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CCSC & ESC Election Results Are In!

Elections for CC and SEAS first-year class councils, CCSC Inclusion and Equity Representative, and CCSC Class of 2018 Representative took place earlier this week, and the winners have been announced. See the official fall 2015 election results in handy PDF form below. Congratulations to the winners! 2019 CCSC President & Vice President Josh Schenk and […]

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Fall First Year Candidates For CCSC And ESC Released

Are you ready? Get your voting hat on (what? You don’t have a voting hat? Bwog’s is a snazzy bowler cap) because this year’s First Year Columbia student government candidate list has been released! Here are the lists of candidates for First Year CCSC and ESC Elections, in addition to the candidates for the CCSC […]

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ESC Talks Food Insecurity, Art Of Engineering In First Meeting Of Semester

Now that the semester is settling down, Bwog will begin regular coverage of ESC, CCSC, and SGA meetings. The new ESC Bureau Chief, Rachel Deal, covered Monday night’s meeting. Last evening, the Engineering Student Council’s first meeting of the semester took place, and President Caroline Park started the meeting off by emphasizing how excited she was to […]

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CCSC/ESC To Propose Increase In Student Activities Fee

Today, CCSC and ESC* announced in a College-wide email that the councils will be voting at their weekly meetings on whether to propose a $4.50 increase in the semesterly student activities fee. Thus, the semester rate would hike up to $112.50 from $108 and would go towards “funding for student groups and student activities—it is equal […]

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ESC: Back To School

ESC reconvened for the fall semester last night. Bureau Chief Aparajita Maitra was there to get the updates. ESC is back in action! The first ESC meeting of the year began with introductions of everyone on council and the usual welcome back message from the president. Replacing Sidd Bhatt as the new ESC President, Brian […]

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Candidate Mixer for CCSC and ESC Spring Elections

Vote or die, according to the Columbia Elections Board. They are hosting a candidate mixer with free pizza this Thursday for students interested in running for CCSC and ESC in the spring. Maybe this year won’t be quite as uncontested as the last, though we’re not especially hopeful. According to their Facebook event: Spring elections aren’t until late March, but we encourage […]

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ESC: That’s A Wrap

This week’s exciting turn of events at ESC is brought to you by finals—making your life miserable since now. This explanation of the last ESC (for this semester) is brought to you by Keenan Albee, headmaster of all that is engineering. Though it may have been ESC’s last meeting of the semester, the council certainly […]

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ESC Election Results

You’ve been voting these past few days, and now the results are in for the 2013-2014 ESC Board. Though many races were uncontested, candidates for VP of Communications, 2014 President, and class representatives faced close races. See the results below: Executive Board Siddhant Bhatt (President) Tanya Shah (VP Policy) Jillian Ross (VP Communications) Brian Wu […]

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ESC Spring 2013 Election Candidates

Here are the Spring 2013 candidates for the Engineering Student Council. Bwog giggled at “Fu’Tastic Four,” but wishes all the candidates luck in the election. Executive Board PSet 150: Siddhant Bhatt – President of the Student Body Tanya Shah – Vice President, Policy of the Council Jillian Ross – Vice President, Communications of the Council […]

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ESC: SEAS Still Has Got It Going On

Engineers have governments too! They’re just like you, except they’re engineers. Here to open your eyes as to this week’s meeting is Bwog’s report, by constant correspondent Aria Sharma: Dean Goldfarb, Interim Dean of SEAS, was present at this week’s meeting to discuss the state of the school, which can pretty much be described as […]

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ESC: Convent, Arts Initiative, Tree-Lighting, and BJ’s

As always, our intrepid investigator Aria Sharma went to this week’s Engineering Student Council meeting. Here is her report: This week’s meeting was off to a robust start after a rather long break with hurricanes and elections and such. Dean Kromm visited ESC to discuss the plans for the Convent residential living space. Aside from […]

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ESC: Changes to W1004, the SGO, and GSSC Funding Clarified

Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. A intro programming course, ENGI E1006, will be added next fall. The class will replace COMS W1004 as the fundamental intro programming course for 11 of the 16 engineering departments, starting next fall. Unlike W1004, the class will be taught in the python programming language instead of […]

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ESC Candidates Announced

Ladies and Gentlemen, your candidates for 2012-2013 Engineering Student Council. Campaigning officially begins today, so prepare to feel valued like never before. Voting will open next week at 9 am on Monday, April 2nd, and will continue until 5 pm on Thursday, April 5th. Also keep in mind that the candidates’ forum will be held […]

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ESC: New E-Board Member, Old Issues Discussed, and CCSC Remade

Sean Zimmermann reports from the first ESC meeting of the semester. The council began the evening by holding elections for VP Communications. The election was well-contested, especially considering it was held mid-year. The winner, Jim Huang, spoke about his experience on ABC and how his experience developing websites could help in council outreach. He beat […]

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ESC: Beautification and Composting

Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. ESC passed a resolution to encourage the administration to fix the safety and aesthetic problems in Pupin Plaza. For the last few years, the stone walkways near NoCo and Pupin have been deteriorating, and the council feels that the area has become a safety hazard to students, […]

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