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Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. Our recommendations are below, and the full list of events can be found below the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments. Recommended Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Does It […]

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Today, before Columbia Divest for Climate Justice meets with the Board of Trustees, members and supporters of the group staged an action expressing their support for Columbia’s divestment from the fossil fuel industry.  Beginning at 5 pm, CDCJ assembled in the courtyard of Wien with signs and banners as part of their “silent and safe […]

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Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. Our recommendations are below, and the full list can be found below the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments. Recommended Gender Conversations: “Engaging Men in Gender Equality” with […]

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Update, 6:30 pm: The protesters appear to have cleared away. Protesters have amassed outside the 116th gates with the sign “Welcome Putin the Peacemaker.”  They are criticizing the U.S. and the Ukrainian government for their policies in Ukraine, and specifically the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the World Leaders Forum. They’ve led numerous chants against […]

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Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. Our recommendations are below, and the full list can be found below the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments. Recommended World Leaders Forum events (see bolded events after […]

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Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. Our recommendations are below, and the full list can be found below the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments. Recommended World Leaders Forum speakers (see bolded events […]

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Update (5:26PM): At 5:10PM, VP for Public Safety James McShane forwarded a Clery Crime Alert (see below) to all public safety emails detailing last night’s break-in. According to the alert, the break-in took place last evening at 10:08PM. The suspect entered Havemeyer 3000 Broadway, went inside offices on the 5th and 6th floor, and removed […]

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Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students.  Our recommendations are below, and the full list can be found below the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments.  Recommended The Big Problem from the Financial Crisis that Still […]

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Ellen Becomes A DG

Ellen Degeneres recently surprised Columbia’s Delta Gamma sorority with $10,000 in her Cash at Your Dorm series.  President Kayla Farrell answered several trivia questions like, “What does Taylor Swift call her group of friends?” (hint: the answer is “squad”) to win progressively better prizes—including a big screen TV!  We’re only a little bit jealous DG got […]

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In an email sent this afternoon, PrezBo announced his support for the University’s divestment from companies engaged in the operation of private prisons.  A recommendation will come before the Board of Trustees in their next meeting in June. On March 31, ACSRI (the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing) voted to recommend prison divestment to the Trustees, and […]

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Although the Varsity Show has traditionally been a highlight of prospies’ Days on Campus experience, this year, none of V121 will be performed.  This came after the Office of Admissions deemed some scenes “too mature” for prospective students, claiming that much of the satire would be lost on students who have yet to experience Columbia […]

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News Editor Eric Cohn raises some points of concern with Columbia’s new sexual respect program. Recently, I contacted Dean Kromm asking her whether faculty and staff are required to go through any sort of sexual respect training, as is now required for students. In an official university statement from Associate Vice President for Media Relations Robert Hornsby, I learned […]

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Eric Cohn brings you the latest update on the process of selecting a new Dean of Undergraduate Student Life – this time, the noise is coming from your classmates. Group leaders and prominent members of Columbia student government released a statement today alleging that student input was largely ignored in the decision-making process for the new Dean […]

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We present a letter from Eric Cohn, CC ’16, in reaction and response to today’s events on campus. Dear You, I do not know your pain; I cannot know it. As hard as we try we cannot comprehend what goes on inside another. But we can try; we can reach out in understanding and solidarity […]

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As part of Columbia’s effort to revamp the Core science course, an open forum was held last night allowing for student input.  FroSci Fault-Finder Eric Cohn reports. Last night, to a surprisingly sparse crowd, the Committee for Science in the Core held an open forum as part of its effort to formulate a new Core science […]

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