Following what she was told would be a momentous marker in her journey to womanhood, Alice Wilson, CC ’21, left the polling station on Tuesday, November 3, feeling unsatisfied....
For West Harlem residents, voting is a decision between personal safety and having their voices heard
The latest challenge posed by the pandemic has made West Harlem residents reevaluate how they will vote in the 2020 presidential election.
With the upcoming presidential election and voter registration deadlines drawing near Spectrum wants to remind you to register and vote!
The presidential election may be months away, but the primary elections are already underway, and Spectrum is here to remind you to register to vote!
Inaugural “Art X Social Justice” initiative aims to amplify voices of incarcerated people through art
As students pass between classes in Schermerhorn Hall, its eighth and ninth floors provide an artistic respite from endless bulletin boards overfilled with flyers. Students have the chance to see a number of art pieces created by incarcerated individuals, bringing their rarely-heard voices to Columbia’s campus....
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Columbia College Student Council will vote on whether to allow Columbia University Apartheid Divest’s referendum on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement in the upcoming election cycle next Sunday....
Barnard awarded $1 million to launch community partnerships around immigration, poverty, labor rights
Barnard College has been awarded $1 million dollars by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch the Public Engagement Initiative, a social justice-oriented project that will facilitate collaborations between Barnard faculty, students, and partner organizations to develop real-world solutions for challenges faced by local communities. The organizations will center around the general themes of immigration, poverty, and labor rights....
ARTE helps students discover beauty, empathy, and justice in their communities, and within themselves
When one watches a love story unfold slowly in a musty cinema, listens to a singer’s voice build in an unearthly crescendo, or stands stunned before a mural painted with startlingly bright colors, it is possible to pause for a moment, take a deep breath, and step back from reality. It becomes possible to succumb to the incalculability of life—suddenly, one can reclaim the right to feel....
Former Attorney General Eric Holder, FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver talk Trump, 2020 election at panel
Founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight Nate Silver and former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., CC ’73 and Law ’76, discussed the upcoming Democratic primary race and 2020 presidential election in a panel on Tuesday....