An email from the Associate Director of Student Engagement offered details on space availability, the reservation process, and more.
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.
Bwogline: Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to senators regarding her warning about former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s potential connections to Russia. (Washington Post) Study Tip: The app Forest (available on the App Store) is a helpful way to get you to stay off your phone for more than a few minutes at a time to […]
On the last day, professors like to make some sort of concluding remarks. Whether emotional, full of advice, or just plain weird, we’ve collected some of the best things your professors have said to share with you. “I’ve never seen this before I’m just making it up” – Math Methods for Economics, Sharon Harrison “I’m […]
Bwogline: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump met with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to discuss possibilities for creating peace between Israelis and Palestinians. (New York Times) Study Tip: Make a study schedule for the next couple days and make sure to allow yourselves break time! It feels like a waste of time, but it actually really helps. Music: It […]
Happening in the World: Turkey has deported four foreigners who were working with and giving aid to Syrian refugees. (Washington Post) Happening in NYC: Mayor Bill DeBlasio approved a plan to potentially allow the Met to charge an entrance fee for non-New Yorkers. (New York Times) Happening on Campus: Check out the lecture: “Kompromat: What It Is, and […]
Happening in the World: Fox News officially let commentator Bill O’Reilly go on Wednesday after O’Reilly was accused by multiple individuals of sexual assault. (Washington Post) Happening in New York: Major Bill DeBlasio has supported a plan to cut tobacco usage by raising the price of a cigarette pack to $13 a pack. Happening on Campus: Check out “Extreme Engineering: […]
Last week, Bwog decided what fake sports Columbia students would be good at. Sports Editor Ross Chapman took it to the next level and created an entirely new sport for you to play now that the weather is nice. Maybe Columbia can come first in the Ivies in this one? So, this one is pretty […]
Happening in the World: Protests in South Africa continue for the second week against President Jacob Zuma, who has experienced a string of scandals recently. Happening in NYC: Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American Muslim woman to serve as a judge on the New York State’s highest court, was found dead in the Hudson River on Monday. Happening on […]
Housing selection is over, but the guaranteed housing list sure isn’t! Are you a rising Barnard sophomore worrying about where you’ll end up next year? Did you just pick into Elliot and have no clue what to expect. Bwog’s here to calm your nerves with another housing review. Location: 49 Claremont Avenue (Claremont & 119th) Nearby […]
Happening in the World: On Wednesday, white house chief strategist Stephen Bannon was removed from the National Security Council by President Donald Trump. (Washington Post) Happening in NYC: New York City will pay Thabo Sefolosha, of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, 4 million dollars after Sefolosha accused five police officers of excessive force and arrest on false charges in […]
Two out of three Barnard Housing Selection Days have passed, and only the class of 2020’s fates are still left undecided. Once again, Bwog is here with a thorough roundup of what went down on Tuesday, and to help the last struggling groups breathe a little more deeply. 620, 616, Cathedral Gardens, Sulz Tower: All […]
Happening in the World: President Trump’s hotel company is looking into buying a second hotel in Washington, D.C. This hotel would be more affordable than the luxurious Trump International Hotel already there. (Washington Post) Happening in NYC: On Wednesday, Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, two allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, were sentenced to a year […]
Spencer Szwalbenest, though only a freshman at the Joint Program between GS and the Jewish Theological Seminary, is already a published poet. His Facebook page puts out new content regularly, and he’s working on his second collection, The Decadent Season. Bwogger Elana Rebitzer sat down with Spencer, who self-identifies as “edgy, but in the ironic […]
Happening in the World: An attacker in London on Wednesday killed four individuals and injured at least 40 others in what appears to be an attack on London’s parliament. Happening in NYC: A new report has found that the city of New York is capable of reducing homelessness far more than it currently is. The report found that […]
Happening in the World: Wikileaks released a set of documents detailing CIA operations and the extent of surveillance that the CIA can employ. The source of these leaks is still unclear. (Washington Post) Happening in NYC: A gun-trafficking ring from Virginia was responsible for bringing 200 guns into the state of New York illegally. The group […]
Happening in the World: Uber’s CEO released a message to his employees saying that he must “fundamentally change” after a series of scandals in the last few months tarnished the companies image. (The Atlantic) Happening in NYC: Home renovator Jerry Birbach, known for blocking a low-income housing project in the 1970s, died on Wednesday at 87. (New York […]