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
This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.
Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.
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.
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.
Even with the many Google Docs of information out there right now, there are still some resources that fall through the cracks when it comes to supporting BLM.
On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
In a university-wide e-mail, PrezBo has announced that Gerald Rosberg will be Columbia’s new Senior Executive Vice President starting July. Who is the Senior Executive Vice President? Well, he is replacing Robert Kasdin, who left the position to go to Johns Hopkins. Kasdin, described by many as the right hand man to PrezBo, had been […]
In an email from Dean Valentini, the university has just announced that Michael Pippenger, Dean of the Office of Global Programs, will be departing for a position at the University of Notre Dame. Pippenger originally came to Columbia College in 2006 as the Dean of Fellowship Programs, and later became the Dean of Undergraduate Global Programs […]
Yesterday, PrezBo announced that Low will get a bit more crowded come autumn—a fresh face will fill the newly-created role of Executive Vice President for Student Affairs and report directly to the president. University Senators Akshay Shah, SEAS ’14, and Matthew Chou, CC ’14, note that the creation of this position is essentially a direct […]
Update, 12:05 pm: CCSC President Daphne Chen has reached out to us to note that CCSC member Kareem Carryl is responsible for getting the changes made, in order to “help students feel like administrators do care at least a little about students’ lives and achievements.” Thanks, Kareem! It has come to Bwog’s intensely wanted attention that Dean’s […]
The often elusive and multi-faceted Robert Kasdin, Columbia’s Senior Executive Vice President—aka PrezBo’s right-hand man—sent out the following email to members of CU’s administration, shaking up positions and some of the bureaucracy, most notably the Student and Administrative Services division. While these changes have the potential to trim down Columbia’s sprawling bureaucracy by placing a […]
Moody-Adams’ reasons for resigning probably surrounded decisions made by the Policy and Planning Committee (PPC) of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). Executive Vice President Nicholas Dirks focused his reaction to the dean’s condemnation of FAS on defending the PPC and stressing that whatever Moody-Adams found objectionable has not been set in stone. We’re […]
Last night, Alex Jones, a Bwogger who wonders what the Beats would think about an official CCSC debate in their once-legendary hangout, checked out the Spec-sponsored Q&A. The three parties running for the CCSC Executive Board in next week’s elections went head-to-head at Havana Central… The master of ceremonies, Sam Roth, took almost a minute […]
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
Bwog has seen Butler camping and even orated on its behalf. But if you’re in CC or SEAS, today you received an email from your senators which may threaten that sacred masochistic rite. Amidst standard student government “we want to hear what you want” business-as-usual, Bwog found this bit: Libraries and Technology – Contact: Kenny […]
Happy Holidays! Barnard Housing sent out an email yesterday, just in time for the start of Chanukah, notifying students that not only are they forbidden to light candles in their room, simple possession is also forbidden. Even if you’re just holding them for a friend, it’s against the rules, kids. In its divine wisdom, however, […]
Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. Theresa Martinez, Dean of Community and Multicultural Affairs, spoke at last night’s Engineering Student Council meeting. She was hired last year to help foster a greater sense of Columbia University community. Dean Martinez explained that she is currently working on the open housing policy, the CUEMS proposal, […]
The SGA met Monday night. Bwog’s Raph Debenedetti got the scoop on water fountains. Be warned! Some water fountains in the Diana do not provide water. Do your duty and report any deficient water fountains! Delta Gamma will be hosting a fashion show for charity this Saturday, 8 p.m., in LeFrak. Tickets are $5. Dean […]
A lot of study abroad applications are due this Friday, October 1, and if you happen to be a member of the Class of 2012 eager to leave Morningside next semester, your days have been filled with a few extra doses of Existential Crisis and lots of paperwork. Here are a few tips to make your […]
Following Columbia administration’s decision to postpone the implementation of a gender neutral housing policy that was expected to be in place for the 2010-2011 academic year, the students who introduced the plan – EAAH President Avi Edelman (CC ’11) GendeRevolution President Miranda Elliot (CC ’10), 2011 VP Sean Udell (CC ’11) and 2010 VP for […]