October 25, 11:17 AM

Dean of the School of General Studies Peter Awn will step down from his position at the end of the academic year, University President Lee Bollinger announced in an email on Tuesday.

Awn has served as dean of the school for the past 20 years, and has been a popular


October 25, 12:29 AM

Updated Oct. 25, 12:45 p.m.

When Haley Fica, BC ’17, came to Barnard, she knew she wanted to learn how to be a leader. A former Girl Scout, she felt that the Athena Scholars Program—a program hosted by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies that she found out about when

October 20, 4:26 AM

A year after touting the meal-sharing app Swipes and the Emergency Meal Fund as the foremost solutions to food insecurity on campus, the undergraduate councils and First-Generation Low-Income Partnership will once again throw their weight behind expanding and promoting these two resources.

Neither resource fulfilled expectations following their release

October 20, 4:38 AM

When Columbia College Student Council Vice President for Campus Life Nathan Rosin, CC ’18, was planning the council’s Homecoming pep rally, he was told by a Public Safety representative at a required event planning meeting with administrators that between five to eight security officers would need to be present on

September 14, 2:06 AM

A 26-year-old woman was allegedly attacked and sexually assaulted on Manhattan Avenue, near Barnard residence hall Cathedral Gardens, early on Saturday morning.

September 11, 8:58 AM

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

Arts & Entertainment

October 25, 12:21 AM

The stage of the Glicker-Milstein Theater is overlaid with a glowing green microchip design. As chiptune music plays overhead, the lights lower on a teenage boy alone in his bedroom, his face...

October 24, 10:18 PM

“Here lies the wasteland, peopled with the lonely and fragmented.” Does this sound familiar? For those who have read T.S. Eliot’s seminal poem, the answer may be yes. Eliot’s poem depicts the...

October 19, 1:26 AM

A crack of thunder and an Orwellian loudspeaker voice signals the lights to dim. In the darkened theater, rows of onlookers hush. A string of tiny, backlit screens illuminate each row as...

October 22, 1:42 AM

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.

October 22, 5:03 AM

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...


October 25, 2:33 AM

Men’s tennis will play a rare all-Columbia doubles match at home on Tuesday in the ITA Northeast Regional Championship final.

The tournament took place at Penn this past weekend, but when two...

October 24, 3:49 AM

Katie Ruesterholz broke a program record with her 100th career point to propel the Light Blue to a 5-1 victory over Dartmouth to open homecoming weekend on Friday.

The senior forward found...

October 24, 3:27 AM

Lightweight rowing saw its "freshman four" boat earn the bronze medal at the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston. 

The team of first-year coxswain Just Kraprayoon and first-year rowers Aryan Sheikhalian, Alex...

May 3, 6:38 PM

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...

May 20, 12:12 PM

Lions, Tigers, and Bears…Oh my.

Apparently it was once a goal of mine to make this the lede of one of my columns—it just shows you how far and how long its...


April 14, 8:40 PM
At 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, about 40 Columbia Divest for Climate Justice members—many of whom are still inside Low—entered the building while members of the Barnard Columbia Soildarity Network held a rally on Low Steps to show support for the group.

The Eye

October 25, 12:58 AM

For years people have tried to understand why, compared to peer schools, Columbia continually fails to win prestigious postgraduate fellowships. The Eye takes a close look at the process of applying to the Rhodes Scholarship to try and discern why this might be.

October 25, 2:44 AM

Obama’s inauguration remains a historic moment in the history of this country. In this new feature type, “Through The Lens,” The Eye talks to six undergraduates about their memories of that day and Obama’s presidency. The students talk about how the excitement and hope they felt then compares to the

October 25, 9:06 PM

A student at the School of General Studies recounts his move from homelessness in India to life in New York City.

October 25, 12:40 AM

From virtual friends on Tumblr to college suitemates, a Barnard College senior traces the ups and downs of a friendship, even as she grapples with long-term clinical anxiety.