NEWS: Student Life

Feb 11, 2016, 7:00 AM

At this year’s Barnard commencement ceremony, graduating seniors will not be hearing a speech from Student Government Association President Shivani Vikuntam, BC ’16—at least not in Vikuntam’s capacity as president.

Feb 11, 2016, 7:10 AM

When racially charged incidents at the University of Missouri and Yale came to a boiling point last semester, students of color at Columbia protested in solidarity and incited their own calls for reforms, including hiring

Feb 10, 2016, 5:09 AM

Despite Columbia’s commitment to continuing sexual respect education with the 2016 Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative, students are reporting apathy toward programming, indicating a broader unwillingness to engage in conversations surrounding these issues.

Feb 10, 2016, 5:23 AM

Francois Anderson, CC ’12, recalls how quickly his feelings of triumph turned to ones of concern after receiving his acceptance letter to Columbia.

Feb 10, 2016, 3:46 AM

In an attempt to support students with backgrounds in the arts, General Studies Student Council and ArtC, a student group that provides social and professional networking opportunities for artists, will hold a roundtable discussion with faculty and students aimed at guiding students toward caree

Feb 9, 2016, 4:16 AM

The Engineering Student Council discussed renovations to the Mudd Lounge, employers’ willingness to sponsor visas on LionShare, and a possible PawPrint ID swiping system at the council’s Monday meeting.

Feb 9, 2016, 3:33 AM

Over 40 department chairs, faculty members, and students at Barnard came together Monday night to create a direct dialogue between faculty and students on issues of race and diversity.

Feb 8, 2016, 2:25 AM

Updated Feb. 10, 5:24 a.m.

Feb 8, 2016, 1:18 AM

Beginning this Monday, students waiting for appointments in Counseling and Psychological Services residence hall offices will be able to get a text message notification five minutes before a counselor is ready.

Feb 5, 2016, 2:30 AM

Panhellenic sororities offered the highest number of bids in Columbia history during recruitment this year, indicative of a pattern of rapid expansion in the Panhellenic community in recent years, with 301 women accepting bids.