The Columbia University Archives currently have a fantastic online exhibit about the protests of ’68. Anna Hotter brings you some highlights of the action.

Faculty and administrators gathered in 301 Philosophy to discuss the situation.


Students set up camp in Hamilton classrooms.



Fayerweather, too, served as a temporary base.

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Students occupied President Kirk’s office.



And these were their demands.

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The Morningside community came together to protest Columbia outside its gates.

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Photos via Columbia Archives