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Morningside Heights »

Posters Calling Mattress Protester a 'Liar' Plastered Near Columbia

The posters, seen around campus, called student activist Emma Sulkowicz a "pretty little liar." 

Morningside Heights »

Feds Open Investigation Into Columbia's Handling of Rape Complaints

The investigation will probe whether Columbia and Barnard mishandled sexual assault cases on campus. 

Morningside Heights »

Columbia Sex Assault Group Protests Mattress Fine With Mock Check

Students gave Columbia President Lee Bollinger a mattress that looked like a mock check for $471.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia Sex Assault Advocates Drop Mattresses at College President's Home

Protesters demanded President Lee Bollinger change the university's sexual assault policies.

Upper West Side »

Only 2 Students Found Guilty Out of 29 Sex Assault Reports at Columbia

The university released a long-awaited report on campus sex assaults in the face of growing criticism.

Morningside Heights »

Rape Victim Protests Columbia Policy by Carrying Around a Mattress

A student activist will carry a mattress with her everywhere until her rapist is removed from campus.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia University Says New Sexual Assault Review Process Will Be 'Fairer'

The new policy focuses on changes to the hearing process, but students said it doesn't go far enough. 

Morningside Heights »

Soldier Returning From Afghanistan Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Capt. Keith Robinson flew halfway around the world to see his daughter graduate from Columbia.  

Upper West Side »

Columbia Rape Crisis Center to Operate 24/7

Columbia is also adding another rape crisis center amid criticism over its handling of sexual assaults.

Washington Heights »

Columbia Breaks Ground on 14-Story Graduate Center

The building will be on Haven Avenue, with a view of the Hudson River.

West Harlem »

Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

West Harlem »

Teachers College Community School Moves to Permanent Home

Teachers College Community School will serve students in grades K-8 in West Harlem.

West Harlem »

Columbia Gets $15M from City to Help Fund Tech Campus

The city awarded Columbia $15 million to help it build a new engineering school.

Inwood »

Residents Question Why Columbia has not Started Waterfront Project

Inwood residents want to know why Columbia has not broken ground on a promised public waterfront.  

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Columbia University President Speaks Out in Support for NYU Expansion Plan

Columbia University president Lee Bollinger threw his support behind NYU's expansion plan.