NEWS: Student Life

Mar 27, 2015, 8:27 AM

Sexual Violence Response, an on-campus resource for sexual violence, opened a new office on the Columbia University Medical Center campus.

Mar 26, 2015, 8:09 AM

After some students said that Columbia’s responses to national instances of alleged police brutality and racial violence fell short, the Mental Health Task Force will propose a standardized protocol to administrators, outlining steps to respond to similar incidents in the future.

Mar 23, 2015, 11:14 PM

A group of Columbia students is looking to draw attention on campus to a national campaign to raise the minimum wage. 

Mar 23, 2015, 7:11 PM

Over 450 graduate students sent administrators a “letter of noncompliance” earlier this month expressing their objections with Columbia’s sexual respect education requirement.

Mar 13, 2015, 5:46 PM

General Studies student Francheska De La Cruz, who was in the postbaccalaureate pre-med program, has died, an email to students in the School of General Studies announced on Friday afternoon.

Mar 12, 2015, 10:22 PM

While a photo appeared to show that Public Safety officers detained a Columbia College first-year in a chokehold outside Carman Hall on Thursday morning, University officials said that officers had a reason to exert force and acted in compliance with the law.

Mar 12, 2015, 7:00 AM

Divest Barnard, an organization made up of several students who have split from Barnard Columbia Divest, are working with other schools whose endowments are invested with Barnard’s as part of their efforts to get the college to divest from fossil fuels.

Mar 12, 2015, 5:16 AM

A new student group at the Law School hopes to provide first-generation students with a safe space to speak about their experiences.

Mar 5, 2015, 4:09 AM

Since a two-alarm fire forced hundreds of Barnard students from their dorm rooms Tuesday night, residents of the affected dorms have criticized administrators’ response, citing disorganization and a lack of communication.

Mar 4, 2015, 3:30 PM

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will address graduates at Barnard’s Commencement at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the College announced on Wednesday.