February 10, 2014

News

The review, which was announced at the first plenary of the semester on Friday, will focus on the committee’s membership, its nomination process, and decision-making process.

A number of procedural changes to the way sexual assault investigations are conducted will be implemented before the end of the school year, University Senator Marc Heinrich, CC ’16, said at Sunday’s Columbia College Student Council meeting.

The Activities Board at Columbia wants to create a communal equipment rental program that aims to drive down technical costs and improve equipment quality for student groups.

Three Columbia students won the top prize in an environmental policy competition held by the Columbia Economics Review, organizers announced Friday.

Biology and physics professor Ozgur Sahin conducting research into how bacteria change shape in response to environmental change—and whether those changes can be harnessed to generate electricity.

Sports

The Lions showed what they are capable of on Friday at Princeton, but still have some issues to sort out defending around the basket.

The Lions split the final two games of their five game road stretch in Ivy League play.

The Lions fell to Princeton and Penn, hosting their annual Play 4 Kay Night this weekend.

The men’s fencing team tied Harvard for first, while the women placed third at Ivies in Providence.

Men's and women's squash were both defeated on their senior days.

Columbia's women swimming team finished their undefeated season with a 167-124 victory over Dartmouth. The men's team fell to Princeton but rebounded with a win against the Big Green.

No. 51 Columbia took down No. 69 Princeton and No. 32 Yale to win the ECAC title this weekend.

Opinion

Levine needs to be unequivocal about his support for Housing First.

Individuals are not the be-all end-all of racism. We can't forget about societal effects.

Ken Coughlin is right about the 96th street intersection, and we need to fix it quickly.

For a better activism, we need to be more pragmatic and respectful of our causes.