Posts Tagged ‘one eleven’
The Best Part: The Black Box filmed in Lerner again but this time chose not to transform it into a mysterious hazardous materials research center. The real mystery remains whether we’ll want to brag about this show being filmed at our school.
Reality Check: A county fair in Denver is adding a contest for the best-grown marijuana to “represent one of the things Denver has going on.”
From the Twittersphere:
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) January 27, 2014
Along the College Circuit: An NYU student fell to his death from the roof of his dorm while high on hallucinogenic mushrooms earlier today. It’s unclear whether it was suicide. Regardless, NYU quickly offered students help to deal with trauma from the event.
The End: I discovered this song through this dance performed at Orchesis last semester, and I still can’t get over either one. Calming, beautiful, and bursting with ridiculous talent and coordination I dream of having sometimes.
It’s late. You’re up (or, like me, have fallen prey to jet lag.) Congratulations, you’re standing on the brink of the spring semester—but before that begins, let’s get on with this.
The Best Part: Closed for renovation after the fire, Citibank has resiliently set up ATMs in a little truck on 111th Street. A little close for comfort, but the money dispensers seem to work just fine.
This day in Spec history: Back in 1995, SSOL’s ancestor was a manual class registration process. A Barnard first-year writes about the nightmare of signing up for a required gym class: “This task should have been accomplished in an orderly fashion, but then who cares about order in this modern day and age?” With Wait Lists and Wish Lists swirling around the vortex that is class registration, we feel ya.
From the Twittersphere: Sociology Professor Shamus Khan makes it for the very first Tweet of the Day, with his appreciative welcome-back to us. Carman residents verbalizing their excitement to return to another semester of debauchery in those generously wide hallways?
It is nearing that time, we fear. Daily content on Spectrum will commence limited production as us bloggers commence
Netflix finals season. As the final 1:11 of 2013, we compiled the top 10 most popular posts on Spectrum over the year. Here they are, in all their glory.
(And yes, let’s pretend it’s Thursday so the #tbt thing will work. Just go with it.)
The best of all those “what would I say” statuses (stati?). For more, check out our interview with the creators, who are alums of yours truly.
Remember that time? Oh yeah, it’s casual. Here’s proof that it actually happened. For more, check out our interview with “fountain girl.” For those of you who weren’t there, one girl somehow managed to climb into one of the fountains at Low and was romping around. ‘Twas quite a sight.
This was a huge scandal toward the end of last spring. Almost every reading week some big scandal erupts on campus. Check out our predictions of what the scandal will be this year.
It’s late. You’re most likely up, ruminating over the semester’s end that is whirling towards you like the “Star Wars” opening credits. Here’s some of the best, worst, and weirdest from the cyberverse.
From the art world
Snapchat, meet Picasso: James McKenna makes the most of his daily NYC subway commutes to Snapchat other commuters, and then draw imaginary (and pretty damn imaginative) situations around them. Check him out. And next time you’re poised to send a weird face your unfortunate friend’s way, remember: this is art, and you may not be doing it right.
It’s late. You’re up.
I don’t know about you, but finals/term papers make me want to consume all of the m&ms, pizza, and chocolate-covered pretzels in sight. But! Most of us are losing our super-fast adolescent metabolisms, and it’s time to start taking better care of ourselves. So, here’s some easy ways to keep your finals snacking relatively healthy (because, honestly, who can resist a giant pastry from Butler Cafe at 1 A.M.?).
Drink lots of water. I’m sure you’ve heard it a million times, but this can’t be stressed enough. Even if you’re addicted to Diet Coke, switch a can out every now and then with a bottle of water. If you’re feeling hungry at an odd hour, you’re probably just thirsty. Lots of studies point towards dehydration slowing down your brain and making you tired. The list goes on and on.
Replace pretzel sticks with carrot and/or celery sticks. Delicious, nutritious, and still wonderfully crunchy. Dip in hummus for added protein and yumminess. Slightly unrelated, but here’s an adorable video of baby bunnies promoting healthy eating:
Thanksgiving is overrated. Thanks to new technology, it’s now pointless to spend time face-to-face with your family. The food isn’t even that great—everyone’s on a juice cleanse anyways. What is great is waiting in line for hours to buy some moderately discounted DVDs. Thankfully, Black Friday is slowly taking over Thanksgiving, with stores opening earlier and earlier every year. Here’s what we can only hope to look forward to in a few years, should this trend continue:
In order to get a good spot in line outside of Macy’s, families eat their Thanksgiving dinner on the sidewalk in the cold—turkey, green bean casserole, and all. It’s definitely worth it for some 20% off turtlenecks.
It’s late. You’re up. You think you’re hungry? You’re unsure. You may just be thirsty. It happens.
Anyway, you don’t want to work on that essay or a problem set or you’re tired of Thucydides or whoever else you’re seeing, and cooking makes stress go away, right? Like some people are into that?*
Here are some helpful questions that I at least will reflect on before I attempt to make a food happen again:
- What food are you going to cook?
I chose eggs. Then I decided I’d add pasta sauce and some vegetables to it because I thought just having eggs would be boring.
It’s one of those reminiscent nights. You know the kind: when you look up from reading about revolutions and other important, real-world things in 1912 and realize how time flies, making you metaphorically no larger than a crumb of bread someone left inside the Ferris panini press. And how so many real things actually happened before you were even born. So in the spirit of looking back and feeling like a speck in the world, here’s a recap of what happened on Nov. 20 in the past.
1911: We raked in the most money yet. Columbia had the richest year in its history, back when PrezButler was the old PrezBo.