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

Columbia: No, Students Are Not Consuming $5,000 Worth Of Nutella A Week

Reports that Columbia University students were stealing $5,000 worth of Nutella a week are greatly exaggerated, according to the university.

03/10/2013

Quantum Mechanics Demonstration

Students Baffled By Professor’s Performance In Columbia Science Class

A Columbia University science professor left students baffled, and found himself the talk of the campus, after stripping down and changing clothes in a performance widely described as bizarre.

02/19/2013

Sree Sreenivasan (credit: CBS2)

Sree Tips: Online Video Tutorials

They’re a great way to learn a new skills or re-master an old one.

01/16/2013

Kenny Smith, TNT analyst listens to Kenny Williamson, Assistant General Manager of the Memphis Grizzlies during practice during EA Sports NBA Europe Live Tour at Palacio de Deportes de Malaga Copyright 2007 NBAE  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harlem Native And Grizzlies’ Assistant GM Williamson Passes Away

Harlem native and Memphis Grizzlies’ Assistant GM Kenny Williamson passed away on Tuesday at 65.

11/13/2012

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Columbia To Resume Classes Wednesday; NYU Closed For Rest Of Week

Columbia University was set to resume classes on Wednesday, but classes at New York University will be canceled for the rest of the week following Superstorm Sandy.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

iPhone 5 (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sree Tips: Best Smartphone Apps

There are millions of smartphone apps to choose from, but it’s hard to know which ones are worth trying.

10/17/2012

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Did Lou Gehrig Really Die Of Lou Gehrig’s Disease? Some Lawmakers Aren’t So Sure

Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.

10/05/2012

Scene of the apparent hit-and-run in Morningside Heights (Credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Man Run Down And Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run In Morningside Heights

Police said that the black Honda Civic was heading northbound when it hit 75-year-old Arnold Slater, who was crossing from the east side to the west side of the street. They tried to rush him to St. Luke’s Hospital to save him, but he couldn’t hold on.

09/29/2012

Martha Corey-Ochoa (credit: Facebook)

Columbia University Freshman Dies In Plunge From Dorm

Martha Corey-Ochoa, who was the valedictorian of her class at Dobbs Ferry High School, was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital after she was found on West 114th Street and Amsterdam Avenue late Monday.

08/28/2012

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President Barack Obama’s 1980s Upper West Side Apartment For Rent

When President Barack Obama lived in the 109th Street apartment with a roommate while attending Columbia University, the monthly rent was $360.

07/19/2012

Surveillance video of Roberto Nunez shortly after the shootings that left three men dead. He was sentenced to life without parole on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Roberto Nunez Pleads Not Guilty In Harlem Triple-Killing Inside BMW

Nunez was arraigned on first and second degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of 30-year-old Amaury Rodriguez, 26-year-old Heriberto Suazo and 25-year-old Louis Catalan.

07/17/2012

This artist rendering shows the public space at Columbia University that is expected to be completed this fall. (credit: Columbia University)

Waterfront Park Being Constructed At Columbia University Sparks Tree Fight

Columbia University will turn 40,000 square feet of property — next to its Baker Athletic Complex — into a waterfront park.

07/03/2012

Victims Heriberto Suazo (L) and Amaury Rodriguez (credit: Yonkers Police/Department Of Corrections)

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Triple Homicide Near Columbia University

Police said that they have recovered the gun used in the killings. Additionally, they said that they have found DNA linking the suspect to the shootings.

06/23/2012

Bashar al-Assad

Columbia University Under Fire For Admitting Media Aid To Syrian President Al-Assad

Syrian rights groups are demanding Columbia University rescind the admission of the daughter of the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, who has alleged ties to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

06/12/2012

Surveillance video of Roberto Nunez shortly after the shootings that left three men dead. He was sentenced to life without parole on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Surveillance Footage Of Suspect Released In Morningside Heights Triple Shooting

Killed were 30-year-old Amaury Rodriguez, 26-year-old Heriberto Suazo and 25-year-old Louis – aka Patrick – Catalan, according to police.

06/08/2012

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