It turns out that there’s always a person or two who can teach you something new, who loves the same things as you but approaches them differently.
Rather than interpreting “identity” and “community” through texts, what if we were to project our own experiences toward these questions directly?
If the University were to add a course devoted to questions of identity, gender, and bias, the College would not only engage an untapped branch of historical and philosophical thinking, but in doing so, Columbia College would also challenge its own history.
By studying women in the literary roles they occupy, regardless of prominence, we can develop insight into how these women think.
Modern ideas of how women are valued overlooks traditional honoring of women as mothers and central household figures.
If the Core Curriculum aims to truly capture the influential thought-leaders of a given time, then excluding most women is only honest. Why not spotlight women in their own course instead?
We need to integrate technology like e-books into Core classes.
Learning a foreign language—even just a few words—can unlock another world, and encounters between languages give us a magical symphony of meaning.
A year that saw widespread debate over academic integrity and a proposed honor code was capped off by a high-profile cheating scandal at Barnard and the distribution of revealing information before Friday’s Literature Humanities final.
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University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
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