Columbia College (Chicago) Details

Support the student strike at Columbia College!
February 15 Coalition Against the War, Columbia College is holding a press conference on Wednesday, February 14, at noon at 623 S. Wabash. Spread the word, especially to anyone you know in the media. Contact 312-217-6700 or
SUPPORT THE STRIKE on Thursday, February 15, all day. Lobby of 623 S. Wabash.


Support statements:

  • Dr. Lilian Friedberg, Department of Germanic Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago. [statement]
  • Bruce Lincoln, Caroline E. Haskell Professor of History of Religions University of Chicago:
  • “I support the goal of forcing a recalcitrant administration to put an end to its ill-conceived adventure in Iraq and I admire the commitment of those who have taken the lead in organizing this strike. In solidarity with them, I will not teach on the 15th and am encouraging my students to take actions consistent with their consciences as regards the war.

    I circulated the statement from Columbia students to all my colleagues, told them of my intent to cancel classes and urged them to do the same. I’ve also announced to my classes that the strike is taking place, told them of my support for it, and called off classes.”


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