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Columbia To Pursue Legal Action Against ICE

After promises of defending international students, President Bollinger announces he will pursue legal action against ICE in a statement made by the Office of University Life on July 9th.

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Columbia Announces Reopening Plans For 2020-2021 Year

This afternoon, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, following Barnard President Sian Beilock’s announcement earlier today. In a follow-up to the announcement, he also clarified Columbia’s stance on the recent ICE restrictions on international students.

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Barnard College Announces Reopening Plans For 2020-2021 Year

This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.

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Youngest Suspect In The Tess Majors Investigation Sentenced

The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.

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Updates On The Tess Majors Investigation Since March

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and turmoil in the New York City juvenile detention system, the youngest suspect awaits sentencing after pleading guilty for his involvement in the death of Barnard student Tess Majors. 

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Racist Messages In FIJI GroupMe Surface, Involved Members Asked To Disaffiliate

On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).

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Columbia Announces Addition Of A Summer Semester Among COVID-19 Updates

Presidents Bollinger and Beilock updated the Columbia community on possible plans for fall, spring, and summer semesters in an email to students this morning. In an email accidentally sent to Bwog, Columbia said they would not be answering our “reasonable” clarifying questions, leading to larger concerns about administrative transparency.

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Barnard And Columbia Cancel Fall Study Abroad

Barnard Global announced a total cancellation of all study abroad programs for fall 2020 in an email sent to study abroad students on May 12th. Columbia also confirmed the cancellation on May 14th.

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Dean Natalie Friedman To Leave Barnard

Dean Leslie Grinage announced that Deputy Dean of the College Natalie Friedman will be stepping down to take a position at the Posse Foundation, in an email to students on Tuesday morning.

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We Can All Stop Waiting: The 2020 Pulitzer Winners Are Here

At 3 pm today, (two weeks later than in non-pandemic years), the Pulitzer Board announced the recipients of the 104th Pulitzer Prizes (not to be confused with the Nobel) honoring excellence in journalism.

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Barnard Announces Spring 2020 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

This morning, Barnard sent out the list of the 55 Phi Beta Kappa Barnard inductees for Spring 2020. Another group of inductees was announced in Fall 2019. The full list of names and department is below. Congratulations to them all!

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Student Council Election Results Are In

CCSC’s election results are the first in and largely favor CU on Houseparty!. This post will be updated to reflect the results of other student council elections as they are released.

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Barnard Deputy Dean Alicia Lawrence Has Passed Away

Barnard College President Sian Beilock announced the death of Alicia Lawrence, Deputy Dean of the College and Executive Director of Residential Life and Housing, in an email to students.

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Barnard Summer Programs And Work Exemption Grant

This morning, President Beilock put out a statement saying that summer programs such as the Summer Research Institute (SRI) and all faculty-led off-campus programs have been canceled and Summer Opportunity Programs have been moved online. There will also be a Work Exemption Grant for students who rely on summer income but are unable to work […]

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Columbia And Barnard Professors Named As Guggenheim Fellows

Four Columbia University and two Barnard College professors have been appointed as 2020 Guggenheim fellows. 

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They did Barnard yesterday. But to be fair, this is a Columbia College publication as is Spectator. Most clubs (read more)
Columbia Announces Reopening Plans For 2020-2021 Year
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The other deans also sent emails, but guess y'all will just ignore those because y'all think CC is the only (read more)
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July 8, 2020
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