“You rarely meet someone who loves Columbia, and you never meet someone who likes it,” Alex Feerst said. “That’s just normal. Me and my friends had a motto: ‘If you meet someone who loves Columbia, run.’”
Mr. Feerst was trying to explain the Web site he founded-CULPA, the Columbia Underground Listing of Professor Ability-and why Read More
Who Owns History?: Rethinking the Past in a Changing World , by Eric Foner. Hill & Wang, 233 pages, $24.
“We must forget the past,” Nelson Mandela once said, hoping that a new South Africa would emerge vengeance-free from its crippling history of apartheid. Eric Foner, a distinguished historian at Columbia University, hears that and Read More