NEWS: Student Life

Apr 23, 2014, 2:24 AM

BCD planned a series of talks and activities throughout the day and encouraged professors to hold classes outside with the goal of transforming Columbia into an “Earth university” for Earth Day.

Apr 22, 2014, 8:06 PM

The comparative literature and society major is writing his thesis on perception and moral autonomy in Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Second Discourse and Immanuel Kant’s Conjectural Beginning of Human History.

Apr 22, 2014, 2:08 AM

Water conservation, turning Bacchanal green, and reducing coffee cup waste are the three projects that the first-ever Green Fund recipients will take on next year.

Apr 22, 2014, 2:19 AM

Barnard students elected Julia Qian, BC ’15, president of their Student Government Association, in an election that saw a lower absolute and relative voter turnout compared to last year, despite the recent decision to allow seniors to vote.

Apr 22, 2014, 2:05 AM

Margarete Diaz Cuadros, CC ’14, was named the class of 2014 valedictorian on Monday morning.

Apr 22, 2014, 1:32 AM

A group of Columbia students are hoping to help high school students step into higher education.

Apr 21, 2014, 1:51 AM

A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.

Apr 21, 2014, 12:33 AM

Annie Diamond, BC ’15, returned to Connecticut last Friday and will start physical therapy on Tuesday. She fell off a roof and suffered injuries in March while studying abroad at Oxford.

Apr 18, 2014, 4:50 AM

Eleven students wore red wristbands in quiet protest at Thursday night’s King’s Crown Leadership Excellence Awards ceremony.

Apr 18, 2014, 2:35 AM

More than 150 survivors of sexual violence, allies, activists, and friends marched through Morningside Heights to Take Back The Night on Thursday night.