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Antisemitic Symbol Found On Low Library Steps

Columbia is investigating an incident of antisemitism on its Morningside campus reported late Tuesday in which a swastika was painted on the steps of Low Library. University Life condemned the incident in a statement on its website.

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CEC Announces Passage Of Divestment Referendum, CCSC And ESC Election Results

In an email to CC and SEAS students sent this morning, the Columbia Election Commission announced student government representatives for the coming years and the passage of the divestment referendum. 61.04% of participating students voted in support of the University’s divestment from companies that profit from or support Israeli policy toward Palestinian people.

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New Lawyer In Tess Majors Case

The two older suspects in the Tess Majors case appeared again in court last week. Suspect 2, who is facing the most severe charges in the investigation, is now represented by the high profile criminal defense attorney Jeffrey Lichtman.

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Academic Calendar Updates, Pre-Orientation Programs Canceled Or Modified

Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.

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Youngest Suspect In The Tess Majors Investigation Sentenced

The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.

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President Bollinger Updates Students, Faculty On State Of 2020-2021 Academic Year

In an email sent this morning, President Bollinger updated members of the Columbia community on the steps he and other administrative staff are taking to prepare for the fall semester.

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Barnard First-Years Unable To Register For Experience Courses

Today was registration day for the class of 2023, and many Barnard first-years found themselves unable to register for their required First-Year Seminar (FYS) or First-Year Writing (FYW) classes.

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Columbia Housing Moves Room Selection Online

Beginning in spring 2020, room selection will move online for all students applying to Columbia Housing, excluding special living community applicants.

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Breaking: Columbia University Marching Band To Resume Playing At Athletic Events

On Friday morning, the Columbia University Band Alumni Association sent out a press release announcing that the marching band will continue to play at future athletic events, including the homecoming game this Saturday.

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Video Shows Public Safety Officers Dragging Protester by Legs

In a video circulating on Twitter, Columbia University Public Safety officers were seen dragging peaceful protesters by the legs in front of Low Library yesterday. The protesters were affiliated with Extinction Rebellion, an organization staging acts of nonviolent civil disobedience to advocate for environmental causes.

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The Columbia Athletics Department has pulled all funding from the Columbia University Marching Band (CUMB) and prohibited it from performing at future athletic events, according to an email from CUMB Head Manager Cameron Danesh-Pajou (SEAS ‘20) sent to band members this afternoon.

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Marlyn Delva Joins GS As New Dean Of Students

GS has tapped Marlyn Delva as its Dean of Students amid a series of new staffing appointments, Dean of General Studies Lisa Rosen-Metsch announced in an email Wednesday.

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We Have A Famous Award Or Something: Announcing The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Today marks the announcement of the winners of the 102nd Pulitzer Prize awards, an event held by Columbia University each year to honor excellence in the field of journalism. The announcement, held today at 3PM, occurred in the only suitable place for such an event – Pulitzer Hall. The notable winners of this group include Kendrick Lamar with DAMN, the […]

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BREAKING: Vandalism of Israeli Apartheid Week Posters

We just received a tip regarding Israeli Apartheid Week – more specifically, regarding recent vandalism of the posters advertising this week’s events. IAW starts this Monday and runs from February 29th to March 4th. We have also attached close up images below that show the writing on each section of torn poster. Messages include, “I LOVE Israel!” […]

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This evening, we received an email from a representative of the Columbia delegation for the Latinx Ivy League Conference including an email sent to President Bollinger. The email outlines an incident this past weekend involving one of the delegates from Dartmouth with police at Brown. The tip also included the student’s story about the night’s events. […]

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