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Senior Fund Committing Fraud (Again?)

Every year, deep-pocketed alums full of Columbia school spirit volunteer to donate a large amount of money to the school if a certain number of seniors donate to the Senior Fund. It’s a good idea; college seniors don’t have that much money, so their donations are really symbolic. It shows that they have faith in […]

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AltSpec: Potpourri

At the Double Discovery center, they confirm and reconfirm that dating abuse is just not okay. Our pediatric neuroscience department was managed by a fraudster.  John Bzdil pleaded guilty on Tuesday for defrauding Columbia for $180,000 used for personal expenses. Miller Theatre has a “new” director.  Granted, she was the acting director since October. A […]

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Don’t Worry, It’s Only $3 Million

And yet more benjamins go up in smoke. Earlier this afternoon, Columbia confirmed a Bloomberg News report that it had “uncovered” a $3 million loss in its law school endowment tied to Bernie Madoff. Madoff is currently out on bail for what many are calling the largest Ponzi scheme in history. The $3 million is […]

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