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).
A couple of minutes ago, Columbians opened their inboxes to the announcement by our dear PrezBo that the University will be spending $30 million to recruit women and underrepresented minorities to the faculty. His e-mail, in full: Dear Fellow Members of the Columbia Community: The experience of being on the Columbia campus makes clear that […]
Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek taught “Radicalism 101“, in Zuccotti Park yesterday. (He’ll be at Columbia this Wednesday). Meanwhile, the protest has spread to 25 cities. (The Observer/CBS News) Barnard Political Science professor Sheri Berman writes a scathing review of a book about conservatism that claims the ideology is about subjugating society’s lowest. (NY Times) Giuliani is […]
The late John W. Kluge, CC ’37, generously donated to Columbia. By generously we mean he doled out more than $500 million to Columbia over the course of his life. Once the richest man in America, Kluge made a ridiculous amount of money, and gave most of it away. But the TV mogul kept some cash […]
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
From the Core Scholars Committee at the Center for the Core Curriculum: The Core Scholars committee is proud to announce that the cash prize for this year’s Core Scholars will be $200! A new addition to the Core Curriculum, the Core Scholars Program encourages any and all students who have take a Core Course to […]
Good news bears! The University expects to raise its original goal, announced in September 2006, of $4 billion nearly a year ahead of schedule. The $4 billion plan was the largest fundraising effort in the history of higher education. But we can’t stop, won’t stop: the University hopes to raise a total of $5 billion […]
Huzzah! ESC, SGA, CCSC and GSC have allocated a combined total of $20,000 to the Bacchanal Committee this year. This allocations is still a one-time-deal, and future allocations to Bacchanal will depend on a separate resolution. Council members will sit on the Bacchanal selection committee (hey Learned– Weezy F. Baby!) for oversight. The one thing […]