I live near Central Park North, not far from where Tessa Majors was murdered. A college student killed by a stranger in a street crime is the worst fear of a million mothers. I am the mother of a 21-year-old daughter. I am white. My daughter and I argue about a lot of things, but one thing that we agree on is that no 14-year-old should be tried as an adult....
Dos Toros Taqueria, a fast-casual chain known for San Francisco–inspired taqueria cuisine, opened its newest location at 2911 Broadway between 113th and 114th Streets on Wednesday. With 18 locations in New York, Dos Toros is well-known for its burritos and tacos prepared using sustainable ingredients and cooking methods....
Spectator’s “Hidden Restaurants” series
Community members see long-awaited safety improvements to Morningside Park in aftermath of Majors’ death
Graphic by Charlotte Li
Morningside Park is essential to Harlem’s identity. How has the University misunderstood resident challenges in the public space?
When first-year Barnard student Tessa Majors was killed in an attempted robbery at the entrance to Morningside Park on 116th Street, shaken members of the Columbia community shared their wide-ranging relationships and experiences with the park....
Wooden tables with imprints of license plates, topped with paper food trays and plastic forks. Ocean blue walls adorned with ships’ wheels, sea creatures, and a fishing net. Sea-themed light fixtures illuminating the dining room. All these elements evoke the vibrancy, dynamism, and spirit of New Orleans cooking—a spicy, comforting cuisine made more familiar to the Columbia community with the opening of Cajun seafood restaurant Mighty Catch....
Tessa’s death is a tragedy, one that has shaken our University in ways we are only beginning to understand. With heavy hearts, we extend our deepest condolences to Tessa’s family and friends. Words fail to capture the spectrum of emotion felt across campus, and this is a loss we will all continue to endure for years to come....
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....
Politicians address violence prevention, police presence at vigil for Tessa Majors in Morningside Park