BEST PART OF THE JOB: Arbaje derives satisfaction from being part of a team, many of whose members have become good friends in her nearly two decades at the University. “Working at Columbia is like working with family,” said Arbaje. In the mornings, she might be walking through the buildings, chatting with doormen, porters and housekeepers, or discussing issues with superintendents.

Grant: Those dudes are cool. Their original drummer, Juston Stens, has been playing with us a lot this year and he is a really interesting guy and a terrific drummer. He is an idea machine. It became a mega hit for its era, eventually generating $357 million in worldwide box office. It has sold millions of copies on DVD and Blu ray and now boasts a brand new, two disc, combo pack edition in a handsome steelbox. The release is entitled, of course, Top Gun: Thirtieth Anniversary.

After being taught to “just say no” my whole life, I smoked a joint when I was 14. I wasn’t instantly transformed into a homeless junkie reduced to begging for cheetos to live, as all those ads had implied would happen. I wondered what else I’d been lied to about, so I tried some more drugs and learned about others.

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I don’t want to downplay the importance of references supplied by the candidate. These references should be checked, but know that these references are prepared to say a bunch of good, fluffy things about the candidate. Far more revealing are the references from the supervisors, former colleagues and former subordinates whose names and numbers aren’t on the candidate’s prepared list..