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November 2016

Ideas and Action Blog

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, The Office of University Life hosted a post-election discussion, AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY: Feminism, Media and the State of the Union. AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY is Columbia's lunchtime conversation series on race, ethnicity, disparities and justice issues.

View a recording of the event here, and panelists' suggested tips for civic engagement here. Additional readings and topical music selections follow. 

Office of University Life Blog

Whatever your views, whether you supported any or none of the candidates, this is a time – both right now and in the days and months ahead –  to pause and affirm our shared commitment to learning and discovery, to our diversity as a strength, and to inclusive community as a core Columbia value.