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Student Event Spotlight

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  • On Thursday from 6 pm to 7:30 pm, the Barnard Zine Library is hosting a Zoom Zine Making Workshop. You can register for the event here.


  • On Wednesday from 8:45 am to 10 am, the first World Leaders Forum event of the week will be held with UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Guterres will discuss “The State of the Planet,” including an introduction by President Bollinger and a question and answer session following the address. You can register for the event here.
  • On Wednesday from 10 am to 11 am, there will be another World Leaders Forum with Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece. The topic of the discussion is: “The Greek Transformation: Overcoming a Financial Crisis, Populism and COVID.” You can register for the event here.
  • On Wednesday from 12 pm to 1:45 pm, there will be a book talk with Catherine Grace Katz, author of The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War. The novel chronicles the journey of three young women who accompany their fathers to the Yalta Conference in 1945. You can register for the event here.
  • Also on Wednesday at 7:30 pm, there will be a Creative Writing Lecture with Matthew Salesses, the author of three books. You can register for the event here.
  • The last event on Wednesday, titled: “Harlem Renaissance Man: Jack Johnson” will take place from 7 pm to 9 pm. Johnson was the first Black heavyweight boxing champion who set the stage for Muhammad Ali and inspired people everywhere with his vibrant personality, love of cars, clothing, and dancing, and his brazen assurance in his unparalleled boxing abilities. You can register for the event here.
  • The last event, hosted by the Columbia Neuroscience Society and Students of Color @ Columbia, will take place on Friday at 5 pm. This will be a panel discussion on the topic of the mental healthcare system and the unique challenges faced by Black and Brown folks in this arena. You can find out more about the event here.

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