Yasmine Akki

Mon, Nov 30, 2015, 11:56pm
The Activities Board at Columbia responded on Monday to allegations of bias brought against them three weeks ago regarding the representation of Black, Latinx, and Native American student groups within the board. ABC denied allegations of bias in the amount of funding allocated to those groups,...
Mon, Nov 23, 2015, 6:03pm
Prominent South Asian identity groups are shifting away from cultural events that largely cater to the rest of Columbia’s campus, focusing instead on political issues as a means to explore the breadth of their identities.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015, 10:06pm
Updated Nov. 19, 11:26 a.m. “I was accepted as the class of 2014,” Nissy Aya, CC ’16, said. “I will not receive a degree until 2016, if that is any marker of how hard it has been for me to get through this institution.”
Mon, Nov 16, 2015, 10:27pm
Trans Awareness Week is coming to Columbia.
Fri, Nov 13, 2015, 1:23am
On a day of nationwide solidarity with black students across college campuses, the message from black students at Columbia rang out: “We here, we been here, we ain’t leaving, we are loved.”
Tue, Nov 10, 2015, 7:39pm
Updated: Nov. 11, 2015 at 8:33 PM.  Sam Siu, CC ’18, didn’t realize there might be a demand for a group specifically for queer Asian students on campus until she spoke at a panel during Queer Awareness Month this year.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015, 7:33pm
A series of recent and ongoing renovations in engineering buildings aim to increase individual lab space for most professors—even in space-constrained Manhattan  
Thu, Oct 22, 2015, 8:19pm
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is launching an initiative, FirstGen@Columbia, to increase and enable dialogue, support, and student input regarding the challenges faced by first-generation and low-income students on campus.
Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 1:17am
Barnard President Debora Spar discussed improvement in STEM, campus accessibility, fossil fuel divestment, and the winter break housing policy at SGA’s Monday meeting.

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