Current Columbia homepage headlines:

Music Is a Major Key to Reviving the Musical City

Learning to Think Strategically Is Harder Than It Looks

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Also, a quote from the music article:

“The suicide rate in New Orleans appears to be rising long after the floodwaters receded, according to several speakers. They described the effects on elderly people of being cut off from their communities, perhaps forever…

But for all the tales of devastation, conference participants took time out for music, including rousing jam sessions.”

Matthew Harrison