Today is the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania. Similar to last year, we direct your attention to some reflections on 9/11. In 2005, NPR interviewed members of the Barnard Class of 2005, who were freshmen during the attacks. Last year, the Eye spoke to alums […]
If websites were small children, CourseWorks (or, more aptly, CourseWorks’ mom) would be hosting one epic pizza party. Sadly, no website lives forever, and now with a full decade under its belt, Coursework’s newest incarnation is retiring its predecessor. Over 1,200 courses currently use the new CourseWorks, and all University classes will transition by Spring 2013. […]
Exposed: Security analyst who went undercover to give the FBI inside info on OWS protests. (Gawker) Interrupted: Rupert Murdoch during a speech on education by protestors wanting to Occupy Sesame Street. (HuffPo) Evicted? The controversial Park51, Ground Zero community center unless it pays $1.7 million in back rent. (NY Post) Vented: The woes of this […]
Barnard’s Center for Research on Women is holding its 40th anniversary celebration. Head over to the lower level of Diana (in front of the Event Oval) or Althschul Lobby to pick up free lunch boxes. We hear they have roast beef, chicken, and vegetarian options!
Yesterday we joined our country to remember the events of September 11, 2001. Bwog was impressed, inspired, and engaged by media coverage of the 10-year anniversary. If you missed yesterday’s headlines, here are a few pieces worth reading. New Yorkers visited a Bryant Park memorial featuring 2,573 vacant folding chairs—one for each life lost at […]
Bwog’s weekly round-up of neighborhood news sees many odd occurrences. Please continue to help keep us as well-informed as possible by tipping your boringest to email@example.com. Hewitt has new, larger, and more sophisticated-ly round mugs, (more mug drama here). At Panino Sportivo, the 38th person to order a sandwich gets it for free. These correspond […]
In honor of Butler’s 75th anniversary, its staff has put together a cool collage outside the 3rd floor catalog room. Photos include the building in various stages of construction… …interesting tidbits about the library’s past uses (including something called “freshman-sophomore rush” through the 50s) and a new contender for best Butler photo ever (below, […]