Things have been happening in the wide world while Columbia students are still
hibernating on break. Here are some Columbia-related things you might have missed.
Columbia is trying to beat Chicago to erect a Barack Obama library. However, plans for a Prezbo library are pure speculation. (Chicago Business)
The Dean of Advising for Columbia College and SEAS, Dr. Monique Rinere, got married. Congratulations! (NY Times)
Columbia continues to get called out on a lack of transparency with regards to sexual violence and a lack of response to the CU Dems petition. (Youngist)
Athena Film Festival announced its lineup and it looks amazing.
Some NCAA athletes are basically illiterate. Thanks to Lit Hum and the rest of the Core, none of them attend Columbia (CNN).
“Korea’s Justin Bieber” is back at Columbia after some time off. Bwog loves you and your fans, AJ. (NY Post)
C.T. Hsia, a noted professor at Columbia for three decades, passed away. (NY Times)
If you’ve ever wondered what the best plays about American history were, then look no further: The Edward M. Kennedy Prize finalists were announced for 2014. It’s a prize for Drama Inspired by American History, by the way. (CU Libraries.)
And finally, WTF Columbia indeed.
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