Beyond its academic qualities, the Core prepares Columbia Men for fatherhood.
As winter and finals approach, we must cultivate trust and be honest about our anxieties for the sake of communal wellness.
Sometimes it’s difficult to justify taking the time to relax.
The Millennial generation needs to embrace the philosophies of Cicero and Marcus Aurelius to affect meaningful policy.
I can fill out plan of study forms and navigate the choppy seas of Columbia with peace, knowing that what the history department thinks of me doesn’t determine my worth.
The physical space of campus, its architecture, and its history are powerful reminders that there’s more to life than tomorrow’s deadline.
The problem with a love for the high, the lofty, the ideal, and the abstract, is that they bleed over too easily into elitism, a willingness to impose one particular vision of the Good through top-down coercion.
Returning to Columbia for a new year, again, feels different. Gone is the gulping, heart-squashing anxiety, punctuated by waves of excitement that marked my first week on campus two years ago.
The centerpiece of the Core helps us get to know Goodness, Truth, and Beauty, our basic longings in life.
In a not so meritocratic world, we have become students at Columbia, and what follows is a duty to use our privileges to do good.
Dec 12, 4:16pm
Updated at 5 p.m. The verdict is out, and the lucky ones have officially been chosen. Early Decision acceptance letters were mailed out today, at 3:30 p.m., by admissions officers... Read More
Dec 12, 11:29am
Hey. I think the marching band wants you to come to Orgo Night tonight. I don’t know, just a hunch. If you haven’t gotten the message already, check out its... Read More
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