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Amir’s Closes At Least Temporarily

Amir’s, the little restaurant on Broadway between 113th and 114th that served Middle Eastern and vegetarian fare, has closed, at least temporarily. There is a sign on the door explaining that Amir’s “must close their doors for now,” but that the staff “feel that this is not a final goodbye”; they “hope to ‘pop-up’ really […]

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Columbia Student Taped Advocating Racist Beliefs Banned From Barnard Campus

According to a statement given to Bwog early Wednesday morning, Barnard College has banned Julian von Abele CC ‘21, the student who went on a racist tirade in front of Butler Library early Sunday morning, from its campus. In its statement, Barnard affirmed that this decision originates from the fact that several of the individuals […]

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Barnard Hires Holly Tedder As New ODS Director

This morning, Barnard announced via email that Holly Tedder will serve as the new ADA and Section 504 Director leading the Office of Disability Services starting in January. Ms. Tedder has ample experience in higher education and disability services; she currently serves as the Director of Disability Services and Associate Registrar at The Juilliard School in Manhattan. […]

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Former Lambda Phi Epsilon Pledge Details Culture Of Hazing

Editor’s note: this article contains descriptions of physical hazing. Bwog has received a detailed report about the initiation process of Columbia’s chapter of Lambda Phi Epsilon which details the extreme hazing pledges are forced to endure. According to an anonymous student who pledged the fraternity in the Spring of 2018 and disaffiliated this semester (Fall […]

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Nimesh Patel Stand-Up Routine Cut Short Due To Uncomfortable Jokes

Nimesh Patel, a comedian known for being the first Indian-American writer for Saturday Night Live, had his stand-up routine at cultureSHOCK cut short earlier tonight due to uncomfortable jokes. cultureSHOCK, an event hosted by the Asian American Alliance, is a charity performance showcase that aims to provide a space to celebrate Asian American expression. Patel was one […]

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Late yesterday, the office of Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky, a Jewish professor at the Teacher’s College who studies the Holocaust, was vandalized with anti-Semitic hate speech and two swastikas. This is not the first time this has happened; in 2007, Professor Midlarsky’s office was vandalized and she received an anti-Semitic flyer in her school mailbox. The […]

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Graduate Workers Union Votes Yes On University Bargaining Framework

Today, the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) and the Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW) announced that they have voted in favor of the Framework Agreement set forth by Columbia University last Monday. In order for bargaining to proceed, both GWC and CPW, unions affiliated with United Automobile Workers (UAW), needed to agree to the Framework Agreement before Wednesday, […]

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Graduate Workers Union Members Circulate Petition To Vote No On Negotiation Agreement

This past Monday, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Provost John Coatsworth announced that the university is willing to negotiate with the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) and Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW) unions, both of which are affiliated with United Automobile Workers (UAW). The announcement follows years of the GWC pushing the university to begin […]

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Breaking: 900 Square Feet Of Asbestos Found In Plimpton

It has been reported that Plimpton Hall, one of Barnard College’s residential housing locations, has an exterior foam layer containing asbestos wrapping around the building.  Students were shocked to come back to their suites yesterday evening to find a notice on the entrance door declaring that a removal procedure will be carried out from the […]

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Kirk Wu, CC ’21, Has Passed Away

Editor’s Note: This article includes mentions of death. Kirk Wu, a CC sophomore from Pasadena, CA, has passed away. Dean Valentini has sent out an email to the Columbia community regarding his passing, available below. There will be a “space for reflection and conversation” tonight from 8 pm to 10 pm in the McBain first […]

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Shannon Marquez Appointed As New Dean Of Undergraduate Global Engagement

Shannon Marquez will be the new dean of Undergraduate Global Engagement, Columbia College announced early this morning via press release. With Marquez at its helm, Columbia’s Office of Global Programs and Fellowships will undergo major transitions this fall. Expected changes include a rebranding as the Center for Undergraduate Global Engagement and “an expanded mission to enhance access, support existing […]

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Former GS Dean Implicated In $50 Million Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Yesterday morning, an anonymous student at the Columbia School of General Studies filed a lawsuit against Columbia University and former GS Dean of Students Tom Harford. The anonymous plaintiff (Jane Doe) “alleges that Dean Harford engaged in inappropriate and manipulative sexual behavior with her,” according to a press release from the firm representing this student. Columbia University is also […]

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Joe Replacing Up

Joe Coffee will replace Up Coffee and occupy the corner space between Pulitzer and Furnald. This will be the third Joe Coffee on campus, after their NoCo and Dodge (not the gym) locations. It is unclear whether they will take dining dollars (their other two locations don’t, and Up didn’t), or when exactly they will […]

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GS Student Arrested On Charges Of Child Pornography

Content warning: This article contains mention of pedophilia, child pornography, and sexual assault/violence. Joel Davis, GS ’19, was arrested Tuesday on charges of “enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, and possession, receipt, and distribution of child pornography,” according to a press release from US Attorney’s Office of the Southern […]

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Nussbaum & Wu Closed Again Seemingly Temporarily

Nussbaum & Wu has been closed again for a few days for unknown reasons. It doesn’t seem to be permanently closed, but the storefront’s sign does not indicate why they are closed or when they will reopen. They also only took cash for a few days before closing, and the tables outside are gone. According to the […]

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