As the Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrates its 10th anniversary, alumni and students alike are considering the OMA’s role in facilitating campus dialogues on issues of diversity.
NEWS: Student Life
Hyoun Ju Sohn, CC ’13 and a Brown University graduate student, died on Tuesday morning after falling from the 12th floor window of a library at Brown, the Brown Daily Herald confirmed.
Several prominent members of incumbent CCSC president Peter Bailinson’s council have publicly thrown their support to opponent Benjamin Makansi, CC ’16, as Bailinson campaigns for a second term.
Eleven candidates—many of them student government veterans—are contending for five positions on General Studies Student Council’s executive board.
Blue is the New Black and ΔSEAS are the two parties running for election this year, while Chaun Medeiros, SEAS ’16, is running independently for vice president of campus life.
Bacchanal, sexual assault, and council transparency were all discussed at the council election debates.
Marc Heinrich, CC ’16, and Sean Ryan, CC ’17, are running unopposed to fill the two empty Columbia College seats in the University Senate.
This year’s election for the executive board of Columbia College Student Council has attracted three diverse parties.
Sexual Violence Response, an on-campus resource for sexual violence, opened a new office on the Columbia University Medical Center campus.
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.