NEWS: Student Life

Jul 10, 2014, 6:03 PM

McBain and Hamilton Halls are currently undergoing asbestos abatement.

Jul 1, 2014, 12:27 PM

Andrew Hamilton, GS ’13, who had been heavily involved in the Philolexian Society and various on-campus theater groups, died in New York City on June 24.

Jun 11, 2014, 11:58 PM

Kaushik Tiwari, SEAS ’16, received a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship, which is awarded to student entrepreneurs to fund their scientific and technological projects.

Jun 1, 2014, 8:06 PM

Columbia Alumni Allied Against Sexual Assault announced a plan to create a set of unified student, alumni, and faculty proposals for reforming Columbia’s sexual assault policies on Saturday.

May 20, 2014, 5:24 PM

Priom Ahmed, CC ’14, is a Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies major and hopes to eventually work with South Asian immigrants.

May 20, 2014, 5:40 PM

This spring, Tanay Jaipuria started Tea With Tanay, a website where friends and strangers can sign up for 30 minutes of tea-fueled conversation with Jaipuria.

May 20, 2014, 5:55 PM

Gerardo Romo was the first student ever to come to Columbia from his high school in Perris, California, where he recalled feeling lonely as one of only a few out students at his school of 3,000.

May 20, 2014, 5:28 PM

Anna Bahr, former managing editor of the Blue and White, is perhaps most well-known for her two longform pieces on students' experiences with the University's sexual assault adjudication process this spring.

May 20, 2014, 5:44 PM

Ryan Kendall, GS ’14, rose to national prominence in January 2010, when he testified in court against California’s Proposition 8 as proof that sexual orientation was not a choice.

May 20, 2014, 5:59 PM

At Columbia, Wendy Sun’s desire to empower women engineers took shape when she founded Engineering Exploration Experience in her first year.