Sat, Mar 24, 2012, 10:43am
Yesterday, I wrote about the international media's interest in Jim Yong Kim, Dartmouth College president and Obama's nominee for World Bank president. Today, I want to comment on Jeffrey Sachs' unconventionally public campaign for the World Bank presidency. Just to recap: On March 1, Jeffrey Sachs...
Fri, Mar 23, 2012, 9:50pm
The search for the next president of the World Bank would normally fall outside of Spectator’s purview. The Bank’s headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., not Morningside Heights. The department of economics probably spends a lot of time disagreeing about how effectively its loans reduce...
Fri, Mar 23, 2012, 5:15pm
President Obama’s back in news that’s relevant to Columbia. However, today’s news has got nothing to do with the sensitive subject of his travel plans for the month of May. Jeffrey Sachs, a Columbia professor and director of the Earth Institute, had made his desire to be the next leader of a famous...
Tue, Nov 1, 2011, 1:11am
It's late. You're up sorting through the deluge of Halloween costume photos flooding your news feed. Best Part: Looking forward to post-Halloween candy sales.
Fri, Oct 14, 2011, 6:45pm
We all came to Columbia for different reasons: the superstar faculty, to be in the city, see and be a part of what will be on tomorrow’s New York Times, to be intellectually engaged, or protest against the ills of society. This Saturday students will have a chance to do all of those.
Fri, Apr 29, 2011, 12:44pm
Jeffrey Sachs, economist extraordinaire and perpetually tossed out answer to 'Why Columbia?', has agreed to extend his term with the Earth Institute.
Wed, Dec 1, 2010, 5:03pm
Today we present the sixth installment of BloggerHeads, a weekly feature in which our bloggers sit down to debate or discuss an important issue at Columbia. It's December, we're still recovering from our Thanksgiving turkey comas, and finals are almost upon us. It's time to relax for a moment. So...