Staff Writer Jeff Davis has collected some of the more unusual and eccentric sign-offs from professors in order to add a little extra oomph to your next email.
On Thursday, February 25th, the Columbia Union for Postdoctoral Workers held a rally on Low Steps and announced that they will strike on March 15 if their demands are not met.
This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
This year’s commencement ceremony will be completely virtual, per an announcement today. It will occur on April 30, with degrees awarded between April and June.
On Monday, Columbia’s COVID-19 vaccine symposium kicked off with a press conference featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, and President Bollinger. Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz and Daily Editor Henry Astor
Last Saturday, Staff Writer Samantha Seiff had the opportunity to view the Barnard Theatre Department’s virtual production On Loop, written by Charly Evon Simpson and directed by Professor Alice Reagan.
A couple savvy t/hipsters frequenting Schermerhorn have noticed an array of large tents in front of Fayerweather. Is it free food? Is it a wedding? No, reply maintenance workers. It’s THE END OF THE WORLD. Or, the end of college for you 2012ers. Apparently, post-graduation snackies will happen out here. Update 12:37: Cardomat cares too!
Just in time for you to remember all the work you’re not doing right now, the top two students of the Columbia College Class of 2012 have been announced. According to Spec, Zachary Brill, a Chemistry major from New Jersey, scored the top spot, with Zachary Levine, an anthropology major from California, coming in as […]
You may have missed out on the sold out Linsanity in Levien last night, but you can still make it to a basketball game this weekend. Columbia (14-15, 3-10 Ivy League) will face off against Dartmouth (5-23, 1-11 Ivy League) at 7 pm for senior night. Their last matchup resulted in a narrow win for the Lions […]
Are you a freshman freaking out about finals? The 2012 Class Council has taken heed of your mania, setting up a new study buddy finding system called FAC, Freshman Academic Connection. Students input their courses and areas of expertise, and the Council will compile a list of participating students and send it to RAs. Freshmen, […]
Photo by Jon Hill A Bwog tipster has sent in a report of dastardly doings in John Jay. Last Monday, unsavory characters entered the 10th floor lounge and made off with an 8-by-10-foot flokati rug. JJ10ers point out that “the carpet is extremely heavy,” making it difficult to move very far or very fast, […]
About half the College freshman class turned out to vote on Tuesday for this year’s 2012 leadership, and after a short hiccup created by switching over to a new electronic voting system (Miami-Dade here we come?) results are out! The REAL Party – headed up by President Erik Kogut and VP Hannah Wilentz – won […]
The list of all the 12s running for 2012 CCSC class council has been announced this morning, as campaigning began about an hour ago. Come, let’s meet them, in alphabetical order! And then stick around later, and we’ll check out the groups’ Facebook offerings. The Candor Party Rolando Rodriguez, President Jasmine Senior, Vice President Alana […]
Alan Brinkley is the most popular Columbia professor on Facebook. Columbia is trying to “ameliorate” tensions with the community. Columbia gets amazing athletic recruits, who eat McDonald’s every day, wear jeans so tight that their legs atrophy and smoke clove cigarettes. Statisticians: Here are all the sexy details about the rigorous lottery. Pity the first-year […]
While most of you are probably relieved to have exited Columbia’s campus, free of Butler and Lerner for an entire summer, there’s an entire generation of earnest young people who just can’t wait for August. They were born in 1990, their SATs were probably out of 48,000, and we’re calling them the Terrible 12s. Every […]
As our tipster notes, today is the first of two Days on Campus, and Columbia’s crawling with prefrosh and their parents. Here’s a choice quote from the activities fair held earlier today in Lerner: Columbia Student to a prospective student, while convincing him to sign up for a student group: So, where are you from? […]
The day that the frequenters of collegeconfidential.com live and die by has finally arrived, as Columbia’s admissions letters to the class of 2012 have officially been mailed out, and online decisions were posted as of 5:05 p.m. last night. Amidst a careful navigation of the daily chaos that is the post-CC or Lit Hum reunions […]
Sure pre-frosh can be a little irritating, but their idealism and eagerness can be charming… right? For 2012, Arianna was courageous enough to jump-start the pre-frosh profiles. Hometown: Paukakalo, Maui, Hawaii Prospective Major: Sustainable Development, International Relations, Political Science, History Prospective Dorm: John Jay or Carman (I am still torn, but recently I have […]
Though applicants are not notified until the fifteenth, at least 47 of 2012’s damndest have gained Early Early Admission acceptance. Congratulations? Naturally, the sneaky 47 have already made a Facebook group, thereby getting a healthy head start on the path from (best!) Facebook friends (forever!) to avoiding eye contact during the Blaze. UPDATE 9:51 PM: […]
Today, Jake Shapiro, son of J-School professor Michael Shapiro and New York Times foreign editor Susan Chira, became a man. Bwog found Jake playing air hockey on the fifth floor of Lerner. Jake, a student at School at Columbia, had arrived minutes earlier from his Torah reading, for which he explained he was “troubled by […]