Student groups and councils are looking for new meeting space after boardrooms on the fifth floor of Lerner Hall were repurposed into health offices this summer.
Columbia College Student Council passed a constitutional amendment at its Sunday night meeting mandating that direct elections be held following University senator and executive board vacancies.
The new plan will allow students three key loans per semester. After the third key loan, the student will be referred to Residential Programs staff, but there will be no monetary penalty. Students will also be given one free key assist per semester, after which they will be charged $20 per assist.
CCSC, ESC, and GSSC presidents presented a letter on Thursday to the University Senate Libraries and Digital Resources Committee, asking that undergraduates be allowed into the business school library at all times.
The creation of the position of CCSC Sandwich Ambassador will be a step toward accessibility—both for students eating on a budget in Morningside and for the council itself.
Four out of five members of the Columbia Elections Board voted on Sunday to include an “abstain” option that students can select while voting.
The vote comes after the General Studies Student Council approved a similar resolution for General Studies students during a meeting in March.
After the Lion Credit Union Initiative and the sandwich ambassador ballot initiatives passed overwhelmingly during Columbia College Student Council’s elections last week, the students who spearheaded each project are deciding their next moves.
Apathy should be a legitimate option in student elections.
Andrew Ren, CC ’15, will be docked eight votes by the election board after an investigation into a campaign-email rule violation in which he asked the Sigma Epsilon Phi president to forward an email.
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University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
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