Property records show that following the demolition of McDonald’s on 600 West 125th street, a new 34-story residential tower will be constructed to house graduate students, with a new McDonald’s opening up on the ground floor.
Last night, Director of the Urban and Social Policy Program at SIPA Ester Fuchs discussed her new book, Moving Forward, A Story of Hope, Hard Work, and the Promise of America. Bwogger Miyoki Walker recounts the details. TW: Depression and suicide.
Iconic tech journalist Kara Swisher came to give a talk at Columbia Journalism School about technology, the media, politics, and everything in between.
Today in NOT breaking news: badass Asian women continue to blow my mind!! Ahhh!
Bwogger Eliza Staples went to Columbia Ballet Collaborative’s Fall Performance, which was a beautiful display of skill and artistry here on campus.
Bwog’s Saturday Daily Editor, Lauren Kahme, attends “a conversation about the relationship between mental illness, psychic suffering, addiction, and creativity, focused particularly on the poets Robert Lowell and John Berryman.”
Dance enthusiast and Staff Writer Alyse Rovner reviews Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live Arts, and is here to tell you it’s worth the subway ride downtown.
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Bwog’s Saturday Daily Editor, Lauren Kahme, attends a roundtable discussion on the rapid climate change occurring on the Tibetan Plateau, a massive region of land in Central and East Asia categorized by its high elevation.
Managing Editor Zack Abrams attended Wednesday’s event “400 Years: A conversation about Journalism, History, and the 1619 Project,” where Nikole Hannah-Jones and Jamelle Bouie of the New York Times answered questions from Columbia’s own Jelani Cobb about the 1619 Project, which reframes American history around the struggle for Black liberation.
Last night, Bwogger Miyoki Walker attended a screening of the 2018 documentary Decade of Fire, followed by a panel and Q&A with the filmmaker Vivian Vázquez Irizarry, community organizer Fitzroy Christian, anthropologist Marc Dones, affordable housing organizer Gregory Jost. The documentary recounts the story of the 1970s South Bronx fires.
Bwogger Donna Qi attended the Climate Change Task Force Town Hall held in Low Library’s Faculty House to learn more about where the task force is currently stands with addressing climate change at Columbia University and to hear student input and questions. If you’re interested in learning more, they are holding another town hall on November 11th […]
In the play In the Blood, intersectionality is not just your favorite little keyword to feel like a responsible member of society. It’s compound suffering and it’s really, really sad. Staff writer Mia went to see the play In the Blood by the Acting Class of 2020. And the tl;dr is that you should go see […]
Managing Editor Zack Abrams attended a chat between author and Financial Times columnist Rana Foroohar and Columbia professor R.A. Farrokhnia. The subject was Foroohar’s new book about Silicon Valley, Don’t Be Evil, which fails to consider the human component of Big Tech’s story.