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Columbia Celebrities

Ravish Rawal


By Vivi Hyacinthe
October 25, 2014 - 7:39pm

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Brennan Branca


By Carolyn Binder
October 20, 2014 - 12:06pm


Name: Brennan Branca Age: 20 School: Columbia University Hometown: Darien, CT Favorite Food: Cookie Dough Favorite thing about NYC: The night life Favorite artist: Taylor Swift Celebrity Crush: Reese Witherspoon On Campus Activities: Men’s soccer team Pet-Peeves: Poking, pen-clicking If you were stuck on an Island you would need: Cookie Dough. READ MORE

Producer of 12 Years a Slave Dede Gardner (CC’ 90) Visits Columbia


By Bry Cunningham
October 6, 2014 - 12:38pm

This past Thursday, Columbia University's Alumni Association hosted a talk with American film and television producer Dede Gardner. Members from Columbia’s film clubs and societies including the Society for the Advancement of Underrepresented Filmmakers, Delta Kappa Alpha, and Columbia Undergraduate Film Production attended the event, eager to hear from a successful alumna who once stood in our shoes. READ MORE

Dan McConnell: Director of CU-EMS


By Hannah Domeier
February 25, 2014 - 12:00pm

Name: Dan McConnell Major: Biology College/Year: Columbia College 2014   READ MORE

Four (Eligible) Campus Cuties


By Ali Schulz
February 11, 2014 - 11:07pm

From Left to Right: Four of the great men of “The Village” Name: Alejandro “Cazz” Cazzulino Class: 2015 Major: Neuroscience and Behavior Hometown: New York, NY Relationship Status: Single (“And ready to mingle!”)   Name: Devansh “Devo” Pasumarty Class: 2015 Major: Economics with a concentration in Jazz Studies Hometown: Singapore READ MORE

Taylor Simone: Singer/Songwriter/Lioness


By Charlene François
February 5, 2014 - 1:16am

Name: Taylor Simone Major: African-American Studies College/Year: CC, ‘14   READ MORE

Sasha DiGiulian: Rock Climber Extraordinaire


By Erin Larson
December 3, 2013 - 7:00pm

Name: Sasha DiGiulian Major: Creative Writing Nonfiction and a concentration in either Business or Sociology College/Year: Columbia ‘16 READ MORE

Eleanor Bray: Funny Girl to the Max


By Jackie Hall
November 14, 2013 - 2:17pm

Name:  Eleanor Bray Hometown: Portland, OR Major: Anthropology College/Year: Barnard ‘14   Eleanor Bray: Funny Girl to the Max   READ MORE

Conrad Tao: Professional Pianist, Composer, and Columbian


By Tofunmi Oshodi
November 10, 2013 - 10:25pm

Name: Conrad Tao Year: 2015 Concentration: Asian American Studies Conrad Tao, CC '15, is far from the typical Columbia student as he juggles being a renowned pianist and composer while trying to obtain an Ivy League education. While most of us were learning our ABC’s, Conrad was experiencing the beginning of what he’d come to know as his love for classical music. He started playing the piano at 18 months old and had his first public performance at the age of four. When he was nine he started studying and pursing music at Julliard in their pre-college program. As a young child, Conrad says he “[saw music] as an unfamiliar language that presented a lot of possibilities.”   ...

Jane Dong: President of Columbia’s Women’s Business Society


By Alexandra Della Santina
October 28, 2013 - 9:21pm

Are you interested in the basics of business, connecting with successful women, and business opportunities?  Columbia’s Women’s Business Society aims to create an all-women business environment to help women achieve their personal and professional goals in the business world.  Meet the sophisticated president of CWBS, Jane Dong, ’14.  Get her take on the CWBS, getting involved, and Columbia in general. Her Campus Columbia (HCC):  So what does the society do? READ MORE