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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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