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Emily Surloff ’19CC, a member of the Columbia University Women’s Basketball team, participated in the Maccabiah games this summer in Israel and reflects on her experiences and what it is like to win gold.
of Columbia students self-identify as students of color.
From the Lion's Mouth
“Columbia undergraduates aren't afraid to ask the big questions. They want to know 'why' as well as 'what.' And those are the kinds of questions that are best answered through discussion, so it's always a challenge being in a classroom with them. ”