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).
Want to partake in some late night ~discourse~ with the social justice warriors on your newsfeed? Bwog has got you covered. Take a quick study break and check out our full coverage of Orgo Night: the Columbia University Marching Band’s semi-annual performance in Butler 209 on the night before the Organic Chemistry exam. You can also read through the official transcript below. Be […]
There has been a lot of discussion over the issue of the academic calendar and exams on December 23rd. Today the Senate passed a resolution aimed at resolving some of the problems by allowing students to reschedule December 23rd exams. Dane Cook was Bwog’s man in the room. The Columbia University Senate convened this afternoon […]
As today’s CCSC roundup mentioned, the University Senate Education Committee passed a resolution last Friday that promises to be a step in the right direction concerning the academic calendar dilemma. A recent press release by Senator Andrew Springer elaborates more on the resolution, stating that its passing will “allow students to petition their Dean of […]
Once again we bring you the latest from last night’s CCSC meeting: Though there was no evidence of post-election fatigue, last night’s CCSC meeting stayed at a tight 75 minutes, with the focus on two topics. First, the council discussed the “compromise” resolution in front of the University Senate that would allow students to reschedule […]
The University Senate convened earlier this afternoon for a Plenary Session, which many believed would aid in bringing some level of conclusion or new insight to the current academic calendar debacle. It did not. Bwog’s Political Pettiness Bureau Chief Mark Hay was in attendance to watch the unpleasantness unfold. Despite the buzz of excitement and […]
The Study Day-Standoff: Last night’s CCSC meeting saw unanimous passage of a proposal to start the academic year a week earlier when Labor Day falls on September 5th or later. The passage was the first step by the councils towards forming a united undergraduate front in advance of Friday’s University Senate Plenary, in the face […]
2010: Year of the Petition. Last week, we told you about yet another possible Study Days solution: an indepedent proposal submitted by faculty suggesting that our Fall Break be eliminated in order to end classes earlier Fall semester. The 50 comments on that post showed that most of you were none-too-pleased about the proposition, and […]
ESC President Whitney Green reported that the faculty have submitted an independent study day proposal to the University Senate to eliminate the election day break and convert those days to study days. Their proposal also calls for holding finals on weekends. Senator Rajat Roy commented that when student proposals come up against faculty proposals in […]
Satow Room Bureau Chief James Downie brings you the latest from CCSC: The Freedom to Light Up: The only voting matter before the council last night was a smoking ban resolution declaring CCSC’s opposition to a campus-wide ban. The resolution, from 2011 VP Sean Udell, 2012 Class Rep Kenny Durrell and University Senator Tim Lam, […]
One or two (but certainly not three!) of you had something to say about last semester’s unfortunate Study Day(s?) timing. No one wants to study for Econometrics two days before Christmas, so Marisa Rama and Jordan Hewson, both CC ’12, created a Facebook group as a form of petition against future years following the same […]