Three Columbia deans placed on leave over disparaging text exchange during antisemitism panel

Three Columbia University deans have been placed on administrative leave after sending hostile text messages, including a vomiting face emoji, during a panel discussion on anti-Semitism at a recent alumni event. The images of the text message exchange between Joseph Soret, Susan Chan Kim, Matthew Patashnick and Kristen Crome, who are associate deans and administrators […]

Columbia University Puts Three Deans On Leave Following Discovery Of Alleged Inappropriate Texts

Columbia University placed three associate deans under administrative leave following discovery of antisemitism texts, Fox News reported Friday. Three associate deans at Columbia University were placed on administrative leave following the emergence of text messages exchanged during an antisemitism panel. The deans, Susan Chang-Kim, Matthew Patashnick and Cristen Kromm, came under scrutiny after screenshots of […]

Bragg’s Manhattan Office Drops Charges Against Columbia U Protesters

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office has dropped charges against most of the protesters at Columbia University who occupied campus buildings last month to protest against Israel. The local prosecutor’s office dropped charges against 31 of the 46 people indicted on trespassing charges, citing “mainly a lack of evidence.” NBC News. “Prosecutors have told the […]

Manhattan prosecutors drop charges against 30 Columbia protesters

Charges against dozens of anti-Israel protesters who occupied and barricaded themselves in a building on Columbia University’s campus in April were dropped Thursday. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office has dropped charges against 30 students and staff members who were arrested during the campus unrest. “In the interest of justice, all of these cases will […]

Columbia professor told students to avoid mainstream media because ‘it is owned by Jews:’ report

Columbia University’s Task Force on Campus Anti-Semitism reported a series of disturbing incidents at the Ivy League school, exposing alleged “harassment of Jewish students” and anti-Semitic comments by professors, including one who reportedly told his class to avoid mainstream media because it was “Jew-owned.” Speaking to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, task force members described a […]

Columbia University agrees to do more to protect students in settlement with Jewish student

Columbia University reached a settlement with Jewish students on Tuesday, with the Ivy League school agreeing to take additional steps to keep students safe on campus. The anonymous student alleged that Jewish (and other) students were driven off Columbia’s campus due to harassment and intimidation “by extremists within the Gaza war protests on campus,” the […]

Fearful Columbia students who felt ‘intimidated’ by anti-Israel protests to get ‘safety escorts’ as part of lawsuit settlement

Columbia University students fearful they have been “harassed and intimidated” by anti-Israel protests that have ravaged the university and disrupted their studies for months will be offered security escorts on campus. The measures, part of a settlement of a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, mean the Ivy League school will now provide […]

Anti-Israel group promises to ‘paralyze’ Columbia University

A new pro-Palestinian camp at Columbia University was quickly disbanded last weekend, but Behind the controversial group It expressed their intention to wreak havoc on the campus in the future. In a statement Released late Sunday nightThe Students for Justice for Palestine labelled the demonstration “Installation 1” of their “Summer of Unrest” and vowed “we […]