Columbia University

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Four Restaurants That Opened In NYC This Week

    When one restaurant's doors close, another's open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday, we'll fill you in on what opened up around town. This week: a beer hall is ready for Columbia students, the West Village gets a coffee shop, and shots and beer are being served together on Houston.

  • News

    August 7, 2013

    Watching the Wheels

    Columbia planning prof and his students imagine a New York of bike shares and self-driving cars

  • Voice Choices

    February 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Floridita Reopens in Harlem, Patsy Grimaldi Opens Juliana's in Dumbo

    After Columbia University expanded in Manhattanville, 34-year-old Floridita was forced to move from its Columbia-owned location. But the Caribbean joint reopened just a few blocks away at 12th Avenue and 125th Street in the same building as Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. They're serving up the same grub from t ... More >>

  • News

    September 26, 2012

    Stopping the Next Plague

    Hunting for viruses with Columbia's Simon Anthony

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2012

    Columbia Killer of 3 Suspect Arrested This Morning

    On the evening of June 7th, three men - Luis Catalan, 25; Heriberto Suazo, 26; and Amaury Rodriguez, 30 - were found dead inside a stolen $88,000 BMW on 122nd Street and Claremont Avenue, just on the outskirts of the Columbia University campus. No gun shots were ever heard and a Columbia class ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Columbia University to Investigate NYPD's Muslim Spy Scheme

    Columbia University plans on investigating reports that the New York Police Department, which spied on Muslims at Northeastern universities, targeted students at the Ivy League institution, according to The Associated Press (via Wall Street Journal.) At a university meeting Tuesday, Provost John H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Cool Interactive Map Shows You Which City Blocks Use the Most Electricity

    A new interactive map tool, created by the Modi Research Group at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science, reveals some unsurprising patterns about New York City's energy consumption. The tool can tell you, down to individual buildings, which parts of the city used the most ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Kim Kardashian Does Not Destroy The Culture

    ​Last night, I spoke before a group of gay journalism students at Columbia and was surprised to find that one of their top concerns was that Kim Kardashian brings down our culture! I was amazed that serious Ivy League students even devote brain cells to thinking about the Kardashian clan. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    My Sexual Thoughts About Neil Patrick Harris And Wanda Sykes

    Josh Gosfield​They're right here in a blog written to welcome me back to my alma mater, the prestigious Columbia University! For one hour! See, I'm heading up there to talk to some young LGBT journalists, and I'm all set to tell them to be extremely brave since the industry they want to ente ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Women Have Finally Discovered Booze

    ​Back in the old days, before gender equality and such things, women who drank excessively were considered untoward, ill sots, the kind you wouldn't bring home to your mother, who only had a small sip of sherry when feeling poorly and then spat it out immediately. But today, the world has embr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Harrison David, Columbia Dealer in Operation Ivy League, Gets Six Months for Guilty Plea

    ​One of the drug dealing frat boys busted at Columbia University late last year pleaded guilty today to the criminal sale of a controlled substance, accepting felony charges in exchange for light sentencing. Now he's off with just six months in jail and five years probation, though the felony ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Donald Trump Is Trolling Barack Obama So Hard Right Now

    ​Donald Trump is the currently the country's biggest troll. According to Wikipedia, a reliable source for things like this, a troll "is someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the pri ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2011

    Study Abroad, At Home

    For New York archaeology students, a planned semester studying ruins in Egypt turned into a round trip back to Manhattan

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: The Success of Bronx Success Academy 1

    ​This week in the Voice, Steven Thrasher examines the methods of the Success Charter Network and its polarizing CEO Eva Moskowitz. The Bronx Success Academy features "a half-time psychologist, a speech therapist, a music instructor, and even a chess teacher." Would you believe that it's workin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Smash-And-Grab Burglar On a Spree Up at Columbia

    Watch out for this burglar​Cops are searching for a burglar who has recently been smashing and grabbing in and around Columbia University. The suspect resembles Omar, but we know from The Wire that Omar doesn't bother citizens.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    David Epstein, Columbia Professor, Charged for Sleeping With Daughter for Three Years

    via​It's a bad week for Columbia University, what with the bust of five of its students for selling $11,000 worth of drugs to undercover cops, and now...this. Via DNA Info, poly-sci professor David Epstein was charged yesterday for having a three-year sexual relationship with his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Columbia University Frat-Boy Drug Ring Busted!

