NEWS: Student Life

Jun 15, 2016, 9:32 PM

For lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, as well as Latinx students, the anguish that accompanied news of a massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub this week was especially pronounced.

May 29, 2016, 12:25 PM

Nayla Kidd, SEAS '18, who had been reported missing for almost two weeks before being found safe by the NYPD earlier this month, wrote an 

May 17, 2016, 8:13 PM

Bill Nguyen, CC ’16, first got involved with Columbia’s chapter of the Quest Scholars Network because he wanted to make friends.

May 17, 2016, 8:19 PM

In her four years at Columbia, Deborah Owolabi, SEAS ’16, has made a name for herself in the civil engineering department and minority interest groups, but continues to embrace her imperfections.

May 17, 2016, 8:32 PM

Niger Little-Poole, SEAS ’16, is a data scientist attracted to answering big questions.

May 17, 2016, 8:52 PM

The irony that Dean Baquet—who attended Columbia College but ultimately did not graduate—was standing before the graduating class of 2016 to deliver a keynote address on Tuesday was not lost on him.

May 17, 2016, 8:15 PM

Five years ago, Aramael Pena-Alcantara, CC ’16, did not plan on attending Columbia. He even resisted going to Days on Campus despite living just a few stops away on the 1 train, but was eventually “forced” by his parents.

May 17, 2016, 8:24 PM

Once, a stranger came up to Eyvana Bengochea, CC ’16, on campus and recognized her as “the Republican cheerleader.”

May 17, 2016, 8:39 PM

In his four years at Columbia, Ramis Wadood has established himself as a compassionate and effective advocate for students.

May 17, 2016, 8:16 PM

Sarika Kumar, BC ’16, has held many leadership positions on campus. In all of them, she has looked to foster an environment of support and kindness.