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Part One: CFAC candidates on teaching at Columbia

Part One: CFAC candidates on teaching at Columbia

November 27, 2019

Editor's Note: This is part one of a three-part series introducing the part-time faculty members running for leadership positions for CFAC in the December election. Part two will address the candidates' ideas for the union, if elected; part three will address alle...

Careering While Queering event allows students to practice methods of self-care

Careering While Queering event allows students to practice methods of self-care

November 27, 2019

Pride flags, fairy lights, candles and a video of a cascading waterfall surrounded meditating students as they chanted, "Everything is always working out for me," in the North Reading Room on the fourth floor of ...

Letter to the Editor: Wrongly-expelled CFAC members have a right to participate in elections

Letter to the Editor: Wrongly-expelled CFAC members have a right to participate in elections

November 24, 2019

Last fall, I was one of five CFAC members who received notifications of “charges” by an anonymous accuser and were summoned to appear before a newly—seemingly hastily—formed Integrity Committee....

Bakkum ready to help ‘whole  college move forward’ in new role

Bakkum ready to help ‘whole college move forward’ in new role

November 22, 2019

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for the School of Fine and Performing Arts Nathan Bakkum has been named senior associate provost for academic operations. Bakkum will replace current Senior Associate Provost...

Costs for Columbia  students to go up again

Costs for Columbia students to go up again

November 22, 2019

President and CEO Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim announced another increase in tuition and housing rates, this time for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is the third year in a row that tuition has been capped  at a 2% in...

Renowned chemist Charles E. Cannon was also ‘one of the most pleasant people’

Renowned chemist Charles E. Cannon was also ‘one of the most pleasant people’

November 16, 2019

Charles E. Cannon, distinguished professor of chemistry in the Science and Mathematics Department, died Oct. 31 at Rush University Medical Center. Cannon, 73, retired in May after 27 years at Columbia, and ...

Editor’s Note: Trump sinks to a new low during impeachment inquiry

Editor’s Note: Trump sinks to a new low during impeachment inquiry

November 16, 2019

House Committee members were greeted with new faces during Wednesday’s impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump—the American public and media outlets. The inquiry went live with broadcasts ...

Making Columbia more affordable could increase already-growing enrollment

Making Columbia more affordable could increase already-growing enrollment

November 15, 2019

More than a year after Vice President of Enrollment Management Michael Joseph updated Faculty Senators on the college’s encouraging Fall 2019 enrollment numbers, he told senators he is expecting ano...

‘Wrestfriends’ makes a space for female fans to share their love for wrestling

‘Wrestfriends’ makes a space for female fans to share their love for wrestling

November 13, 2019

There are not many women who rule the wrestling fandom, but two local women are using their social media platform to promote their passion. Last November, cousins Teti Chavez and Columbia alumna Iridian F...

Initiatives at Columbia bridge academic disparities

Initiatives at Columbia bridge academic disparities

November 11, 2019

    As co-president of the Black Student Union, junior television and cultural studies double major Isaiah Moore said they have noticed black students transfer out of Columbia at dispr...

Editor’s Note: Political discourse should be a quiet revolution, not an angry chant

Editor’s Note: Political discourse should be a quiet revolution, not an angry chant

November 10, 2019

If you know me, you know I like to debate and speak my mind, especially when it comes to highly-charged political issues. But in all the discussions I’ve ever had, no matter how heated they have becom...

Students are not sticking to their majors

Students are not sticking to their majors

November 9, 2019

Patrick Kyle switched his major from comedy writing and performance to cinema art and science at the end of his freshman year, and subsequently changed all of his classes for the following semester. Because th...

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