During the peak of COVID-19 cases in New York City, Columbia construction workers resumed operations at the Manhattanville campus after an updated state order outlined exceptions to social distancing guidelines on Sunday. However, workers and experts raised concerns over construction workers’ increased risks of contracting COVID-19 and the conditions that place workers at greater risk of injury and make social distancing impossible....
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I hear a knock on my door—quiet at first, then growing louder. The doorknob twists, but I had locked it to prevent any unwanted intrusions.
“If we attend classes, we do so in protest”: Visual arts majors demand tuition refund after move to online learning
Carola Dixon, CC ’20, had relied on Columbia’s desktop computers for months to work on her visual arts senior thesis, a film requiring heavy editing that she said her laptop could not handle. However, when the facilities that housed those desktop computers closed, Dixon was unsure how she could complete her film....
Journalism School professors joined their peers across the nation in writing and circulating an open letter to the owners of Fox News that urged the TV channel to stop the spread of “misinformation” and “false statements” regarding the COVID-19 pandemic....
Chipping lead-based paint in Manhattanville Community Center causes temporary closure, disrupts after school programs
The Manhattanville Community Center temporarily closed several rooms where its after-school programs were hosted due to unsafe lead levels in areas of the building, a move that incited community concern over disrupted services for children and health of visitors, following an inspection from the New York City Housing Authority earlier this month....
City leaders reaffirmed their commitment to moving Columbia Secondary School from the overcrowded building it currently cohabitates with two other schools at a Community Board 9 meeting Thursday. CB9 is a local advisory board representing Morningside Heights and its surrounding areas....