Taylor Smith

Tue, May 17, 2016, 8:19pm
In her four years at Columbia, Deborah Owolabi, SEAS ’16, has made a name for herself in the civil engineering department and minority interest groups, but continues to embrace her imperfections.
Thu, Apr 7, 2016, 7:16am
Local residents and Union Theological Seminary students are concerned that large expanses of their neighborhood once owned by Jewish and Union Theological Seminaries will soon be congested by towering condominiums.
Fri, Feb 19, 2016, 12:57am
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.
Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 3:24am
The Textbook Stipends Project, an initiative of a Harlem-based nonprofit called Project Brownstone, selects a handful of West Harlem high school seniors to receive a $250 stipend at the beginning of each semester of college. 
Thu, Apr 16, 2015, 8:04am
 According to a Spectator analysis, of the retail properties that have been vacant on Broadway, Amsterdam, and Morningside Avenues between 106th Street and 124th Street in the past five years, 64 percent were vacant for longer than a year. Forty-four percent were vacant for longer than two.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 4:26am
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group is run by about a dozen residents who host free conversations and walks to promote the history of the Bloomingdale neighborhood.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 2:27am
Christine Kovich recently launched the West-Harlem based initiative called HYPOTHEkids, which focuses on making science, technology, engineering, and math education more available for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.