Opinion

May 15, 2014, 8:45 PM

Nightline teaches the important skill of listening.

Top Stories

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May 17, 2014, 3:31 PM
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Barnard should admit trans students who don’t necessarily fall under the legal category of female.

May 11, 2014, 8:54 PM
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Nearly 100 faculty express their support for students pushing for changes in Columbia's sexual assault policies.

May 11, 2014, 7:43 PM

From September to May, the Opinion section has published (hopefully) thoughtful commentaries and passionate arguments on issues relevant to our readers. Here, we offer selections from columns, op-eds, and staff editorials that reflected debate on campus and in the community.

May 7, 2014, 9:23 PM
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Remembering the Holocaust is an occasion for all to come together and find peace.

Columns

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May 4, 2014, 11:00 PM

Sammy Roth thanks everyone who made being on Spec the best experience of his life.

May 4, 2014, 11:04 PM

Alex Smyk thanks those who helped revamp Spec business and overcome the financial obstacles threatening the future of the paper.

May 4, 2014, 11:14 PM

Leo Schwartz reflects on the Core, thoughts that transcend time, and the universality of the Columbia and human experiences.

May 4, 2014, 10:27 PM

Finn Vigeland reflects on the Big and Little moments that made his Spec experience so amazing.

Op-eds

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May 17, 2014, 3:31 PM

Barnard should admit trans students who don’t necessarily fall under the legal category of female.

May 15, 2014, 8:45 PM

Nightline teaches the important skill of listening.

May 11, 2014, 8:54 PM

Nearly 100 faculty express their support for students pushing for changes in Columbia's sexual assault policies.

May 7, 2014, 9:23 PM

Remembering the Holocaust is an occasion for all to come together and find peace.

Staff editorials

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May 1, 2014, 7:49 PM

Columbia should create more spaces for students to socialize.

Apr 30, 2014, 4:23 AM

The elimination of the dean of student affairs position and restructuring of offices may hold positive change, but students should not have been excluded from this decision-making process.

Apr 27, 2014, 11:20 PM

Senior Week and Commencement should be a time for fond farewells, not profiteering.

Apr 24, 2014, 8:19 PM

Spectator's Editorial Board weighs in with its most important endorsement to date.

The Canon

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Apr 30, 2014, 4:29 AM

In this week’s Canon, we asked our contributors: Is Columbia a corporation?

Apr 28, 2014, 2:29 AM

Each year, as we approach graduation, Spectator gives its graduating seniors a chance to offer wisdom and share their experiences—at Spectator and beyond.

Apr 8, 2014, 9:13 PM

In this week's Canon, writers explore the question: What place should female authors have in the Core Curriculum?

Mar 5, 2014, 6:17 AM

This week's Canon discusses cultural appropriation and cultural learning at Columbia.

Letters to the editor

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Apr 27, 2014, 7:25 PM

At Spectator, we often talk about ways we can improve our coverage and increase our outreach, but rarely do these conversations translate into meaningful action. We’re trying something new this year.

Apr 4, 2014, 4:00 AM

Barnard's Health Services respond to Paulina Pinsky's op-ed.

Mar 31, 2014, 6:53 PM

CIRCA weighs in on the Barnard administration's removal of the SJP banner.

Mar 23, 2014, 11:13 PM

Greg Shill argues that the inevitable controvery that accompanies graduation speakers can't take away from the power of the moment.