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June 01, 2020

Class of 2020 Core Reflections

Just as it has for generations of College graduates, the Core served as a tool for unique discoveries for CC’20.

Core Impact
December 20, 2019

Core Scholar Celia Le CC'22 Reflects on Chopin

Celia Le CC'22 reclaims her Vietnamese identity in Music Hum, inspired by Chopin’s Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 in D minor.

June 08, 2020

The Enduring Struggle for Racial Equality

Re-examining W.E.B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk, included on the Contemporary Civilization syllabus.

May 27, 2020

Explore "If Beale Street Could Talk" with this Core-filled Reading Guide

If Baldwin's book is on your summer reading list, use this guide to explore deeper into the timely text.

May 08, 2020

The Core in the Age of Coronavirus

Finding comfort and facing new challenges with the help of the Core.

Core Impact
May 01, 2020

Music to our Ears

Honoring the Core composers we've listened to, learned from and loved.


A Million Suggestions with Suzan-Lori Parks

Join Columbia College for this unique experience of hearing the award-winning playwright in person!

February 06, 2020
May 06, 2020

Core Crossword

Put on your thinking cap and pull out your pen (or pencil)!

Core Impact
May 18, 2020

The Core: Change and Permanence in the 21st Century

Hear Denby CC'65 JRN'66 and Core professors discuss the continued vitality of the Core for entering students and more.

Core Impact

The Core: Change and Permanence in the 21st Century

Hear from three-time Core student David Denby CC'65, JRN'66, along with Core professors.

February 12, 2020

Contemporary Civilization @ Reunion 2020

Return to the (virtual) classroom with this engaging lecture!

June 04, 2020
April 10, 2020

The Core Cartoon Caption Contest: Art Hum

Submit your caption by Monday, May 11 for this fun cartoon.

May 05, 2020

Fun in Core-antine

Taking a light, fun approach to some classic Core works.

Core Impact
November 01, 2019

Explore the Elements of Music

From Beethoven to Mendelssohn, explore different ways to hear musical elements expressively.