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.
Bwog surveyed students across the four undergraduate colleges to better understand the impacts of the GWC-UAW strike on their academic and emotional wellbeing.
Let’s recap: on Thursday Dean Shollenberger condemned the Marching Band for their posters about Orgo Night in an email sent to all undergrads. In a meeting with Shollenberger, he explained that the posters were brought to his attention by students who felt marginalized by them. On Monday night, a meeting was held with a coalition of students […]
Earlier this week we published the official petition signed by over 350 professors in support of Occupy Wall Street. At least some of those signees have already joined the demonstrations downtown. Tomorrow another professor, Jeffrey Sachs, will meet with students to discuss some of the issues protesters have raised such as unemployment, economic justice and […]
Earlier today, police arrested protesters, including several Columbia students, at the Occupy Wall Street demonstration. Some reports say 60 arrests were made, but Columbians at the scene tell us the arrest count has reached 96. Bwog has learned that two seniors are still detained. According to Gothamist, tensions with NYPD escalated today as about 1,000 protestors […]
The week of protests quietly rages on. A group affiliated with St. Mary’s Episcopal Church has organized a Day of Unity in support of Columbia employees. For those interested, the event will include picketing the Columbia Employment Center, a community march, picketing PrezBo’s house, speeches at Fredrick Douglas Boulevard, and a picnic to wrap up […]