Bourke-White at Columbia

A striking self-portrait of Margaret Bourke-White welcomes visitors to the Met’s latest photography exhibition “The New Woman Behind the Camera.” Before she became a renowned photojournalist, Bourke-White was a student at Columbia, who took her first photography class with Clarence H. White in 1922. […]

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A Safe Space Turns 50

In the spring of 1971, the Undergraduate Dormitory Council and Furnald Hall residents granted the student group Gay People at Columbia the use of a lounge as a safe space for the campus gay community. Fifty years ago, Columbia had the first LGBTQ student lounge on a college campus. […]

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