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By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Columbia University Suggests Guards on NYC Streets Reduces Pollution in City’s Sewer System

Colombia University researchers have released findings from a new study of guards placed around trees in some New York City neighborhoods. The guards protect the trees and soil around them, and people often walk More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Hill report: More than half of Comey notes contain classified information, Trump says it’s ‘so illegal’

A shocking new twist on the former FBI Director James Comey is a report from The Hill, quoting “officials familiar with the documents,” claiming that “More than half of the memos” Comey wrote More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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James Comey admits that he leaked the Trump memo

Former FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he personally leaked to a reporter a memo he kept regarding the detailed and private conversation he had with President Trump. Comey admitted More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Global Warming hysteria: Greenland ice may melt, seas may rise, even though the region has been ice-free

For a long while, more than a million years ago, Greenland wasn’t covered in ice, scientists announced this week. That may not seem like the biggest news in science, except for this: The Greenland ice sheet More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Martin O’Malley blames origins of ISIS on global warming

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley jumped on the bandwagon of those claiming global warming is as serious as national security and created the conditions which “caused” Islamic State, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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‘Ghostbusters’ photos reveal uniforms, packs, Ecto-1 as new cast added

Director Paul Feig has taken to Twitter to keep updating fans with pics from his new Ghostbusters reboot, featuring an all-female team. News of the cast growing has also garnered interest as Andy Garcia, Michael More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Round Two: Fighting Over Net Neutrality in India

In 2003, University of Columbia Professor, Tim Wu, coined the term “net neutrality,” to describe the principled theory which dictates that those providing and governing the internet should not discriminate against More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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UVA Frat sues Rolling Stone over bogus rape story by Sabrina Rubin Erdely

The University of Virginia fraternity at the center of Rolling Stone’s retracted article “A Rape on Campus” said on Monday it planned to sue the magazine for what it called “reckless” More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Hastings, Zuckerberg, and Hsieh are Changing the Definition of CEO Alt Title: The New Models for the 21st Century CEO

The title of CEO once held a very different connotation than it does in today’s business world. While roles are meant to change and trends are meant to fluctuate, many are surprised by how new generation CEOs More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Missing Columbia student Jiwon Lee identified as body found in Hudson River

The body of a woman found in the Hudson River has been identified as that of missing Columbia University student Jiwon Lee, police confirmed Sunday. Jiwon Lee Lee, 29, a fourth-year dental student who was president More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Columbia researchers extract live MERS coronavirus from Dromedary camels

NEWS RELEASE April 29, 2014—There is new, more definitive evidence implicating camels in the ongoing outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS. Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
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MERS coronavirus found in bat near site of first Saudi Arabia case, genetically identical to virus found in that case

Just a couple of weeks after Netherlands scientists have found antibodies to the  Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in some Dromedary camels, investigators from the Center for Infection More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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Joint Research Laboratory for Pathogen Discovery to open in Beijing

The Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health (CII) and the National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention (NIVDC) within the Chinese Center for More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, August 14th, 2011
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Collapsing the System on Purpose: The Cloward Piven Strategy

First proposed in 1966 and named after Columbia University sociologists Richard Andrew Cloward and his wife Frances Fox Piven (both longtime members of the Democratic Socialists of America, where Piven today is More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, December 4th, 2010
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Commenting on WikiLeaks Not a Good Move for Any Citizen

Columbia University’s Office of Career Service is said to have passed around an email warning students that if they read WikiLeaks or make comments related to the releases it would render them ineligible for any More...


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