Avantika Kumar

Wed, Sep 4, 2013, 1:53am
In honor of Teachers College's 125th anniversary, students, faculty, locals, and city officials celebrated its history, legacy, and a new street sign bearing the college's name.
Mon, Sep 2, 2013, 11:45pm
The New York City Housing Authority invited developers to submit preliminary proposals for the Frederick Douglass Houses and seven other complexes around the city last month.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013, 7:53pm
The neighborhoods surrounding Columbia—the four neighborhoods Spectator covers—are home to their own rich histories, diverse residents, and local controversies.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013, 4:14pm
A federal judge ruled that the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk policy violated the constitutional rights of minorities on Monday, a major victory for Upper Manhattan politicians, who have unanimously opposed the controversial tactic.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013, 1:11am
A bill to force a stricter review process for development at the Upper West Side's Frederick Douglass Houses and other city housing projects is stalled in the State Senate.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013, 2:10am
Comptroller John Liu rejected a proposed $47 million contract for two controversial 95th Street homeless shelters on Wednesday. It's not clear whether the shelters will now be forced to close.
Sun, Jun 30, 2013, 8:32pm
Although Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia’s first chief digital officer, will hop across town this August to become the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first chief digital officer, he said that he still has a vested interest in Columbia’s success.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013, 6:39pm
In a long-anticipated ruling on affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas, the United States Supreme Court voted 7-1 yesterday to return the case to a lower appeals court—a ruling that advocates and opponents of affirmative action are both calling a victory. There won’t be any...
Sun, Jun 23, 2013, 12:05am
The Department of Health has called for a study of the potential impacts of development and past contamination at Jewish Home Lifecare’s proposed relocation site.
Sat, Jun 22, 2013, 1:37pm
Christian Stohler, the dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, had his first talk with faculty on Thursday after being appointed last week.

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