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Student Event Spotlight

A new semester means new student events! If your club or organization is interested in having your event featured in our weekly roundup, please submit them to

CU Dems and Columbia for Biden are co-hosting a presidential debate watch party on Tuesday at 9:00 PM. You can find the link to the event here.

Chowdah Sketch Comedy will be hosting its second sketch-writing workshop of the semester on Thursday at 8:00 PM. Funny people wanted! You can register for the event here.

Columbia Catholic Ministry is collaborating with NYU Newman Catholic Fellowship to host a virtual retreat on Saturday from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST over Zoom on Works of Mercy. You can register for the event here.


On Monday from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, there will be a conversation with Diala Shamas, an attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, titled “Resisting the Gaslight: Lawyering for Palestinian Rights.” In her career as a lawyer, Shamas works to protect citizens from law enforcement abuses, specifically those rooted in national security concerns. You can register for the event here.

On Thursday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, there will be a book talk with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Professor Janet R. Jakobsen in conversation with NYU Professor Ann Pellegrini. Jakobsen will be discussing her new book, The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics, and exploring how gender and sexuality influence and are oftentimes inextricably linked to American politics. You can register for the event here.

On Friday from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies is hosting a book talk with Aaron Y. Zelin about his book titled Your Sons Are at Your Services: Tunisia’s Missionaries of Jihad. Zelin will explore the impacts of the 2011 Tunisian Revolution, specifically as they pertain to the radicalization of Tunisian people and the jihadi movement. You can register for the event here.

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