Abby Abrams

Mon, Aug 25, 2014, 8:42pm
A note from the editors on Spectrum’s redesign.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014, 10:33am
Columbia University President Lee Bollinger announced a new gender-based and sexual misconduct policy Friday morning. The new policy comes after a year of activism by students and as the latest in a series of changes the University has begun making to the way it handles cases of sexual assault....
Thu, Aug 14, 2014, 9:28am
University President Lee Bollinger will be sticking around Columbia until at least 2018. He has officially accepted the Board of Trustee's request that he extend his term, board chair Jonathan Schiller announced in an email Thursday morning. Earlier this summer, Bwog reported rumors that...
Thu, May 29, 2014, 10:00am
In this video posted Wednesday, Columbia students dance to music behind text that provides statistics and facts about sexual violence and uses the slogan #notaskingforit. The video's description links the campaign to the idea of SlutWalks, and says that "no one, regardless of what they're wearing...
Sun, May 18, 2014, 11:39am
Spectator received an email Sunday morning that was sent to students in the class of 2014, calling for students to place a piece of red tape on their caps during commencement exercises as "an act of solidarity" and to "demand justice and support for all survivors, even as a graduate of this...
Tue, May 13, 2014, 2:45pm
Update: May 13 at 6:10 p.m. In response to questions about the various lists over the past few days, a University spokesman sent the following statement to Spectator: "To avoid chilling complainants from coming forward and to respect all parties involved, the University does not comment on the...
Sun, Apr 27, 2014, 7:25pm
At Spectator, we often talk about ways we can improve our coverage and increase our outreach, but rarely do these conversations translate into meaningful action. We’re trying something new this year.
Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 11:26pm
At an event during the Women in the World Summit on Friday, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter criticized the way that American universities handle reported cases of sexual assault, specifically mentioning Columbia by name. In the interview with Katie Couric, Carter talks about how, in recent...
Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 6:00pm
The Governing Board at Barnard released this statement today regarding the Students for Justice in Palestine banner. The statement expresses support for free speech, but also urges students to remember "that the use of Barnard Hall as a banner space is a courtesy" and says it will work with...
Sun, Mar 30, 2014, 12:00pm
If you've been looking for an easy way to get more engaged on campus, if you're curious about all those campaign cover photos you've seen this past week, or if you're simply hoping for a way to procrastinate, it's your lucky day: Today CCSC and ESC are holding debates and candidates' forums for...

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