The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
Columbia’s premier electrofunk group is taking a break from intramural collaborations and filling the Bowery Ballroom to provide a public service announcement to junior hipsters on the popular Nickelodeon show Yo Gabba Gabba! The topic? Personal hygiene, of course. Stereogum has a video of the band performing their catchy anthem, “Everybody Wash Your Hands (Lather […]
Tipster Dhruv Vasishtha noticed a Columbia reunion of sorts at MTVu’s Woodie Awards–the very same Woodie awards that featured members of the CU debate team–as your favorite bands Vampire Weekend and Chromeo performed “The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance” together. It sounded a bit like Graceland but it felt like “Roar, Lion, Roar.” The 2008 […]
Do like music and stuff? Well if you do, you’re in luck cause this week CMJ Music Marathon returns to NYC. The marathon features over 1,000 bands almost all with peculiar names. Columbians probably have a slightly distorted perspective on the difficulty of making it in today’s music world due to the providential success of […]
Columbia is more than just “Upper West Side Soweto.” Chromeo’s performance at Bowery Ballroom Monday night showed off the cheekier side of Ivy League music. Despite the recent flurry of hype surrounding Vampire Weekend, they are not the only Columbia-related band selling out Bowery Ballroom. Chromeo anyone? A French grad student and T.A. by day, […]