The former editorial page editor contemplates campus discourse and the voices she has yet to hear.
“My time at Columbia is over, but my hope for the future is that after years of talking into our own echo chambers, Aryeh and CUAD will one day sit down together to listen to each other.”
We should personalize our learning if we want to reap its full benefits.
“In a time when the truth can be bastardized by a 140-character sentence, we need to start holding everyone, including ourselves, accountable for what we say and what we believe."
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.