At his fireside chat, University President Lee Bollinger said that he always makes an effort to involve students in activities around campus.
Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson said finding more effective methods of communication between students and administrators is the next step.
A newly formed student group is supporting the Barnard workers, whose contract expired in May and whose temporary contract will expire Oct. 9.
“Life at Columbia isn’t always easy, so it’s important to know that there are people here who have your back and are rooting for you,” Jennifer Bai, CC ’13 and a peer adviser, said.
As one neighborhood advocacy group takes a lower profile, the Friends of Morningside Park are feeling the consequences—and think Columbia should pitch in its support.
Redistricting would remove the western part of Melissa Mark-Viverito’s district, which goes from 96th Street to 110th Street, add much more territory in the Bronx, and shift the East Harlem dividing line east.
On one hand, the 124-room Aloft Hotel at Frederick Douglass and 124th Street has brought thousands of overnight guests to Harlem, but many residents say the neighborhood’s character has been lost amid the shuffle.
The new Campbell Sports Center is a positive sign for the Columbia athletics program.
Coming off of an ugly 8-0 loss to No. 3 Princeton, the Lions hope to redeem themselves against a strong Rider team.
In the absence of players who were in the offensive plans in the offseason, the Lions have had to regroup quickly at the start of the regular season and finally look like they are becoming comfortable with their new roles.
Penn and Princeton continue to find ways to win while the rest of the Ancient Eight has struggled to find any sort of consistency.
Check out this week's athlete of the week, Beverly Leon.
ROTC is back on campus, but a half-hearted implementation could stifle the program.
Community action is as much about social responsibility than about alleviating social problems.
Barnard has a responsibility to rein in costs, and none of the cuts are easy.
Barnard's actions don't speak benevolence or community awareness.
At its heart, Barnard is working towards a fair and sustainable collective bargaining agreement.
Workers sacrifice enough as it is, Barnard should look elsewhere to balance its budget.
Being transparent means involving students in the administrative decision making process.
Debora Spar, UAW 2110 president, and other voices of the Barnard community speak to recent budget-cutting measures by the Barnard administration.
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