What happened on Thursday was a shameless display of hypocrisy and paternalism on the part of the administration and Public Safety, and it speaks to the effectiveness with which a bloated Columbia bureaucracy has managed to materially degrade the quality of life of its undergraduate students.
Based on the realities of the situation, it is clear that the apartheid label cannot be justified by the conditions faced by Arab citizens of Israel.
Fundamentally, the “character” of a neighborhood is a completely subjective construct, which makes it virtually impossible to placate dissatisfied parties who hold grievances on these terms.
Science deserves A+ to compensate for their curve
I couldn’t help but wonder (and fear) if Obama had actually managed to spark a partisan realignment, banishing the Republicans to the history books alongside the Whigs of the 19th century. Less than a year into his presidency, however, my initial fears seem to have been poorly founded, as Obama shows the indications of political mortality.
The West should take the view that our respect for a given country is something that has to be earned, not something that a state is entitled to merely because it exists.
If America comes out of this crisis thinking only that the free market needs to be “regulated,” then we are destined to be not just a nation of low growth and diminished opportunity, but one that is only a single policy blunder away from yet another economic catastrophe.
Walking through the 116th Street gates, it is very easy to be taken aback by how different Columbia’s acropolis-like environment is from the hustle and bustle of New York City.
The first thing that came to my mind when I heard about the members of Solidarity’s hunger strike was a quotation by Edmund Burke: “It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Burke lived in a tumultuous time, caught bet
The hanging of a noose in Teachers College cannot fail to offend the collective sensibilities of the University community. Here we are at a prestigious institution that preaches tolerance and diversity. Surely, nothing of this sort should happen.
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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