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Toasting the New Courseworks

Columbia is no stranger to website redesigns, but here comes an overhaul that will actually matter. As CUIT so eloquently phrases it on the CourseWorks home page, this fall “CourseWorks Begins Transition to New CourseWorks.” The current CourseWorks is based on the Prometheus course management system and has been around since 2001—to put that in […]

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Nip/Tuck: Round Four

Columbia just never seems to be satisfied with their Web presence. The SEAS site recently got refreshed— by our count the fourth redesign of this year. (For those keeping score, first came Cubmail, followed by the main page, and then Barnard.) Talk about vanity/ vigilance! The SEAS site was actually revamped just 18 months ago. In this […]

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New Website Alert! SEAS and Student Affairs get Bluer, Whiter

Two of Columbia’s major websites have just received extreme makeovers – the SEAS site, whose color scheme and photo-of-new-dean remind visitors of Columbia College, and the Student Affairs site (shown above), which reminds the administration of its promise to render the entire Morningside Campus in 2D. Major overhauls in PR are never taken lightly at Columbia, and […]

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A Paperless Future Is Nigh

It’s truly a tragedy of convenience that, apart from class and free food, the sole reason we leave our rooms is to find out what’s happening on campus.  And what better way to indulge our laziness than to eliminate the flyers that clutter campus walls and move them online? PostATime.com, the first branch of a […]

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Meet Faceliss.com: Bored@Butler Goes Social

From the “Not Again” Department: Bored@Butler has internal competition. For those of you holed up in Purgatory Butler last week for midterms, Bwog’d bet that you saved a tab in your browser for Bored@Butler (boredatbutler.com).  The site is an anonymous message board for Columbia students stuck in the library to post their thoughts. According to […]

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This Website Will Tell You Where to Vote

A politically active tipster clued us in to CountMore.org, a neat website that allows your to figure out whether it makes more sense to vote here, in New York, or in your home state. (Though chances are it’s probably going to make more sense — or just as much sense — to vote in the […]

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Last Night’s CCSC Meeting: More Voting Rights, More Parties

Satow Room Bureau Chief Martha Turewicz attended last night’s CCSC gathering, during which a move was made toward granting all student council reps voting rights. President George Krebs started last night’s CCSC meeting off with a bit of tough love, declaring, “Like it or not we’ll start at eight o’clock and everyone who’s late will […]

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Career Center’s New Online Home

Let’s welcome to the Internet Career Center’s new post-MonsterTRAK website. (Hopefully you remembered to remove all resumes, cover letters, etc. that you might have saved in the old system.) Features of the new website include lengthy sections about everything from interviewing for jobs (“Men: Never wear white socks”) to the art of negotiation and a […]

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Introducing Mutant Facebook

Oh boy, the “New Facebook” that you’ve been hearing nothing about is here. What’s different about New Facebook? Well, for one thing, it’s certainly wider! And your wall posts are outlined in gray. But apparently there are other differences, and the madman behind this creation has explained them all in his Facebook blog: The Publisher […]

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