Everyone must recognize their internalized biases to recognize their problems.
Identities too often serve to divide us instead of providing us with a basis for connection and empathy.
Empathetic listening is our moral and intellectual responsibility, and the key to effect change.
“In the days, weeks, and years to come, I ask you who are not Latinx, of color, Queer, or a member of any other group endangered by the events of Nov. 9 to be ready to listen more intently to our perspectives.”
18. Replicate Plato’s Symposium: Get everyone drunk and take turns making speeches about Love.
Columbia students should challenge themselves to have tough conversations about equality with members of their communities.
“The good professor is a meddler, who refuses to accept that what lies beyond the syllabus is none of their business.”
College can be disorienting, and finding one’s own support group here becomes crucial; friends become moms—they become family.
Columbia student reflects on her changing relationship with her immigrant parents in light of the upcoming presidential changes.