Fri, Apr 29, 2016, 1:26am
The Global Core can lead to the most unexpected journeys and change lives.
Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 2:32am
With the Columbia College student population diversifying over the years, this increasing mélange of identities has provoked vast debate on the curriculum’s ability to remain relevant. Various students and professors weigh in on the issue of the syllabus’ sustainability as the Core progresses into...
Thu, Mar 31, 2016, 11:02pm
The Columbia administration’s attempts to combat sexual assault on campus have not sufficiently addressed the problem of rape culture. Altering the Core Curriculum could change that.
Thu, Mar 31, 2016, 1:21am
Although the world outside the Columbia bubble often contradicts the tenets of a liberal arts education, Columbians shouldn’t feel pressured to turn away from the humanities entirely.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016, 11:06pm
Thirty-three years after Columbia College made the (much belated) decision to become more gender inclusive, the moment has come for the University to explicitly include gender a
Thu, Feb 25, 2016, 6:36am
Columbia's Global Core requirement has failed to provide students with a global education.
Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 9:31am
When Alex Della Santina, SEAS ’17 and a Spectator columnist, found time to complete her Global Core requirement, she ended up deeply disappointed by the results.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016, 12:50am
Although many first-years struggle with academic writing, it can be even more unnerving for nonnative English speakers. In America, university students are expected to be at the English proficiency level of a native speaker.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015, 1:58am
Columbia’s Core Curriculum classrooms cannot be “safe spaces.”
Mon, Nov 30, 2015, 12:54am
Rough Guide to the Universe can learn from the flaws of Frontiers of Science.