Channing Prend

Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 2:27am

Federal, state, and city officials joined forces in Harlem on Tuesday morning to call on the city and state governments to take action against alleged illegal hotel listings on Airbnb, an online subletting website.

Wed, Apr 16, 2014, 1:40am

This year, WHDC will give $219,000 to ReServe’s Summer Seniors Employment Program, providing 100 seniors over the age of 55 with 10-week work placements throughout the city.

Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 10:14pm

River Hall, which reduced its electricity usage by 17.1 percent over the past two weeks, won this year’s challenge, while Furnald Hall increased its energy consumption by 16.9 percent—the worst result among the 14 participating Columbia dorms.

Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 5:41pm

Rep. Charlie Rangel's main contenders, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat and the Rev. Michael Walrond, pose a serious threat to his winning a 23rd Congressional term, particularly because of Walrond's get-out-the-vote efforts.

Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 5:40pm

City Council member Mark Levine's proposal to expand the Citi Bike bike-sharing program to the Upper West Side will be a great improvement to the neighborhood's transportation as well as a welcome option for travel to and from Columbia's Manhattanville campus.

Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 12:14am

Residents of Upper Manhattan will be riding around on Citi Bikes if local politicians have their way.

Sun, Apr 6, 2014, 3:13pm

A week after workers started clearing the north plot of the cathedral's campus, federal, state, and city officials joined local activists on Saturday morning to protest the development.

Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 3:22am

The project, stretching along 125th Street from Old Broadway to the Hudson River, includes lights under the 12th Avenue and 1 train viaducts, expanded sidewalks, pedestrian seating, improved streetlights, and trees.

Tue, Apr 1, 2014, 1:52am

Thanks to the leadership of local District 7 City Council member Mark Levine, the newly reformed Jewish Caucus is gaining traction in the City Council.

Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 5:00am

Using accurate urban models to assess how autonomous robots can better understand their environment. Identifying the molecular signatures useful for cancer treatment. Using social media as a proxy for finding suitable Netflix suggestions. These are just some of the ongoing research projects that Columbia’s Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering is tackling in its first two years.