Author: The WORD

Welcome Week 2017

Article by Olivia Pawlowski
From August 25 to September 6, the campus celebrated its longstanding Welcome Week tradition to usher in the start of a new academic school year. Coordinated by the Undergraduate Student Government, the week-long event offered students a chance to ease into a new semester.

Campus Kicking into Higher Gear for Start of Academic Year

By Olivier Dumont
The last traces of summer weather, writes the WORD’s Olivier Dumont, are diminishing, and with the school year kicking into third gear, six students interviewed for this story for their experiences and opinions about the early weeks of the semester said they were immersing themselves in their studies and campus life.

Student Chess Club an Emerging Campus Presence

Article written by Vladimir Zark
Club members meet in the roaming expanse of the third floor of Hunter West, the main lobby area by the escalators. Club President Vladimir Zarkmake usually arrives there by 12 p.m. every day during the week.

Special Events and Shorts for the 55th New York Film Festival

Includes World Premiere docs about Steven Spielberg, Bob Dylan, and the Metropolitan Opera; a series of four new films by Claude Lanzmann; a conversation with Kate Winslet and a master class with cinematographers Vittorio Storaro and Ed Lachman; a new restoration of G.W. Pabst’s Pandora’s Box premiering a new score; the return of Film Comment Presents; and more