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What To Expect When You’re Expecting LionMail

The froshpeople seem to have gotten the hang of things already, but you old fogies who still use CubMail directly are in for a rude awakening. Over the last few weeks, CUIT has been shuffling your shit in preparation for the move to Columbia’s new Google-powered platform, LionMail, on July 31st. That’s tomorrow. To avoid adding one […]

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You Fancy, Huh?

Now that you’re all entered in the lottery in an attempt to snag one of the first thousand accounts of LionMail, take a look at these super secret screenshots of what it’ll look like….which is essentially the Gmail interface with the perk of a preloaded Columbia directory. It’ll make e-mailing faculty easier, but just make sure […]

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New Facts and Figures for Planned Switch to Gmail

Knowing that real lions graduate without doing the swim test, Bwog too was titillated by the prospect of casting Cubmail into the Hudson and watching it drown. But first, we had some questions about the planned switch to Gmail. Columbia Student Affairs’ Director of Communications and Special Projects Katherine Cutler answers. Does Dean Shollenberger have […]

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Welcome to 2004

Bad news, friends: we now have one less thing to bitch about. By the end of 2012, your Columbia-provided email address will change over from Cubmail to Gmail. That’s right—no more of this. According to Spec, to start, “50 to 80 students […] will be selected for the trial run by Shollenberger.” What we want […]

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Better Living Through Gmail: 2011 Update

2012 Update: Columbia has finally made it easy! Just go the forwarding page and put in your gmail address. Freshpeople (and regularpeople just a little behind the times), pay attention! Being a Columbia student means dealing with email. Craploads of it. If you haven’t switched from Cubmail to Gmail yet, something is terribly wrong. In […]

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CubMail Gets A Facelift

CubMail got a makeover today, but not the part you’re thinking about. Its home page has a new design that is “more in line with the style of the new University home page,” which should officially roll out later this week. The new login screen features some smooth transitions and glows, and when you type […]

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Better Living Through Gmail

2011 update: Some things have changed. Check out the latest guide! Fresh-people, it’s the first day of school. If you haven’t switched from Cubmail to Gmail yet, something is terribly wrong. Being a Columbia student means dealing with e-mail. Craploads of it. You have an account through the school, but you’d do yourself a favor […]

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Better Living Through Gmail

In light of the tragic Cubmail Outrage, there have been several requests for us to re-run our tutorial on how to forward your Cubmail to your Gmail account. So, we proudly present “Better Living Through Gmail” by Mark Holden, way back from September 2006:  Being a Columbia student means dealing with e-mail. Craploads of it. […]

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About Your Cubmail

So we’ve gotten approximately 700 emails over the course of the last half-day or so relating to what you’re all calling The Cubmail Outrage. So, let’s see what’s happening here shall we? UPDATE 4:34 PM: There’s a new message on the CUIT website.  Full text after the jump, but the essence is “most mailboxes working, […]

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In Defense of…CubMail

Welcome back to Bwog’s latest feature, “In Defense Of…” Here, a writer defends something that most students consider useless, inferior, or downright loathsome. In doing so, Bwog hopes to bring you a new perspective, and give the subject the appreciation it deserves…or not.   This time, you guessed it, it’s CubMail. Although google is taking over […]

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Exciting Things To Do With Your Email Besides Delete Everything You Get From ResLife

Free TimesSelect is here with the wave of your Columbia/Barnard email address. And although you have to give your CU email to the Times, (and to all your professors and Michelle Diamond and Lee Bollinger and Austin [!] Quigley), that doesn’t mean you have to deal with CubMail, Columbia’s the homage to 2002’s latest technologies. […]

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