Students often complain about the perceived lack of community on Columbia’s campus through conversations, petitions, and forums on the issue, and are still grappling to find solutions to the issue.
Names and faces: the administrators and student council leaders you should know this fall.
GS Dean Peter Awn is looking to increase the number of Contemporary Civilization and Literature Humanities sections available to GS students.
The General Studies dean discussed Newsweek's controversial "Muslim rage" headline Wednesday, using the headline as a jumping-off point for a discussion of the recent turmoil in the Middle East.
After the mishap with Class Day being rescheduled, it is important that we show solidarity with GS.
Dean of the School of General Studies Peter Awn is looking for a donor to endow a name change for the school. Awn says GS has outgrown the original meaning behind its name—a “highly distinguished name referring back to a state of the medieval universities when they began to expand their outreach more broadly to students, not solely from their own region.”
The trees lining College Walk lit up with the spirit of the holidays, as deans and students from all four undergraduate schools gathered in Low Plaza.
GS Dean Peter Awn, along with GSSC members and students, spoke about the difficulties of finding housing for students and mandating the Core at a town hall on Wednesday.
Ben Harris, CC ’14, started filming interviews last week with Columbia administrators, faculty, and students, who want to tell others in the LGBT community that it gets better, as part of a national YouTube campaign.
Spoken word poet Staceyann Chin performed at the event, during which GS Dean Peter Awn described himself as “really, really old and very, very gay.”
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