Campus wellness groups say flyers posted by the Kingsmen, a campus a cappella group, trigger body insecurities.
NEWS: Student Life
Just before winter break, Columbia College Student Council approved project grant funding for the creation of Aware, a student-designed app that allows students to self-report instances of sexual assault. The app is meant to provide a platform for students to anonymously report where they experience sexual harassment or sexual assault, but experts say that the app has the potential to raise multiple legal issues for its users and student groups, including defamation and libel.
Cristen Kromm, the associate dean of Residential Life, will be the new dean of Undergraduate Student Life.
Last semester’s key policy, which punished students for losing their keys with disciplinary action being marked on their permanent records, has been eliminated and replaced with an interim policy.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs selected Chris Woods to fill the post of assistant director of multicultural affairs and LGBTQ outreach, four months after Lea Robinson’s departure.
Barnard President Debora Spar announced last week that the forums on Barnard’s transgender admissions policy would not be open to the press or external audiences—including Columbia students—leaving some students and faculty frustrated with the limitations.
Student activists from Columbia Prison Divest say their voices were shut out of conversations leading up to and during a panel on Tuesday night about prison divestment.
Legal experts warn that the Title IX investigations will not result in a quick policy change due to the Dept. of Education’s caseload and investigative procedures.
A crowd of 150 people came together at a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to honor those lost in a Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, that killed at least 140 people.
Over 60 protesters staged a sit-in at LeFrak Gymnasium in Barnard Hall on Thursday night during Barnard’s annual Midnight Breakfast to protest what students characterized as a lack of administrative response to recent grand jury decisions in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.