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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

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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

Police investigate the Morningside Heights scene where three men were found shot to death Thursday evening. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

3 Men Found Shot Dead Inside BMW In Morningside Heights

The startling discovery was made in front of the Manhattan School of Music by two men who walked by and noticed the dead bodies inside a 2012 BMW.

06/07/2012

Gac Filipaj (Credit: CBS 2)

Middle-Aged Janitor Completes Journey, Graduates From Columbia With Honors

Gac Filipaj walked at Columbia’s commencement ceremony this morning, capping a nearly 20-year journey from his home in Yugoslavia to a B.A. in Classics. Oh, and he graduated with honors.

05/13/2012

Archery program

Local Archery Program Preaches Discipline, And It’s Translating To The Classroom

Thanks to the blockbuster films “The Avengers” and “The Hunger Games” archery is red hot, but for Larry Brown it’s been his passion since he was 5, when his dad first taught him to shoot in Queens.

05/09/2012

Gac Filipaj (credit: CBS 2)

Custodian Details His Unique Path To Earning B.A. At Columbia University

Gac Filipaj will walk at Columbia’s commencement ceremonies, capping a nearly 20-year journey from his home in Yugoslavia to a B.A. in Classics.

05/08/2012

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