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Black Columbia Student’s Confrontation With Security Becomes Flashpoint Over Racism on Campus

Alexander McNab, a black Columbia University senior, was walking through the gates of Barnard College on his way to the library at about 11:30 p.m. last Thursday. He heard a voice calling out “Hello, Sir,” repeatedly, after he had entered the gates. He figured it was a school public safety officer, wanting to see his […]

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A Late-Night Food Run at Barnard College Turns Into a Racial Hashtag for One Black Student

Barnard College in New York CityPhoto: Associated Press A college student’s quest for late-night leftovers turned into a racially charged episode where the student was roughed up and six Barnard College security guards ended up on administrative leave pending an investigation by the school into their actions. “We deeply regret that this incident occurred, and […]

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