On Oct. 10, two bombs were detonated at the heart of Turkey's capital Ankara during a "Labour, Peace and Democracy" rally, killing 102 people (as of Oct. 16) and injuring 400 people. This was the deadliest terrorist attack in the history of the Turkish Republic. Turkey, which is roughly the size of Texas, has a population of 75.93 million—about a quarter of the size of the U.S. population. Following the massacre, the government declared three days of national mourning with the Turkish flags flying at half-mast. The Ankara bombing was our 9/11, and nobody at Columbia seemed to care....
Students for Justice in Palestine, the Muslim Students Association, Student Worker Solidarity, the International Socialist Organization, and Students Against Mass Incarceration gathered on Low Plaza in Thursday's biting cold to speak out against Barnard administrators' decision to remove SJP's banner from Barnard Hall on Tuesday....
After students complained last semester that the University's explanation of sexual assault policies was confusing and scattered online, the provost's office is hoping that a new website will mitigate the problem....
Updated, Nov. 18, 12:18 p.m.
Columbia's Mental Health Task Force is circulating a survey focused on identity-based concerns with Counseling and Psychological Services and Furman Counseling Center....
Updated, Oct. 26, 6:11 p.m.
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Last year's top stories: Students debate free speech after removal of Students for Justice in Palestine banner
The removal of a political banner hung by Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine last March raised debate about free speech on campus....