NEWS: Student Life

May 4, 2016, 9:35 PM

The Bacchanal committee will have a $227,644 operating budget next year—9.6 percent higher than this year—following the Funding at Columbia University event on Tuesday and Wednesday.

May 3, 2016, 2:12 AM

Barnard board of trustee member Frances Sadler, BC ’72, responded at length to student concerns about the college’s budget and the board’s perceived lack of transparency when enacting policy changes at Barnard Student Government Association’s final general body meeting of the year on Monday.

May 3, 2016, 1:03 AM

Engineering Student Council sent to School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Mary Boyce on Monday a proposal by Coalition Against Sexual Violence to bar students found responsible for gender-based misconduct from serving as teaching assistants.

May 2, 2016, 2:23 AM

As student activist groups joined together to emphasize racial justice and the intersectionality of their causes, they secured a victory with an increase in

May 2, 2016, 2:30 AM

Updated May 2, 9:12 p.m.

In their final general body meeting of the school year, Columbia College Student Council members shared updates to a number of recent initiatives, including protections for student journalists, academic holidays, and anonymous adviser reviews.

May 1, 2016, 11:29 PM

Following years of gradual increases in mental health awareness on campus, students successfully petitioned for administrators to improve Counseling and

May 1, 2016, 11:33 PM

Students and faculty with disabilities attempted to spread awareness this year about the inaccessibility of Columbia’s campus, which has diminished and negatively affected several aspects of their experiences on campus.

May 1, 2016, 10:53 PM

The elections process for Columbia College Student Council, Engineering Student Council, and General Studies Student Council faced critique from students, candidates, and current council members due to disorganization within the Columbia Elections Board.

Apr 28, 2016, 2:04 PM

Barnard Student Government Association has faced uniquely extensive administrative involvement in its affairs, which has affected the council’s ability to serve as the voice of the student body to administrators.