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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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We Have A Famous Award Or Something: Announcing The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Today marks the announcement of the winners of the 102nd Pulitzer Prize awards, an event held by Columbia University each year to honor excellence in the field of journalism. The announcement, held today at 3PM, occurred in the only suitable place for such an event – Pulitzer Hall. The notable winners of this group include Kendrick Lamar with DAMN, the […]

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BREAKING: Vandalism of Israeli Apartheid Week Posters

We just received a tip regarding Israeli Apartheid Week – more specifically, regarding recent vandalism of the posters advertising this week’s events. IAW starts this Monday and runs from February 29th to March 4th. We have also attached close up images below that show the writing on each section of torn poster. Messages include, “I LOVE Israel!” […]

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This evening, we received an email from a representative of the Columbia delegation for the Latinx Ivy League Conference including an email sent to President Bollinger. The email outlines an incident this past weekend involving one of the delegates from Dartmouth with police at Brown. The tip also included the student’s story about the night’s events. […]

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Breaking: Deantini Promoted To Director Of Security For CCSC

We have just received news that there have been significant changes made to the Columbia College Student Council board. Benjamin K. Makansi, Columbia College Student Body President claims that not only has Oluwaseun Omotunde celebrated his official resignation with “an absolute banger,” but also that Dean Valentini, more affectionately known as “Deantini,” will now be […]

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Chemistry Department Experiences Break-Ins

Update (5:26PM): At 5:10PM, VP for Public Safety James McShane forwarded a Clery Crime Alert (see below) to all public safety emails detailing last night’s break-in. According to the alert, the break-in took place last evening at 10:08PM. The suspect entered Havemeyer 3000 Broadway, went inside offices on the 5th and 6th floor, and removed […]

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New Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics And Physical Education Announced

This afternoon, President Bollinger announced that Peter E. Pilling will now serve as the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education. Pilling will replace the former director M. Dianne Murphy after she announced she would be stepping down from the position in September. Pillings has had experience in the field in his positions at Villanova […]

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Bwog Sorority Gets Dramatic

Rush season can bring out the worst in us, and here we remind you of the University of Maryland Delta Gamma email scandal of 2013.  We were recently tipped a similarly shocking email sent from Bwog’s rush chair.  You can read it below (and remember to #rushbwog!!!). If you just opened this email like I […]

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Breaking: Explosion at East Harlem Building

Buildings in East Harlem, at 116th and Park Avenue, collapsed after an explosion this morning around 9 a.m. Bwog first learned of it from a tipster who reported hearing a large boom during an art hum midterm. From CBSLocal: One of the buildings that collapsed had a piano repair shop with apartments above. The second […]

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BREAKING: Barnard Workers Reach Tentative Deal

Bwog has just received word from the heads of the Students Support Barnard Workers group that UAW Local 2110, which has been struggling and fighting back over major cuts in basic benefits, has reached a tentative agreement with Barnard.  The students were contacted by the president of UAW Local 2110.  To comment, the Local office […]

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Student Passes Away After John Jay Fall (Update)

Update, 5:20 am: Dean Shollenberger has sent an email to all students confirming that Martha Corey-Ochoa, CC ’16, passed away last night. Our thoughts are with her friends and family. Update, 2:45 am: Dean Shollenberger has confirmed to Bwog that the student has passed away, minutes after an email with the same information was sent to […]

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Shooting Near Empire State Building

Just after 9 this morning a man fired shots around the Empire State Building.  There is no connection to terrorism; the gunman is said to have been an employee at a Midtown store.  He returned to the store at 10 W 33rd Street and shot and killed his manager before firing on the street.  The […]

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BREAKING: Building Fire at 110th

Passersby of 110th and Amsterdam are reporting a visible building fire, only a few properties away from Harmony. According to Bwog’s reporter at the scene, firemen are using a ladder and axes to rescue people from the building. Four firetrucks, two ambulances, and multiple police cars have arrived at the scene to handle the situation, […]

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We Know What CUCR Did Last Week

Breaking news: CUCR President William Prasifka, CC ’12, and David Paszko, CC ’12, have resigned from the CUCR board. Full resignation letter after the jump, and board resignation request here. The Interim President is Tyler Trumbach, CC ’13 (formerly the Executive Director), the Interim Director of Finance is Tom Callander, SEAS’13 (formerly the Director of […]

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SEAS Faculty Expresses Deep Dissatisfaction with Dean Peña-Mora

The leadership of SEAS Dean Feniosky Peña-Mora was brought under intense scrutiny in an article in The New York Times today. The story notes the numerous resignations of department heads since his arrival, citing frustration with his direction. This semester, two letters of no confidence in the Dean—signed by the majority of tenured faculty in SEAS—have been […]

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