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Charles Murray speaks at Columbia, with support of nearly 150 faculty members

Charles Murray, the conservative thinker whose appearance at Middlebury College earlier this month sparked both a student demonstration on campus and widespread national debate over free speech on campus, spoke at Columbia University tonight — with wide faculty support. 863 more words


Barnard College: BCRW’s newly digitized archives of feminist history

Barnard College: BCRW’s newly digitized archives of feminist history. “As the 1960s drew to a close, a growing chorus of voices within the Barnard community began calling for an official College response to the changes wrought and challenges posed by the Women’s Liberation Movement. 53 more words

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Thousands of college students are expected to join the Day Without a Woman

The group behind the highly successful Women’s March has organized A Day Without A Woman strike — and thousands of college students will be participating, organizers say. 784 more words


AmeriCorps helps thousands of students get to college. Trump's budget may axe it

When Melinda Dang, now a freshman at Ohio State University, started applying to colleges, she didn’t know where to begin.

“I was already feeling extremely anxious,” she told USA TODAY College. 1,117 more words


The 'Factual Feminist' debunks stats about sexual assault and the wage gap

When Christina Hoff Sommers, a “former ’60s flower child” turned philosophy professor, began investigating academic feminism, she discovered numerous “mistakes, half-truths and untruths.”

“As a feminist and an academic, I felt the need to set things right,” she told USA TODAY College. 1,016 more words


Columbia University's ties to slavery should be taught, students say

When most students enroll at Columbia University, they have no idea of the legacy of slavery that permeates the school’s history.

But the history of Columbia — just like many other colleges — is full of connections to slavery. 787 more words


Look Alive ... Even if You're Dead

The other day, I went to the American Folk Art Museum with Maisie, my first-cousin-once-removed. Maisie is a student at Barnard College. In all the time she’s been there, I have never invited her to our home, which is an hour away from her campus, or gotten together with her. 1,022 more words