As Majors’ case awaits trial, experts say public urgency has led to unfair treatment of youth suspects
Following the death of Barnard first-year Tess Majors, community members began calling on court officials and the New York Police Department to ensure a fair trial for the three youth suspects involved in the case....
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....
Community members see long-awaited safety improvements to Morningside Park in aftermath of Majors’ death
Graphic by Charlotte Li
Barnard and Columbia faculty and staff have received racist robocall messages from a white supremacist group, the Office of University Life announced on Thursday. According to the statement, the office will work with the New York Police Department to investigate the incident and block the caller....
De Blasio and NYPD commit to increased patrol officers in Morningside Heights following homicide of Barnard student
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that the city has deployed additional New York Police Department officers to Morningside Heights in a press conference held Thursday morning in response to the homicide of a Barnard student that occurred Wednesday night. Patrolling officers will remain in the community on an ongoing basis, according to the mayor’s press office....
Demands for transparency and equitable campus security erupt following Barnard Public Safety viral video
MoniQue Rangell-Onwuegbuzia, CC ’22, stood alone outside of the entrance to the John Jay Lounge for two hours last Friday night.
Representatives of Barnard’s Student Government Association pressed Public Safety administrators about their role in responding to incidents of racism at SGA’s weekly meeting on Monday, revealing a sizeable disconnect between student perception of Public Safety’s responsibility in maintaining campus safety and officers’ actual legal limitations....
A man was arrested on Columbia’s campus following a report of public lewdness in Uris Hall Saturday night.
On April 27, 2017, not long before of the 30th anniversary of Take Back the Night, the streets of Morningside Heights were silent.