On January 26, Barnard College announced its new partnership with QuestBridge, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-ranking, low-income high school students the ability to attend prestigious universities without any financial burden.
Studying at home and feeling left out? You may be physically distanced from campus, but there are still ways to feel a part of it.
Catch up on the latest gossip from CCSC as they discuss campus resources, appointment processes and Center for Career Education developments.
At 3:30 pm on Friday, sociologists Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan joined Being Barnard for an Instagram live stream where they discussed some findings from their book, Sexual Citizens, an investigation of the culture
Let’s reminisce on that time, long ago, when classes were on and professors still inspired. Inspired you not to go class. Or maybe, inspired you to actually go to class. Either way, there were classes and there were professors. Here’s our professors at their finest moments. David Siegel: “I wish I did more charity work. Which is kinda why I […]
It’s Wednesday, my dudes. Is that a primal scream you hear? Most definitely. Hop into bed with Bwog this morning and chill the fuck out before realising you have two days left until finals really begins. Bwogline: Doug Jones wins! Jones wins the senate seat in the Alabama election against Roy Moore. The first Democrat to win […]
Columbia will purchase six brand new battery-electric powered buses, which will replace the current diesel-powered buses in use by the campus shuttle network. Due to a grant from the New York State Electric Vehicle Voucher Incentive Funds, the University will be able to buy these buses for the network. The electric buses will provide both environmental and […]
Happening In The World: Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea due to Russia’s 2014 doping scandal. In 2014, Russia allegedly fixed the urine samples of over 100 competitors to “hide evidence of their use of steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs”. However, if you think this is unfair, there is still some hope! Russian athletes […]
Happening In The World: The Australian state of Victoria becomes the first in the nation to legalise assisted dying. After over 100 hours of debate, the legislation has been approved, allowing terminally ill patients the “right to request a lethal drug from mid-2019”. Patients must be at least 18 years old with less than six months […]
There will be a workshop with an immigration attorney to help international students with their employment-based visa options after ending one’s student status (i.e. after F-1 and OPT) later today. The focus will be on the H-1B process and other possible non-immigrant statuses. The workshop will take place at the 1754 Board Room in Faculty House from 11am to 1pm. […]
Happening In The World: In a non-binding poll, 7.8 million Australians voted in favour of same-sex marriage. After the results were announced, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stated that “[Australians] have voted overwhelmingly yes for marriage equality. They voted yes for fairness, yes for commitment, yes for love.” Turnbull then said that the government will make moves […]
Bwog is finally back from fall break and we sure got up to a lot this past weekend. From being wholesome to being dangerous, read on to find out what Bwog did this break! Bwog chills: Fell asleep on a bed while a party raged around me. Stayed up late watching Riverdale and now my Archie comics childhood […]
It’s easy to get too used to the familiar sights we see around Morningside Heights: that one Indian food truck, that gang of pigeons, that other gang of pigeons… We here at Bwog believe that these familiar sights may still have hidden gems. Whether you’ve walked past this shop a hundred times and never been in, Bwog has […]
Happening In The World: Syrian Deputy Environment Minister announces that Syria will join the Paris climate agreement, which leaves the United States alone in disagreement. The Paris Agreement is a climate accord that “unites the world’s nations in tackling climate change”. (BBC) Happening In The Nation: In Minnesota, a drone helped save the life of an 84 year […]
Happening In The World: On Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, about 700 refugees in an Australian-run immigration detention centre refuse to leave, even though requests for food and water are being denied. Last year in April, the PNG Supreme Court ruled that the refugees were “being deprived of their personal liberty” as they were not […]
Happening In The World: China’s new senior leadership committee for the next five years has been announced. President Xi Jinping once again appoints himself to the committee, breaking tradition of producing a successor. This act has raised concerns over Xi’s long term plans for the future of China and some suggest that he may have a continued […]
Happening Around The World: Terry was launched into space! Terry, a chocolate Tunnock’s teacake from Glasgow, was sent into the Earth’s atmosphere at a peak altitude of 37,007 metres. Terry launched into the atmosphere, glided over the Earth’s curvature, and landed back in a tree in Galloway Forest Park. Terry is made of marshmallow and chocolate. Don’t worry, you […]
Happening Around The World: Mariano Rajoy, the prime minister of Spain, seeks clarification from Catalonia, asks whether or not they have declared independence. After signing a letter of independence, Catalan leaders had suspended its immediate implementation, as tensions between Catalonia and the rest of Spain began to rise. The possibility of PM Rajoy invoking his emergency powers to halt Catalan self-rule […]
Need something to do today from exactly 4-5pm? Interested in the ethical state of this nation? Want to gaze at a bearded man? Nobel prize winning economist and New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman will deliver a lecture, “Does Equality Have a Future in America?”, in honour of the 10th anniversary Benrubi Lecture in the History […]