News Editor Victoria Borlando interprets the purpose of the Columbia Core very literally, using everything she “learned” from Columbia in life’s most perilous feat: surviving the 1848 Oregon Trail.
On Monday, Staff Writer Phoebe Lu attended Professor Ruha Benjamin ‘s lecture titled “The New Jim Code” and learned about how machine learning algorithms contribute to systemic racism.
Communism is when you invest in GameStop, and the more you invest the communister it is. Happening in the world: Russia’s parliament quickly agreed to approve an extension of the New START Treaty with the
On January 26, Barnard College announced its new partnership with QuestBridge, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-ranking, low-income high school students the ability to attend prestigious universities without any financial burden.
Studying at home and feeling left out? You may be physically distanced from campus, but there are still ways to feel a part of it.
Catch up on the latest gossip from CCSC as they discuss campus resources, appointment processes and Center for Career Education developments.
There’s nothing we love more than when we call and you answer. On this first real day of reading week, we bring to you the parting words of just a few of the professors on this campus. Read these and weep about the fact that the semester is now over and you need to study your […]
Observer of the student bureaucracy Joe Milholland brings us word from the most recent meeting of the University Senate. On Tuesday afternoon, 63 university senators approved changes to the rules of conduct, with one abstention and no opposing votes. The new rules of conduct, among other things, put all rules violations in a single internal […]
Happy Thursday. For our next Actual Wisdom we bring you Robert Farrauto, who has chosen to answer in all caps. Justify your existence in 30 words or fewer: I AM A HAPPY FATHER, HUSBAND GRANDFATHER AND A TEACHER OF GREAT COLUMBIA STUDENTS. Claim to fame: I REALLY RESPECT AND ENJOY BEING WITH THE STUDENTS AND TEACHING THEM […]
Rejoice! The March 2013 issue of The Blue and White is now on campus. Pick it up in Lerner, Butler, or select residence halls (or find it “online“). To honor our heritage/amorousaffair with our mother magazine, we will continue posting pieces from the upcoming issue. In this feature, mag contributors Naomi Cohen, CC ’15, and Claire Heyison, BC […]
Crazy cowboy philosopher and Columbia Department Chair Professor of Religion Mark Taylor came out swinging today with a New York Times opinion piece condemning his own job. The longtime gloom-and-doom prophet of educational decay made his stand against the tenure system, calling it a financial and intellectual blunder and accusing its defenders of acting purely […]
In April, we reported that rumors both on campus and in print were suggesting that Professor Joseph Massad would soon be granted tenure. Now, everyone’s favorite tabloid/monitor-of-all-Columbia-controversies, the New York Post, reports (via HuffPo) that Massad has been granted tenure. In an article neutrally-entitled “Columbia Tenures An Israel Basher,” columnist Jacob Gershman writes that Columbia […]
Last May, rumors circulated that controversial Professor Joseph Massad was up for a second round of tenure review, after having been denied tenure six months earlier. Now, word is spreading both on campus and in media outlets that Massad has been granted tenure. Massad, who is in Egypt this semester, did not respond to an […]