Shouts from the Sundial: Cultural Appropriation

As the voice of the Columbia community, we play an important role in following the pulse of public debate on campus.  From our perch on the sundial, we have humanely interrogated passing students about issues that matter.

What do you think about cultural appropriation on Halloween?


“How else am I supposed to bond with my sorority sisters?”

– Randi Bowman CC ‘18


“I can’t be racist, I’m gay.”

– Mandy Jewin BC ‘18


“I have a signed permission slip.”

– Britney Crasmer GS ‘17


“My mariachi band is real.”

-Alan Star-Parson CC ’18