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In & Out Burger Cookout
Makayla MylesApril 3, 2024

In-N-Out is coming to our school for Eligible 6th & 7th Graders. From 1:19-3:15 pm  on the Honor Court Lawn & Covered Eating Area.

Columbia University

Columbia University

Columbia University is an ivy league university located in New York City. The yearly tuition is about $66,140 and the acceptance rate is 3.9%. A 4.15 GPA or higher is required. The most popular majors are political science, economics, and computer science. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History, is one of the country’s most distinguished historians. He teaches about the Civil War, African American biography, history of freedom, and 19th century America.

Columbia University is one of the 9 colleges established before the Declaration of Independence which are Harvard, William and Mary, Yale, Princeton, King’s or Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Brown, Dartmouth, and Queen’s or Rutgers. Columbia was the second medical school established in the colonies and the first to grant the award, M.D. The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the American Revolution on a land where Columbia University is today. Columbia’s 13th president Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned because he was elected the 34th U.S President from 1953 to 1961. Some notable alumni are Barack Obama, Alexander Hamilton, Alicia Keys, George Stephanopoulos, J. D. Salinger, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Barack Obama was the 44th U.S President who served from 2009 to 2017. Alexander Hamilton was a founding father, military officer and the first secretary and treasury from 1789 to 1795. Alicia Keys is an American singer who has been creating music from the early age of 12. George Stehpanopoulus used to work in the white house and J.D Salinger was an author famously known for his classic, The Catcher in the Rye. Ruth Bader Ginsbug was a U.S Supreme Court Justice who fought against gender discrimination.

 

 

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