I will offer some words of thanks and praise to the institution that is Columbia University, and clarify some of the arguments I have sustained in this column in light of these words of praise.
It would not surprise me to learn that many Columbia students do in fact read the Bible, but are too ashamed to admit it in light of this prevailing social code.
At Columbia, students should never be forced to compromise culture in the name of fairness.
A Bwog post last week linking to the latest issue of The Current brought out a strange and interesting thread of arguments. The interest of this “Swiftcurrent” was the issue’s focus on Zionism. Scrolling down to the posting’s comments, I noticed the expected argument about the pros and cons of Zionism, a dispute in which people on all sides rarely agree, or compromise, or even so much as lend an open ear for a minute.
There is something to be said for the number of exclamation points in the postings on Hillel’s new blog, “And Thou Shalt Blog.” They are really all over the place, sometimes two or three next to each other, dancing amid giant words of all colors.
The questions I’m about to pose about the Columbia community have been asked and addressed over and over again. And yet, as long as a problem remains unsolved, how dare we do anything but repeat ourselves?
The questions I’m about to pose about the Columbia community have been asked and addressed over and over again. And recent events would lead me to ask one more painful question: If I were suddenly gone one day, would the university really miss me?
In his inauguration speech, President Barack Obama made a bold nod to “non-believers.” This group of people, before being ostracized from explicit national life, forms one component of the diverse new coalition of Americans that will be joining together under his watch to move this country forwar
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