Posts Tagged ‘Columbia’

New York City Puts the “Ant” in Mutant

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

If you needed any more proof New York City breeds freaks and mutants, it’s here. Gothamist is reporting the City may have created its very own specie of ant. (by Alissa Fleck) A Columbia professor decided, earlier this year, to investigate the wildlife outside his 63rd and Broadway building rather than go on a tropical [&hellip
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Armond White’s Mid-Year Awards

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Carole Bouquet and André Dussollier in Unforgivable. 2012’s best so far and Sarris remembered This year, I want to do the Mid-Year Reckoning differently, as a tribute to film critic Andrew Sarris’ recent passing. It was Sarris, during my grad school years at Columbia, who wisely advised that the percentage of good movies has not changed from the old days; now that [&hellip
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Stringer Endorses NYU Expansion

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

nyu Borough President Scott Stringer recommends changes to NYU Greenwich Village Expansion On April 11, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer gave NYU a show of measured support by detailing his recommendations for modifications to the university’s proposed Greenwich Village expansion, a 20-year plan currently slated for completion in 2031. “N.Y.U. must coexist with Greenwich Village and [&hellip
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Glass ‘Donut’ Expansion

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

A week after the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the Chabad School’s controversial expansion on West 86th Street, residents voiced their opposition to Columbia Grammar and Prep’s plan for growth. Much like recent plans for the Chabad School, the Dwight School and York Prep, Columbia Grammar wants to build a rear structure in the “donut,” the [&hellip
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See You Around Campus, Dad

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Most teenagers heading off to college look forward to getting away from their parents. Not for Isabella Tobias. The start of school will actually bring her closer to her father. “I don’t know anyone who has gotten the gift of going to school with a parent,” she said. “College is a scary thing the first [&hellip
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Something to Chew On

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A recent study has confirmed that a healthy, Mediterranean-style diet combined with regular exercise can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Previous studies have linked diet and exercise, independently, to reduced Alzheimer’s risk, but the recent investigation, at the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain at Columbia University Medical Center, [&hellip
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