Barnard will implement a flat rate for upperclassmen single and multiple occupancy rooms—with the exception of studio singles—starting next year, Dean of the College Avis Hinkson, BC ’84, announced in an email on Tuesday....
When walking across campus I am often struck by how few people I see wearing Columbia swag. If you were to ask most students about school spirit, they would laugh. When many students graduate from Columbia, they see it as the place where they got their degree, rather than a place that they look back on fondly....
Nine years later, just 1 percent of Columbia’s $10 million commitment to affordable housing has been spent
Outside the West Harlem Development Corporation’s office, which sits on 127th Street between Morningside and Amsterdam Avenue, is a parking lot.
I have a strange confession to make—I was at my first Carman party a few days ago. Kind of an unusual position to be in as a junior, though.
The story of how I came to live in Harmony Hall my sophomore year begins with a shipwreck off the coast of Greenland in 1894. The Miranda, a ship full of arctic explorers, strikes an iceberg, and a group of survivors is left drifting southward in a schooner. It is upon this lonely schooner that the explorers first float the idea for an Arctic Club. In 1929, what is now the prestigious Explorers Club, a group of adventurers and expeditioners, moves into new headquarters on West 110th Street. The same building that now houses dozens of undergraduates was advertised as “especially fitted to make a home for men who devote their lives to exploration.” In the basement, where large lockers once stored exploring gear, laundry machines now spin with students’ dirty clothes....
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