Judging others by first impressions contradicts the ethos of critical thinking that Columbians claim to hold in such high respect.
Organized by the new Hazing Prevention Task Force, which Interim Dean of Student Affairs Terry Martinez announced last spring, the awareness campaign runs through Friday and aims to start a conversation among students about hazing.
In his final editor’s note at the Blue and White, Brian Wagner, SEAS ’13, wrote, “I appreciate you putting up with having an engineer run the literary magazine for the past few months.”
The arrest of a Columbia football player for a hate-based aggravated assault sparked a campuswide debate on the University’s athletic culture and students’ use of offensive language on social media last week.
How does anonymity, in all its forms, affect how we make and maintain relationships at Columbia?
Because of anonymity, online discussion can reach new heights not found in non-virtual realms.
The things people post anonymously in online comments shows we have a long way to go to improve our discourse as a student body.
Online interactions on campus aren't as intangible as they seem.
After Debora Spar announced that President Barack Obama, CC '83, would speak at Barnard's commencement ceremony, several controversies ensued.
Students formed a petition and a Facebook group that grew rapidly over the course of Tuesday night in response to misogynistic comments on Spectator and Bwog that criticized Barnard students.
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