A 13-year-old suspect involved in the death of first-year Barnard student Tessa Majors was found to have likely participated in the crime, a judge ruled on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect will go on to appear in court for a charge of felony murder....
A 13-year-old was arraigned in New York County Family Court as a minor on Friday for an attempted robbery and homicide that led to the death of first-year Barnard student Tessa Majors, according to the New York City Law Department. The top arrest charge is felony murder. In response, community members and city officials have cited concern regarding due processes during criminal investigations, citing fears that the case will repeat the events of Central Park Five....
Barnard, Columbia administrators encourage academic accommodations following the death of Barnard student
Barnard and Columbia administrators requested faculty provide accommodations for students in the wake of the death of Barnard first-year Tessa Majors—encouraging professors to make arrangements for make-up exams and extend the due dates of final exams and projects. Barnard has also waived the $10 handling fee for deferred exams, which can typically only be requested on the day of the test....
Updated Dec. 13th at 8:20 p.m.
“They took our language.”
Your first semester at Columbia is almost at an end. One last obstacle to face before winter break: finals. If you’re stressed out about how you’ll be able to come out of it all unscathed, Spectrum is here to answer your questions and clarify what’s really in store for you over the next two weeks....
Barnard President Sian Beilock announced updates regarding the Climate Action Vision—a number of initiatives to combat climate change on Barnard’s campus—and shared data on the college’s divestment plan in a letter to the Barnard community on Tuesday morning....
“Barnard/Columbia Dances” weaves silence and spoken word into contemporary dance at New York Live Arts
“6, A, A, A, A, A, B, 3, D2, C, 9,” a voice called out.
This Thanksgiving season, we here at Spectrum are all very thankful to be at Columbia—so thankful, in fact, that we’re writing another article about it. This time though, we’re highlighting a few common things at Columbia that we as students are grateful to be able to complain about....
What should campus safety look like? As Barnard revises Public Safety policies, officers question college’s approach
When six Barnard Public Safety officers physically restrained Alexander McNab, CC ’19, against a counter in the Milstein Center for failing to show identification at the Barnard gates last spring, students and administrators alike called for a thorough review of the college’s campus safety policies....