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 an email sent to Barnard students this morning, Barnard announced that Aramark will be replaced with Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services.
Addition: Seemingly positive Columbia football coverage in the local paper. Coach Bagnoli is also bringing something new to the program: a philosophy of fun. (New York Times) Subtraction: Media magnate James Dolan and his family announced they will sell Cablevision to European firm Altice for $17.7 billion, including the assumption of debt. Knicks fans, don’t […]
If you’ve been to the bold, beautiful Diana Center this year, you probably noticed a few changes to Liz’s Place and the Diana Cafe. We received tips during NSOP about an addition to Liz’s Place called “Provisions On Demand,” but we didn’t think it would be that special. WELL, LET US TELL YOU—Diana (if it wasn’t […]
This morning, Bwog received notice from Columbia Psychological Services that they will be expanding their office space and staff for the coming academic year. Changes to CPS include hiring 6 new clinicians, including a psychiatrist. This staff addition will hopefully reduce the wait time most students experienced in past years when trying to schedule an appointment […]
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Previously both a Law School professor and founder and director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, as well as President Bollinger’s Special Advisor on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Professor Suzanne Goldberg is taking on a brand new role as Executive Vice President for University Life. She will retain her Law School positions, […]
Tonight Capital published an email from PrezBo sent to the football alumni calling for M. Dianne Murphy to commission a review of the f***ball program. Considering the unsurprisingly horrible past season for the team, PrezBo is finally ready to figure out what’s wrong with the program and why we suck. The review is asking former coach Rick […]
Birds, dinosaurs, and denizens of Columbia College, take note. On Wednesday, November 19, at 7:30 pm in Schermerhorn 501, the co-chairs and members of the Committee for Science in the Core will be hosting an open forum to discuss possible changes to FroSci, or alternatives to the class entirely. Our suggestions for alternatives include: Intro […]
Columbia’s Rules of Conduct, which govern protests and demonstrations on campus, are currently under review by the University Senate. Protest proponent Julia Goodman explores the potential impact of impending changes. Those interested in updates to the Rules of Conduct should attend the town hall this Friday from 4 to 6 pm in 309 Havemeyer. All […]
Yesterday, Health Services announced that they will be adding diagnostic testing for learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder to the list of procedures covered under the Special Healthcare Needs Fund. The fund was established in 2012 to help students finance procedures that may not be covered by many insurance providers, such as pregnancy termination and […]
While pirating scanning a book, Bwog noticed that Butler 213 is getting a color printer this year! No more walking down to the 2nd floor of Mudd just to be ripped off for color printing, or waking up your floor mate at 2 am to save some money. The print station has apparently been there since […]
There’s a new function on SSOL, as you might have noticed when you were attempting to finalize your class schedule. Once you click on the registration tab, look below your wish list for a few more options: Exciting! There’s a new option, titled a “registration calendar.” This seems like a rather odd name, because it’s really most useful to […]
While you’re sweating over data entry and filling coffee cups in your summer internship, you might look back at those strange, wild memories of Butler Library dominating the four a.m. sky as you walked from drudgery to sleep and pine for a return to the college life. Don’t worry. We’re here to give you every minute […]