President Bollinger and Beilock reported the first deaths from COVID-19 within the Columbia community, including that of a student, in an email update sent to students this afternoon.
Missing Columbia? Not getting enough fruit? Looking for new ways to waste time? Enjoy not one, not two, but FIVE new Columbia University-themed smoothies! With love, Bwog.
Today was registration day for the class of 2023, and many Barnard first-years found themselves unable to register for their required First-Year Seminar (FYS) or First-Year Writing (FYW) classes.
On Friday morning, the Columbia University Band Alumni Association sent out a press release announcing that the marching band will continue to play at future athletic events, including the homecoming game this Saturday.
In a video circulating on Twitter, Columbia University Public Safety officers were seen dragging peaceful protesters by the legs in front of Low Library yesterday. The protesters were affiliated with Extinction Rebellion, an organization staging acts of nonviolent civil disobedience to advocate for environmental causes.
The Columbia Athletics Department has pulled all funding from the Columbia University Marching Band (CUMB) and prohibited it from performing at future athletic events, according to an email from CUMB Head Manager Cameron Danesh-Pajou (SEAS ‘20) sent to band members this afternoon.
Today marks the announcement of the winners of the 102nd Pulitzer Prize awards, an event held by Columbia University each year to honor excellence in the field of journalism. The announcement, held today at 3PM, occurred in the only suitable place for such an event – Pulitzer Hall. The notable winners of this group include Kendrick Lamar with DAMN, the […]
We just received a tip regarding Israeli Apartheid Week – more specifically, regarding recent vandalism of the posters advertising this week’s events. IAW starts this Monday and runs from February 29th to March 4th. We have also attached close up images below that show the writing on each section of torn poster. Messages include, “I LOVE Israel!” […]
This evening, we received an email from a representative of the Columbia delegation for the Latinx Ivy League Conference including an email sent to President Bollinger. The email outlines an incident this past weekend involving one of the delegates from Dartmouth with police at Brown. The tip also included the student’s story about the night’s events. […]
We have just received news that there have been significant changes made to the Columbia College Student Council board. Benjamin K. Makansi, Columbia College Student Body President claims that not only has Oluwaseun Omotunde celebrated his official resignation with “an absolute banger,” but also that Dean Valentini, more affectionately known as “Deantini,” will now be […]
Update (5:26PM): At 5:10PM, VP for Public Safety James McShane forwarded a Clery Crime Alert (see below) to all public safety emails detailing last night’s break-in. According to the alert, the break-in took place last evening at 10:08PM. The suspect entered Havemeyer 3000 Broadway, went inside offices on the 5th and 6th floor, and removed […]
This afternoon, President Bollinger announced that Peter E. Pilling will now serve as the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education. Pilling will replace the former director M. Dianne Murphy after she announced she would be stepping down from the position in September. Pillings has had experience in the field in his positions at Villanova […]
Rush season can bring out the worst in us, and here we remind you of the University of Maryland Delta Gamma email scandal of 2013. We were recently tipped a similarly shocking email sent from Bwog’s rush chair. You can read it below (and remember to #rushbwog!!!). If you just opened this email like I […]
Buildings in East Harlem, at 116th and Park Avenue, collapsed after an explosion this morning around 9 a.m. Bwog first learned of it from a tipster who reported hearing a large boom during an art hum midterm. From CBSLocal: One of the buildings that collapsed had a piano repair shop with apartments above. The second […]
Bwog has just received word from the heads of the Students Support Barnard Workers group that UAW Local 2110, which has been struggling and fighting back over major cuts in basic benefits, has reached a tentative agreement with Barnard. The students were contacted by the president of UAW Local 2110. To comment, the Local office […]