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Sruti S.

From the Lions Mouth: 
“I’ve learned so much from people here, even in five-minute conversations. I’ve spent hours in Butler Library, not because of the workload, but because I started a conversation about my Contemporary Civilization reading and just forgot about the time.”
My Extracurricular Activities: 
My Columbia Day: 
  • 10:00 a.m.

    Take in the conversation in my Intermediate French II course.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    Discuss the United Nations and its organizations for emergency response in Law, Ethics, and Policy of International Intervention, a Political Science seminar.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    Meet with the Academic Awards Committee (AAC). Each year, the AAC presents the Van Doren and Trilling Awards to distinguished Columbia professors. Being involved with the AAC is an amazing way to take advantage of Columbia’s academic sphere;  I get to sit in on classes that I can’t fit into my schedule, and read books by professors aross several fields.

  • 4:10 p.m.

    Argue both for and against the issue of government support of free speech in President Bollinger’s course, Freedom of Speech and Press.

  • 6:10 p.m.

    Attend Introduction to Statistics, taught by Professor Sheela Kolluri.

  • 8:00 p.m.

    Head downtown with friends to grab dinner at Ignazio’s Pizza in Brooklyn - the pizza is fabulous, and the view of the Manhattan skyline is unbeatable.