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).
Yesterday evening, the Inter-Greek Council (IGC) held elections for their board, including the election of a new Judicial Board Chair. An anonymous tipster sent us details on the election process, accusing current IGC Director of Internal Affairs and Sigma Nu member Teddy Finkelstein, CC ’17, of unfair organization of last night’s elections. In addition to organizing the elections, […]
In the past few days, Bwog has received many tips and comments about the hazing scandal within Columbia’s Greek community. We reached out to IGC, Student Affairs, students, etc. for more detailed information, especially after news broke on Wednesday night. Spec got confirmation that some fraternity was losing their charter from the Inter-Greek Council Judicial […]
Remember the days when class moms would help you into your Power Rangers costume, march you and your classmates down to the school auditorium where you’d parade around the school to the dulcet tones of whatever the marching band was playing? Long before the horror of weekly readings, midterms and term papers plagued your boy […]
In the wake of Operation Ivy Leauge three fraternities lost their houses. Bwog asked to AEPi, PsiU and the IGC how life has changed and what they plan for the future. Pike declined to comment. We first sat down with Matthew Renick, President of AEPi. Bwog: How has your recruiting process changed? Our recruiting process is […]
There’s been lots of talk about Barnard and Greek Life recently. We’re kind of confused, so we figured you would be, too. Basically, SGA is trying to figure out whether SGA/the Barnard administration should formally recognize (and therefore fund) the umbrella organizations that oversee the sororities, as well as the sororities themselves. We checked in […]
Today is a big day! F@CU has just released their 2010-2011 allocations for your governing boards. Let’s talk big numbers and little percentages, shall we? Activities Board: $393,459 granted, 7.4% increase from last year, 4.4% cut from requested allocation, which was $411,568 Club Sports Governing Board: $206,200 granted, 17% increase from last year’s allocation, $213,800 […]
Bwog’s intrepid Student Government correspondents Caitlin Lynch and Mahrah Taufique report from last night’s proceedings, just before elections kicked off. SGA: The meeting focused on the issue of sororities: There is a possibility that Barnard girls won’t be allowed to participate in Greek recruitment during Spring 2011, because CC and SEAS have decided to fund only […]
Last night’s SGA meeting focused on funding for BC Greek life. At present, SGA does not fund groups that require dues, as per their constitution. Student Activities Fees given by the SGA can only go to events that serve the broader communities; the possibility of a Greek public list serve was discussed, which would make […]
Every year, the various governing boards show off cool Power Points and generally grovel before the Funding at Columbia University committee (known by the almost-scandalous abbreviation F@CU) for a nice cut of your student life fees. This year’s numbers were just released, and the various allocations are as follows: Activities Board at Columbia: $366,303.61 ($413,607.22 […]