Spectator presents a look at policies and politics, lobbying and liberalism for its last issue before Election Day. What stake does Columbia have in the federal election?
For administrators who talk, Obama may have edge on higher ed policy, by Sammy Roth and Finn Vigeland
Columbia spends tens of thousands on Washington lobbying, by Abby Abrams
1968’s liberal legacy still strong, but diluted, by Margaret Mattes
Activism, debates prep students to vote, by Sarah Batchu and Samantha Cooney
City excitement lies in primary, 2013 races, by Gina Lee
Columbia maintains working relationships with local politicians, by Jillian Kumagai
Columbia administrators’ campaign donations, by Casey Tolan, graphic by Yuma Shinohara
Obama and Romney: The college years, by Jillian Kumagai and Gina Lee, graphic by Burhan Sandhu
How to: Throw an Election Night party, by Emma Finder
Representatives from CU Dems, Columbia University College Republicans, CIRCA, and CU Libertarians weigh in with presidential endorsements.
The libertarian predicament, by Maria Giminez Cavallo, on behalf of Columbia University Libertarians
Romney: Change we can believe in, by John Kenney, on behalf of Columbia University College Republicans
We stand with Obama, by Austin Heyroth, on behalf of Columbia University College Democrats
Around the world: Romney and Obama, by Chris Szablewski, on behalf of the executive board of Columbia International Relations Council and Association