Opinion

Columns

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Feb 3, 2017, 12:44 AM

“Why do queer Arab people die?”

Feb 1, 2017, 10:32 PM

Homer. Herodotus. Sophocles. Plato. Aristotle.

Feb 1, 2017, 9:42 PM

My father choked up when I showed him my Columbia acceptance letter.

Feb 1, 2017, 12:40 AM

Op-eds

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Feb 3, 2017, 1:38 AM

“I now ... speak louder than ever to ask that you first say my name…”

Feb 3, 2017, 12:21 AM

“I am an international student from Beijing, China, and I chose Columbia because I thought I could identify with other Asian students on campus; more importantly, I thought that I would belong. With this incident, unfortunately, I have felt a combination of shock, sadness, and a very uncomfortable sense that perhaps my East Asian peers and I do not belong on this seemingly diverse, inclusive campus.”

Feb 1, 2017, 9:51 PM

"It's always a bit of a shock when I see these crushes around campus—I forget that they're real people, with nap schedules, stressful classes, and inner lives that likely bear little resemblance to the ones I've imagined for them."

Jan 31, 2017, 2:18 AM

How to support those protesting in Standing Rock from Columbia’s campus

Staff editorials

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Feb 2, 2017, 4:20 AM

"To say that these events have shaken our community would be an understatement. Each subsequent notification of the death of friends and classmates has been not only deeply distressing but, also, increasingly surreal. Above all, it has made one thing clear to both the 141st editorial board and the campus at large: Whether interpersonal or institutional, something needs to change."

Dec 15, 2016, 2:24 AM

Spectator's editorial board weights in on the administration's decision to bar Columbia University Marching Band from performing in Butler Library for Orgo Night.

Apr 28, 2016, 6:56 AM

Spectator's editorial board weighs in on the recent Columbia Divest for Climate Justice sit-in inside Low Library.

Apr 20, 2016, 4:17 AM

Spectator's editorial board endorses candidates for the Barnard Student Government Association elections.

The Canon

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May 4, 2015, 4:56 AM

What is the role of an active listener on campus?

Nov 20, 2014, 5:54 AM

How Columbians experience drugs.

Nov 6, 2014, 7:21 AM

What is the “War on Fun” at Columbia?

Oct 13, 2014, 6:11 AM

What does it mean that Columbia doesn’t celebrate Columbus Day?

Letters to the editor

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Jan 19, 2017, 12:43 AM

“Too often at Columbia, students and activists feel either unable or unwilling to engage with their neighbors out of fear that their actions may do more harm than good. There is a reductive and somewhat defeatist notion that campus-community partnerships are inherently dangerous.”​

Dec 14, 2016, 1:36 PM

Columbia/Barnard Hillel responds to Columbia Against Trump's piece, "Confronting hate." 

Dec 5, 2016, 2:57 AM

The UAW has been a consistent advocate for international students.

Editorial cartoons

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Mar 28, 2016, 12:35 AM

Despite Public Safety’s recent changes to this year’s Bacchanal crowd configuration, students in the audience will still feel like caged animals.

Feb 25, 2016, 10:16 PM

The artist is a Barnard College sophomore majoring in political science. She is the SGA Representative for College Relations, a coordinator and volunteer for Artists Reaching Out, and an editorial cartoonist for Spectator. 

Feb 11, 2016, 11:43 PM

Columbia is a competitive place for hookups.

Dec 10, 2015, 2:24 AM

What is our campus going to look like when remove statues of the public figures engrained in the University’s history?