Columbia Professors Behaving Badly

Katie Pavlich

2/20/2013 8:20:00 AM - Katie Pavlich

Last week, Columbia University professor and cop-killer cheerleader Marc Lamont Hill openly defended cop-killer Christopher Dorner by upholding him as a "superhero" and as "exciting." This week, another Columbia professor is in hot water for stripping down to his boxers, freaking out students and showing strange Nazi propaganda during class.

A science professor at Columbia University on Monday began a quantum mechanics lecture by stripping into his boxers and eating a banana while rap music played in the background.

Then it got weird.

The professor, Emlyn Hughes, proceeded to redress himself in black, complete with sunglasses, and hug himself on stage at the front of the classroom, a large theater.

As Hughes sat in the fetal position, two “actors” dressed in ninja costumes walked onstage and placed white stuffed animals – lambs – on stools before the audience, according to a student-recorded video of the incident posted on Vimeo.com by “Bwog,” a campus news website run by Columbia students.

The ninjas blindfolded the lambs, then a ninja impaled one of the stuffed animals with a long sword and banged it against the stool – right as an image of a plane hitting one of the Twin Towers on 9/11 started rolling on a large screen behind the performance.

The good news is Columbia University is looking into the situation.

Columbia University is investigating the antics of a nutty professor who stripped down to his skivvies and delivered a bizarre lesson in quantum mechanics, the institution confirmed Tuesday.

Columbia Assistant Vice President Robert Hornsby said administrators “are currently reviewing” Prof. Emlyn Hughes’ off-the-wall behavior during class Monday.

The cost of tuition at Columbia University? About $24,000 per year.