This House Believes All Ideas Matter

The newly established SIPA Debate & Diplomacy Club launches a forum for the structured exchange of ideas on campus.   The SIPA Debate and Diplomacy society has organized a series of debates on both everyday current events and long…

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.   By Priyanka Johnson   C harlie Hebdo, the French weekly newspa­per,…

New York Prepares for Post-Sandy Reality

Source: Rebuild by Design website 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…

Who’s Afraid of Morningside Park?

  Source: Renu Pokharna 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 Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back

  Source: SIPA 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…