Adriano Espaillat, the State Senator who came close to defeating Rep. Charles Rangel in 2012, is planning to challenge him for Congress again next year, two uptown political insiders have confirmed to Spectator.
As the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, Joel Klein, CC ’67, worked to instill the same appreciation for education in the city’s 1.1 million students that he found in Columbia’s Core Curriculum.
A fire consumed the Associated Supermarket and a laundromat at 131st Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Sunday night, turning Amsterdam into a crisis zone and filling the air with smoke for blocks.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio was overwhelmingly elected mayor of New York City on Tuesday, setting the stage for the first Democratic administration in the city in more than two decades.
The latest minority, women, and local hiring statistics from Columbia show that the University is meeting its goals—but only if a large portion of the work is excluded.
Spectator sat down on Friday with Joe Ienuso, the executive vice president of facilities, to talk about Manhattanville construction progress, the University’s retail corridor, new academic centers, and a host of other issues.
After completing the structure of the science center—the first building on Columbia’s new 17-acre campus—earlier this month, construction workers have moved on to the glassy wall that will enclose the Renzo Piano-designed building.
Rep. Charles Rangel was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C., one of seven U.S. representatives handcuffed during a National Mall protest calling for passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
More than two and a half years after construction began on the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, the first building of Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion, construction workers lifted the center’s last planks into place on Friday.
Senegalese President Macky Sall talked about confronting economic and environmental challenges in Africa and criticized a global power structure that he said favors western nations at a World Leaders Forum speech on Wednesday.
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