NEWS: Student Life

Sep 2, 2014, 8:20 PM
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As long as her alleged rapist goes to Columbia, Emma Sulkowicz, CC ’15, plans on carrying a navy blue, extra-long twin-sized mattress wherever she goes.

Sep 1, 2014, 11:15 PM
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Instead of events promoting Columbia spirit and dance parties on aircraft carriers, the zine-style publication features contributions from campus activist groups that cover topics ranging from trans students at Barnard to the student protests of 1968.

Aug 28, 2014, 7:35 PM
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Barnard and Columbia first-years were the first to attend a new, two-part workshop on sexual violence and gender-based misconduct on Thursday, which administrators reworked following criticism from student activists, as a mandatory part of this year’s NSOP.
Aug 23, 2014, 3:44 PM
Following the organization of a student-led task force to examine Columbia’s leave of absence policies, the Center for Student Advising announced several changes in August to the medical leave policies for Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science—but students say there’s still more to do.
Aug 23, 2014, 3:50 PM
Though several changes were made last semester and through the summer, the battle to improve the way Columbia deals with cases of sexual assault will likely stretch throughout much of this year, as student activists continue to draw attention to the issue.
Aug 23, 2014, 3:53 PM
Though several changes were made last semester and through the summer, the battle to improve the way Columbia deals with cases of sexual assault will likely stretch throughout much of this year, as student activists continue to draw attention to the issue.
Aug 23, 2014, 3:36 PM
The removal of a political banner hung by Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine last March raised debate about free speech on campus.
Aug 23, 2014, 3:58 PM
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Over the past year, student activists have raised concerns about sexual assault on campus and pushed Columbia to address the issue, bringing the University to the center of a growing national conversation.
Aug 23, 2014, 2:38 PM
Divestment has become a hot-button issue on college campuses throughout the country over the past year, and Columbia was no exception. Student activists called on the University to divest from fossil fuels and private prison companies.
Aug 15, 2014, 8:53 PM
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While Columbia released a new sexual assault policy Friday that makes some significant changes to the way the University handles cases of sexual assault, activists say the policy falls short and that they were cut out of the process.

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