    ​Eight people -- including five Columbia University undergrads, one of whom was the student council vice president -- were arrested this morning in a police raid, prosecutors have announced. The students are accused of peddling drugs (including cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and pot) at campus dorms and f ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 20, 2010


    A look back at No Wave

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Police Seeking Witnesses in Attack of Riverside Park Jogger

    The NYPD is looking for witnesses to a robbery and assault that took place in Riverside Park at 6 a.m. on July 5. A 19-year-old woman identified as a Columbia University affiliate was jogging near the tennis courts at West 120th Street when an unidentified assailant pushed her into a wall -- causing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Midtown Immigrant Rights Protesters Reveal the Most Important Ingredients of an Ongoing Hunger Strike

    ​Ten young men and women are starving outside of Senator Chuck Schumer's Midtown office. They've gone without food for 9 days and counting to pressure Schumer to support and speed up the (often ridiculously long and involved) bureaucratic process to pass the Dream Act bill, which would allow i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    2010 Pulitzer Prizes: The Breakdown!

    ​It's that magical time of year again when the uppity nerds of Columbia University bestow upon the people their picks for this year's Best Writing Stuff. And we're going to attempt to add some context to these proceedings as they happen. So, here, we're live-blogging the Pulitzer Prizes. Unfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Court Deals Blow to Columbia's $6.3 Billion Harlem Land Grab (Updated)

    A State Court of Appeals decided this afternoon that New York State was wrong to grant Columbia University eminent domain rights that enabled it to seize land from property owners whose businesses were located in the footprint of the university's expansion. This ruling marks the culmination of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Forget Swine Flu: Horse Virus Kills Man Upstate

    ​As if swine flu weren't enough to worry about, a man in upstate New York has died of Eastern equine encephalitis. This brain virus is rare at present and spread by mosquitoes to horses, humans and other animals; no cure is known for the human cases. Officials in other states have had their ey ... More >>

  • News

    May 13, 2008

    City Still Hassles '04 RNC Protesters

    Arrestees' lawyers trying to fend off subpoenas for e-mails, notes, photos.

  • Voice Choices

    February 26, 2008


    Enter the alternate universe of the Walkmen

  • News

    February 19, 2008

    'Reformed Muslim Terrorists' Preach Christ to College Kids

    Columbia students among those proselytized at a screwy Colorado confab

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    Giving Credit Where It's Due Pt. II

    Photo by Elena Dahl Wayne Barrett wasn't the only Voice writer to have a piece in last week's issue picked up by another news outlet without credit, the New York Post took similar liberties. The Voice reported last week that the owners of the latest incarnation of the Cotton Club refuse to sell th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007

    In Iran, a Fight Just to Fight for GLBT Rights

    Yes, we have no homosexuals. by Kevin McKenna Columbia University sophomore As a gay student at Columbia University, I was looking forward to hearing what Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had to say about the documented persecution of homosexuals in his country. Ahmadinejad did not discuss ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2007
  • Art

    July 25, 2006

    Doctors With Borders

    Bioethics matures into a formal academic field—and faces an identity crisis

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • Art

    July 26, 2005

    Reading Ahead

    Colleges get freshmen on the same page with a summer book

  • News

    July 19, 2005

    Rich Little 'Poor' Kids

    Trust funders find out there's more to life than everything

  • Art

    April 5, 2005

    When Chloe Met Charlotte

    MIICRNYCOAGNWMA? The attack of the female campus sex columnist!

  • News

    December 21, 2004

    Telling it like it is

    There Is More To Be Explored In Columbia University's Middle East Studies Than Israel

  • News

    May 11, 2004

    On the Stem

    A.J. Liebling had an eye for the beauty of a con and an ear for the city's idioms

  • News

    April 20, 2004

    Wanted: Really Smart Suckers

    Grad school provides exciting new road to poverty

  • Art

    August 26, 2003

    Pizza Orientation

    The Best Slice Near Your School

  • NYC Life

    October 22, 2002
  • News

    May 14, 2002

    Tipping Toward Hate

    Protests Turn Ugly as Pro-Palestinian and Pro-Israeli Forces Face Off On Campus

  • News

    November 27, 2001
  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2001

    Class Act

    Orchestral Maneuvers Hit the Mark

  • News

    November 14, 2000

    Blind Justice on Morningside Heights

    'Students Gave Up Their Rights'

  • Specials

    November 7, 2000
  • News

    September 5, 2000

    Season Prelude

    Classical Music Builds to a Crescendo

  • Specials

    July 4, 2000
  • News

    April 13, 1999
  • News

    April 6, 1999

    Art of Noise

    Beta-Testing the Line Between Body and Machine

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