Although the school itself was established in 1754, this campus was not planned and constructed until 1897. Designed by McKim, Mead, and White, who designed an incredible mass of buildings in turn-of-the-century New York, the Columbia Campus is an impressive "academic village." Although most of the buildings are closed to visitors, it is certainly still worth a jaunt up to Morningside Heights.
Superman might have been born in Cleveland, but he moved to New York the first chance he got. Columbia University Libraries is hosting Comic New York, a symposium examining the city’s history of comics. Creators as diverse as golden-age artist... More »
New York and country music have long been a tough fit; for years, programmers have tried and failed to keep all-country radio stations afloat in New York. But the one station you can count on to play the classics of Merle Haggard, Jimmie Rodgers, Ernest Tubb, George Jones, Porter Wagoner, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton is Columbia University's WKCR, where the Tennessee Border Show has been a Sunday-morning staple for more than 20 years (there's another country show on Tuesday nights--Honky... More »