NEWS: Student Life

Dec 18, 2014, 10:05 AM

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. 

Dec 12, 2014, 3:55 AM

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. 

Dec 7, 2014, 11:09 PM

Whether he was leading a Columbia Queer Alliance meeting, speaking at his high school graduation, or sending silly Snapchats to friends, Joshua Villa, CC ’18, approached life with positivity and compassion, friends and family said in interviews this weekend.

Dec 5, 2014, 2:06 PM

Villa was from Azusa, California, and graduated in 2014 from Gladstone High School in Covina, California, near Los Angeles.

Dec 5, 2014, 4:18 AM

More than a hundred students headed downtown on Thursday night to join citywide protests held in response to the Staten Island grand jury decision in the case of Eric Garner’s death.

Dec 5, 2014, 4:01 AM

There was a last-minute addition to Thursday night’s lineup—the Black Students’ Organization’s performance of “Strange Fruit,” an early 20th-century protest song about lynchings in the American South.

Dec 5, 2014, 4:10 AM

The economics-philosophy major plans on pursuing an M.A. in philosophy and public affairs at University College Dublin.

Dec 4, 2014, 8:47 PM

Students, many dressed in black, occupied College Walk from the Broadway gates to the sundial with some silently holding signs saying “We want justice” and “RIP Eric Garner.”

Dec 4, 2014, 7:36 AM

Spectator takes an in-depth look at nearly 30 years of anti-sexual assault activism, from the first Take Back The Night rally to Emma Sulkowicz's Mattress Performance.

Dec 4, 2014, 6:34 AM

The club’s community standards agreement, which will go into effect next semester, comes just over two months after the Columbia University Marching Band created its own policy in September.