An endowment proposal of $5,500 to distribute 200 free laundry cards to low-income students was passed at Barnard Student Government Association’s weekly meeting last Monday night....
Student-Worker Solidarity accuses Barnard of violating code of conduct, administration denies claims
Aiming to bridge resource gap for students of color, minority faculty shoulder unofficial advising roles
Chaya Crowder, CC ’14, first met political science professor Fredrick Harris when he advised her on summer research her sophomore year.
Along with over 140 faculty at Columbia, I signed a statement this week in support of Columbia graduate workers’ unionization efforts....
Last Tuesday, Provost John H. Coatsworth announced via email that the administration plans to break federal law by refusing to bargain with the graduate student union. As a Columbia graduate student, I read his email very carefully....
At a panel discussion on Monday, men of color from a variety of positions in the Columbia community discussed their experience on campus, highlighting the difficulties of attending a predominantly white institution....
After months of debate, the University Senate passed a resolution in support of academic freedom of speech at the Senate plenary meeting last Friday.
Soul for Youth, a 9-piece band that blends R&B and hip-hop, emerged as the winner of this year’s Battle of the Bands, beating out the six other acts that performed last Friday night to an at-capacity crowd in Lerner Hall....
When I look back on being in the eighth grade, the two things I remember most vividly are the ever-present anguish of being a 13-year-old girl and a particular scene from Life of Pi. In this scene, after months of drifting along at sea, Pi and the tiger finally washed up on shore. As soon as they hit dry land, the tiger walks off the raft and slips into the jungle—never to be seen again. Pi is thus left alone to contemplate the significance and enormity of the journey they had taken together, as well as his feelings of pain and hurt at the lack of ceremony in their parting. His pain is shrouded in a layer of shame, one that is rooted in his initial, albeit wholly unrealistic expectation of acknowledgement from a tiger....