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Carmen Farina (credit: CBS 2)

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Marks First 100 Days

Farina marked the occasion with an appearance at Teachers College, Columbia University.

04/12/2014

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Seeks Funds To Fight College Campus Sex Assaults

Gillibrand and Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri released a bipartisan letter Friday to the leadership of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, asking for money to investigate and enforce sexual assault laws at colleges and universities.

04/07/2014

'Initiation:' Columbia University Student Video

Art Or Pornography? Controversy Erupts Over Racy Student Video Shot At Columbia

A racy video shot between stacks of books at Columbia University has gone viral, and while the students who made the video have called it art, others have deemed it lewd and pornographic.

02/05/2014

Morningside Heights Theft Suspect

Police Search For Suspect In Morningside Heights iPhone Theft

Police on Saturday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who stole a woman’s iPhone near Columbia University.

12/28/2013

5th January 1960:  John Fitzerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), 35th American president.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

JFK Assassination Records Board Member: Oswald Acted Alone

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a member of a board that collected records on the assassination in the 1990s talked about its process and findings.

11/23/2013

Possible suspects in a Columbia University robbery were caught on surveillance cameras on Monday. (Credit CBS 2)

Suspects Made Off With Cash, Cell Phone In Violent Robbery Near Columbia

Surveillance cameras captured two possible suspects entering the building at West 111th Street near Broadway on Monday night.

10/30/2013

Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

Assemblyman Weprin Leads Rally Against Bias Attacks Targeting Sikhs

In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.

09/29/2013

Prabhjot Singh (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating Possible Bias Attack On Columbia Professor

Prabhjot Singh, who is Sikh, was approached by a group of 15 to 20 young men on bicycles making anti-Muslim statements, police said.

09/23/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Princeton Tops List, Columbia Comes In 4th In U.S. News College Rankings

Princeton University topped the list, and Columbia University came in fourth, at the newly-released Best Colleges list from U.S. News and World Report.

09/10/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia U. Trying To Modify Whites-Only Fellowship

The Lydia C. Roberts Graduate Fellowship stipulates that money be given only to “a person of the Caucasian race” from Iowa.

05/15/2013

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Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Mom Tries To Help Others After Son’s Autism Recovery

An unusual and wonderful development for one Yonkers mother has led to her to try and seek out other mothers who need the help she didn’t have.

04/22/2013

Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the 97th annual Pulitzer Prize winners at Columbia University - April 15, 2013 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Times Wins Four Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzers, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. Each award carries a $10,000 prize except for the public service award, which is a gold medal.

04/15/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Probe Continues Over Woman’s Death At Columbia

Autopsy results remained inconclusive for a young woman who was found dead in a Columbia University residence hall this past weekend.

04/01/2013

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Found Dead In Columbia University Dorm

A 21-year-old woman was found dead Sunday morning in a Columbia University dormitory.

03/31/2013

Columbia Thief

Man On Crutches Makes Off With Laptop Bag At Columbia

A thief may have been on crutches, but police said that didn’t stop him from stealing a laptop bag from someone at Columbia University and escaping.

03/26/2013

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