Oct 27, 2016, 9:49 PM

Students’ perspectives about Columbia change as often as students change internally.

Oct 27, 2016, 2:12 AM

During midterms, courses tend to stop giving answers and start giving frustrations and doubts, but maybe that’s the point.

Oct 24, 2016, 9:48 PM

Identity is not authority.

Oct 24, 2016, 9:59 PM

Why multitasking is not the move.


Oct 27, 2016, 2:17 AM

An NYU student pretends to be an insider and takes advantage of Columbia’s open gates.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:47 AM

The importance of giving back to Barnard.

Oct 24, 2016, 10:05 PM

Professor Suzanne Goldberg advocates her Sexual Respect Initiative as a means of increasing sexual respect on campus.

Oct 20, 2016, 10:30 PM

A student at the School of Social Work discusses being a “harmed person” and her journey to becoming a “boss person”. 

Staff editorials

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.

Apr 19, 2016, 11:22 AM

Spectator's editorial board endorses candidates for the 2016 General Studies Student Council elections.

Apr 5, 2016, 7:14 AM

Spectator's 140th editorial board endorses candidates for the 2016 Columbia College Student Council, Engineering Student Council, and University Senate elections.

The Canon

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

Oct 24, 2016, 9:15 PM

A call to “ban the box” in Columbia admission applications.

Oct 24, 2016, 9:37 PM

The administration shouldn't be biased in its advice to faculty.

Oct 6, 2016, 10:30 PM

UWriting gives SEAS students a learning opportunity that is otherwise not afforded to them.

Sep 14, 2016, 11:37 PM

“I'll be 81 next month and have had many years to reflect upon the decisions I've made in my life. The long and short of it is, don't ever let your parents or anyone else for that matter steer you from what you really want to do in life.”

Editorial cartoons

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?