What Are You Doing This Weekend?

This weekend, five vans of over sixty Columbia University and Barnard College student activists will hurtle into Lexington, Kentucky as the Columbia University College Democrats launch an army of liberal campaigners into the final days of Kentucky’s gubernatorial race. This race is of tremendous importance,…

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CU College Democrats Announce Anti-Bigotry Panel Panelists will speak about strategies for countering right-wing hate on campus and in the media Now in the midst of “Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week,” Columbia University faces a coordinated barrage of right wing bigotry and misinformation. The College Democrats will…

CU College Dems Fight for SCHIP, Call Idiot Congressmen

The Activist Council held an event this Wednesday to pressure the two members of the New York congressional delegation NOT voting to override Bush’s veto of SCHIP. We thought they should change their votes and support healthcare for American children. Congressmen Kuhl and Reynolds obviously…

Three lines for children

In the British Parliament, party whips distribute letters before important votes instructing members to attend. The number of underlines traditionally conveys the consequences for party members that fail to show up and vote with party leadership. The most important votes–generally the ones on which the…

The Great Immigration Debate: The Liveblog

Welcome to the L&D’s first attempt at liveblogging one of our debates / smackdowns of the CU College Republicans. If you’re reading this now, it means you’re stuck in a 7-10 film class watching something artsy and in Flemish, so…we’ll try to be slightly more…