Racist Fiji messages are part of a long history of sexual, anti-Black violence protected by brotherhood
Messages between members of the Columbia chapter of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, nicknamed Fiji, have circulated over the past week, implicating several students in racist comments targeting a Black woman photographed in The Denver Post after being tear-gassed by police. One fraternity member’s concerns were dismissed when he expressed disgust with a joke that compared the tear gas—a toxin linked to chronic respiratory diseases and miscarriages that has been used as a weapon against protests—to semen....
48 School of General Studies seniors have been inducted into the New York Delta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Ninety-seven Columbia College seniors have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, in addition to the 24 students initiated last semester, the college announced Monday....
24 Columbia College seniors have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the college announced on Monday.
Fourteen Barnard seniors have been inducted as Junior Phi Beta Kappa, the college announced on Monday.
Fifty-one Barnard seniors have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, joining the 13 who were inducted as Junior Phi Beta Kappa in the fall semester....
Columbia College announced that 92 members of the Class of 2018 will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society for liberal arts students at the university level....
As I see it, affection is practically invisible on this campus. Maybe it’s a New York thing. Or maybe it’s a generational thing—I have no clue. It absolutely doesn’t parade around in the open. Still, it’s there, and it fits into little interstices throughout the day: on a bench between classes, through small talk in passing, in dorm rooms, or on the job. On this campus—where it seems that people don’t have the time or expendable energy for extravagant gestures—love and affection come in short bursts: in moments that are indiscernible to most of us because they’re too short, too discreet, or too subtle....
If you signed up for 2018 sorority recruitment back in December, you might be wondering what comes next. You’re not alone—in fact, you’re one of about 450 Barnard and Columbia “PNMs,” or “Potential New Members” (see our glossary below), who will be going through recruitment this week....