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November 25, 2014, 3:37 AM

The gathering was one of several that erupted across New York City on Monday night—albeit smaller and quieter than rallies that eventually came to occupy the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and RFK bridges.

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Nov 25, 2014, 3:27 AM
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After four years of summer research programs, the K=1 Criticality Project, an undergraduate-driven nuclear think tank, was granted status as an official University center last week.

 
Nov 25, 2014, 4:01 AM

Custom-designed to fit under Central Park’s bridges, the ambulances cost $150,000 to $175,000 apiece. Two of the unit’s three vehicles were destroyed in a fire last Thursday.

Nov 25, 2014, 3:55 AM
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It’s the first time that a class council is building its annual programming around a specific charity.

Nov 24, 2014, 8:57 PM

After arriving at Rose Sanders’ home on 100th Street and Manhattan Avenue on Saturday morning, police found the infant “unconscious and unresponsive.”

Student Life

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Nov 25, 2014, 3:37 AM
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The gathering was one of several that erupted across New York City on Monday night—albeit smaller and quieter than rallies that eventually came to occupy the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and RFK bridges.

Nov 25, 2014, 3:55 AM
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It’s the first time that a class council is building its annual programming around a specific charity.

Nov 24, 2014, 1:54 AM
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Columbia College Student Council voted in support of a $4.50 per semester increase to the student activities fee on Sunday night.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:52 PM
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A panel discussion on Saturday afternoon hosted by the Columbia College Young Alumni on engaging alumni in the current campus discussion on sexual assault was only attended by around 10 alumni.

 

Morningside Heights

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Nov 17, 2014, 2:47 AM
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Despite extensive outreach by event organizers on campus, a discussion on the role of religion in revolution between Union Theological Seminary professor Cornel West and Revolutionary Communist Party Chairman Bob Avakian was mainly attended by out of towners.

Nov 16, 2014, 11:37 PM
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No Red Tape Columbia is bringing the fight against sexual assault off campus and into local bars.

Nov 13, 2014, 7:49 AM
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U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe gave Valle one year of supervised release for illegally using federal databases during his time as a police officer. The sentencing comes after the Southern District Court of New York threw out Valle’s first conviction—conspiracy to kidnap—in June.

Nov 11, 2014, 12:19 AM

The Morningside Heights and West Harlem council member released the statement before the NYPD announced Monday afternoon that it will no longer make arrests for low-level marijuana possession.

Administration

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Nov 21, 2014, 2:21 AM
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Phillip Satow, CC '63, received the Alexander Hamilton Medal, Columbia College's highest honor, at a dinner on Thursday night. 

Nov 21, 2014, 1:49 AM
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Thursday’s University Senate plenary included updates on the Rules of Conduct review process and President’s Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault, as well as a resolution that passed unanimously on administrative conflict of interest in research.

Nov 19, 2014, 2:17 AM
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Columbia now has the fourth highest number of international students across all U.S. universities, according to a report released on Monday by the Institute of International Education.

Nov 18, 2014, 5:04 AM
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Nearly $1.6 million of Bollinger’s $3.4 million was previously earned income that was paid out in 2013 as part of a “contractually agreed-to schedule.” Another $350,000 was the value of living in the president’s house.

West Harlem

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Nov 24, 2014, 1:24 AM

The construction of a 7-Eleven is the latest sign of change in West Harlem’s Little Senegal, a neighborhood known for its high number of West African immigrants.

Nov 21, 2014, 2:05 AM
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Columbia students joined antiviolence activists in front of the Manhattan Criminal Court for the second time in two months on Thursday morning for the court appearances of 21 Manhattanville youth arrested in June on gang-related charges.

Nov 20, 2014, 3:54 AM

Kevin McAllister, a longtime electrician at Columbia, also runs the Uptown Inner City Baseball League, a youth sports organization in West Harlem.

Nov 13, 2014, 4:56 AM

The 59-year-old Wright, who is also the chair of the Manhattan Democratic Party, has been in the State Assembly since 1992 and is a fixture in Harlem politics.

Academics

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Nov 25, 2014, 3:27 AM
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After four years of summer research programs, the K=1 Criticality Project, an undergraduate-driven nuclear think tank, was granted status as an official University center last week.

 
Nov 24, 2014, 12:04 AM

Students talked about the Western focus of the Core Curriculum, travel opportunities for engineering students, and better integrating international students at a town hall held to discuss undergraduate global education on Thursday night.

 
Nov 21, 2014, 2:33 AM

Barnard students, faculty, and administrators discussed ways to incorporate more international perspectives to the curriculum on Thursday night. 

Nov 20, 2014, 4:06 AM
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A group of 41 students and faculty voiced opinions and concerns about the beginning and end of Barnard academics to Provost Linda Bell as she completes her recommendations for Barnard’s forthcoming curriculum review.

Upper West Side

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Nov 25, 2014, 4:01 AM

Custom-designed to fit under Central Park’s bridges, the ambulances cost $150,000 to $175,000 apiece. Two of the unit’s three vehicles were destroyed in a fire last Thursday.

Nov 24, 2014, 8:57 PM

After arriving at Rose Sanders’ home on 100th Street and Manhattan Avenue on Saturday morning, police found the infant “unconscious and unresponsive.”

Nov 21, 2014, 1:53 AM
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Opponents of the proposed Jewish Home Lifecare building on 97th Street are planning to continue to fight the project.

Nov 20, 2014, 3:58 AM

Situated next to the Bloomingdale School on West 104th Street, a colorful playground is the focus of a new joint initiative to improve playground accessibility citywide.

Uptown

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Oct 23, 2014, 4:26 PM
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At a press conference at Bellevue Thursday night, New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett said although Spencer returned to New York City on Oct. 17 and travelled on the subway, he did not develop a fever until Thursday morning.

 
Sep 10, 2014, 3:20 AM

With 99.5 percent of precincts reporting as of early Wednesday morning, Espaillat received 50.3 percent of the vote. Jackson received 42.7 percent of the vote, while Tejada received 7 percent.

Aug 23, 2014, 4:53 PM

Manhattanville sits on a low, flat plane just north of Morningside Heights. This former industrial neighborhood will soon house Columbia’s new campus expansion, which will feature graduate school facilities in the arts, sciences, and business.

Mar 26, 2014, 3:17 AM

The Columbia University Medical Center filed a set of permits on Monday and Tuesday with the Department of Buildings for the School of Nursing’s $34.4 million expansion.