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It’s the end of the semester, and we’re all unraveling a little bit – stress about exams, end-of-semester projects, and those ever-looming course evaluations is really getting to us. It appears that CCSC might not be so different – a simple discussion about the Sandwich Ambassador nearly drove CCSC into chaos. But the council still […]

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PrezBo began the last University Senate plenary of the year with a collection of remarks on current events. On the passing of Bill Campbell “There was no more dedicated alumn of Columbia than Bill,” said PrezBo about the long-time Columbia trustee who died recently. “He really knew how to make organizations work,” said PrezBo. “When […]

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Last night’s CCSC meeting saw debate over extremely crucial student matters: whether or not to eliminate certain positions (including the ever-controversial Sandwich Ambassador.) Bureau Chief Joe Milholland covered the meeting, but if you want even more CCSC with your CCSC, you can view the stream of the meeting here. The Uneliminated Positions Despite heated debate, […]

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This week, CCSC tackled the issue that’s been literally sitting in the forefront of campus for the past couple of days: CDCJ’s protest. Bureau Chief Joe Milholland reports on the council’s resolution, as well as on the statements made by a representative of CDCJ at last night’s meeting. “I don’t care if this group is […]

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Ben Makansi may have live-streamed the CCSC meeting last night, but Bureau Chief Joe Milholland was right up near the action, dutifully reporting on the council’s decisions and deliberations. This week, those decisions and deliberations include a CASV petition, constitution edits, and, yes, more of that goddamn statue. At Sunday night’s Columbia College Student Council […]

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Your friendly neighborhood CCSC reporter (Joe Milholland) tackled a USenate meeting this past weekend. He reports on important updates about university Rules of Conduct, particularly with respect to media coverage of campus events, as well as other updates. “We’re turning into an athletic powerhouse,” PrezBo said at Friday’s University Senate Plenary, earning him a round of […]

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Columbia’s newest addition to its outdoor art collection, to be installed in front of Butler in the coming weeks, has been the source of heated debate on campus in the past week – and, of course, this debate reached last night’s CCSC meeting. Joe Milholland reports on the most recent development in the Statue Discourse. […]

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CCSC took a longer break than the rest of us (there was no meeting last week), but they’re right back into the swing of things with planning College Days, proving their dedication to the Core. Joe Milholland proves his own dedication by, once again, faithfully reporting on the details. Next week is College Days – a […]

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Where would we be without Joe Milholland? Much less informed about the inner workings of CCSC politics, that’s for sure. This week’s meeting included discussion of the CASV, a potential tech rep, and the quality of life survey. CCSC’s Relationship with No Red Tape and Coalition Against Sexual Violence On Sunday night’s Columbia College Student […]

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Valiant bureau chief Joe Milholland once again reports from a CCSC meeting fraught with discussion of delicate issues. And, also, discussion of tampons and toilet paper. “It has been really frustrating to try to work with No Red Tape in good faith,” said CCSC’s VP of Policy Vivek Ramakrishanan about NRT and CCSC working together […]

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Quality of Life Survey At Friday’s University Senate Plenary, four student senators – Marc Heinrich (Columbia College), Ramis Wadood (Columbia College), Emily Moore (SEAS Grad Students), and Grace Kelley (Nursing School) – gave an in-depth presentation on the quality of life survey sent out last year. General information has already been distributed by the Senate, […]

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Another week. Another CCSC meeting. Another discussion of the Five Things for Deantini. Another student group criticizing CCSC for not accurately representing the needs of the student body. And another account of the meeting’s events from indubitable bureau chief Joe Milholland. On Sunday night’s general body meeting for the Columbia College Student Council (CCSC), members […]

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The discussion got a bit heated (dare we say, to red?) when a representative from No Red Tape met with CCSC at their meeting last night. Luckily, Bwog writer Joe Milholland was, as always, on the scene to report details of the discussion. “Our experience so far with the administration has been consistent with previous […]

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Joe Milholland, Governmental Bwogger Extraordinaire, attended the USenate plenary this week. An unexpectedly wide range of topics came up, making for some interesting takeaways. But, of course, how can one have a USenate plenary without mentioning the Smoking Policy? The University Senate had a plenary on Friday, and several smaller topics came up. Here they are, followed […]

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Last night, the Columbia College Student Council held a closed meeting to appoint a new class of 2017 representative. This may surprise some juniors, as the opening was not announced via a class-wide e-mail, unlike the 2017 council’s vacant position last year. When the 2017 Council last had an open voting rep position last year, […]

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