Columbia Set to Compete This Weekend at the Christmas City Classic

NEW YORK – The Columbia women's basketball team (5-1) will compete this weekend in the 22nd Christmas City Classic, presented by SureStay PLUS Hotel by Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel and Conference Center. The Lions open the four-team tournament with a battle against Missouri (5-0) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. Sunday's game will be against either Lehigh (4-1) or Rider (0-3) and will tip at 2:30 p.m. ET.
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Columbia Squares Off At Boston College Friday

NEW YORK - The Columbia men's basketball team will take on Boston College Friday, November 26 for a 2 p.m. contest. The Lions (2-3) fell to Lehigh Tuesday night, while the Eagles (3-3) are coming off a pair of losses at the Sunshine Slam in Daytona Beach. Fans can catch all the action live on ACC Network Extra.

Columbia Heads to Lehigh Tuesday

NEW YORK - The Columbia men's basketball team opens Thanksgiving week with the first of two road games when it faces off against Lehigh Tuesday, November 23 at 7 p.m. The Lions (2-2) earned a pair of home wins last week, while the Mountain Hawks (0-4) will be in search of their first win of the season. Fans can catch all the action live on ESPN+.

Columbia University to pay $12.5 mln to settle COVID-19 refund claims

NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Columbia University agreed to pay $12.5 million to settle a lawsuit by students who claimed it failed to refund fees when it moved classes online in the spring 2020 semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A preliminary settlement of the proposed class action was...
The New Yorker

A Columbia University Flophouse—Once Visited by Sting—Closes Its Doors

Evictions have been mercifully rare in New York during the past year and a half, thanks in part to city, state, and federal moratoriums that have kept people in place through the pandemic. But those protections weren’t able to save Aubergine, a picturesquely decrepit flophouse, salon, and culture-freak community at 546 West 113th Street. For half a century, a rotating cast of urban homesteaders—mostly young, often artists or academics—have found refuge in the five-story Beaux-Arts building, which is owned by Columbia University. Rent: five hundred and forty dollars a person. Earlier this year, citing safety concerns, Columbia moved to repossess the building.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

King, Mascoutah take over in second half, pull away for victory over Columbia

TRENTON — Mascoutah's boys basketball team turned up the tempo in the third quarter Friday and the Columbia Eagles were unable to handle the heat. Senior Justin King scored a game-high 24 points, senior Jack Seibert added 14 points and junior Darien Singleton finished with 13 as Mascoutah pulled away for a 58-40 victory over the Eagles in the Wesclin Tipoff Classic.

Unbeaten Columbia (5-0) Hosts Unbeaten Stony Brook (5-0) Wednesday

NEW YORK – Women's basketball fans are in for an early Thanksgiving treat on Wednesday, as Columbia (5-0) welcomes in Stony Brook (5-0) for a battle of two of the NCAA's unbeatens. Tip-off from Schiller Court at Levien Gymnasium is slated for 1 p.m. ET. TICKETS. Tickets can be purchased...

Columbia man struck by car after rollover crash on Old Highway 63

COLUMBIA - A Columbia man was seriously injured after he was hit by a car following his own single car rollover crash on Old Highway 63 Thursday night. The 43-year-old, whose name is being withheld until next of kin is notified, was driving near the 2000 block of Old Highway 63 when his vehicle left the roadway and rolled into a ditch, according to a news release from Columbia Police.