NEWS: Student Life

Sep 20, 2014, 6:17 PM

Over 800 Columbia students will march from West 86th Street to midtown this Sunday as part of a massive effort to demand meaningful action on climate change from world leaders.

Sep 19, 2014, 1:52 AM

The Lion Credit Union Initiative will spend this semester focused on finding investors and gaining administrative and University Senate support to help make the group’s dream of becoming a fully fledged credit union a reality.

Sep 18, 2014, 12:30 PM

Printers on Columbia’s campus will revert back to the old, non-global print queue system after students complaints that the new system contained several flaws.

Sep 18, 2014, 3:03 AM

The speech by the controversial author of this summer’s much-shared New Republic article “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League” didn’t focus as much on the shortcomings of universities like Columbia as it did on the liberal arts educations they claim to deliver.

Sep 18, 2014, 3:11 AM

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, spoke to over 100 students Wednesday evening about his contrarian perspectives on entrepreneurship.

Sep 18, 2014, 3:15 AM

A presence at the OMA since 2008, Robinson will now head to the University of California, Berkeley, to serve as the coordinator for student cooperative involvement and student leadership within the university’s department of student life.

Sep 17, 2014, 2:11 AM

Columbia may have gotten a new printing system this fall, but students say it’s still plagued with problems.

Sep 16, 2014, 1:34 AM

For the first few weeks of fall semester, students dreaming of fuzzy sweaters and skinny jeans are greeted not with crisp breezes but with intense heat—on the first day of classes, the temperature hit 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sep 16, 2014, 12:31 AM

Columbia students and community members held events this week in solidarity with residents of Ferguson, Missouri, after the death of Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer last month sparked nationwide conversations about race and justice.

Sep 15, 2014, 12:49 AM

Columbia Leads, a new program created by the Office of Student Engagement, allows students to collect points through participating in campus activities and clubs to receive the title of Columbia Leads fellow and earn cords to wear at Class Day and University Commencement.