For a century, Columbia Journalism School has been helping people report on the world. Now is your chance to turn it around, and reflect on your time at the J-School. Note: we welcome memories of long-time professor and beloved friend of the school Judith Crist, who passed away on August 7, 2012.

Whether you were a student, on staff or a member of the faculty, please share your favorite experiences from your time here and/or how the J-School has touched your life. And, please include a photo (maximum file size 6 MB) to accompany your entry. If you have any questions or are having trouble submitting your reflection, please email

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  • "An Occasional Nice Phrase" By Melissa Baumann Siebert ’76

    Judith Crist terrified me. As a 21 year-old would-be novelist trying to be a reporter, I found the entire J-school experience quite traumatising... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Wed Aug 8, 2012 Leave a comment
  • Phyl and Fred
    Phyl and Fred By A’Lelia Bundles ’76
    Author and Columbia University Trustee

    By the time I arrived at Columbia in the fall of 1975, I’d been writing newspaper articles for more than half my life. I’d had a Newsweek summer... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni, FriendFriend Thu Apr 12, 2012 5 Comments