Tag Archives: Columbia University

Study On Same-Sex Marriage Opinions Retracted After False Data Allegations

Via Politico: One of the authors of a recent study which claimed that short conversations with gay people could change minds on same-sex marriage has retracted it. The retraction this week of the popular article published in a December issue of the Science academic journal follows revelations that his co-author allegedly faked data for the study, “When contact changes minds: …

Read More »

Columbia Employee: I Stole As Revenge Because My Male Boss Was Hitting On Me

A former Columbia University employee says that he embezzled $180,000 from the school as revenge because administrators did nothing about his complaint that his male supervisor was sexually harassing him. He spent the money on a lavish wedding in the Poconos and luxury spa treatments. John Bzdil III claims in court papers that the university ignored his complaints about “continuing …

Read More »

Columbia University: No ROTC On Campus As Long As DADT Is In Effect

Last month both McCain and Obama stated opposition to the decades-long Columbia University ban on on-campus ROTC activities. This weekend Columbia president Lee Bollinger emailed students to affirm that the ban would remain in place as long as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” remains military policy. “Under the current ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy of the Defense Department, openly gay and …

Read More »