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GS student Isaac Colyer-Pena passed away, according to an email that Lisa Rosen-Metsch, Dean of the School of General Studies, sent to the Columbia community this morning.

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CC student McLeod Buckham-White passed away, according to an email that Josef Sorett, Dean of Columbia College, sent to the Columbia community this morning. Editor’s warning: Mentions of death

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Recent GS alum Elan Ganeles passed away Monday, according to an email sent to Columbia students Tuesday evening. Editor’s warning: Mentions of death and gun violence

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According to an email from DSpar: Karen Blank, Dean of Studies at Barnard since 1993, has died. She was at Columbia since 1984, when she served as Columbia’s associate dean of student affairs. Blank had been on medical leave since January 2012. She was set to retire at the end of this past semester. Spar’s […]

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Yesterday, a Missouri zookeeper was crushed to death by an elephant while conducting routine zoo activities. (ABC) This may be the most horrific thing you will read all week. We hope. (CNN) A cyclone touching down on India’s East coast has displaced hundreds of of thousands. Luckily, no deaths or injuries have been reported so far. (NPR) […]

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RIP Richard Jenkins

Summit Officer Richard Jenkins has passed away. His funeral and viewing was held yesterday from 4-6:30 p.m. at the Greater Refuge Temple. About 20 students attended his wake. Students knew Jenkins for his work as guard in McBain and Ruggles. Our condolences. We have sought information for where to send flowers/donations.

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Signs of the Times

The end is nigh. Run for cover. It’s finally happened: THE REFERENCE ROOM IS EMPTY AT 1:15 PM ON A SATURDAY DURING A FINALS WEEKEND. It’s a sign of the times–the nerds have gone to take cover from the impending doom that even the mighty walls of Butler can’t keep out. IT’S THE ABACCHALYPSE.  

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The entire west side of 116th and Broadway is filled with fire trucks and emergency services vehicles: someone was hit by a train at the 116th 1 stop minutes ago. One police officer Bwog asked reported simply that someone was hit, and could not tell us whether the person survived or not. Another police officer, […]

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 Photo via Yeshiva U. “White shoe impresario” Schuyler Chapin died at his home yesterday at the age of 86.  He was dean of the School of Arts from 1975 to 1985. Chapin was known as a master political maneuverer in the arts and a powerful public and private figure, and he once told the Times, […]

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c. 1998 | Photo via CU Record Professor Emeritus Alfred Kahn passed away Friday before last in Hackensack at the age of 90.  He taught at the School of Social Work for fifty-seven years, starting in 1947. He was the first to earn a doctorate in social welfare from the school in 1952 and spent […]

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   Image courtesy of The New York Times Last Saturday, Boris “Bob” Yavitz, who served eight years as the dean of Columbia Business School, died of prostate cancer.  He was 85. After moving to the United States at 23, Yavitz earned two graduate degrees (in engineering and business) from Columbia and, after starting and managing […]

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In case you don’t haunt the Times’ website like Bwog does, a quick (sad) note.    John Updike, American author (and frequent New Yorker contributor), died today at 76.  In light of this tragedy, Bwog provides an original, Smugopedia-style talking point:  “while some consider Updike’s everyday subjects unworthy of his characteristically intricate prose, his novels–the […]

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Bwog hopes this post finds you able to sit up, sit, talk and/or breathe this lovely Monday afternoon: many of your classmates are not so fortunate. Yes, the much-feared norovirus is making its way around our fair campus these days, leaving Columbians with a strain of what we understand is the nastiest stomach flu known to man. […]

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Tipster Armin Rosen alerts Bwog to some tragic news. Dr. Phil, a night-shift employee at Appletree and the subject of this Blue and White profile has passed away. He was 56 years old. Dr. Phil is responsible for beginning Appletree’s movie rental program in 1992, but he may be most famous for his impressive vintage […]

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