Core Scholar Sirena Khanna CC’20 Reimagines Beauty in Michelangelo’s David
"If we simply reduce beauty to numbers and fame, we might miss out on the many beautiful things the world has to offer"
Core MAD LIBS
Create your own Core-inspired scene, set in beloved Tom’s Restaurant.
Your Core Stories
From becoming crossword masters to humor that "transcends time", the Core has inspired generations.
What is Civility?
Hear two Columbia professors recently discussed the role of “civility” in the public sphere.
Café Columbia | Civility in the Public Sphere
How do we maintain a public sphere of dialogue during an era marked by linguistic aggressiveness and fabrication?
Put on your thinking cap and pull out your pen (or pencil)!
Core Conversations: Claudia Rankine's Citizen
Join fellow alumni in a month-long reading of this timely book-length poem, beginning October 9.
The Core in Three Words
See what words described your Core experience.
Core Stories BINGO!
What's your free space?
The Core Responds to Here and Now
As the Core's framework endures, it must evolve...
New Work on Racial Violence For Lit Hum
"To remain vital, Lit Hum must be open to change, contestation and debate..."
Contemporary Music Inspired by the Classics
Did you know Alicia Keys and Barry Manilow were inspired by composers studied in Music Hum?
A Reimagined "Thinker"
Back by popular demand: Cartoon Caption Contest!
Learning to See
Explore these illustrated Art Hum pieces.