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).
In an email early this morning, Co-Chair of the USenate Student Affairs Committee Art Benoit announced that “eligible students” can now access a Columbia alumni directory boasting over 350,000 alumni members from around the world.
The University Senate adopted a resolution on Friday proposing a ban on all relationships between faculty and undergraduates. Any relationship between “officers of instruction, research, administration, and the libraries,” “graduate students with appointments as student officers of instruction and research,” and “graduate teaching assistants, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, and tutors, during any period of […]
Jerome Greene Hall, as usual, was the place to be yesterday afternoon. The place was packed with both senators and literary references, which was the perfect mix for Bwogger Nadra Rahman. February’s University Senate session was brief, centering mostly on faculty initiatives and concerns. While the Student Affairs Committee (SAC) updated the Senate on student […]
In light of the Columbia Administration’s controversial decision to banish Orgo Night from Butler 209, Bwog sent Staff Writer Sarah Kinney to sit in on the December meeting of the University Setting to see if PrezBo had any insight to offer on the matter. Also, read on until the end to see a very exciting announcement (unless […]
USenate discussed a controversial topic today: a possible endorsement of UChicago’s Report on Freedom of Expression. Editor-in-Chief Rachel Deal went to check out the meeting. At today’s University Senate plenary, President Bollinger was a no-show, there was no mention of graduate students unionizing (despite being on the agenda), and the divide between students and faculty was especially prominent […]
In looking at the proposed agenda for the University Senate plenary scheduled for this afternoon, Bwog noticed one particular proposed resolution that stood out. As part of new business, the senate plans to address a proposed resolution affirming the University of Chicago’s report on freedom of expression. It is important to note that this report […]
PrezBo began the last University Senate plenary of the year with a collection of remarks on current events. On the passing of Bill Campbell “There was no more dedicated alumn of Columbia than Bill,” said PrezBo about the long-time Columbia trustee who died recently. “He really knew how to make organizations work,” said PrezBo. “When […]
Your friendly neighborhood CCSC reporter (Joe Milholland) tackled a USenate meeting this past weekend. He reports on important updates about university Rules of Conduct, particularly with respect to media coverage of campus events, as well as other updates. “We’re turning into an athletic powerhouse,” PrezBo said at Friday’s University Senate Plenary, earning him a round of […]
The results of the 2015 Quality of Life Survey have just been released. The Chair of the University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee encourages students, in addition to reviewing the results, to take the Columbia Recreation Survey, which will affect Columbia Athletics and Dodge facilities. Read the full email from Marc Heinrich below: Dear fellow student, We write […]
The Student Affairs Committee (SAC) of the University Senate announced changes today to the Interschool Governing Board (IGB), the organization that funds groups composed of both undergrads and grad students. With these changes, a member of SAC will set on the executive board of the IGB. “Other key constitutional revisions include adding a graduate administrator to […]
The University Senate will present their proposed revisions to the Rules of University Conduct, which govern free speech and protest on campus, in an Open Forum today from 4:00-6:00PM in Havemeyer 309. Today marks the last opportunity for members of the community to voice their concerns regarding the proposal before it is voted upon by the entire University Senate. Anyone with a CUID […]
Yesterday, the University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee elected this year’s Chair and Vice-Chairs–Marc Heinrich (CC ’16) will serve as Chair of the committee, and Emily Moore (SEAS Graduate School) and Ramis Wadood (CC ’16) will serve as Vice-Chairs. You can read the full press release below: Student Affairs Committee Elects Leadership for 2015-2016 Academic Year […]
In an email sent today addressed to the student body of Columbia College, Jared Odessky (CC’15) and Sejal Singh (CC’15), undergraduate representatives to the University Senate, formally announced plans to review the content of the Rules of University Conduct (RUC). Odessky and Singh both sit on the Rules Committee on the University Senate, which as […]
The University Senate Student Affairs Committee (SAC) has released a list of changes that Public Safety will be making to its policy and procedures as a result of the Quality of Life survey. On the Morningside campus, Public Safety will be concentrating roving patrols on the north end of campus at night, providing reflective vests […]