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November 21, 2014, 2:21 AM

Phillip Satow, CC '63, received the Alexander Hamilton Medal, Columbia College's highest honor, at a dinner on Thursday night. 

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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 21, 2014, 2:33 AM

Barnard students, faculty, and administrators discussed ways to incorporate more international perspectives to the curriculum 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 21, 2014, 1:53 AM

Opponents of the proposed Jewish Home Lifecare building on 97th Street are planning to continue to fight the project.

Student Life

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Nov 19, 2014, 3:44 AM
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The Columbia Fed Challenge team’s investments paid off this weekend with the team coming in third in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s annual economic challenge.

Nov 17, 2014, 2:29 AM

Activities Board at Columbia, the Student Governing Board, and Postcrypt Coffeehouse will each receive a piece of $22,500 from Columbia College Student Council’s surplus, the council announced on Sunday night.

Nov 12, 2014, 2:41 AM

Nine groups will receive a portion of the nearly $10,000 Capital Investment Fund to help finance large-scale purchases.

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

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 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.

Nov 10, 2014, 12:02 AM

Columbia students and neighborhood residents are calling for increased resources for the issues facing young residents of the Grant and Manhattanville Houses.

Academics

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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.

Nov 20, 2014, 4:13 AM
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Committee co-chairs Philip Kitcher, a philosophy professor, and Peter deMenocal, an earth and environmental science professor, provided the comments a week after Columbia College proposed two alternatives to the current Frontiers course.

Nov 19, 2014, 3:38 AM
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Evaluations for the economics department and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are now available on Courses@CU, along with a new review system on the site itself.

Upper West Side

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Nov 21, 2014, 1:53 AM

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.

Nov 13, 2014, 2:10 AM
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Members of Friends of Stryker Park want to beautify an area of sidewalk between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues on the north side of West 97th Street, just west of P.S. 163. But members of Park West Village Tenants’ Association are concerned about increased pedestrian traffic a new plaza could bring.

Nov 12, 2014, 9:15 PM
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The victim, a porter in the nearby Pomander Walk housing co-op, was stabbed in the right arm around 2:23 p.m. and taken to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, while the 26-year-old suspect is now in custody, police said.

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.