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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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It takes a certain type of person to thrive at Columbia.. New Yorkers are known for being as tough as they come and life at New York’s top university follows this trend. Many quiet country mice will be turned off by the overwhelming nature of the big city the constant noise, and the proximity of Harlem – one of the least affluent and, although improving, most criminal areas of Manhattan.

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