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Study Says Rent Control Is Good For Cities, Debunking Conventional Economists' Wisdom

Study Says Rent Control Is Good For Cities, Debunking Conventional Economists' Wisdom

View from Hudson Yards of Billionaires' Row. (Photo by Jen Chung) Rent regulations are considered a birthright by New Yorkers, and increasingly popular in Albany as well, where a slew of new bills are considering expanding...

Video: Barnard Campus Police Accused Of Racial Profiling For Pinning Down Black Student

Video: Barnard Campus Police Accused Of Racial Profiling For Pinning Down Black Student

Alexander McNab surrounded by several campus security officers (Facebook) Barnard College has placed half a dozen campus safety officers on administrative leave, after video surfaced this weekend showing them pinning a black student to a countertop...

Columbia Student Defends Viral White Supremacist Rant, Blames Everything On Identity Politics

Columbia Student Defends Viral White Supremacist Rant, Blames Everything On Identity Politics

"Fuck yeah white people!” The Columbia University undergraduate student who was captured on video incoherently ranting about his own racial superiority (while harassing a group of primarily black peers) has stepped forward to defend himself. Sophomore...

Columbia Investigating Student's White Supremacist Rant Caught On Videovideo

Columbia Investigating Student's White Supremacist Rant Caught On Video

'White people are the best thing that happened to the world,' the student declares, as students pull out their cameras. 'We're white men. We did everything!'

Former SNL Writer Kicked Off Stage During Stand Up Set At Columbia University

Former SNL Writer Kicked Off Stage During Stand Up Set At Columbia University

(Nimesh Patel) On Friday night, the Columbia University Asian American Alliance (AAA) hosted "cultureSHOCK: Reclaim," an annual charity performance/showcase intended to celebrate Asian American artistic expression. Their featured comedian of the night was former Saturday Night...

Jewish Professor Finds Swastikas Outside Her Office At Columbia Teachers College

Jewish Professor Finds Swastikas Outside Her Office At Columbia Teachers College

Photograph submitted through ProPublica's Documenting Hate project A Jewish professor's office at Columbia Teachers College was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas and an anti-Semitic slur. Elizabeth Midlarsky, a professor of psychology and education who researches...

The Met & Brooklyn Museum Won't Use Saudi Funds For Middle East Art Program

The Met & Brooklyn Museum Won't Use Saudi Funds For Middle East Art Program

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia earlier this week (BANDAR ALGALOUD HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum will no longer...

Socialist State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Led Pro-Life Group In College

Socialist State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Led Pro-Life Group In College

Courtesy of the Julia Salazar for State Senate Facebook page Last month, Democratic Socialist and State Senate hopeful Julia Salazar was forced to explain why, as an 18-year-old in Florida, she initially registered to vote as...

Columbia Graduate Student Workers Strike Has National Implications

Columbia Graduate Student Workers Strike Has National Implications

(Molly Enking / Gothamist) On April 24th, wearing a bright red T-shirt and a straw hat to keep the bright spring sunlight off her face, Kate Jackson marched back and forth in the picket line alongside...

Veteran Columbia Professor Accused Of Sexually Harassing Doctoral Student For Years

Veteran Columbia Professor Accused Of Sexually Harassing Doctoral Student For Years

(Angela Radulescu/Flickr) A Columbia doctoral student is suing a veteran professor of Greco-Roman history for allegedly exploiting his power and sexually harassing her over the course of several years, ultimately disparaging her within her academic circle....

Columbia University Student Republicans Invite White Nationalists To Speak On Campus

Columbia University Student Republicans Invite White Nationalists To Speak On Campus

If you're a plucky student group hoping to grow your membership this semester, then who better to bring in to do campus outreach than a conservative C-list YouTuber who wants you to stop masturbating and start...

Shake Shack Courts Columbia University With New ShackBurger Outpost

Shake Shack Courts Columbia University With New ShackBurger Outpost

ShackBurger Double (Scott Lynch/Gothamist) The site of Columbia University staple Ollie's Noodle Shop, which was nearly destroyed in a fire back in 2015, is now home to the city's latest Shake Shack. Opening Wednesday at Broadway...

Student Accused Of Raping 'Mattress Girl' Settles Lawsuit With Columbia University

Student Accused Of Raping 'Mattress Girl' Settles Lawsuit With Columbia University

Emma Sulkowicz carries a mattress around Columbia's campus in 2014 (Getty Images) A Columbia University graduate who denied raping three fellow students settled his Title IX lawsuit against the school. A lawyer for Paul Nungesser said,...

Friends Launch Fundraiser For Columbia Student Critically Injured In Hit-And-Runvideo

Friends Launch Fundraiser For Columbia Student Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run

via GoFundMe Friends of a Columbia University student who was critically injured by a hit-and-run driver last week have launched a GoFundMe campaign to help him with his medical bills. Shariq Jumani, 19, was struck by...

After Multiple Suicides, Columbia University Students Demand Changes

After Multiple Suicides, Columbia University Students Demand Changes

(ὕδωρ/Flickr) On January 24th, a Columbia University undergraduate posted an image of five emails on a popular closed Facebook group, "Columbia buy sell memes." The earliest message, "On the Passing of Taylor Wallace," was dated November...

