Columbia University on Friday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by a graduate over the school’s decision to allow a student who accused him of rape to carry a mattress around campus in protest, even though Columbia had cleared him of the allegation.
Forty Columbia University faculty members have signed a petition urging the New York school to divest from companies that “supply, perpetuate, and profit from a system that has subjugated the Palestinian people.”
Columbia University on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a recent graduate who said it allowed a student who accused him of rape to harass him by carrying a mattress around campus in protest, even though the school had cleared him of the allegation.
A Columbia University student who officials cleared of rape allegations has filed a lawsuit claiming the school allowed his accuser to harass and defame him by permitting her to carry a mattress on her back on its New York campus as a protest.
Ivy League schools Columbia and Cornell were among the American college campuses with the “worst anti-Semitic activity” in 2014, according to a list prepared by a conservative think tank.
For her visual arts senior thesis, Columbia College student Emma Sulkowicz, CC ‘15, will carry a dorm room mattress with her everywhere that she goes for as long as she and her alleged rapist go to the same school.
As Colombia prepares for the daunting task of taking on Brazil in the World Cup, its biggest asset may well be a Jewish guy named Jose Nestor Pekerman Krimen.
Poet John Hollander, who died on August 17, was a noted critic from Yale and Columbia and a much anthologized poet.
Columbia University has joined an effort to have restrictions removed from a decades-old scholarship offered only to white students.