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GS Student David Hanna Has Passed Away

This morning, we received notice that Columbia School of General Studies student David Hanna has passed away from a chronic illness.

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The Columbia Athletics Department has pulled all funding from the Columbia University Marching Band (CUMB) and prohibited it from performing at future athletic events, according to an email from CUMB Head Manager Cameron Danesh-Pajou (SEAS ‘20) sent to band members this afternoon.

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Man Shot On 125th/Amsterdam, Only Certain Students Notified

At 12:58 AM on Sunday, September 8, Columbia Public Safety alerted University affiliates of an individual shot at 125th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

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Marlyn Delva Joins GS As New Dean Of Students

GS has tapped Marlyn Delva as its Dean of Students amid a series of new staffing appointments, Dean of General Studies Lisa Rosen-Metsch announced in an email Wednesday.

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Ira Katznelson Named Interim Provost of Columbia University

In an email sent to Columbia students and faculty Friday, President Lee Bollinger announced the appointment of Ira Katznelson, CC ’66, to the interim position of university provost.

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UPDATED: Barnard College will be seeking a new Executive Director of Public Safety as one of three steps taken to reform the agency after the assault of a black Columbia student in the Milstein Center last spring, according to a statement emailed to the Barnard community by President Sian Beilock on Thursday. 

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Dos Toros Taqueria Opening Location Near Columbia

Dos Toros, a Northern California-inspired Taqueria chain, is joining the plethora of restaurants of the Morningside Heights community. 

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GS Student Ajay Arman Has Passed Away

GS second-year student Ajay Arman has passed away from a rare form of cancer.

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Barnard Announces Purchase Of New Residence Hall

Barnard students will soon have a new place to live.

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Book Culture In Jeopardy Of Closing

Bookstore chain and Columbia mainstay Book Culture is in danger of shutting down, according to an open letter written by owner Chris Doeblin published in the West Side Rag earlier this week.

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Columbia Won $150,000 Contract From Customs And Border Protection This May

Bwog has obtained details of a contract between U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the federal law enforcement agency which enforces immigration regulations and whose facilities house detained migrant children, and The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, the official corporate name of Columbia University.

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Central Park Five Prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer Resigns From Columbia Law

Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.

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Eubert (Bert) McLeod, GS ’20, Has Passed Away

This morning Columbia students received notice that General Studies junior Eubert (Bert) McLeod has passed away.

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Ratrock Magazine Plagiarizes Interview Questions From Unaffiliated Student

Rackrock Magazine has been accused of plagiarizing interview questions from a student unaffiliated from the organization. 

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Barnard’s President Sian Beilock announced, in an email to students, the inaugural Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Ariana González Stokas.

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