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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  • What A Remarkable Woman
    What A Remarkable Woman By Sharon Santus ’98

    Judith Crist asked us, her students, to call her "Mrs Crist," rather than professor, so I'll do that here. Mrs. Crist personified the word "class." When... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Tue Aug 7, 2012 Leave a comment
  • So Much History
    So Much History By Manuel Rivera-Ortiz ’98

    In 1933, The Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration (La PRERA) was born out of the Great Depression and the New Deal, rescuing a starving Puerto Rico... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Thu Jun 28, 2012 Leave a comment