Restoring the ROTC to Columbia will benefit cadets, the U.S. military, and the University community at large.
The calls in the United States to end the Iraq mission are reaching a frantic crescendo, and the precedent Congress' end of support in South Vietnam is touted as a potential withdrawal strategy.
In the opening scene of Patton, starring George C. Scott as General George S. Patton, Patton ends his monologue saying, "There's one thing that you men will be able to say when you get back home, and you may thank God for it.
Congressman Charles Rangel introduced legislation earlier this month calling for the reinstitution of "compulsory military service or alternate civilian service"--or in other words, the draft.
The prospect of a war in Iraq is unsettling and scary. I worry for the persons in the military who will go to war if we should fail in our efforts to achieve Iraqi compliance.
To many people, Veterans Day is an after-thought--a clothing sale, a day off from school or just another parade on Broadway. At Columbia, Monday was a regular school day.
If I've learned anything in the last 10 years, it is that good leadership is invaluable. I suppose part of the reason I'm thinking about leadership now is the heightened tension in world affairs, and my deep hope that our country's leaders know what they're doing.
The other day, my friend and I were chatting on the steps when our eyes fixed momentarily on an attractive female classmate walking past. After a moment's pause, my friend said "Yo, for real, G, if I could do it over, I'd be a straight-up pimp in a minute." I could empathize.
I am a Stuyvesant graduate, a former West Point cadet and a current Columbia student. But my proudest accomplishment is still my graduation from Army Basic Combat Training.
Jun 10, 11:27pm
Many students associate experimental music with the depths of Brooklyn, but Jake Gagne, CC ’16, is bringing the avant-garde to Morningside Heights. Gagne released his debut EP, “Violent Moan,” at... Read More
Jun 8, 2:43pm
In case you needed yet another reason to get back to campus this fall, the student filmmakers of For Dad Films — a new filmmaking group on campus — have... Read More
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