Harlem’s main musical hubs.
Watch the video above to the hear the 7-piece soul and jazz of Soul’d Out NYC and the funky New Orleans guitar of Billy Iuso.
Shrine World Music Venue is located at 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.
In coming year, all Columbia students may be able to take part in a large-scale bike-share program on campus.
But this spring, 100 lucky students will get to take part in a pilot program which will lay the foundation for the larger project, which is the brainchild of Columbia EcoReps.
News editors Jeremy Budd and Casey Tolan sat down with Irene Jacqz—one of the EcoReps members responsible for the bike-share pilot’s creation—and EcoReps president Raphaëlle Debenedetti to talk about the new program and their hopes for it.
Watch the video above to see what they had to say, and for more information about the program, read the full article written by Andrea Shang.
Columbia’s tennis programs have several of the nation’s top-ranked college athletes on their rosters, but the biggest name in tennis currently at Columbia isn’t part of either team.
Mario Ančić, the 28-year-old Croatian tennis star who was once ranked No. 7 in the world, is pursuing a LL.M. at the Columbia Law School.
Ančić—whom the media nicknamed “Super Mario” after he defeated Roger Federer at Wimbledon when he was 18 years old—doesn’t play much anymore, but he occasionally hits with members of Columbia’s men’s tennis team.
Spectator caught up with Ančić and some friends at the Vanderbilt Tennis Club, tucked away in the upper levels of Grand Central Station, to talk about his transition from a professional athlete to a lawyer and to see what skills he still has on the tennis court.
Read the full feature about Ancic written by Kyle Perrotti in today’s paper.
With the Light Blue baseball team poised to begin its season this weekend against Lamar University in Texas, two of the baseball beat writers—Myles Simmons and Eli Schultz—sat down to discuss the prospects of this year’s team.
Watch the video above to hear sound bites from their interview with head coach Brett Boretti and see clips from one of the Lions’ recent practices.
For an in-depth look at this year’s team, pick up a copy of the Baseball Supplement or read it online.