On Wednesday night, the Barnard Center for Research on Women presented “Transformative Justice in the Era of #DefundPolice: Lessons from the Past, Strategizing for the Future,” featuring transformative justice activists Mimi Kim and Shira Hassan.
Barnard College has announced preliminary plans for the Spring 2021 semester, including the possibility of on-campus housing and in-person classes.
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Believe it or not, while you’re hiding under your covers avoiding high school friends, the world is still going on, somewhere, and we continue to believe that it is rotating around NYC and, specifically, our very own Columbia. Here’s what’s been happening outside of your house: In 2012, murders were at an all-time low, non-Apple […]
A huge piece in the today’s Times examined our most powerful and least proud alumnus’ deliberative process when ordering drone strikes, in which he weighs the benefit of killing a suspected terrorist against the risk of killing innocents. The piece included an oblique shout-out to CC. Obama, who in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech mused […]
Earlier today, the Columbia College Fund sent out an email to young alumni, hat in hand. Opening with a stirring description about we lucky students who are “experiencing life at Columbia College,” the email made a huge mistake. In a zealous sentence devoted to the Core, the Alumni Center gushed about “comparing the Republic to […]
Purdue becomes the first of the 27 schools pursuing construction of a NYC science campus to drop out of the running. (WSJ) Le Monde (the French magazine, not the restaurant you eat at when your parents visit) is fascinated by Barnard and education at an all girls’ school. Oh, can’t read French, can’t you? Well […]
Alison Herman, CC’15, was dutifully in attendance yesterday afternoon. She keeps it short and sweet below. N.B. Christia Mercer is a Bright Eyes fan. At 2:30 sharp on Tuesday, over a thousand Columbia College freshpeople and one intrepid reporter packed themselves into Roone Arledge Auditorium for their first-ever college lecture. With the help of a […]