When cheers erupted during former Barnard president Judith Shapiro’s commencement address in 1996, they weren’t for her speech—rather, people were cheering for banners that students famously unfurled from Barnard and Lehman Halls criticizing Shapiro’s stance on negotiations with the United Auto Workers Local 2110 union.
As an ongoing conversation about freedom of speech on college campuses continues across the nation, the University Senate initiated a debate about freedom of expression in the classroom during its first plenary of the year on Friday.
Positions being contested are CCSC and ESC Class of 2020 council, CCSC Class of 2017 representative, CCSC Sandwich Ambassador, and ESC’s 3-2, Disability and Accessibility, and International Students representatives.
The Student Governing Board and the Activities Board at Columbia have finalized how they will allocate over half a million dollars to student groups for the 2016-17 year, marking the last step in the trickle-down of student activity fees from undergraduate councils.
SGB, which oversees mostly political, religious, identity-based,
A 26-year-old woman was allegedly attacked and sexually assaulted on Manhattan Avenue, near Barnard residence hall Cathedral Gardens, early on Saturday morning.
Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Dara Richardson-Heron, BC ’85, inspired students at Barnard’s 126th convocation to take on challenges headfirst and lead with passion, as she shared her experiences overcoming sexism, breast cancer, and discrimination.
Richardson-Heron, who spoke to a crowd of over 500 students, alumni, and faculty at Riverside
Students should not dismiss ideas that seem to conflict with empirical facts.
Columbia students, especially female Columbia students, should gain independence through their education and not submit to the pressure to be perfectly well-rounded.
All students should have the chance to participate in activities that interest them.
Have you ever joined a student organization just for the free food? Or gone through the arduous process of applying for food stamps—only to be denied at Morton Williams? What about stocking up on peanut butter and cereal from Ferris before the dining halls close for a holiday break?
It was my turn to ask a question.
“So, what’s your biggest mistake?” I asked, smiling. Then, like a group of distracted Literature Humanities students forced to comment on the Odyssey, my friends grumbled answers like, “I don’t know. I wonder what would’ve happened if I went to a state
A dancer’s chiffon skirt grazed my ankle. I turned and we locked eyes, my uneasy gaze meeting her bold stare; a second passed. She crumpled to the floor, eyes penetrating the ceiling,...
If you’re a student at Columbia, it’s almost guaranteed you’ve walked past St. Paul’s Chapel at least a few times. The building is a campus landmark, distinct for its stained glass and...
A new exhibit at Rio II Gallery opening Friday aims to give both Columbia students and local residents a new way to engage with the issue of mass incarceration.
“Through Different Eyes:...
James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg open up about the origins of their folk duo, recording long-distance, and how their second album, “Ambsace,” came to be.
“Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520-1620,” the newest exhibit at the Met, combines interdisciplinary art media to juxtapose recently rediscovered Renaissance-era textile pattern books against the broader context...
Some former Olympians may have watched the Summer Games longing for their playing days, but Columbia field hockey head coach Caroline Nelson-Nichols wasn't one of them.
Nelson-Nichols was on campus in Morningside...
This is the third entry of the football diaries with senior wide-receiver Scooter Hollis, who will share weekly insights about the team both on and off the field. The endeavor is...
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The Bubble at Baker looks set to level the long-term playing field with the rest of the Ivy League, with student-athletes soon being able to...
After steadily climbing through the ranks for the past three years, the Columbia fencing team found its true comeback in the 2014-15 season. The Lions capped their historical season with No. 1...
It is not uncommon to hear musicians at Columbia complaining about the lack of good performance space. In fact, musicians have been complaining about this for more than 30 years. Why hasn’t Columbia given musicians the space they need?
“Tiny Dorm Concerts” is a new recurring video segment of The Eye that features Barnard/Columbia-affiliated artists performing their music where they most often play it—the places they live. Artists also have the opportunity to talk about their music, backgrounds, and involvement on campus.
The Center for Justice sponsors the Justice-in-Education program, which holds liberal arts classes for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students, taught by Columbia professors. The classes are transformative for these students, their professors, and the professors’ undergraduates on the Morningside campus.
Columbia can be a great resource for some student-entrepreneurs competing in the Columbia Venture Competition, but it can also be neutral force or even a burden for others. Depending upon a myriad of factors, the University can help or hinder a company’s success after winning.