In a surprising blow to future bureaucrats, Columbia cuts funding for student governing boards (Spec).
New York finds out who will take on Bloomberg as residents vote in primary elections (NY1).
While you’re still smoking 25 feet away from Butler, remember that the city might ban smoking in public parks (Gawker).
Remember that one time Ahmadinejad came to campus? Spec does, and suggests you actually sign up for the World Leaders’ Forum this year (Spec).
New York remains the safest big city in America — no matter what your grandmother says (NY1).
The eighties continue to suffer as Patrick Swayze dies at 57 from pancreatic cancer (Gothamist).