NEWS: Student Life

Feb 26, 2015, 3:52 AM

Students have raised questions about the efficiency and accountability of the club funding process since the Columbia College Student Council and the Engineering Student Council voted in November to suggest that administrators raise the student activity fee by $4.50 per semester for the upcoming school year.

Feb 26, 2015, 3:27 AM

Barnard students who are interested in participating in Columbia’s sexual respect education program are currently unable to sign up for workshops or access the education program’s site on CourseWorks.

Feb 26, 2015, 3:43 AM

The ability of graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia to unionize hinges on the debate over whether or not they can be defined as both students and workers.

Feb 24, 2015, 1:15 PM

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, CC ’92, SIPA ’93, and leading technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz, CC ’88, will speak at the Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Class Days, respectively.

Feb 24, 2015, 1:32 AM

Nine members of No Red Tape were sent warning letters from the Office of Judicial Affairs notifying them of possible violations of the University Rules of Conduct for a series of protests last week.

Feb 23, 2015, 5:59 PM

All in-person workshops and film screenings that satisfy Columbia’s new sexual respect education requirement are currently filled to capacity on CourseWorks, the system students are required to use to register.

Feb 20, 2015, 12:20 AM

Gamma Phi Beta—which was chartered at Barnard from 1901 until 1915—began its formal recruitment process Thursday and will formally induct its first class of members on Sunday night.

Feb 20, 2015, 12:27 AM

The Caribbean Students Association’s annual gala, which was originally scheduled for Friday at Barnard, has been rescheduled for March because of miscommunication between students and administrators.

Feb 19, 2015, 6:06 AM

As a new sexual respect requirement is put into place by the University, students say that the program’s arts option lacks the education necessary to teach students about sexual respect.

Feb 19, 2015, 4:31 AM

The Activities Board at Columbia has changed its approach to funding student groups with the intention of greater transparency and more efficient allocation of funds.