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9 hrs ago | Washington Square News

NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

In light of the recent airstrikes launched by the United States on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, NYU hosted a panel discussion on the growing divide between Sunni and Shia worlds on Tuesday with Barnard College professor Hossein Kamaly and Columbia professor Richard Bulliet. Kamaly discussed the historical divide between the two sects of Islam and contested the idea that historical divides are the cause of the acts currently being carried out in the Middle East.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Columbia Spectator

SGA sends out update on subcommittee's work to combat sexual assault

Barnard's Student Government Association sent out an email this morning about its Subcommittee on Sexual Assault and Gender-Based Misconduct's efforts to combat sexual assault on campus. A few key points from the email include: SGA established a Subcommittee on Sexual Assault and Gender-Based Misconduct nine months ago, which meets with Barnard Associate Dean of Equity for the College and Title IX Coordinator Amy Zavadil on a weekly basis.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Israel Program for US Jews Named After Educator

Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls has dedicated its Israel guidance program to thy of Joy Rochwarger Balsam, a devoted Jewish educator active in America and Israel who passed away at the young age of 37. Rochwarger Balsam herself attended Central in 1984, and afterwards went on to Barnard College. After graduating, she moved to Israel and taught at the post-high school program at Midreshet Moriah in Jerusalem for over a decade.

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Related Topix: Yeshiva University

Kevin, M.D.

Joan Rivers: Pushing the limits of outpatient care

There are minor operations and procedures, but there are no minor anesthetics. This could turn out to be the one lesson learned from the ongoing investigation into the death of comedian Joan Rivers.

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Related Topix: New York

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Inaction on the banner policy

Six months ago, Students for Justice in Palestine had their previously approved banner removed from Barnard Hall by Barnard administrators. In response to backlash from some pro-Israel students and alumni over the banner's content, Barnard took it down.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Opinion

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Columbia student protests with performance art until alleged rapist is expelled

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz carries a mattress everywhere on campus to protest that her alleged rapist still attends school there.

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Related Topix: Columbia University

Advocate

First of 'Seven Sisters' Schools to Admit Trans Women

On Tuesday, Mount Holyoke College's president Lynn Pasquerella announced during an opening Convocation ceremony that the school will explicitly accept applications from all transgender people.

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Related Topix: Mount Holyoke College, Transgender, Massachusetts, Mills College, Smith College

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sky News

Comedian Joan Rivers Remains On Life Support

Comedian Joan Rivers is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

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Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Melissa Rivers

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

3 Broadway Actresses Set to Attend the Fantasticks in Thousand Oaks

"The Fantasticks" is the world's longest running musical, having played for over 52 years in Manhattan and entranced generations of audiences the world over.

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Related Topix: Theater, The Fantasticks , Recreational Vehicle, Award, Susan Watson, Newbury Park, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Joan Rivers reportedly on life support, remains unconscious

The daughter of comedian Joan Rivers , hospitalized in serious condition after suffering cardiac arrest, said on Sunday the comedian's family members are "keeping our fingers crossed," according to a hospital statement.

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Related Topix: Fashion Police, Entertainment, Television, Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Melissa Rivers, Mount Sinai, NY

KISU-TV Pocatello

History Detectives Special Investigations

The HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATION team brings cutting edge tools to some of our biggest historical mysteries.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Comedian Joan Rivers remains in serious condition at N.Y. hospital

Comedian Joan Rivers was in serious condition on Friday at a New York hospital a day after she was admitted suffering cardiac arrest when her breathing stopped during a vocal cord procedure, her family and hospital officials said.

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Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Mount Sinai, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

History Detectives Special Investigations

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

History Detectives Special Investigations

The HISTORY DETECTIVES SPECIAL INVESTIGATION team brings cutting edge tools to some of our biggest historical mysteries.

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Related Topix: History Detectives, Entertainment, Television

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