Columbia University

Barack and Michelle Obama
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May 16, 2019 - 6:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama's presidency. Obama Foundation officials announced Thursday that the project at The Columbia Center for Oral History Research will provide a record of the decisions, actions and effects...
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April 15, 2019 - 9:09 am
The president of Barnard College is apologizing to a Columbia University student seen pinned down by security officers in a viral video that has sparked allegations of racial profiling.
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December 11, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Columbia University is investigating a viral video showing a student going on a tirade about how “white people are the best thing that ever happened to the world.”
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December 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A white Columbia University student unleashed a racist tirade against a group of black classmate early Sunday morning, all of which was caught on video. In the video, the man -- identified by the Columbia Spectator as Julian von Abele -- tells a group of students outside the...
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Mike Montone
December 06, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- His jokes were good enough for Saturday Night Live, but not the crowd at Columbia University. A former SNL writer was reportedly given the hook during a performance, after students became uncomfortable. RELATED: Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University |...
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October 04, 2018 - 6:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some 2,000 postdoctoral researchers and associate research scientists at Columbia University have voted for representation by the United Auto Workers. The union announced the vote by the postdocs Thursday and urged Columbia ``to move swiftly toward bargaining.'' The move comes...
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August 29, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Columbia University student who says she was coerced into a sexual relationship with a former dean and the university failed to protect her has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the school. The suit was filed in federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday. The plaintiff, identified...
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