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Columbia’s Food Insecurity Has Not Been Healed

Food insecurity became a big issue on campus back in 2015, but its prominence on the activism scene has since diminished–Senior Staff Writer Ross Chapman checked in on the progress of various student groups that have been working to combat hunger within the student body. 2015 was a year of hope for food insecurity on […]

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Senior Wisdom: Ben Makansi

Surprise! This is actually our last senior wisdom (and post) of the semester. Prez Ben is a busy guy, but he eventually found the time to write his senior wisdom (a few weeks after the deadline). Read on for wise words from Ben Makansi. Name, School, Major, Hometown: Benjamin Karim Storch Makansi, CC, Astrophysics, Steelville, Pennsylvania Claim to fame: NSOP […]

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Student Councils Express Concerns Over Election Process

Earlier tonight, Bwog was tipped about various members of CCSC, ESC, and GSSC voicing concerns about the Columbia Political Union’s newfound influence over the upcoming student council election process. The Columbia Elections Board (CEB), which was founded in 2013 “to conduct and publicize student council elections on campus,” is currently made up of four students, according to the CCSC […]

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CCSC Debates What To Do With No Red Tape’s Proposal

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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“Should Columbia Have A Bacchanal This Year?” And More Fun From CCSC

Why is Bacchanal consuming our lives? How should we navigate hearings for groups? Why is the Class of 2019 being so darn productive? Man on the ground Joe Milholland answers these questions and more as he reports back from the weekly CCSC meeting, absorbing as ever. The issues are pretty pertinent! Bacchanal Survey At the Columbia […]

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CCSC’s First Meeting Of The Year Includes Executive Board Presentations

School’s back in its full swing, so our trusty representatives on CCSC got back into their Sunday night groove last night to kickoff their first meeting of the 2015-2016 academic year. Be sure to catch each meeting’s review on the following Monday morning right here on Bwog!  At the end of the Columbia College Student […]

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