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Leaving the Playground: After Running a Presidential Campaign, Henry Williams Isn’t Done With National Politics
Henry Williams, a sophomore at Columbia College, is fresh out of the shower, standing in his pajamas with a towel draped over his shoulders, as he welcomes me into the basement lounge of River Hall. There is a lot to talk about, and he does not waste time. He speaks quickly and eloquently—it’s clear that he has told this story many times before. As Williams laments the uninspiring centrism that he believes has plagued leftist politics since the end of the ’60s, a student plays violin across the room. The melancholic crooning is like a funeral march for politics as we know it....
The Columbia University Center for Oral History Research, the country’s oldest and and largest oral history archive, will be one of three schools responsible for generating the official oral history of the presidency of Barack Obama, CC ‘83, the Obama Foundation and Columbia University announced Thursday morning....
At the Columbia Political Union’s first debate of semester, President of the Roosevelt Institute Ricardo Jaramillo, CC ’19, and President of Columbia University Democrats, Joanna Cohen, CC ’20, debated prison justice reform....
The presidential search committee released a job description for Barnard President Debora Spar’s replacement on Monday in an email from search committee chairs Ina Drew and Cheryl Glicker Milstein, BC ’82....
Updated Nov. 10, 2:12 p.m.
One year ago, Divest Barnard was invited to speak in front of the board of trustees, the individuals with the highest positions of authority at Barnard. The Presidential Task Force to Examine Divestment was born out of that meeting. Today, we are proud that the Task Force has come to a consensus and is recommending divestment to the board's Committee on Investments....
Students, faculty express concern about diversity, transparency at Barnard presidential search listening sessions
In a set of open forums Tuesday, members of the Barnard community voiced their concerns regarding the search for outgoing president Debora Spar's replacement....