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 Fu Foundation Bureau Chief Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. At last night ESC meeting, many changes were afoot within the ESC you know and love. Even though CourseWorks is maybe probably on the outs, the Council’s Director of Technology Kenny Rivera is developing a CourseWorks application for the iPhone—to better check that […]

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Earlier today, we spoke to SGA President Sarah Besnoff, who explained that despite reports of Swipe Access’ imminence, in fact, a CCSC/SEAS survey on the issue is the next step in actually moving forward on this thing. According to CCSC VP of Policy Adil Ahmed, this survey will be sent out “shortly.” CCSC is currently […]

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Current-founder Bari Weiss, CC ’07, writes in the (possibly ill-fated) New York Sun today about the 19 incoming Columbia GS first-years who had previously served in the Armed Forces. (According to Weiss, GS was created in 1947 partly as a response to the high number of ex-soldiers returning from WWII.) Weiss spoke to a number […]

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NY1 is reporting that a mother and a daughter graduated together from GS yesterday. “‘It was very competitive, she loves to compete. Like what grade did you get on your paper? How well did you do on your midterm? And in the end when I got a B+ and she got an A-, she was […]

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Jarid Maged wrote a “17 page admissions essay” to get into GS, which apparently doesn’t impose a word limit. (Also, the title of this column makes only weird, self-referential sense.) The Spec is extremely comfortable cursing in print now. And, apparently, fellating the Arcade Fire. Quite literally. Tegan and Sara… still fresh. Still cool. Apparently […]

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The School of General Studies has just announced its 2008 valedictorian: Joel Beal. Beal, like CC’s valedictorian, is an economics-mathematics major. He is bound for Stanford in the fall, where he will be pursuing a Ph.D. in economics.  Congratulations! 

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