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Representative Democracy, We Got That: 2011 Edition

Bright young things: in the next few weeks you will be introduced to a dizzying array of organizations, acronyms, slang, and food trucks. Bwog knows it can be difficult to keep track, so to ease your bureaucracy-induced agitation is Bwog’s CCSC correspondent Brian Wagner, here to untangle the web that is Columbia’s undergraduate student government. […]

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ABC Board Election Results

At last night’s town hall meeting, student groups elected the ABC Board for the coming year. They elected a new exec board last week. Congratulations to the winners! Speaking of the winners, here they are: Renuka Agarwal: CC 2012 Elizabeth Angeles: CC 2013 Ryan Cho: CC 2013 Max Hartman: GS 2013 Saketh Kalathur: CC 2013 […]

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New ABC Board Elected

Yesterday, the new ABC executive board was elected! The ABC funds (non-political, -spiritual, or -activist) student groups on campus. It’s the opposite of SGB. Winners are below. Congratulations! Start groveling for money folks. President: Daniel Brown, CC ’12 VP: John O’Shea, CC ’13 Treasurer: Chloe Ruan, SEAS ’13 Secretary: Christine Byun, CC ’14

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No Room For You

Despite complaints from CU-EMS about their current space (too small, too noisy, too co-ed), ABC voted not to recommend CU-EMS’ move from its current location in the basement of Carman to Broadway 103. The complete email from ABC follows: At its meeting on November 17, 2010, ABC voted not to recommend CU-EMS’ move from its current […]

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Representative Democracy, We Got That

Hey 2014, in the next few weeks you will be introduced to a dizzying array of organizations, acronyms, slang, and food carts. Bwog knows it can be difficult to keep track, so here to ease your bureaucracy-induced agita is Bwog’s CCSC correspondent to untangle the web that is Columbia’s undergraduate student government. F@CU – Funding […]

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F@CU Makes It Rain

Today is a big day! F@CU has just released their 2010-2011 allocations for your governing boards. Let’s talk big numbers and little percentages, shall we? Activities Board: $393,459 granted, 7.4% increase from last year, 4.4% cut from requested allocation, which was $411,568 Club Sports Governing Board: $206,200 granted, 17% increase from last year’s allocation, $213,800 […]

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Meet Your New ABC E-Board

Results are in! Stay tuned for elections results from CCSC, ESC and SGA today and tomorrow. President: Beezly Kiernan Vice President: Eric Rosenberg Treasurer: Brittany Ward Secretary: Justin Kim Update: Beezly Kiernan, who is currently running for the position of VP of Policy in the CCSC’s exec board elections, intends to resign from his position […]

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How Much Money Your Governing Board Has

Every year, the various governing boards show off cool Power Points and generally grovel before the Funding at Columbia University committee (known by the almost-scandalous abbreviation F@CU) for a nice cut of your student life fees. This year’s numbers were just released, and the various allocations are as follows: Activities Board at Columbia: $366,303.61 ($413,607.22 […]

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Club Crib Sheet: Part 2

The activities fair may be over, but you’ve still got a while to find your niche in Columbia’s extracurricular scene. To help you sift through the alphabet soup, our series of club crib sheets continues with groups that hand out money and groups that may eventually make lots of money. Governing Boards and Councils (a.k.a. […]

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For Obama-McCain Forum, Student Councils Demand Fair Lottery, Jumbotron

Well, they moved quickly this time. As we wrote about before, the announcement of a joint appearance by Obama and McCain on campus next Thursday took student government and group leaders completely by surprise. Just before midnight, though, the presidents of the student councils, club governing boards, and Panhellenic councils have sent an email to […]

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Fun with Funds: The Dawning of a New Year

ABC has just released a spreadsheet of 2008-2009’s club allocations. (As you might remember, ABC released their 2007-2008 allocations/debt spreadsheet in February, prompting SGB to do the same and creating a minor brouhaha in the process.) So onto the compare-contrast: The most noticeable budgetary increase is that of Bacchanal and Special Events, which received just […]

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SGB: Out with the Old…

On Monday night, the Student Governing Board voted to elect their new board, as well as to determine new group recognition and to derecognize inactive groups. Their new board is as follows: Chair: Arjun Kapoor,  CC’09, Amnesty International Vice-Chair: Jacob Taber, GS-JTS’09, College Democrats & Hillel Treasurer: Devora Aharon, CC’10, Hillel Secretary: Jim Downie, CC’10, […]

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Fun with Funds: Enter SGB

Like many of you, Bwog was curious and excited upon learning that ABC (unlike last year) had released their 2007-2008 budget and student group allocations. But what of the Student Governing Board, (the ABC of political and religious groups, among others)? According to Jon Siegel, a chair of SGB, the SGB has been in talks […]

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Brand New Things at ABC

Newsworthy day for belly dancers and linguists, the Fall 2007 New Group Recognition process over at the Activities Board at Columbia comes to a close. There were five groups to make the cut: Columbia Ballet Collective, Columbia Bellydancing Troupe, Columbia Linguistic Society, Organization of Latin American Students, and Onyx.  ABC also released their 2007-2008 budget, […]

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Is that the sound of a whip cracking?

The following e-mail was sent to all ABC groups not exactly one hour ago, but instead 84 minutes ago, and has so far stirred some consternation among prickly group members. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: [redacted] Date: Jan 29, 2007 11:10 PM Subject: [ABC] ABC Information Needed ASAP To: abc_clubs@columbia.edu Dear ABC Clubs, In an […]

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