The majority of Columbia students can give a straightforward definition of the word “home.”
But there is a small subset of us in Morningside Heights—myself included—for whom the idea of home is complicated enough that everyone else thinks we don’t have one.
They also seem to think that we deserve pity. We don’t. For one, we don’t have to struggle with the question:
“To what degree should we separate ourselves from home during our time at Columbia?”
Editorial Page Editor
To what degree should we separate ourselves from home during our time at Columbia?