Happening in the World: World Health Organization Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met with Chinese government officials as the death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise. The mayor of Wuhan confirmed to CNBC that there are
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Samwise Gamgee, greatest friend in the world and gardener extraordinaire gives us a speech to uplift us in the darkest of times
It is a cold hard fact that students forget what they learned in school over summer vacation…but winter break is shorter and so we must remember more of what we learned, right? Right??
The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in the case and their treatment of the teenage suspects have led to concern that law enforcement will repeat mistakes made […]
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent events impact that connection?
With some help from baby Bwogger Aditi Misra, Editor in Chief Jenny Zhu takes a look into a new startup drawing roots from our very own Columbia community.
Barnard’s new dining provider, selected after student protests over Aramark’s connections to prison labor, has a more problematic history than it lets on.
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, joined Columbia’s World Leaders Forum to speak on multilateralism and rule of law. The University received criticism from pro-Israel groups on campus for this invitation of Prime Minister Mohamed, who has long been accused of holding and expressing anti-Semitic views, which became one of the hot topics during […]
Sick of the NYC mega-rats but too lazy to figure out how to study abroad? Bwog breaks it down with a Q&A.
Content warning: This post contains descriptions of an assault of a Black student and racial profiling.
Ahh, EC. The sophomore’s wet dream. The junior’s reach. The senior’s promise. Securing a suite in East Campus is the milestone every CU student pictures in their head as they slowly decay through housing selection. Spilling b*er on the couches. Accidentally running a Tide Pod through the dishwasher.
Recently, students were alerted of two cases of meningitis B on campus. All information in this post is from the CDC and Columbia Health (through their health advisory notice and FAQ, linked previously) and with an interview with Dr. Melanie J. Bernitz, Associate Vice President and Medical Director of Columbia Health.
In a previous Classical Whine, we expressed our love for ReCAP, but this time we’re shouting out a hero closer to home: the Columbia University Library System. This Classics major just really appreciates Butler, what can we say? Whenever I hear people say they have never checked out a book from a library, I pity them […]