Columbia administrators, including President Lee C. Bollinger, are deliberating on increasing student enrollment in CC and SEAS. The undergraduate student body has not been informed nor asked for input regarding these considerations.
Columbia University Registrar Barry Kane informed the student body that all Fall classes are expected to return to full capacity in-person instruction with no social distancing required in an email tonight.
Columbia announced that all students must submit their vaccine documentation no later than August 2, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by Columbia Health Senior Vice President
After being on pause for about a year due to the pandemic, sports are back in the form of phased activity with athletes training on campus hopeful for the upcoming academic year.
Dean Kromm confirmed the return of all students to campus for the fall 2021 semester in an email to CC and SEAS students this afternoon.
GSAPP Dean Amale Andraos will conclude her tenure at the end of the year. She is set to become Special Advisor to Columbia University President Bollinger this July.
Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
The DEI commission shared their report directly with SEAS students today and asked for feedback regarding its content.
In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
Name, Hometown, School: Sam Schube, Los Angeles, CC, studying English Claim to Fame? The Blue and White, COÖP, and I probably spoke over you in that English seminar a bunch. Where are you going? Staying in New York, looking for editorial work. Three things you learned at Columbia? 1020 is a better living room than anything housing has to […]
Name, Hometown, School: Sean Zimmermann, New York, NY, SEAS, Electrical Engineering (EE) Claim to fame: Bwog ESC Reporter for 4 years, IEEE President, SciFi Club Librarian Where are you going? I’ve accepted an internship at Microsoft for the summer. After that, I’ll return to Columbia in the fall to get my Master’s Degree. Three things […]
Name, Hometown, School: Mark Hay, Spokane, WA (the anti-Seattle), Columbia College (with Barnard envy) Claim to Fame? Teller of too many odd stories. Hater of shoes; lover of religions. Old man trapped in twentysomething body and therefore sour grumbler of the first order. Show-er up-er in odd places. On the laundry list side of things: Former […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: John Sarlitto, Cross River, NY (Westchester is the Bestchester), CC, Classics & History Claim to Fame? Bwog Sunday editor, dead languages evangelist (and discontent), former history journal chair, the only person to be both “that guy” and a narcoleptic in seminar. Where are you going? On a long hike. Figuratively that […]
Name, Hometown, School: Hans E Hyttinen, Earth, SEAS Claim to fame: Helping create a tech community at Columbia with the Application Development Initiative. Some other stuff. Where are you going? I’ll be working downtown at a startup called Turntable. Three things you learned at Columbia: No one is looking out for you all the time. Anticipate the best […]
Name, Hometown, School: Eliza Shapiro, New York City, Columbia College Claim to fame: Bwog Editor 2010 (Operation Ivy League, Boringside Heights, BwogWeather, posting the video for “Welcome Back” by Ma$e too much, the “Eliza” that asked you what exactly you were so upset about in the comments at 3 AM), “Morningside Shtetl Royalty”, fact brat […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: In life: The Three Musketeers. On our diplomas: Andrew Altamirano; Orlando, Florida; SEAS; Civil Engineering David Coplon; Mt. Desert, Maine; SEAS; Civil Engineering Jane Zellar; Helena, Montana; SEAS; Civil Engineering Claim to Fame? Steel Bridge, Ski Team, Sailing Team, KDR, Tequila Tuesday™, Bottle Wednesday, Columbia Hostel, Sky Lounge on KDR 3.5, Sunrise Shenanigans, 5-pg […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Jessica Blank, Livingston NJ, Barnard College, Political Science Claim to fame? I know who Millie the Bear is, bwog named a tag after me and I currently serve as Barnard’s SGA President. Where are you going? I want to roadtrip across America (or as of right now, just from Chicago to St. Louis) […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Andrew Kisch, New York City, SEAS, Computer Science Claim to Fame? I was on GSElevator Twitter , I’m the reason Rite Aid cards you, I’ve never had a housing lottery number over 500, and I was the guy in the Knicks jersey standing on the garbage can in all of your Snoop-Bacchanal pictures. Where […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Hayley Peterson, East Bethel, MN, Barnard College, Film Studies Claim to Fame? Former Drum Major of the Columbia University Marching Band, I’ve strutted around in a certain lion costume, and danced with Lebron James…sort of. Where are you going? That remains to be seen. But definitely northern Minnesota for the 4th […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Barry Weinberg, Indianapolis (a.k.a. “Indy,” “Naptown,” “the land that time forgot”), Columbia College, Political Science-Economics Major, EALAC concentrator Claim to Fame? That randomly intense guy who was always at CCSC saying “well, see, I was digging through the archives and there used to be…,” the reason CCSC no longer has instant-runoff […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Marissa Tremblay, Cow Hampshire, Barnard ’12. Everyone says, “you’re that girl majoring in geology at Barnard, right?” But I’m technically an Enviro Sci major. Claim to fame? People thought it was pretty cool when I came back from a semester sailing from Hawaii to Tahiti with a shaved head (a small part of […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Nnaemeka (Emeka) Ekwelum, Boston, MA., Columbia College, Comparative Ethnic Studies Claim to fame: Co-writing and producing FRIEZE, which is one of my greatest achievements to date (special shout out to our amazing cast and production team—I love you all). The day that Felicia Marie Bishop dedicated her thesis to me. In […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Gac Filipaj, New York City, GS, Classics Claim to Fame? [Editor’s Note: Read about Gac’s claim to fame.] Where are you going? I would like to go to grad school here at Columbia. Three things you learned at Columbia: I thought I knew a lot, if not everything, but I came […]
Name, Hometown, School, Major: Stephanie Jurburg, Montevideo, Uruguay, Environmental Biology Claim to fame: Hanging out like it’s a sport. Also I once 911-ed myself Where are you going? To the Netherlands, to study soil ecology. Three things you learned at Columbia: Aside from academics, which vary greatly between majors, New York moves at a completely different […]