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Earlier today, Columbia College announced the names of 23 seniors it has inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. A remaining 8% of students in the Class of 2017 will be announced in the spring. (Don’t give up hope!). Here are the new members: Michael Abolafia Paul Bloom Christie Corn Filipe de Avila […]

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Last Tuesday night, the Columbia College Student Council held a closed meeting to appoint a new representative, and the opening was not announced via a class-wide e-mail. Bwog looked into this incident and the reasons behind it earlier this week. If you’d like to know more about the appointment process, the details are discussed here. This Friday, […]

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Last night, the Columbia College Student Council held a closed meeting to appoint a new class of 2017 representative. This may surprise some juniors, as the opening was not announced via a class-wide e-mail, unlike the 2017 council’s vacant position last year. When the 2017 Council last had an open voting rep position last year, […]

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For the first time in forever, you’re actually excited about Homecoming! You’re less so about by-laws, but Bwogger Joe Milholland, unmoved, gives you the CCSC recap you need, not the one you deserve. At the Sunday night Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meeting, VP of Campus Life Kelly Echavarria announced that this week’s Homecoming activities […]

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We received this video of a party in the John Jay laundry room from freshman Matteo Leibowitz. Let’s just say that this is the most awkward party we’ve ever seen (certainly not on the Grisham level)—you really have to see it for yourself: We originally thought it was another propaganda video from CCSC, but that […]

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CCSC’s been involved in some shady stuff lately. Last night, following other CCSC happenings, we received an anonymous (and dramatic) tip alleging that Anuj Sharma, CCSC 2017’s “successful” president, has kept his decision not to seek re-election secret, hoping to discourage other parties and individuals from running and open up the race to his VP, […]

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40% of CC and 55% of SEAS first-year students turned out to vote for their respective student councils.  Full results (with percentages) can be found here.  Congratulations to the winners! 2017 CCSC President & Vice President Anuj Sharma & Chris Allison of Morningside Mojo 2017 CCSC Representatives Abby Porter Annette Finnegan of Morningside Mojo Sheila […]

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As IvyGate, Gawker, and New York Mag have picked up, some accepted members of the Columbia Class of 2017 decided to post their application essays publicly online (inciting Bwog to mutter “they’re making it too easy.”).  Unfortunately, the files have since been deleted, but you can still catch some highlights at the linked articles.  Frankly, […]

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It’s become more impressive to become a Columbia student than ever. According to Admissions, only 6.89% of freshman applicants were admitted to CC and SEAS this year. That’s a record low admissions rate for the University, narrowly edging out the 6.92% admissions rate of two years ago. The University received 33,531 applications—more than last year, […]

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33,460 prospies applied to our fair university (during both the Early and Regular Decision rounds) this year. According to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid Jessica Marinaccio: “We have received 33,460 applications to Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science for the Class of 2017, a five percent increase from […]

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Barnard is mailing its acceptance letters for early decision applicants this week, and reports record numbers of applicants for the third year in a row. Congratulations to the Class of 2017, who now await their decision by snail-mail only. Believe it or not, future first-years, that part might be easier than using eBear. Statement from […]

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Dear Admitted Students, We’re so excited for you! We know you can’t wait to be here, and we can’t wait to induct you into our secret society welcome you. It may seem like college is too far away. In the meantime here are some tips to feel like a Columbia student regardless of where you […]

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The Columbia Admission staff gathered at 3 pm on College Walk today to send out their decisions to Early Decision applicants. It was a cheerful event, with a quick “Roar, Lion, Roar” performed by the hard-working people who got us all into this place. Decisions come out online at 5 P.M. Eastern time today. Good […]

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