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Students at Columbia Protest ‘Lack of Female Inclusion’ in Core Curriculum

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00am 10/4/2019 at 8:00am

Nothing is preventing these students from reading more female authors, but this isn’t about that. This is about forcing the school to force others to read more female authors.

The College Fix reports:

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Columbia University Bans Marching Band From All Future Athletic Events

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:30am 9/29/2019 at 11:30am

It sounds like there is more to the story than we are being told here. When is the last time you heard of something like this happening?

The Columbia Spectator reports:

Columbia bans marching band from future athletic events, will no longer provide university funding

Three days before the football home opener, Columbia Athletics...

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Scholar at Columbia University Under Fire for Alleged Plagiarism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/15/2019 at 1:30pm

The accusations against him have ruined his career.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Fake Citations Kill a Career

Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, plagiarized parts of his award-winning book on North Korea, Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1992. He’s currently on...

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Comedian Nimesh Patel Responds to Being Pulled Off Stage at Columbia

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:00am 12/11/2018 at 10:00am
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You can read the full backstory about Patel’s performance here. He has responded by writing a column for the New York Times:

I Was Kicked Off Stage by College Students. Did I Deserve It?

I’ve experienced a lot of strange things while performing comedy: Rosario Dawson made fun of me while I was...

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Columbia University Students Kick Saturday Night Live Comedian Off Stage for ‘Offensive’ Jokes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9:00am 12/5/2018 at 9:00am
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Last week at Columbia University, the school’s Asian American Alliance held a fundraising event called “CultureSHOCK:Reclaim” and invited comedian and SNL alum Nimesh Patel to perform. Halfway through his performance, student organizers walked on stage, took his microphone and told him to wrap it up.

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Muslim Students at Columbia Complain About Condition of Prayer Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00am 10/29/2018 at 10:00am

Try to imagine the left’s reaction if Christian students demanded their own prayer rooms and then complained that they weren’t being maintained to their satisfaction.

The College Fix reports:

Campus prayer room conditions upset Columbia’s Muslim students

Muslim students at Columbia University are so irked at the conditions of on-campus prayer rooms that they’ve...

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Freshman Orientation at Columbia Includes Three Hour Identity Politics Workshop

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00am 9/19/2018 at 10:00am

You have to make sure that everyone knows what’s expected of them, right?

The College Fix reports:

Columbia freshmen required to undergo 3-hour identity politics workshop during orientation

As part of Columbia University’s New Student Orientation Program, first-year students participated in a mandatory activity called “Under1Roof.”

Columbia’s schedule book for orientation describes it as a...

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University Study Finds Trump Voters Are Unfairly Misrepresented

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 12:30pm 8/5/2018 at 12:30pm
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Amazingly, this study was done by a professor at Columbia.

Campus Reform reports:

STUDY: Researchers falsely frame Trump supporters as racists

A new study finds that much of the research conducted on President Trump’s voters is marred by prejudicial designs, distorted data, and outright misrepresentation of Trump’s words.

Led by Musa al-Gharbi, a Columbia University...

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Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Former Columbia Prof After Bias Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 8:00am 7/30/2018 at 8:00am

The professor claimed one of her colleagues was trying to sabotage her through a negative email campaign.

Bloomberg News reports:

Columbia Bias Case Ends in $1.3 Million Payout to Professor

A jury awarded $1.25 million to a former Columbia University finance professor whose senior colleague sent dozens of emails disparaging her to industry professionals...

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Columbia University Workshop Tells Teachers How to be ‘Agents of Social Justice’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/21/2018 at 1:30pm

This is how progressive concepts trickle down from higher ed into lower grade classrooms.

The Daily Caller reports:

Columbia Grad School Tells K-12 Teachers How to be ‘Agents of Social Justice’

Teachers College, Columbia University hosted a workshop instructing K-12 history teachers on how to be “agents of social justice” on Tuesday.

The school offered...

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New Columbia Journalism School Prof Has Donated to Hillary 40 Times Since 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 8:00am 6/18/2018 at 8:00am
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Like so many of his industry colleagues, he’s with her.

The College Fix reports:

New high-profile Columbia Journalism School professor donated to Hillary Clinton 40 times since 2015

Columbia Journalism School recently announced that Raju Narisetti, the former Gizmodo CEO and News Corp senior vice president of strategy, will join its department as a...

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Columbia Prof Warns of ‘Theocratization’ of Constitution by Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/13/2018 at 12:00pm

The SCOTUS ruling on Masterpiece Cakes has apparently got some progressives in academia concerned.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof warns of ‘theocratization’ of Constitution by conservatives

A Columbia University professor recently claimed that conservatives’ belief in “natural law” is leading to a “radical theocratization of the Constitution.”

Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Katherine Franke,...

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MFA Visual Arts Students at Columbia Demand Tuition Refund

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:00am 5/1/2018 at 8:00am

The students claim the facilities are terrible and that the some of the faculty is missing in action.

The Columbia Spectator reports:

With decrepit facilities and missing faculty, MFA Visual Arts students demand tuition refund

When Elsa Lama, SVA ’18, chose to attend Columbia’s Masters of Fine Arts Visual Arts program in 2016, she...

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College Republicans at Columbia Allege Discrimination Over Dennis Prager Talk

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:00am 4/11/2018 at 10:00am

Prager is set to do an event at the school and suddenly, organizers are told there’s a problem with live streaming it.

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia Republicans allege discrimination ahead of Prager talk

The Columbia University College Republicans (CUCR) is accusing the school of trying to “silence” Dennis Prager’s upcoming talk by imposing a...

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Columbia Offers Course on ‘Social Justice Songwriting’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00am 2/21/2018 at 10:00am

Progressives have an ongoing love affair with their romanticized memory of the 1960’s. That’s how courses like this one come into being.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia University offers ‘social justice songwriting’ class

An Ivy League university in New York City is hosting a music class to teach teenagers “pop and social justice songwriting,”...

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Columbia Students Holding Event to Encourage Peers to Redistribute Their Wealth

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:00am 2/13/2018 at 10:00am

A new generation of Marxists is taking shape at Columbia. Why don’t these students drop out of school and give away their tuition dollars?

Campus Reform reports:

Columbia event discusses ‘obligation’ to ‘redistribute’ wealth

Two students at Columbia University are hosting a workshop later this month to encourage their peers to “redistribute our own...

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Columbia Student Says Feminist Philosophy Class Was ‘Indoctrination’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10:00am 2/8/2018 at 10:00am

Is anyone other than the student surprised by this? Any course based on identity politics is going to try to persuade you to adopt their way of thinking.

PJ Media reports:

Feminist Philosophy Class Was ‘Indoctrination,’ Says Columbia Student

A sophomore at Columbia University is arguing that the feminist philosophy class he took last...

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