Black Columbia student physically restrained on countertop by Barnard Public Safety requesting to see CUID
Content warning: This piece includes graphic description and a video of a physical encounter between Public Safety officers and a student.
Up against the invincible: A professor was convicted of sexual misconduct. Why is he still on campus?
Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have accepted a new record low of 5.1 percent of applicants for the class of 2023, the University announced today....
Content Warning: This article deals with issues of sexual violence.
Peter Awn, the eighth dean of the School of General Studies, who built and shaped the character of the school across two decades of expansive growth for the betterment of student life, died on Sunday....
In honor of Black History Month, Spectator is publishing a series of profiles on notable black alumni scholars, activists, leaders, and more whose stories we have previously overlooked and failed to cover. The first article in the series features Raymond Brown, CC ’69, who came into the national spotlight during the 1968 protests as the leader of the Student Afro-American Society, a group that led the community—and inspired the nation—in protest against Columbia’s involvement in the Vietnam War and gentrification of Harlem. Brown is also a calligraphy-writing, yoga-practicing grandfather to a two-year-old boy....
Two cases of meningococcal disease have been diagnosed at the School of International and Public Affairs, University administrators announced this evening. Both students are being treated in St. Luke’s hospital, and the University is working with national health officials to continue prevention efforts....
Columbia has dedicated $185 million in an effort to diversify its faculty since 2005, by far the largest public commitment an Ivy League institution has made to such an initiative. But over the last decade, the percentage of full-time black faculty in Arts and Sciences has shown a nearly-steady decrease, the percentage of full-time Latinx faculty has stagnated, and the percentage of full-time female faculty has only increased incrementally—around 4 percent....
Earth Institute Director Sir Alex Halliday pushes to establish Columbia as a leader in climate change research
In his first year at Columbia, Sir Alex Halliday, director of the Earth Institute, has focused his efforts on leveraging the multidisciplinary nature of the institute to better combat climate change, increase student involvement in institute initiatives, and push for greater internal progress regarding sustainability on Columbia’s campus....
Peter Awn, former Dean of the School of General Studies, was struck in a car accident while walking home from campus Friday evening. He remains in critical but stable condition in the neuro-ICU at CUIMC, according to an email sent to GS students by GS Dean Lisa Rosen-Metsch this afternoon....