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Spreading Cheer With CCSC

CCSC Bureau Chief returns for his final post of the semester, focusing heavily on holiday spirit, the tireless efforts of our elected officials, and the ongoing frenzy that is the room where it happens.

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Only a short time remains for CC and SEAS students to vote in this year’s student council elections, but Bwog is still here with one more endorsement post: we support Henry Feldman, CC ’21, for CCSC Student Services Representative. Feldman is aware of the problems that many Columbia students encounter daily and aims to reduce the impact […]

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Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or have a correction to make, please leave them in the comments. Recommended: Can […]

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GSSC Gets Elected

For a brief change in pace, staff writer Zöe Sottile made her way to the Satow Room at 8:00 pm for General Studies Student Council.  This week, GSSC’s main priorities were evaluating nominees for a few representative positions as well as the upcoming GS Gala. As someone who has previously covered ESC meetings, I was […]

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Awakening our Democracy is Columbia’s lunchtime conversation series about race and ethnicity disparities, justice, and other issues affecting CU and the rest of the world. Bwogger Amara Banks went in support of Jelani Cobb, but left with a new idol.  Jelani Cobb, a professor at the School of Journalism and renown writer for The New Yorker, […]

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Nothing better than your professors telling you, among other things, to get drunk, send nice emails, or vote for them in the future. Thanks for responding to our call and submitting direct quotes and/or descriptions of actions. A Bwog tradition, we once again bring you end-of-the-semester closing remarks! Alexis Soloski, LitHum: “Last week I threw […]

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Staff Writer Joanna Zhang reports on the latest installment of the World Leaders Forum: President Michelle Bachelet of Chile. President of Chile Michelle Bachelet walked into Low Library’s Rotunda like a superstar. She ended her last presidential term in 2010 with 84% popularity and was appointed the first Director of UN Women, so it’s no […]

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Congratulations to the new leaders of the Barnard Class of 2019! We’d like to applaud those who exercised their right to vote, as well as all candidates who ran, some of whom employed pretty creative campaign strategies, (We’re a little disappointed that the girl who gave out roses and cupcakes didn’t win but we also […]

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With Ted Cruz’s confirmation that he’s running in 2016, it’s clear that elections are on the brain. Columbia is clearly following the Texas Senator’s lead with the release of the official candidate list for CCSC, ESC, and GSSC elections. View the list below to see who’s running.

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Back again in all of her Barnard Bearoness glory, SGA correspondent Maddie Stearn recaps last night’s student government meeting. Packed with issues regarding elections, funding, and a petition to change curriculum, the meeting covered issues that you surely want to be informed about.  This week’s meeting had quite the packed agenda, and it was off to a start with speeches […]

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Monday’s SGA meeting was cut really short due to Passover this week, but Barnard Bureau Chief Lauren Beltrone was there anyways to keep you in the loop. Before delving into the real stuff, here’s a reminder to vote (again) on my.barnard.edu today. Probably because too many Barnard students were having separation anxiety and didn’t successfully […]

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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, […]

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ESC

ESC Election Results

You’ve been voting these past few days, and now the results are in for the 2013-2014 ESC Board. Though many races were uncontested, candidates for VP of Communications, 2014 President, and class representatives faced close races. See the results below: Executive Board Siddhant Bhatt (President) Tanya Shah (VP Policy) Jillian Ross (VP Communications) Brian Wu […]

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ESC

ESC Candidates Announced

Ladies and Gentlemen, your candidates for 2012-2013 Engineering Student Council. Campaigning officially begins today, so prepare to feel valued like never before. Voting will open next week at 9 am on Monday, April 2nd, and will continue until 5 pm on Thursday, April 5th. Also keep in mind that the candidates’ forum will be held […]

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Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump. Recommended “Voting Rights v. Voter Suppression” Monday, March 26, 6:00 pm […]

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