Though I speak with the tongues of Bwog and of students, but have not pitches, I am become as sounding Spec, or a tinkling Jester.
Bwogger Jordan Merrill tells the people what they need to hear. As Columbia slash Barnard students, we can be certain about one thing: we are all fucking nerds. I never thought it would come to the
Sports Editor? Staff Writer? Jana Jaran attends a Columbia University Public Outreach lecture lead by astronomy researcher John Brewer about methods of finding planets in space and what the discovery of Earth-like planets mean for our future.
Happening in the World: Thirteen same-sex couples in Japan have filed a lawsuit in Japan, alleging that the country’s rejection of same-sex marriages violates their constitutional rights.
Yesterday, Chief Architect of the IBM Food Trust and Columbia Alumnus Yi-Min Chee came to speak at Columbia about the business applications of blockchain technology in his lecture “Blockchain: A Solutions Perspective”. In collaboration with
Once again, Staff Writer Sam Azanza complains about something. This time, it’s about Barnard’s roommate questionnaire. As always, please take their articles with a grain of salt.
Yesterday in Mudd Hall, Martina T. Nguyen, Assistant Professor in History at Baruch College, led a lecture event on Political Literary Action and the Self-Strengthening Literary Movement in Vietnam. Bwog sent staff writer, Maya Corral,
It’s the day after Valentines Day, which means all of the cheap chocolates at Morton Williams are going on sale — stock up while you can. While you’re waiting in the Mo’ Willy’s line with
Happening in the World: A dam rupture in Brumadinho, Brazil left 84 dead and 276 missing earlier this week. Three Vale employees and two engineers were arrested on Tuesday for the collapse of the dam, which had been weighed down by waste and mud. The people arrested were involved with the initial construction and/or recent inspection […]
Happening in the World: In the Indian state of Gujarat, officials have begun the removal of approximately 300 crocodiles from a reservoir next to the 182-meter statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Since its inauguration in October, the world’s tallest statue has become a popular tourist destination. Due to the influx of tourists, these 9-foot reptiles […]
Happening in the World: Farmers in Edalpur, India locked cows in public schools to prevent them from destroying crops. Nearby villages followed suit, occupying schools with cows and sparking outrage amongst educators. While the issue seems nonsensical on the surface, Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes cows’ sacred status in Hinduism protects them under the law. (Washington […]
It’s the first day of the spring semester, so Bwog is back, baby (with a spankin’ new website)! For the uninitiated, welcome to Bwoglines: your daily, bite-sized news digest of what’s going on, both in the world and on campus. Happening in the World: Since UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal catastrophically failed to […]
Bwogline: Last Saturday, Patricio Manuel became the first openly trans man to compete in a professional boxing match in the U.S. Manuel, 33, said he’s been in love with the sport since first stepping into the ring when he was in high school. He won the fight against Hugo Aguilar, but the crowd booed and […]
Bwogline: After almost five days of being trapped in a coal mine in West Virginia, three people have been rescued. There were originally four people stuck in the coal mine, however, one member of the group was able to find his way out of the cave in two days (BBC). Study Tip: Make a study […]
Happening in the World: Beyonce graced herself at the wedding of India’s richest man’s daughter’s wedding in Udaipur, India. Beyonce performed at the wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani, the daughter of Mukesh Ambani, who tied the knot with Anand Piramal, son of another Indian billionaire. Happening in the US: Yet another snowstorm that has hit […]
Happening in the World: Elvis Presley was stationed in the town of Friedburg, Germany from October 1958 to March 1960 while serving in the United States Army. To celebrate the King of Rock and Roll, Friedberg has used his image to create three pedestrian traffic lights. The ‘walk’ sign has the shadow of Presley dancing, […]
Happening in the World: Temperatures have been fluctuating above and below freezing, in Kiruna, Sweden. The significant lack of snow in the region has caused the annual migration of reindeer in this region to be delayed. This is extremely concerning for many of the inhabitants there who are involved in reindeer husbandry (NBC News). Happening […]
Happening in the World: According to new satellite images, North Korea has upgraded its long range nuclear missile bases recently. This comes after months of negotiations between the United States and North Korea about denuclearization and indicate the work left to be done. (CNN) Happening in the US: Former President George H. W. Bush’s funeral was yesterday, and […]
Happening in the World: Israel Defense Forces announced it will begin destroying tunnels allegedly dug by Hezbollah under Israel’s northern border. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims the Lebanese militant group dug the tunnels “to attack and murder innocent Israeli men, women and children” (Washington Post). He also stated the digging of the tunnels was funded by Iran. […]
Happening in the World: After a dinner between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, the two leaders have announced a 90 day ceasefire over the trade dispute that has rattled economic growth. The truce buys time for both countries to decide on a verdict concerning Beijing’s aggressiveness on the U.S.’s […]
Happening in the World: After Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko assumed martial powers following a ‘maritime skirmish in the Kerch Strait’ in which Russian warships fired on Ukrainian navy vessels, he issued an order barring Russian men of military age from entering the country. On Friday, Poroshenko tweeted that this was done in order to prevent […]
Happening in the World: Brazil has withdrawn their offer to host a major U.N. climate change conference next year because of their current economic constraints. This has led many environmental groups to worry about Brazil’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions, especially since the country is the 7th largest emitter of greenhouse gases (NPR). Happening in […]