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Wake Up Call: Will Trump’s presidency impact how professors approach class discussions? (1/18)

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Your 1/18 Wake Up Call

It's only day two, but the weekend is almost here!


Today's top stories

Discussing Trump: Trump is a red-hot discussion topic, but how will professors handle the conversation in the classroom? Most say that despite the controversial nature of his future presidency, they want to be open to all viewpoints in class.

Is it too soon to think about housing? Not if you want to live in a Special Interest Community. Here’s the rundown on how to apply and how to find the best one for you (from a real-life SIC dweller).

Dodging Dodge? No excuse for you to ignore your fitness resolutions now. If you’re looking to pump some iron this semester, we’ve got the down and dirty on signing up for gym equipment, getting free fitness classes, and much more.

Winning in the weekend: The men’s tennis team claimed the MLK Invitational doubles title this past weekend by winning three tough matches against Georgia Tech, Georgia, and Illinois.

A mythical beginning: There’s nothing mythical about the potential success of this student-run magazine. Dive deep into the story of Mythos and its creator, who used her experiences in the fashion industry to inspire the magazine’s creation.


Pro tip of the day

Maybe you’re looking for an internship: Have you tried looking for a spring break opportunity? We might have some suggestions for you. Here are the whats, whys, whens, whos, and hows of applying.


Spectator Spring Recruitment

Here at Spec, our team is made of students from all of Columbia’s undergraduate schools: reporters, software developers, photographers, designers, social media experts, data analysts, and more. Find your place at one of our open houses.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 3.00 p.m.: Journalism Open House
Saturday, Jan. 21, 4:30 p.m.: Business and Innovations Open House

Saturday, Jan. 28, 3.00 p.m.: Journalism Open House
Saturday, Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m.: Business and Innovations Open House

Sunday, Jan. 29, 3:00 p.m.: SpecTech Open House
Sunday, Jan. 29, 4:30 p.m.: Visuals Open House
 

Apply to be a Spec columnist

Have a thought or two about recent campus discourse? Want to become an instantly recognizable voice in the Columbia community? Then you belong in Spec Opinion, which is currently accepting applications for its columnist positions. Learn more here, and submit your app here by Jan. 21 at 11:59 p.m.


Events and opportunities

AUDITION: CUPAL Spring 2017 Special Project Auditions and Interviews
8–11 p.m. in Hamilton Hall

SCREENING: Angela Davis x Yuri Kochiyama Film Screening
7–10 p.m. in Diana Center Room 203

AUDITION: Audition and Interview for NOMADS’ Double Feature: West and Life in Space
Jan. 17 - 19, 8 - 11 p.m. in Hamilton Hall

AUDITION: Clefhangers Spring Audition
Jan. 17 - 19, 8 - 11 p.m. in Hamilton Hall

AUDITION: Uptown Vocal Spring Auditions
Jan. 17 - 19, 8 - 11 p.m. in Hamilton Hall

AUDITION: Audition for Nonseq
Jan. 17 - 19, 8 - 11 p.m. in Hamilton Hall

AUDITION: Kingsmen Spring Auditions
Jan. 17 - 18, 8 - 11 p.m. in Hamilton Hall


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