Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 5:10am

Joanna Lee reflects on her spring break in Toronto, and the ways in which New Yorkers might follow the lead of Torontonians in promoting diversity.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013, 7:54pm

Absence makes the heart fonder, fostering appreciation through perspective.

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 2:23am

We need to gain perspective to truly appreciate other cultures.

Thu, Oct 4, 2012, 1:40am

The $8,000 Travel Fund is intended to finance transportation expenses, and the $15,000 Capital Investment Fund will help groups that need to purchase “big ticket items."

Thu, Nov 3, 2011, 7:48pm

We don't always have to travel to find new culture.

Wed, Mar 23, 2011, 7:48pm

Hitting the road has taught me a thing or two about unconditional acts of kindness.

Thu, Nov 4, 2010, 7:11pm

Remember that the whole world can be your classroom.

Sun, Apr 25, 2010, 8:01pm

In all of these plans, I get the same sense of an underlying, unspoken significance of this time of year (especially as students at a school like Columbia). For one thing, summer is a time specifically for us.

Thu, Apr 16, 2009, 8:29pm

By the end of spring break, it was hard to see the beginning.

Sun, Nov 23, 2008, 6:58pm

Picture this: You’re amid the bustle of Lower Manhattan in 1850, the streets congested with horses competing with coal-powered trains puffing black soot into the air.