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Against the Machine

The Columbia Daily Spectator | Posted 05.14.2012 | College
The Columbia Daily Spectator

I'm not so sure that the ability to look up a concept or name on the fly in class makes us better learners -- on the contrary, I think it makes us reliant on an external body of memory.

Columbia's Sexual Assault Policies Under Scrutiny | Posted 06.14.2011 | College

Eve, CC '11, had doubts about filing a complaint with the University against one of her closest friends, a student who sexually assaulted her one nigh...

Columbia Frats Implicated In Drug Ring Suspended

Spectrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Student Affairs has just released a statement announcing interim suspensions for the Alpha Epsilon Pi, Pi Kappa Alpha, and Psi Upsilon fraternities on...

The Finals Guide To Netflix Streaming (CHART)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's the most wonderful time of the year -- those mystical few weeks that rob us of sleep, sanity and, at times, faith in our peers. No, not the holid...

Columbia University To Offer Gender-Neutral Housing

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Columbia University has formally joined the growing list of colleges and universities that offer gender-neutral housing. After reviewing a revised p...

Columbia Hiring Less, Reviewing Fewer Tenure Cases

The Columbia Daily Spectator | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The economic crisis has steepened a decline in tenure cases evaluated from year to year, as well as outside faculty recruitment, administrators said. ...

Stephen Colbert Tests Columbia Prof On Textbooks (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Texas State Board of Education has voted to radically alter textbook lessons for future generations, removing from curricula separation of church ...

COLUMN: I'm Majoring In X. Don't Ask Me Why.

The Columbia Spectator | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the spring of my senior year of high school, I gave my father the silent treatment for two days. He deserved it--he had refused to discuss what I s...

How To Break Up And Make Up, With Minimal Injury In Between | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Rejection is hard, no matter how you look at it. When you are told "no," it hurts, brings up insecurities, and becomes a layer of grime over everythin...

Meryl Streep To Speak At Barnard Commencement | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

She had to choose which of her children she would save in the Holocaust, she was the editor of a major fashion magazine, and recently she mastered the...