The neighborhoods surrounding Columbia—the four neighborhoods Spectator covers—are home to their own rich histories, diverse residents, and local controversies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Employees suing Upper West Side restaurant Indus Valley for unfair labor practices reached a settlement with management last month, ending a nearly two-year legal battle.
Jessica Prata, the sustainability officer of New York Presbyterian Hospital, will start Monday as the head of Columbia’s Office of Environmental Stewardship.
Jewish Home Lifecare, which is looking to build a high-rise in the middle of the Park West Village housing complex, submitted the results of a preliminary environmental study to the State Department of Health on Monday.
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University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
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