Lacking standard event review process, student groups and councils sometimes forced to cover larger security bills
Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 4:38am
When Columbia College Student Council Vice President for Campus Life Nathan Rosin, CC ’18, was planning the council’s Homecoming pep rally, he was told by a Public Safety representative at a required event planning meeting with administrators that between five to eight security officers would ne
Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 9:20pm
Public Safety has gathered recommendations from both administrative channels like a campus-wide advisory committee, as well as direct feedback from students and faculty.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016, 12:35am
Despite Public Safety’s recent changes to this year’s Bacchanal crowd configuration, students in the audience will still feel like caged animals.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016, 7:38am
Students attending this year’s Bacchanal were likely relieved to learn that they will not be packed into one of six pens on the day of the concert.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016, 7:27am
Public Safety has repeatedly refused to answer questions about new safety measures they have implemented for this year’s Bacchanal that students feel will ruin the spring concert.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016, 5:07am
This year’s administrative mishandling of Bacchanal fits into a larger narrative of inefficiency and disregard for student input. The narrative must end here.
Thu, Mar 10, 2016, 5:21am
Public Safety has crafted a Bacchanal proposal that fails to live up to the expectations of students and faculty.
Wed, Oct 21, 2015, 7:26pm
After students expressed concerns about police presence on campus during Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s protest last week on Low Steps, the University told Spectator in a statement that Public Safety did not communicate with NYPD leading up to the protest.
Wed, Oct 21, 2015, 3:13am
Public Safety should do a better job of informing students when there is a police presence on campus.
Wed, Apr 22, 2015, 3:12am
When a suspicious package was identified on Broadway and West 116th Street in April 2013, Barnard Public Safety notified students of the potential danger and advised them to “shelter in place until the all-clear is given.”
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