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