This afternoon, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, following Barnard President Sian Beilock’s announcement earlier today. In a follow-up to the announcement, he also clarified Columbia’s stance
This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.
Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.
The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and turmoil in the New York City juvenile detention system, the youngest suspect awaits sentencing after pleading guilty for his involvement in the death of Barnard student Tess Majors.
Even with the many Google Docs of information out there right now, there are still some resources that fall through the cracks when it comes to supporting BLM.
On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
Bwog has teamed up with the Food Pantry at Columbia to produce a four-part series of cooking videos, using ingredients that are found in the Food Pantry at Columbia. The chef for this episode is Chris Thompson, and he’s cooking a wild mushroom and bean ragout with creamy grits!
How can Ancient Greek plays guide discussion about the difficulties faced by the veteran community and their families? Bwoggers Donna Qi and Chloe Gong attended Theater of War’s production of Sophocles’ Ajax held at Miller Theater to experience this inspiring public health project.
According to an email sent to General Studies students this afternoon, Tom Harford, the GS Dean of Students, has been removed from his position. Dean of General Studies Lisa Rosen-Metsch emailed students today to inform them of the sudden change. According to her statement, the decision to remove Harford was due to “unacceptable conduct” within the […]
Spunky young GSSC Bureau Chief Zoe Sottile brings you the latest and greatest from General Studies Student Council. As always, GSSC meets at 8:15 pm on Tuesday nights in the Satow Room. This was the last GSSC General Body of the year! Lots of updates, lots of co-sponsorship requests, so little time. And, as usual, […]
Last night, in a room packed with students, General Studies Student Council voted on the GS Senator’s potential impeachment and heard from students about proposals for co-sponsorships. GSSC dove right into the addressing the proposal to impeach Ramond Curtis, Senator of GS. Although many members of GSSC were absent due to religious holiday and other various […]
You meet a cute guy in your class. You introduce yourself, talk casually about the class, and hope that you don’t expel verbal vomit. The conversation continues as you continue to talk after class, joke about the professor and complain about the work load. You become suspicious of your present circumstances as the universe appears to be working in […]
What’s cooler than being cool? Being a multi-cultural badass with a thing for parties and politics. Ariella dishes some dope advice and interesting personal tidbits in the process. Read on! Name, School, Major, Hometown: Ariella G. Hohl, GS, Middle Eastern Studies, São Paulo, Brazil Claim to fame: The girl who left campus one summer as […]
This morning, President Bollinger sent out an email to the Columbia community with the news that Peter Awn, the Dean of the School of General Studies, is leaving his position at the end of this academic year. Dean Awn has been the dean of GS for the past twenty years, and has “been responsible for […]
Yesterday, GS Dean of Studies Tom Harford sent an email sharing the news of Uriel “Uri” Florez’s passing. He transferred from Bergen Community College and served in the U.S. military. Uri planned on majoring in political science. A vibrant and positive member of the CU community, he will be missed. You can read the email from Dean Harford below: […]
It is with great sadness that Bwog informs you of the passing of a fellow student, Sarah Elizabeth Matthews, a GS undergraduate majoring in History and Theory of Architecture. She was a kind member of the Columbia community, and she will be missed. Resources are available on campus for anyone who needs assistance during this […]
You may have heard that Columbia failed to win any Rhodes Scholarships this year – and then, suddenly, we had won one. Why this confusion? No US scholarships were won by Columbia students this year, but Luca Springer, a dual degree GS-Sciences Po student with dual Austrian-German citizenship, won one of the two German Rhodes […]
Update 11/16: Around 4:50 this afternoon, NBC News posted an article titled “An American Missing in Paris? Family Searching for Austin Taylor,” detailing all that is known about the missing GS student. Last Tuesday, the NYPD detective in charge of Taylor’s missing persons case determined that his passport had been scanned in the French capital, leading his family to call […]
SGA was a full house last night. Mary-Kate and Ashley were not there, but the presidents from CCSC, ESC, and GSSC were. SGA hosted and allowed the prezes to update us Barnard Bears on a little bit of what has been happening on the other side of Broadway. CCSC update: The food insecurity initiatives that Columbia […]
Earlier today the School of General Studies announced its Phi Beta Kappa inductees for this year’s graduating class. Fifty cool and smart seniors were selected to receive this high honor and, similarly to CC’s Phi Beta Kappa members, were granted membership based on “the breadth, depth, and rigor of their academic programs, as well as […]