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).
Embracing the ridiculousness of the birther movement, Obama quips about Hawaiian birth certificates. (NYT) Conspiracies about conspiracy theorists launch conspiracy theories. (MSNBC) Someone was preparing for the apocalypse in a Brooklyn housing project… with an exotic animal zoo? (Gothamist) The government actually is watching you. (Engadget) World conspiracy pyramid via Wikimedia Commons
Turns out Bank of America’s $5 monthly debit fee was actually an attempt to be more transparent, but consumer outrage killed the surcharge before it reached fruition. (Atlantic) The Murdochs, no strangers to lying to the public, could be in more trouble as new legal documents suggest that News Corp paid off victims once they realized their position was “perilous.” […]
What happens when you give Columbia students 11 rolls of tin foil… Matt Jacobs, CC ’11, gave credit to the industrious schemers of this April Fools’ joke in an email: The ringleaders were Laura Vican BC ’11 and Nate Christian CC ’11, Yujie Zheng SEAS ’11 and John Haney CC ’11 were their main helpers. […]