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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Participation To Earn Class Credit At Columbia U.

Columbia University will offer a new course for upperclassmen and grad students next semester. An Occupy Wall Street class will send students into the field and will be taught by Dr. Hannah Appel, a veteran of the occupy movement.

01/01/2012

Protesters object to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance at the UN General Assembly on Sept. 22, 2011. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Ho Hum: Ahmadinejad Offers Usual Fire And Brimstone Anti-U.S. Rant At UN

Ahmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.

09/22/2011

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Report: Group Of Columbia University Students To Dine With Iranian President

A group of Columbia University students will have dinner with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week in Midtown.

09/13/2011

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Tourist In NYC Charged With Raping Young Woman Near Columbia University

Damien McGuinness, a 22-year-old bartender from Ireland, has been arraigned and is being held on $5,000 bail on a charge of rape.

08/12/2011

Emory University (file / credit: Emory University)

Rhinebeck Teen Eric Rosenzwieg Goes To College To Hopefully Get Into College

This is not your typical college application process.

08/08/2011

Yankee Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - Bronx, NY - Apr 13, 2010 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Hyde Park Concrete Lab Charged With Faking Test Results Of NYC Projects

A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.

08/04/2011

Guilty Plea In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

Former Columbia University student Harrison David, whose lawyer had said he has hopes of getting back into a good college someday, will be majoring in jail time for the next six months.

07/19/2011

Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.

06/29/2011

4 Students Offered Probation Deals In Columbia University Drug Ring Case

New York prosecutors are offering no-jail plea deals to four of the five Columbia University students charged with selling LSD-spiked candy and other drugs on the Ivy League campus.

06/21/2011

Navy ROTC Returning To Columbia University

The U.S. Navy and Columbia University will sign an agreement allowing the ROTC back onto campus for the first time since the military training program was banned amid Vietnam War protests, the university said.

05/26/2011

Brooklyn Grocery Store (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Columbia Study Finds Groceries Cheaper In NYC

A report released this week by a pair of economists from Columbia University showed groceries cost 10 percent less in New York City than in other big cities across the country.

05/26/2011

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Walcott Seeks To Ease Tensions

New York City’s incoming schools chancellor calls the tone of debate surrounding teacher layoffs, standardized testing and charter schools “poisonous.”

04/16/2011

Columbia University Leaders Vote To Drop ROTC Ban

Student and faculty leaders at Columbia University have voted to welcome the military’s ROTC program back to campus four decades after it was banned during the Vietnam War peace movement.

04/02/2011

Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) cadets Jose Robledo (C), John McClelland (R) and LeTricia Brown take down the US flag during a flag lowering ceremony at Columbia University March 4, 2011. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia University Vote Clears Way For ROTC To Return To Campus

The university’s Senate voted 51 to 17 with one abstention Friday to open negotiations with the military to bring back the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

04/01/2011

Northwestern University sex show

Columbia Students Sound Off On Northwestern’s Live Sex Ed Class

New York City college students weighed in on the controversy Thursday after learning of a sex education demonstration at one of the nation’s more revered universities.

03/03/2011

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