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
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
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
Home Court Advantage has become an ever more contentious topic for the Ivy League since 2016’s announcement of an Ivy League Basketball Tournament. The men’s and women’s tournaments, which take place at Penn’s Palestra, give a marked advantage to Penn teams as compared to competitions on a neutral court or competitions on another Ivy court. […]
We are now a few weeks into the fall sports season, but how just how deep varies by team. Some, such as volleyball and soccer, began their seasons before even school had begun. Others, are only now kicking off. We bring you what you should pay attention to this week in Columbia athletics, with senior staff […]
Champion of the sporting life Ross Chapman went to a softball game and lived to tell the tale, sustained only by fevered visions of you, dear reader. A few squandered offensive opportunities left the Lions low after game one, but a powerful pitching performance by Tessa Kroll helped the Columbia softball team split a cold […]
Two separate teams for Columbia hit their highest national rankings in program history in the final days of January. Off of a sweep of Tennessee and Notre Dame, the men’s tennis team jumped up to #16 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll. And in other racket sports, men’s squash hit a program high and Ivy […]
When it comes to reaching the pinnacle of college basketball, the NCAA Tournament, only 14 games matter for each Ivy school. Home and away games against each Ancient Eight opponent determine the postseason fate of the Lions, who would have to win the conference to punch their ticket. To give an idea of how much […]
Aspiring sports journalists Ross Chapman and Max Rettig bring you the latest coverage of all things basketball (and other sporting festivities). Preseason Ivy League basketball favorite Harvard fell to Dartmouth yesterday, 61-70. 2013-14 runner-up Yale only barely beat Brown, 69-65. And Columbia found itself in a position to change the Ivy landscape and assert itself […]
If you couldn’t tell from the basketball cupcakes in Ferris today, or the advertising in Dodge, or the Facebook event, or the mass e-mail sent from Roar-ee the Lion’s comfortable Florida home, Columbia basketball will have its home opener tomorrow. The women (6-9, 0-1 Ivy) will tip off at 4:30 pm against Cornell (10-5, 1-0 […]
The men’s basketball team in light blue that showed up in Ithaca today was not the same team that went blow-for-blow with #1 Kentucky. Thankfully, they didn’t have to be against a Cornell squad that showed shades of its abysmal performances last year. Led by first-year Kyle Castlin’s 12 points, the Lions defeated the Big […]
What did we miss while we were doing anything except watching basketball getting ahead on our final term papers, awaiting the first snow, or dreaming of Thanksgiving break? The basketball teams here at Columbia are clearly more deserving of our attention, as sports fanatic Ross Chapman will tell you. The men’s and women’s basketball teams […]
This weekend’s athletic pursuits started off October on the right track (no pun intended, it’s not even that sport season, right?). Sportiest Bwogger Ross Chapman brings you this weekend’s victories by golfing queens and field hockey stars; read on for upcoming opportunities to spectate during homecoming month. While Columbia Athletics lagged a bit this weekend compared […]
This past weekend saw a sweet line of Lion victories in a variety of sports, but especially in continuing Women’s Soccer’s undefeated streak. Bwog sports editor Ross Chapman sums up this sporty weekend for Columbia, where we established supremacy as the better Ivy League school that is in New York, beings with a C, and whose school […]
Triple jump aficionado Max Rettig met up with super track star among us, Nadia Eke, CC’15, to hear about her summer representing Ghana in various international athletic games. View her impressive track record (no pun intended) here. Go Lions! Nadia Eke has been all around the world recently. You could call it study abroad if […]
Ever heard of a sport called softball? Apparently it’s a lot of fun and Columbia has a team. Softball enthusiast Max Rettig talked to softballer Alyssa Rodia about it. Bwog: Explain softball briefly. Alyssa: Softball is basically baseball, but with a bigger ball and smaller field B: Tell me about the innings rules-baseball always seems to […]
Less than a week after the Lions repeated as Gehrig Division champions, they reaffirmed their place atop the Ivy League. The Lions put bat to ball and took down Dartmouth in today’s Ivy League Championship Series double-header, winning 6-2 and 4-1 respectively to earn their second straight Ivy League title. David Speer set the tone […]