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Former President Warrick Carter dies at 75

Former President Warrick Carter dies at 75

July 17, 2017

Former president of Columbia Warrick L. Carter passed away July 15. Carter, who joined Columbia in 2000, served as president until his retirement in 2013. He is attributed for numerous developments at the college, including expanding the college’s campus, increasing student...

College’s board of trustees revamped as old members leave

Board of trustees changes

By Campus Editor

April 4, 2016

After 23 years as a member of Columbia’s board of trustees, Howard Mendelsohn resigned from his position in February saying Columbia “is a different place” than when he first joined in 1993.Mende...

Adding a feminine touch: Setting the record straight on female masturbation

By Arts and Culture Reporter

February 8, 2016

When freshman theatre major Winter Sherrod was younger, her male classmates often asked, “Do you masturbate?” Though she did, she did not feel comfortable telling them about it. She did not want to be publicly shamed for a natural act.“Boys are totally OK talking about masturbation and how much they do it, and women don’t really get that opportunity,” Sherrod said.Like Sherrod, many women have been embarrassed and ...

Michael Keaton delivers a captivating performance in “Birdman,” along with Emma Stone and Edward Norton in director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new comedy/drama.

‘Birdman’ a soaring comeback for Michael Keaton

November 3, 2014

Everybody loves a great comeback story—stars such as Robert Downey Jr. and Betty White have done just that, disappearing from the spotlight and reemerging in roles that reenergize their careers. Now it...

Alumni Weekend, an event hosted by the college every fall, has been postponed this year. The college is considering rescheduling it to the Spring 2015 semester, but an exact date has yet to be announced. 

Office of Development postpones Alumni Weekend

September 8, 2014

Despite Columbia’s goal of connecting with alumni, the college has postponed this year’s Alumni Weekend while Jonathan Stern, the new vice president of Development, evaluates the alumni program. The event, which was supposed to take place in late September, consists of a se...

Panel named to pick Carter’s successor

By Alexandra Kukulka

September 4, 2012

After President Warrick L. Carter announced his one-year early retirement on May 8, as previously reported by The Chronicle, a presidential advisory panel was created to screen potential candidates and make recommendations to the board of trustees, according to Allen Turner, chairman of the board.The 22-member panel, composed of faculty, staff administrators and trustees, will recommend between two and four candidates to th...

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