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Apr 23Liked by Parker Molloy

Such a great point about student newspapers. Though I disagree with telling anyone to read the New York Times at this point. 🙂

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Fair!

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Apr 23Liked by Parker Molloy

Someone else pointed out that this is the third time Columbia's administration has done something like this. The first was in the 60's over the Vietnam war, the second was in the 80's against encampments protesting apartheid.

And here we are, decades later, when we can all clearly see that those silly young people had it all wrong, didn't have the sophisticated understanding of the issues that their elders had, and the more mature, thoughtful people in the university administration were absolutely right to quash those irresponsible and oh-so-wrong protesting students. Yep, I'm sure decades from now we'll all see clearly who was right and who was wrong in this most recent dust-up.

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Apr 23Liked by Parker Molloy

Thanks for pointing this out about the student paper. Good info.

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Happy birthday, Parker

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Slate has an excellent interview with Colin Roedl and Milène Klein (the current and former editorial page editors of the Columbia Spectator).

https://slate.com/human-interest/2024/04/columbia-university-protests-presidents-jewish-students-encampment.html

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Happy Birthday!

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Thank you for sharing these stories.

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Happy birthday Parker. Hope you can spend tomorrow doing something fun for it.

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