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).
This evening, both Barnard College and Columbia College released the names of the remaining inductees for their 2018 classes of Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa is made up of 10 percent of the respective college senior class, chosen “based on the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs” (not necessarily the top 10 percent GPA-wise, […]
Did you guys go to the “Columbia College Winter Celebration” tonight? Did you enjoy jockeying in an unruly hoard for free mugs and t-shirts as Deantini watched on with empty eyes? Did you feel like part of a community? Check out the cover photo for the Facebook event above–why is “and the opportunity to meet […]
After reportedly consulting with advisors, faculty members, students, and the policies of peer institutions, the Columbia College and School of General Studies Committee has updated academic policy in the following ways to “enable all students [to pursue] deep and thoughtful engagement in their academici pursuits, adequate time for extracurricular… opportunities… and a healthy and fulfilling […]
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 […]
Columbia has announced this year’s inductees from the senior class for Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society. The list include 94 students, or 10 percent of the Columbia College graduating class. The announcement explains the inductees were chosen by “a faculty selection committee of Phi Beta Kappa members based on the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs, […]
Despite the erratic progression of this year’s student council elections process, Bwog believes we have finally reached a time of peace. In this calm before tomorrow’s 10AM election storm, we would like to take the time to endorse both Jay Rappaport, CC ’18, and Josh Schenk, CC ’19, for the two open Columbia College University Senator positions. After many discussions with […]
This afternoon, Columbia College released their full list of Phi Beta Kappa inductees for the class of 2015. According to the announcement, PBK inductees are chosen based on “the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs, as well as recommendations from faculty members who have worked closely them.” You can find the full list […]
At 3:00 this afternoon, the Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid offices crowded onto College Walk to send the first batch of admission letters for the Class of 2019. Despite the cold weather, the officers somehow managed to remain cheerful—along with their sizable array of camerapeople toting DSLRs, point-and-shoots, phones, and iPads. (Bwog estimates there was […]
Columbia College announced today that Margarete Diaz Cuadros and Samuel Walker have been named 2014’s Columbia College valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Margarete hails from Lima and is majoring in biochemistry. She’ll be continuing her current research and going for her Ph.D. in molecular genetics. Walker is a comparative literature major from Westchester whose senior thesis […]
Today at 3 pm, officers from Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid gathered on College Walk to send Class of 2018 Regular Decision letters. This year, a total of 32,967 students applied—the third largest pool in Columbia’s history, though 1.5 percent fewer than last year’s. About 10 percent of them (3,298 students) applied early. Columbia admitted 2,291 applicants to CC and SEAS this […]
It wouldn’t be a Columbia semester without a tiny yet massively confusing administration change. In an email sent out just yesterday by Kathryn B. Yatrakis, Dean of Academic Affairs, Columbia College students found out that as of the Spring 2014 semester, the “UW” grade will no longer exist and the “W” will be introduced. Apparently […]
Despite what began as a light drizzle but soon became a torrential downpour, the 2012 graduating class of Columbia College made it up to the South Lawn stage—and on to the real world—this morning. There’s got to be a metaphor in there, somewhere. Words of wisdom and congratulations were bestowed upon the baby blue-swathed grads […]