Abby Stein, 25, was raised in an Orthodox Hasidic family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where she only spoke Yiddish and studied to become a rabbi. When she was 18, her parents arranged her marriage; later, her wife gave birth to their son. After learning English, she divorced her wife and left her faith. In 2014, she enrolled at Columbia University, where she began her gender transition. Today, she is a transgender rights activist.
Tiffany Pennamon @tiffanypennamon In 2014, Columbia graduate students unsuccessfully petitioned to be recognized as an official union by the university. Next week, they are getting a second… Read more “Columbia Students Prepare to Vote on Unionization”
Many college basketball teams would be happy with one or two of their players averaging double digits in points. But the Seton Hall University Pirates have four… Read more “Balanced Offensive Attack Pushes Seton Hall Past Columbia”
For those entering and leaving Columbia University’s Dodge Fitness Center on Monday night, the walk to and from the building was far from usual. Approximately eighty student… Read more “Students Protest Wrestling Team in Silence”
After posting a joke photo on Twitter, a Columbia student gained some unwanted attention.
New York City Councilmember Mark Treyger tells public officials, “the public wants to see action now.”
Young developers took their video games outside of the box Thursday night and into the user’s mind with virtual reality at the NYC Arcade showcase in the… Read more “Gamers Run, Jump and Swing through Virtual Reality at Showcase”