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.
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?
A review of the struggle undertaken in order to integrate women into Columbia University.
Rebeka Cohan and Emma Goss explore the Barnard's multi-layered relationship with Columbia, and the obstacles women have faced in ascending to leadership roles at the University.
In a time of digital communication, “Ladies Against Humanity” and other feminist websites serve as a casual venue for women to discuss gender roles and social activism.
What can the 2014 Olympics tell us about the gender gap in our lives at Columbia?
Chayenne Mia explores the tendency to attribute negative interactions to racism and sexism. Real discrimination will be taken seriously if we resist the urge to blame it constantly.
As president of Barnard College, Debora Spar has a lot on her plate. Last year, she released a book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, that explores one of the unintended consequences feminist movements have created for the 21st century woman.
We must change the ways we value ourselves as men in order to create a safer campus for men and women.
Although Barnard offers much to the Columbia environment, it must retain its separate identity in order to continue its singular culture.
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