A peaceful haven on 134th Street, the Space of Grace Community Garden, fights to ensure its survival
Somewhere between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue, amid the bustling urban rush, lies a little world of peace. Located at 521 W. 134th St. between towering residence buildings, a garden welcomes visitors, enclosed by stout green bushes and a gray wired fence. Inside, children play games, adults grow and water various plants, and senior citizens lounge about on wooden benches. This is the Space of Grace Community Garden—a sanctuary for many residents of West Harlem amid the quick pace of city life....
Students file EOAA complaint after human rights professor uses N-word more than 10 times during class on hate speech
Content warning: This story contains the mention and use of racial slurs and discusses topics of racism.
University Life Events Council’s CU Film Showcase brings students together virtually through the power of student-made films
A young man and a young woman continue to miss each other at a museum. A ballet dancer twirls to the swells of the San Francisco Orchestra. A man listens carefully to the sounds around him while his family waits for him to hear them. Each of these stories range across different genres, ideas, and topics, almost seeming to hold little in common. Yet in reality, these stories were just a few of the films that were featured at this year’s CU Film Showcase hosted by the University Life Events Council....
On Saturday, the Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of its 2021 Mark of Excellence Awards, which honor the best of collegiate journalism at the national level. Spectator, which submitted eight articles and its editions for consideration, won in three categories—including best all-around student newspaper—and had four finalists....
Kimberly Tsui, CC ’22, is an avid follower of Hollywood news. As a self-described nerd who hopes to one day enter the film industry, Tsui frequently reads content produced by large publications like Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. However, she often found herself dissatisfied by the emphasis that news reports placed on objectivity, rather than taking a stance on issues of representation. As a response to this dissatisfaction, she founded Stereoscope Magazine....
Mike Smith, CC ’20, a former star for the Lions who transferred to the University of Michigan last year, has announced that he will enter the NBA Draft. Smith was a key contributor to the Wolverines, who earned a spot in the Elite Eight in the NCAA March Madness tournament this year before being knocked out by UCLA....
Columbia-Barnard Young Democratic Socialists of America’s tuition strike, which organizers claim mobilized at least 1,000 student strikers at its peak, ended on Monday, April 5....
Before I came to Columbia, I wrote on medieval love poetry. Now I write on power—and its detractors.
Content warning: This article discusses the death of a student.
The School of General Studies’ 2021 Class Day ceremony will feature Elegance Bratton, GS ’14, as keynote speaker and Christopher Thompson, GS ’21, and Qimeng Shi, GS ’21, as the class of 2021′s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Bratton, Thompson, and Shi will each address the General Studies class of 2021 virtually on Wednesday, April 28 during Class Day....