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Everything We Know About Columbia’s Reopening Plan (As Of 7/28/2020)

Information about CU’s reopening has been slow in coming to the student body. Various Bwog staffers have attended webinars on reopening and sought out other resources to compile an up-to-date, updating list of what we know and what questions we have regarding the upcoming academic year.
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Bwog’s Approved Packing List: Pandemic Edition

Bureau Chief and resident organizational expert Olivia Mitchell shares our Bwog-approved packing list for the upcoming unprecedented school year, pandemic style. The Move-In Motto: When In Doubt, Keep It Out What’s Already Provided Extra-long twin bed and mattress Wooden desk and chair Clothing storage/wooden dresser What’s Prohibited Candles/incense Adhesive putty, 3M strips, and double-sided tape […]
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Barnard Announces Plans For Students’ Return To Campus

Yesterday afternoon, Barnard released their plans for move-in and initial quarantine procedures for upper-class students. All first-years and sophomores are invited back to live in the dorms, as well as juniors and seniors who have been granted a Housing Exception.
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Barnard’s Launch Week Displayed New Curricular Plans

Barnard academic and extracurricular departments shared their plans for the 2020-2021 academic year through a week dedicated to orienting students with the upcoming unique semester.  Throughout the week of July 20 to July 24, Barnard College’s academic and extracurricular departments and programs held informational sessions focused entirely on the 2020-2021 academic school year. Their goal […]
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Barnard Outlines Specific Plans To Work Toward Racial Equity

Barnard President Sian Beilock released a statement outlining Barnard’s ongoing mission addressing inequality and racism at the school.
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A Bwogger’s Guide To Good First-Year Classes: Fall 2020 Edition

Unsure of where to start when looking for classes? Debating on whether or not you actually want to follow through on your original plan for a major? Bwog’s here to help! Ah, yes…the Black Friday of the fall semester. Before you know it, you’re going to have to make the most important decision yet before […]
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Things We Wish We Knew Our First-Year

Bureau Chief Olivia Mitchell gives you a list of all the things that Bwoggers wish that we knew before starting our first year at Barnumbia.
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At 5 pm on July 27, Executive Vice President of Arts & Science and Dean of the Faculty Amy Hungerford sent an email to graduate students and faculty instructors encouraging them to teach more classes in a hybrid or in-person format, despite the many risks associated with holding in-person classes.
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Science 101: Science 101 Meta Edition

Welcome potential STEM first-year and transfer students! Although your entrance into college may not be ideal, Bwog still has some advice on how to start your college career off on the best foot. Deputy Editor (and Astrophysicist-in-Training) Mary Clare Greenlees and Deputy Science Editor Chloe Gong have compiled everything you need to know.
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NSOP 2020 Playlist

NSOP brings up a lot of feelings! What’s the best way to cope with them? A bangin’ playlist!
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Women To Write About In Your Barnard Supplement Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Staff Writer Julia Tolda bases this assessment on the two most important questions asked in every ice-breaker (in no particular order): “What’s your zodiac sign?” and “Who did you write about in your application?.”
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Things We Wish We Knew Our First-Year

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Bwog’s Guide To Dorm Decor

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Science 101: Science 101 Meta Edition

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NSOP 2020 Playlist

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Thank you for sharing your info. I really appreciate your efforts and I am waiting for your next post thank (read more)
Email From Columbia Admin Requests That Graduate Students And Faculty Reconsider Teaching Solely Online, Gives Three Days To Decide
August 4, 2020
Hi! That's totally fair. We don't condone excess socializing during the pandemic. However, we wrote this based on general freshman (read more)
Things We Wish We Knew Our First-Year
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It's laughable that there are already "scientific" papers on "long term covid 19 effects" where "long term" means a couple (read more)
Everything We Know About Columbia’s Reopening Plan (As Of 7/28/2020)
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