Experts Contemplate The Future of Life on Earth

On March 1, 2015, the 92nd Street Y in New York City hosted a panel titled The Future of Life on Earth.

This House Believes All Ideas Matter

The newly established SIPA Debate & Diplomacy Club launches a forum for the structured exchange of ideas on campus.

Does the 21rst Century Need a New Magna Carta?

The 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta provided the ideal backdrop for the final event in SIPA’s first annual “Clash of Concentrations” Debate Series, hosted by the SIPA Debate & Diplomacy Society and The Morningside Post.

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Is the Magna Carta Still Relevant in the 21st Century?

  By The Editorial Board     The Morningside Post proudly presents this Special Edition double issue to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Car­ta. On June 15, 1215, a group of 13th-century barons signed the first ver­sion of the historic Magna Carta doc­ument in their last attempt to resolve the ongoing conflict with […]

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Freedom of Speech in the 21st Century

The Morningside Post Editor-in-Chief, Priyanka Johnson, discusses the Charlie Hebdo attacks and freedom of expression in light of the Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary.

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A New Face at the Office of Student Affairs

By Meixi Gan Students coming into the Office of Student Affairs for academic advising will see a new face this year. Dean Sara Doyle joined the team as an Assistant Dean last semester, taking over from Mona Khalidi. TMP sat down with Dean Doyle in her office one Friday afternoon to learn more about her, […]

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New York Prepares for Post-Sandy Reality

By Marc Tuozzolo The ramifications of climate change, both in the short and long term, were on display at the Sustainability Media Lab’s panel on the evening of February 25th at Columbia University’s Lerner Hall. The theme of the panel, “Resilient New York: Architecture and Urban Planning in the face of Climate Change”, brought together […]

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Who’s Afraid of Morningside Park?

  By Renu Pokharna When I entered the school as a first year student, students warned me about the many dangers of Morningside Park. The public park that runs across 13 blocks from 123rd to 110th street also divides the affluent Upper West Side and Harlem, the largest African American neighborhood in the United States. […]

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The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back

  By Rebecca Krisel “Being a New Yorker and seeing the towers fall from five or six miles away had a huge impact on my decision to join the Navy,” said Ian Gray, 30, with a stoic voice that betrayed his ever-lingering grin. A native Staten Islander, Gray was a senior at Curtis High School, […]

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The Man and the Mission: SIPA Hosts a Tribute to Bryan Turner

By Sarayu Adeni Over the years, Bryan Turner, MDP ’13 sent video messages to his family from a smartphone. The clips showed him walking briskly through Columbia’s main campus, at home excitedly getting ready for work, happy-dancing in his offices at the UN, on his worldwide travels, even singing lines from the song “What a […]

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Representing SIPA at COP 20: Climate Change and the Road to Paris

  By Cassia Moraes and Douglas Enrique Mendiburu In the first twelve days of December 2014, Lima, Peru hosted the 20th Conference of the Parties, or COP 20. A yearly summit that convenes world governments, UN agencies, multilateral organizations, civil society and the private sector to assess the progress in dealing with the effects of […]

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SIPASA Survey Shows 80% of Students Now Use Tinder

Quarterly survey suggests a correlation between student engagement with online/mobile dating apps and increased usage of the SIPA facilities.

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NOW I CAN SPEAK-Life of an Armenian Lesbian Comedian

Lesbian Armenian performs at comedy venues across NYC, addressing stigmas against homosexuality and search for self identity

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