Interim Provost Ira Katznelson and University COVID Director Donna Lynne announced updates to the University’s campus and health-related policies as COVID-19 restrictions loosen through a phased approach.
Columbia administrators, including President Lee C. Bollinger, are deliberating on increasing student enrollment in CC and SEAS. The undergraduate student body has not been informed nor asked for input regarding these considerations.
Columbia University Registrar Barry Kane informed the student body that all Fall classes are expected to return to full capacity in-person instruction with no social distancing required in an email tonight.
Columbia announced that all students must submit their vaccine documentation no later than August 2, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by Columbia Health Senior Vice President
After being on pause for about a year due to the pandemic, sports are back in the form of phased activity with athletes training on campus hopeful for the upcoming academic year.
Dean Kromm confirmed the return of all students to campus for the fall 2021 semester in an email to CC and SEAS students this afternoon.
GSAPP Dean Amale Andraos will conclude her tenure at the end of the year. She is set to become Special Advisor to Columbia University President Bollinger this July.
Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
Although many are still bristling from Cynthia Nixon’s (BC ’87) loss in the primaries – meaning a likely four more years in office for Governor Andrew Cuomo and his notoriously broken MTA – her legacy, and promise to repair the subway, have not been forgotten at her alma mater. Last night, Barnard and Columbia’s all-female […]
Welcome back to Barnard! Convocation takes place today at 4:30. The email from Dean Natalie Friedman reads as follows: Hello Students! Just a reminder that Convocation is tomorrow, 9/13, in Riverside Church. The proceedings begin at 4:30, and students should plan on arriving around 3:45. Your Class Deans will meet you outside of Riverside starting […]
What’s Happening In The World: Apple announced it’s releasing three new phones and fucking up its naming system more than ever before with the XR, XS, and XS Max. They range from normal to near-iPad sizes, and also from the “affordable” $749 to the whopping $1099. That’s like, a hundred bucks less than a MacBook. What […]
Ever wondered why some ways of getting around the city seem to follow all the rules but screw you over anyway, and why others follow no logic at all but are somehow useful? Senior Staff Writer Sarah Harty explains. Lawful Good: Yellow cabs are an icon of New York that don’t deserve to be overshadowed by their […]
Columbia knows you probably got way too drunk on Voda last night, regardless of whether you actually found a party to go to. That’s why today’s activities are mostly optional, so welcome to the neighborhood tours! Before you say, “I’ve got four whole years to go to all these places!”: No, you don’t. If you […]
I feel like I shouldn’t even be writing this article. “But the people deserve to know!”, you say, and I begrudgingly agree. Here at Bwog, we’re really passionate about the best bathrooms at this school. From our series “Poopin’ in Pupin” to our love letters, we’re determined to bring you the optimal places on campus […]
Bwogline: Who the hell is on Melania Trump’s staff that they keep plagiarizing her stuff? She put out a brochure on cyberbullying (the irony is still insane) called “Be Best”, and many noticed that its contents are “nearly identical” to an Obama-era booklet on the same topic. Citations are not that hard, guys. (BBC) Study Tip: E-mail […]
After many delays and denials from Ann Thornton and other administrators, and much persistence from the band, CUMB has made the decision to storm Butler 209 tonight, May 3, at midnight. And it won’t be a secret this time – so no more wondering how they managed to sneak a bass drum in. Head Manager […]
Bwogline: John Kelly definitely didn’t call Trump an “idiot”. Hm, I’m having déja vu… Study Tip: According to the wise words of one Bwogger, if you’re writing a paper, just take it 100 words at a time. Music: Or follow the rules of this classic bop. Procrastination Tip: Mourn your chances of getting with your hot TA even when they […]
What’s Happening In The World: A van in Toronto rammed into a crowd on Monday, killing ten and injuring 15. The driver has been identified by police as Alek Minassian, a 25 year old Toronto resident. He is currently in police custody. (BBC) What’s Happening In The US: Mike Pompeo is about to get confirmed as the […]
Imagine taking a story that’s already really sad, and then making it a hundred times sadder. That’s what playwright Sarah Ruhl does with the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in “Eurydice”, and CU Players’ take on the update gives it all the devastatingly emotional twists and turns it deserves with its stunningly talented cast and beautiful […]
Graduation? It’s real. To prove it, Columbia College has just announced the valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 2018, and congratulations are in order for Sam Goldberg and Hannah Bender, respectively! Goldberg, a sustainable development major, said that the honor is “really unexpected and humbling,” while Bender, a biology major, likewise said she feels “incredibly […]
What’s Happening In The World: An air base in Damascus was hit after the devastating (and illegal) chemical attack on Sunday. The air base attack was apparently attributed to the U.S., but was then revised to Israel – though, given that we spend billions on Israel’s military, they weren’t totally off with their first guess. (NPR) […]
What’s Happening In The World: Since its first insurgency in 2003, Boko Haram has launched numerous terrorist attacks across the world, and they don’t seem to be coming to an end: on Sunday in northern Nigeria, more than a dozen people have died after militants from the group clashed with soldiers. (Author’s note: I had to […]
Spirit “Week” may be a misleading title, since it’s really only three days, but in any case, get ready for some amazing baked goods! McAc runs a Barnard Spirit Week every year, and this year’s theme is “The Great Barnard Baking Show”, inspired by “The Great British Baking Show”. The events include a cupcake decorating […]