Talk:Columbia College, Columbia University
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I culled the alummni from this site: http://www.drownout.com/columbia-alumni/
I think a long list of alumni is highly relevant for this page, though. For one thing, that other list includes people from other parts of the university, not the College. For another, this wiki entry is really short and seems written by some goofy current students. I wanted to add a little sense of history. Aroundthewayboy 15:52, 9 March 2006 (UTC)
I removed the statement "Columbia College therefore has the third lowest acceptance rate in the Ivy League after Yale and Harvard, in that order" from the end of the opening paragraph. It is factually correct but is basically about Yale (and, to a lesser extent, Harvard) rather than Columbia. It reads as if a Yale booster added it to promote his alma mater. Such information is perfectly appropriate in Yale's own entry but not those of other colleges.
Langston Hughes did not attend Columbia College. He attended the school of the mines, and then dropped out after one year.
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BetacommandBot 02:23, 6 September 2007 (UTC)
Confusion of facts
Columbia College, as it was founded in 1754, was not what it is today. Columbia College then is equivalent of Columbia University today, and Columbia College of today is one of the core undergraduate schools in the university. There is great number of confused facts failing to distinguish Columbia College of 1754, aka Columbia University, from Columbia College of today, a sub-school of Columbia University. The history and alumni sections should be modified accordingly. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Zoroastrama100 (talk • contribs) 23:50, 22 April 2010 (UTC)