College students have been misrepresented in the census. Columbia and the government are trying to change that.
This article is part 1 of a two-part Spectator series, Undercounted, which covers the role of students in the 2020 census and how the COVID-19 pandemic may leave lasting effects. Read part 2 for more information on the impact and history of undercounting the community....
“Wash your gee,” Rosario tells Nico, one of his students, as Nico prepares to leave the dojo. “Don’t come over here smelling like buttcheeks.”
When I was eight years old, my life changed without me even knowing. In 2007, Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science made it possible for students from families making under $50,000 (now $60,000) to even consider applying to their institutions, offering “loan-free and need-blind” financial aid covering tuition, room and board, and other fees such as health insurance....
The Columbia University Marching band reached its fundraising goal of $25,000 on Sunday night through its GoFundMe campaign, which was created five days ago by the band’s alumni association....
Marching band to continue to travel to away games after raising $7K of travel funds in just two days
After starting a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for travel to away football games, the Columbia University Marching Band has brought in nearly $7,000 in just two days....
Strict funding policies pit club inclusivity against financial opportunities, stifling Barnard students
The strict policies and bureaucratic mire of club funding processes give rise to significant inequities between Columbia and Barnard student organizations, often forcing clubs—many of which seek to have members from both schools—to choose between inclusivity and funding opportunities....
Dear Columbia Athletics and the Columbia athletics community,
Though Barnard emphasizes the professional and academic value of internships, the college’s policies regarding internship credit and the limited number of grants available fail to alleviate the burdens imposed by unpaid internships, particularly for low-income students....
Research universities face an upward battle in the coming years. Peter DeMenocal, director of the Center of Climate and Life, knows this to be true.