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Columbia Sends In the N.Y.P.D. to Arrest Protesters in Tent City

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The university president broke with a decades-long tradition and called in the police to quell the pro-Palestinian protest. The encampment was then dismantled.

A protest 56 years ago became an important part of Columbia’s culture.

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Columbia University is no stranger to major student protests, and the uproar that unfolded at the institution on Thursday had echoes of a much bigger revolt in 1968 — another time of upheaval over a war many students deeply believed was immoral. That ...

Colleges Warn Student Demonstrators: Enough

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After years of tolerating unruly protests, some schools are starting to suspend and expel students, raising questions about where they should draw the line.

4 Takeaways From the Hearing on Antisemitism at Columbia University

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Four Columbia University officials, including the university’s president and the leaders of its board, went before Congress on Wednesday to try to extinguish criticism that the campus in New York has become a hub of antisemitic behavior and thought ...

Q: Who Found a Way to Crack the U.K.’s Premier Quiz Show?

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Brandon Blackwell sits in his apartment in the Jamaica section of Queens, training with a collection of 30,000 homemade flash cards the way weight lifters train with barbells. Each card contains an obscure fact about the world. Which country is home ...