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Holocaust Scholar at Columbia Frightened by Swastikas Spray-Painted on Her Office

The anti-Semitism, on the rise since Trump was elected, continues.

Elizabeth Midlarsky, a Jewish professor who teaches and researches the Holocaust at Columbia Teachers College, experienced first-hand the resurgence of anti-Semitic crimes across the country since President Trump took office.

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Columbia University Examines Ties to Slavery

"From the outset, slavery was intertwined with the life of the college," writes a Columbia University history professor.

Eric Foner

Columbia University released a report this week detailing its historical ties to slavery. The school becomes yet another that in recent years has made this discovery.

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Columbia University Divests of Investments in Private Prisons

Columbia becomes the first school to do so, though its holdings represent a fraction of a percent of these companies' values.

Columbia University's board of trustees voted this week to divest of its investments in private prison companies — and became the first university to do so — following a nearly year-and-a-half long student campaign calling on the school to separate itself from the controversial industry.

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Columbia Law Postpones Exams Over Garner, Brown Cases

One of the nation's best-known law schools is giving students the opportunity to postpone final exams. Just what do the Eric Garner and Michael Brown deaths have to do with it?

By Chris Hoenig

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