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.
NEWS: Student Life
Updated, Nov. 18, 5:46 p.m.
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.
Nine groups will receive a portion of the nearly $10,000 Capital Investment Fund to help finance large-scale purchases.
Updated Nov. 13, 6:35 a.m.
After presenting their proposals at Monday’s SGA meeting, the applicants are now awaiting the decisions on Nov. 24 that might give them a share of the $17,000 SGA has available for project grants.
Meeting full financial need for transfer students and the use of outside scholarships to reduce student contributions were among the financial aid changes announced in an email from Columbia College Dean James Valentini and School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Mary Boyce on Sunday night.
SGB, ABC, and IGC have applied for portions of the Columbia College Student Council’s $45,000 budget surplus, part of which has already been allocated for Columbia College Days programming.
The Barnard Student Government Association’s Committee on Inclusion and Equity has created a series of posters with examples of microaggressions—everyday instances of social prejudices—why they are problematic, and more inclusive alternatives.
Billed as a National Day of Action to “Help Carry the Weight,” the event was inspired by the senior art thesis of Emma Sulkowicz, CC ’15.