Spectator's editorial board weights in on the administration's decision to bar Columbia University Marching Band from performing in Butler Library for Orgo Night.
OPINION: Staff Editorials
Spectator's editorial board weighs in on the recent Columbia Divest for Climate Justice sit-in inside Low Library.
Spectator's editorial board endorses candidates for the Barnard Student Government Association elections.
Spectator's editorial board endorses candidates for the 2016 General Studies Student Council elections.
Spectator's 140th editorial board endorses candidates for the 2016 Columbia College Student Council, Engineering Student Council, and University Senate elections.
“We understand that, more often than not, forgetting to complete the SRI on time is more so an indicator of a busy schedule than of bad character. But administrative action, no matter how timely, efficient, or well-thought-out, is useless without enthusiastic student participation.”
This year’s administrative mishandling of Bacchanal fits into a larger narrative of inefficiency and disregard for student input. The narrative must end here.
“Five months later, as the rules committee continues to refuse to communicate with us, and in the absence of any evidence of progress or consultation, we can’t help but feel that, once again, members of the student press will be left unprotected.”
Columbia's Global Core requirement has failed to provide students with a global education.
When it comes to commencement, administrative action should always keep student input in mind.