Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
The DEI commission shared their report directly with SEAS students today and asked for feedback regarding its content.
In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
Bwog surveyed students across the four undergraduate colleges to better understand the impacts of the GWC-UAW strike on their academic and emotional wellbeing.
Earlier tonight, Bwog was tipped about various members of CCSC, ESC, and GSSC voicing concerns about the Columbia Political Union’s newfound influence over the upcoming student council election process. The Columbia Elections Board (CEB), which was founded in 2013 “to conduct and publicize student council elections on campus,” is currently made up of four students, according to the CCSC […]
The CU Elections Board has announced not one, but two rules violations during the recent elections cycle. Sean Ryan of Refresh and Andrew Ren of TAP sent unsolicited mass emails in the process of campaigning. In response, the elections board deducted one vote for every 10 students who received the spam. This didn’t affect the […]
Yesterday, Bwog received a tip that some first year students received emails from the Columbia Elections Board in regards to a rules violation on behalf of the CCSC 2017 winners. This email is a response to candidates sending out unsolicited emails to fellow students asking for their vote. Addressed on page 2 of the CCSC […]
Voting ended at 5 pm today, and the Columbia Elections Board has just announced that Sarah Yee has beaten out the other four candidates for Ben Kornick’s old representative seat in CCSC with 44% of the vote. In a rather well-publicized election, Yee ran against Ankeet Ball, Christopher Wang, Radhika Gupta, and Sameer Mishra. Meanwhile, […]
Vote or die, according to the Columbia Elections Board. They are hosting a candidate mixer with free pizza this Thursday for students interested in running for CCSC and ESC in the spring. Maybe this year won’t be quite as uncontested as the last, though we’re not especially hopeful. According to their Facebook event: Spring elections aren’t until late March, but we encourage […]
Student council elections and the bureaucracy behind them have changed FOREVER. How so? We have a new elections board, chaired by Jeremy Meyers, CC ’15. Meyers explained himself and his spiffy new board to Bwog in this short but sweet interview. Bwog: What’s different this year about the student council elections? Jeremy: This is the […]