Columbia’s Visual Arts MFA students demand full tuition refund

(Avery Building on Columbia University, NYC Billy Hathorn at en.wikipedia)

51 of the 54 Visual Arts MFA students at Columbia are demanding a full tuition refund due to decrepit facilities such as "freezing temperatures, flooding in the hallways, and pieces of limestone falling from the ceilings... " Yikes!

“I had floods in my studio. I had work damaged because of that, and that’s something that has happened to everyone, and it constantly makes [me] worried that damage might happen, especially because I work with paper,” said one second-year student, who requested anonymity for fear that her student visa may be impacted.

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I hope that the film program's facilities are better maintained.
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