Content warning: This review references acts of self-harm.
Michael Rebell was growing frustrated. It was October, over 10 months after the trial had ended, and Judge William Smith still had not released a decision on the case. In the 50 years that Rebell had worked in education reform, he had never known a judge to take this long. His career had taught him that change often required patience, but that did not stop him from hoping that Smith’s decision would arrive sooner. The case he had presented, after all, was urgent: He believed democracy was on the line....
A decade in athletics: Despite a mediocre performance, lacrosse showed flashes of becoming a possible Ivy League contender
The past decade in Columbia lacrosse has seen seven last-place finishes and zero winning seasons, but the Light Blue has still managed to exceed expectations. For the first time in program history, the Lions did not finish the season in last place or tied for last place in the Ivy League—and then proceeded to rank above the bottom of the table two more times....
After five years with the team, head lacrosse coach Andrea Cofrin announced her resignation from the program this Monday, effective immediately. The Lions still have nine games left in their season....
More than two dozen women have accused Robert Hadden of sexually abusing them while he was their physician at Columbia hospitals. Now, Columbia faces an unfolding lawsuit over whether it could have stopped Hadden sooner. As health experts point to shortcomings at Columbia and across the health care industry, how can the University ensure that abuse on such an egregious scale never happens again?...
She survived years of abuse from a Columbia physician. This week, the New York City Council passed a bill inspired by her story.
Nearly eight years after the birth of her twin daughters, Marissa Hoechstetter won a small but significant victory on Thursday: she will finally be able to obtain copies of her children’s birth certificates that do not bear the name of the obstetrician who she says repeatedly sexually abused her, thanks to a new bill passed by the New York City Council....
Red, fleshy chunks of watermelon skid off the stage into the faces of the audience.