NEWS: Student Life

Oct 20, 2016, 4:11 AM

As the number of student clubs overseen by the Activities Board at Columbia has increased, the budget of the Activities Board at Columbia has decreased—meaning more groups must compete for limited funds.

Oct 20, 2016, 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 ne

Oct 20, 2016, 4:14 AM

When Albert Zhang, CC ’19, decided to attend Columbia, he was strongly influenced by the prospect of living in New York City.

However, Zhang, like many Columbia students, has found himself staying on campus.

Oct 20, 2016, 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.

Oct 20, 2016, 4:30 AM

Students throughout the Columbia University community came together and watched—with a mixture of humor and disdain—the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night.

Oct 19, 2016, 1:29 AM

In an effort to provide more support and greater attention to Barnard’s transfer, international, and commuter community, Student Government Association will require class council vice presidents to serve as members of its Transfer, International, and Commuter Student Interests Committee.

Oct 17, 2016, 12:53 AM

Columbia College Student Council has pledged to expand the Emergency Meal Fund so that students can receive more free meals a semester. 

Oct 13, 2016, 2:34 AM

Barnard LGBTQIA students expressed dissatisfaction with the college’s lack of educational initiatives regarding student identities during a town hall on Wednesday night.

Oct 12, 2016, 1:06 AM

Six months after the Columbia Elections Board’s handling of spring elections drew widespread criticism from council members and candidates, the board has once a

Oct 11, 2016, 1:46 AM

To honor those who occupied territory in Manhattan before the colonization of the Americas, the Native American Council, Office of University Life, and Office of Multicultural Affairs unveiled a plaque dedicated to the Lenape people in an Indigenous Peoples Day ceremony on Monday.