Barnard College has announced that it will replace the myBarnard Portal with a new, mobile-accessible server: Barnard Portal. Barnard Portal will launch on Monday, July 26.
Kale and lettuce plants have disappeared from the Barnard Community Garden, according to an Instagram story from the Barnard Garden Club.
Administrators and public health experts projected confidence and optimism for Columbia’s return to campus this fall in the most recent University Life Forum.
We are almost halfway through the summer and some of you might be saying AHHHH. We here at Bwog have been keeping ourselves busy (or not). Here’s to hoping the semester does not start up
Several teams, including Columbia Football, have posted their game schedules for the 2021 season, confirming that the Lions are ready to jump back into intercollegiate competition after being on hold due to the pandemic.
All of us know that Columbia/Barnard housing is hit-or-miss. None of us in our right mind would imagine a luxurious palace replete with marble floors and walls. Here, Bwogger Nikki Shaner-Bradford clues us in on a delicious rumor about Barnard’s 110. Barnard’s supposed best-kept housing secret has secrets of its own, hidden within the walls of […]
Bwog continues its library series by exploring the Lehman Social Sciences Library. Located inside the International Affairs Building, this place has everything: printers, desks, and other essentials for last-minute cramming. Leave Butler’s dementors behind and take a chance on one of Columbia’s beautiful libraries! Location: 300 International Affairs Building. IAB is wheelchair accessible, and the […]
Someone once said that the books in Butler were like candles during sex; they didn’t do much, but they set the ambiance. These books remain, largely, an untapped treasure trove of knowledge. Bwog Senior Staffer Nikki Shaner-Bradford interviews Columbia’s librarians about what they do and the resources they keep watch over. The organization of academic life […]
Staff Writer and Butlerite Nikki Shaner-Bradford is so grateful for all the friendly faces she sees on a regular basis from her Butler 8 cubicle! Here’s to all of you! The various wrestling match/football game viewers. Thank you for always making me feel like I am the most productive person in Butler. If it weren’t for […]
Investigative reporter, Nikki Shaner-Bradford, interviews Columbia’s newest Title IX Coordinator Marjory Fisher on the various aspects of her exciting and important position. Title IX has a persistent presence on campus. From SVR training to conversations both in and outside of the classroom on campus sexual assault, harassment, and the gender politics of the intellectually vibrant community that comprises our […]
The tendrils of Wall Street stretch deeply into Columbia—even back to the horrendous Black Tuesday and the Great Depression. Nikki Shaner-Bradford recalls the days of yore, when Columbia students still obsessed with the finance world—even without having LinkedIn to show off. In an article published in the Columbia Spectator on November 20th, 1929, entitled “Stock […]
As finals season absorbs the very best of us, stealing our sleep and sanity with every hour inside Butler, it’s important to remember to take care and destress. We know Columbia Students aren’t always the best at this, so we’ve decided to help out. Here’s a couple of coloring pages showing the best activism of Columbia, to […]
On Tuesday afternoon Bwog sent staff writer Nikki Shaner-Bradford to a talk and Q&A with entrepreneur Miki Agrawal, organized by Barnard’s Smart Women Lead and Pre-Health Organization, so that she could learn more Agrawal’s start-ups, scuffle with the MTA, and thoughts on how to do “cool shit.” Yesterday afternoon Miki Agrawal, CEO of Thinx and an […]
With The Muslim Protagonist (an annual symposium by the Muslim Students Association in which panelists will discuss issues of race, religion, gender identity, and the way literature can affect societal change) coming up this weekend, Bwog Staff Writer Nikki Shaner-Bradford reached out to speak with two of the organizers, Sania Khalid and Fatima Kholi, both BC ’17, to […]
In another event regarding the identity of Barnard, a panel organized by Sulz and Hewitt RAs discusses the relevance of women’s colleges today. Staff writer Nikki Shaner-Bradford reports on what reasons, exactly, there are for Barnard to continue to exist—if there are any reasons at all. One facet of going to Barnard is the prevalent feeling that Barnard […]
While there have been countless questionable Public Safety emails, we were particularly concerned with the misleading note we received last Tuesday regarding the “Active Shooter Awareness Seminar.” Bwog Staffer Nikki Shaner-Bradford calls out this blatant oversight. Dearest Public Safety, What happened last Tuesday? Your typically thrilling and community building emails took a turn for the sinister. By this, I […]
We sent poetry-loving Bwogger Nikki to Pulitzer Prize winner John Ashbery’s reading, where she indulged in complimentary sandwiches and beautiful poetry. Long before the 6:30 door opening, an energetic crowd of writers, poetry enthusiasts, and artists alike began gathering down the hall from Dodge 501. All vying for a seat within the small drawing room […]
What’s better than an adult coloring book? A Columbia-specific college kids version, full of colorful campus figures and fixtures. Courtesy Bwog’s fantastic writer-illustrator dynamo, Nikki Shaner-Bradford. Print and de-stress. Enjoy, fam. #LateNightBwog
If you weren’t aware before, Facebook has been having issues in Europe. Privacy, internet security, and storage of data are all things Max Schrems considered when he launched legal actions against Facebook. Staffer Nikki Shaner-Bradford covered what Mr. Schrems said regarding the legal action against Facebook. How is our privacy protected in the digital age? […]