Allegedly Drunk Columbia Student Gets Stuck In Dorm Airshaft During Crazy Bender

Allegedly Drunk Columbia Student Gets Stuck In Dorm Airshaft During Crazy Bender

via Columbia A Columbia student was hospitalized this morning after he got stuck on the roof of a dorm building and tried to climb down an air shaft, reportedly after a night of extremely heavy drinking...

Shake Shack Is Moving Across The Street From Columbia University

Shake Shack Is Moving Across The Street From Columbia University

A victory dance (scott lynch's flickr) It may seem like Shake Shack has infiltrated the bellies of every neighborhood in the city, but there are still plenty of areas that have not been slathered in shack...

New Conservative 'Professor Watchlist' Names 'Radical' Professors From NYU, Columbia & John Jay

New Conservative 'Professor Watchlist' Names 'Radical' Professors From NYU, Columbia & John Jay

(Ben Leshchinsky / Flickr) Four New York City colleges are among the 100-plus schools listed on a new website that catalogs professors who allegedly "advance a radical agenda." The website, called Professor Watchlist, includes the names,...

Columbia University Will Shield And Support Undocumented Students If Trump Comes After Them

Columbia University Will Shield And Support Undocumented Students If Trump Comes After Them

Columbia University (istockphoto) In his first televised interview after being elected, President-elect Donald Trump said he would immediately deport two to three million undocumented immigrants, throwing many into a tailspin of worry. Now, Columbia University has...

Another Halloween, Another Battle Over Racist Costumes

Another Halloween, Another Battle Over Racist Costumes

In 2013, Assemblyman Dov Hikind dressed in blackface for Purim. Do not do this. Halloweekend is upon us, and universities across the country are once again reminding students to refrain from donning offensive Halloween costumes. On...

Columbia's Huge Manhattanville Expansion Is Moving Right Along

Columbia's Huge Manhattanville Expansion Is Moving Right Along

Lenfest Center for the Arts (left) and Jerome L. Greene Science Center (via Columbia University/Frank Oudeman). Columbia University President Lee Bollinger hosted a dedication ceremony at the Ivy League school's controversial Manhattanville campus in West Harlem...

Two Formerly Incarcerated Columbia Students Want The University To Move 'Beyond The Box'

Two Formerly Incarcerated Columbia Students Want The University To Move 'Beyond The Box'

(Sean Pavone / Shutterstock) A woman who was convicted of armed robbery five years ago and is now pursuing a graduate degree at Columbia's School of Social Work is spearheading a campaign to remove the criminal-background...

National Labor Relations Board: Grad Students Can Finally Unionize

National Labor Relations Board: Grad Students Can Finally Unionize

Columbia University (istockphoto) In a victory for student teaching assistants nationwide, the National Labor Relations Board ruled today that graduate students can unionize. The NLRB released a statement the decision:The National Labor Relations Board issued a...

Police Save Naked Man From Drowning In The Hudson

Police Save Naked Man From Drowning In The Hudson

Detective Martin Duffy, Police Officer Jason Ramirez, Sergeant Thomas Liso, and Detective Jason Curley, who were involved in the rescue (NYPD) During Friday night's rainstorm, a 24-year-old man had to be rescued from nearly drowning in...

Former Columbia Student Who Started New Life In Williamsburg Explains Why She Went Missing

Former Columbia Student Who Started New Life In Williamsburg Explains Why She Went Missing

via Facebook Earlier this month, police were frantically searching for 19-year-old Columbia University sophomore Nayla Kidd after she mysteriously went missing. Kidd later turned up "safe and sound" in Brooklyn, and it came out that she...

Missing Columbia Student Found, Started New Life In Williamsburg

Missing Columbia Student Found, Started New Life In Williamsburg

via Facebook Nayla Kidd, the 19-year-old Columbia University student who was reported missing over a week ago, has been found "safe and sound" in Brooklyn. Kidd, who is from Louisville, KY, had last been seen leaving...

19-Year-Old Columbia Student Has Been Missing For Over A Week

19-Year-Old Columbia Student Has Been Missing For Over A Week

via Facebook Family and friends are desperately searching for a Columbia University sophomore who has been missing for over a week. 19-year-old Nayla Kidd was last seen leaving a dorm at around 5 p.m. on May...

Columbia Dorm Chef Kicked Out Of University Housing

Columbia Dorm Chef Kicked Out Of University Housing

Via Facebook Jonah Reider, the Columbia senior who started a restaurant in his dorm room, has been asked to leave university housing. Reider has been living in a university-owned apartment for professors, but received a letter...

Former Columbia Student Accused Of Rape Argues That

Former Columbia Student Accused Of Rape Argues That "Rapist" Is A "Gendered Slur"

(diksha basu) Last month, it seemed we'd seen the end of Paul Nungesser's attempt to sue Columbia University after Emma Sulkowicz and two other students accused him of rape: a Manhattan judge tossed out his suit...

Columbia Threatens To Suspend Students Demanding Fossil Fuel Divestment

Columbia Threatens To Suspend Students Demanding Fossil Fuel Divestment

(Mira (on the wall) / Flickr) Seven Columbia University students have been threatened with suspension five days into a sit-in outside President Lee Bollinger's office to demand that the University divest from publicly-traded fossil fuel companies....

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