Reforming student collaboration in senate meetings would allow for more openness in the proceedings.
The defeat of gun control efforts in the United States Senate two weeks ago was due to voter “indifference,” and senators who voted against the proposed legislation are unlikely to face any political consequences, Rep. Charles Rangel argued at a forum at Columbia on Monday.
Don't write off important Columbia moments the way Obama wrote off the Senate.
Already frightened by only an 18-seat majority, Democrats currently stand to lose a few more in the 2010 elections. But, while I’m not exactly fired up right now, the recent events have certainly lit a fire under me.
Samuel Silverstein might be the only individual at Columbia University who has contributed to cellular biology, scaled mountains in Antarctica, and argued for income transparency in University Senate, a body known for low attendance and stifling bureaucracy.
I recently read A Room of One’s Own, a classic essay by Virginia Woolf based upon a series of lectures Woolf gave to women’s colleges at University of Cambridge. Woolf creates a fictitious sister of William Shakespeare, equal in talent and genius.
Though Senator-designate Kirsten E. Gillibrand made Harlem one of the first stops on her statewide “listening tour,” many New York City locals remain cautious about the outgoing upstate representative’s politics and her perceived outsider standing.
Monthly business was at the back of Senators’ minds at the body’s first plenary meeting of the year on Friday as members focused on the debate over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s invitation to campus.
Dec 10, 6:55pm
Barnard Student Government Association correspondent Emma Goss brings you the highlights from Monday night’s Barnard SGA representative council meeting. What They’ve Done: Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84 and TC ’87, spoke about increasing... Read More
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