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How many students does it take to change a light bulb at Columbia?

Seventy-six - one to change the light bulb, fifty to protest the light bulb’s right not to change, and twenty-five to hold a counter-protest.

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New York, New York. For those who crave the bright lights of the big city, there is no better place to go to university. And there is no better university than Columbia, the urbanite darling of the Ivy League. Columbia not only offers you immediate access to every metropolitan resource you can imagine, it manages to combine this with a campus that makes you part of a college community.

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