The nationwide Sunrise Movement, which has organized scores of young people into taking action and demanding legislation to fight climate change, is encouraging Columbia students and faculty to strike tomorrow to show their support for
John Henry Coatsworth, the Provost of Columbia University, will resign from his position on June 30, 2019, according to an email sent out by University President Lee Bollinger early this morning.
Ahh, yes, the elusive single. Need your private time? Scarred by getting sexiled in Carman? Internal editor and proud resident of a McBain single Zoe Sottile tells you how it’s done.
It’s election season, and intrepid young GS bureau chief Zoe Sottile is bringing you the latest and greatest from GSSC’s candidates debate last night. First of all, GSSC both had pizza and saved me a seat for the debates. Y’all, GSSC is truly the best. Each candidate had two minute to present their platform and […]
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 […]
After a slew of impressively professional Facebook photographs and extensive flyer-based marketing campaigns, we made it! CCSC, ESC, and SGA election results for first-years have arrived, and the below are the winners. The PDF at the end of post contains the full vote count for CCSC/ESC. Congratulations to the new leaders of the Columbia University Class of 2021! CCSC 2021 […]
It’s election season in all the undergraduate schools, and Barnard is no exception. The Student Government Association held a candidates forum last night, and Bwogger Ross Chapman went to review the forum. Barnard’s SGA is much nicer than Columbia’s CCSC. At the very least, the speakers at SGA’s Candidates’ Forum were much more polite than […]
Who will be the next to bring air conditioning to your local lounge, or free feminine hygiene products to bathrooms across campus? With the passing of the deadline to register for CCSC and ESC candidacy, we now present you with the lineup for who you will potentially be targeting your campus complaints at next year. The Columbia […]
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 […]
It’s roughly 11am on a Tuesday morning, so you know what that means… Barnard Bearoness Maddie Stearn is here with her weekly wrap-up of the Monday night Barnard SGA meeting. Read about the Senator’s update, news regarding funding, and upcoming events in our community by reading below. In this context “party” really means “vote,” but the terms don’t […]
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.
Last night Bwog’s Barnard Bearoness, Maddie Stearn, took a break from midterm studying to cover this week’s SGA meeting. The agenda included hot topics such as Health Services offerings, an amendment to the Election Commission, and a conversation about the fire in 600s. Read on to learn more, and maybe you’ll even be inspired enough to take […]
As our Founding Fathers noted in the Declaration of Independence: Let Facts be submitted to a candid world! That’s what members of CUCR say they are trying to do. But first, here are some other facts: Members of CUCR were going to present a list of grievances at the meeting of their board (new and old) […]
Barnard’s SGA election results were just announced via email. Not all posts were filled, so some will be available for application in the coming weeks. Below are the positions, names and UNIs of the new officers. SGA President Julia Qian | email@example.com VP for Student Government Sarah Shuster | firstname.lastname@example.org VP for Campus Life Shivani […]
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 […]
The Student Affairs Committee of the University Senate just announced its two new co-chairs for the 2014-2015 academic year—a law student (and CC alum) and a B-School student. Matthew Chou, CC ’14, and Akshay Shah, SEAS ’14, have served for the past year as co-chairs. You can read the press release and the platform they […]
Columbia Elections Board just released the official candidates for CCSC, ESC, and GSSC. We hope you’re as excited as we are. Despite the changes to E-Board elections, only one person is not running in a full party for the CCSC Executive Board. Joseph faces two complete parties, whereas the ESC E-Board is uncontested. 2017, understandably, […]
Well everybody, it’s voting time! We just got the email that elections are up at 10 am this morning. The referendum will still require the President and VP of Policy to run together, but VP for Campus Life, VP for Finance, and VP for Communications will be voted on separately. At least 30% of the student […]