A water main broke along the intersection of Broadway and 110th Street, causing a surprise flood on Friday. Traffic northbound on Broadway resumed as normal and the Cathedral Parkway–110th Street station reopened by 4 p.m., according to the Columbia Emergency Operations Team....
Timothy Malin has been appointed as the Columbia director of Morningside Operations after a 20-year career in the New York Police Department. This confirmation follows his retirement as deputy inspector of the 20th precinct, which serves the Upper West Side of Manhattan....
Jay-Z and Jelani Cobb speak on prison reform, NFL deals, and the hope in hip-hop at inaugural lecture
Jay-Z was met with a standing ovation upon entering The Forum on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus. While Beyoncé—yes, you read that right—slipped inconspicuously into her seat in the audience, Jay-Z sat down to speak on topics ranging from his musical influences to prison reform to his controversial partnership with the National Football League to his historic role in the landscape of hip-hop....
“They took our language.”
Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang speaks of Chinese-American relations, fragility of American democracy at panel on “Soft Power”
“Asian American performers never walk onto an empty stage.”
The power of poetry transcends class in the 16th-century Ottoman Empire at Center for Turkish Studies event
An ornate image of bucolic gardens inhabited by lounging Turkish poets engaged in conversation took up the screen in Schermerhorn’s eighth floor lecture hall. Though seemingly purely decorative, these manuscript images told a story in reflecting the essential values of Ottoman life during the 16th century....
Sarah lives in a quaint apartment in New York City. Her walls are covered with magazine cut-outs, her desk stacked with books.
For neuroscience majors at Barnard, the creation of a new department means more courses and better resources
After Magdalen Kwarteng, BC ’20, declared a neuroscience major in her sophomore year, she quickly noticed that the major, as part of a program rather than a department, lacked a central administrative structure and did little to foster a sense of community....
On April 24th, 2017, in the suburbs of Wilton, Connecticut, a house burned. The flame started in the attic and moved downward with an open, red mouth. The fire lasted for only half an hour, but by the time the fire department arrived, the sky shone brightly into the living room. This is what was lost: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a hallway, another hallway, an heirloom Persian rug, family pictures, a beloved stuffed animal, a double-breasted Armani suit from the eighties saved for a daughter for when the time came, and the alphabetized library of a woman who spent 40 years gathering the books she loved....