Columbia administrators, including President Lee C. Bollinger, are deliberating on increasing student enrollment in CC and SEAS. The undergraduate student body has not been informed nor asked for input regarding these considerations.
Columbia University Registrar Barry Kane informed the student body that all Fall classes are expected to return to full capacity in-person instruction with no social distancing required in an email tonight.
Columbia announced that all students must submit their vaccine documentation no later than August 2, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by Columbia Health Senior Vice President
After being on pause for about a year due to the pandemic, sports are back in the form of phased activity with athletes training on campus hopeful for the upcoming academic year.
Dean Kromm confirmed the return of all students to campus for the fall 2021 semester in an email to CC and SEAS students this afternoon.
GSAPP Dean Amale Andraos will conclude her tenure at the end of the year. She is set to become Special Advisor to Columbia University President Bollinger this July.
Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
The DEI commission shared their report directly with SEAS students today and asked for feedback regarding its content.
After seventy-two years, the Bleecker Street subway connection will finally be completed tomorrow. Way to finish what you started, New York! (NY Daily News) The phenomenon of dance-fighting has spread out of the fictional world of “Zoolander” and “West Side Story” as Thai gangs take to the streets…Gangnam Style. (The Guardian) Dethroning “Mad Men” for the […]
Another college ranking! CU ranks #2 on Forbes’ list (of America’s Most Expensive Colleges)! Cause for celebration? You decide! (Forbes) Wireless carriers have formed a deal with the city to bring cell phone service to the subway, maybe. (NYT) The enterprising performer known as the Naked Cowboy, a.k.a. Robert John Burck, is expected to announce […]
The appearance of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at the WLF today has drawn some protest online. Will we see political activism on campus? (Various) Why you skip class (kind of) and what to do about “anxiety-related school refusal”. (WSJ) Not that this affects the vast majority of you campus-loving college students, but it looks […]
The MTA has no money, but is using its no-money to make these little robot machines called subway indicators all along the 1 line (that’s the “red line” to you, Class of 2014) this summer. Until they actually take away Unlimited Metrocards, we’re not complaining, because this is a fantastic device that allows you to […]
Subway riders have tea parties and pretend its the Great Depression, sans breadlines (HuffPo). Al Gore is to would-be Bloomberg assassin as Holden Caulfield is to Mark David Chapman (Gothamist). Cue the orchestral backdrop — Phil Spector has made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, among greats like Abba, Jimmy Cliff, the […]
Our porcine problem persists as experts question the vaccine’s use (NY1). Evangelists may have vanquished Route 66, but Atheists are now converting subway riders (Gothamist). With Manhattanville secured, Columbia plots to conquer Europe and South Asia (Spec). The rich and famous enter Purgatorio without Virgil’s help (Gawker). Teachers College descends from the ivory tower (Spec). […]
Good news–it’s Monday and the city’s subway system is returning to normal operations after the MTA decided it was a good idea to repair 18 of its 20 lines at once this past weekend. (NYT) More shocking news as a new study released by the American Mustache Institute reveals that men with mustaches earn more […]
Sorry, Class of 2010, guess you’ll never know when the next 1 train is arriving. (NYT) Sorry, David Paterson, CC’77, but come on- can’t you just take the hint? (Daily Intel) Sorry, New York school kids… all that zucchini bread is going straight to your hips. You can thank us later. (NYT) Sorry to break […]
Dying from a heart attack, seizing up, or miscarrying from the swine flu vaccine? The Feds say not to worry, this kind of stuff happens all the time, vaccine or no vaccine. (NYT) Support or disagree with a University Senate-imposed Smoking ban? Hold your horses! In their first meeting of the year, PrezBo reminded them […]
It’s two of the best-known rites-of-passage for any Columbian: the first time that you forgot to switch to the 1 train at 96th, and the first time someone who was staying with you forgot to switch. The latter, of course, is the funnier, especially if you tell your visitor the wrong directions back, but the […]
If this new-fangled Twitter thing is to be believed, there’s some big things a-poppin’ in Iran, and the world media has been calling up Columbia professors for their reactions. The man with the most screen time this time around has probably been Professor Gary Sick (at right), which is not surprising given that he was […]
Remember Miss Subway competitions? No, because they were discontinued after 1976 (save a one year revival in 2004). But we should all pretend to be nostalgic for them now that, with the help of a tipster, we have found a former Columbia student winner! After extensive research (read: some Googling), we know nothing about the […]