This afternoon, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, following Barnard President Sian Beilock’s announcement earlier today. In a follow-up to the announcement, he also clarified Columbia’s stance
This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.
Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.
The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and turmoil in the New York City juvenile detention system, the youngest suspect awaits sentencing after pleading guilty for his involvement in the death of Barnard student Tess Majors.
Even with the many Google Docs of information out there right now, there are still some resources that fall through the cracks when it comes to supporting BLM.
On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
The University has approved major revisions to the Rules of University Conduct for the first time since 1989. The changes are meant to focus on student journalism in Columbia, as well as freedom of expression for every member of the community (the rights to demonstrate, rally, and petition are protected). The biggest revisions make the court process […]
Chief Operating Officer Gregory Brown joined us for Monday’s SGA meeting to brief us on Barnard’s endowment and plans to revamp Lehman (and by revamp I mean bulldoze and rebuild). Diana Center Bureau Chief Lauren Beltrone fills you in. After a speedy round of introductions and PGPs, COO Brown began the meeting by updating us […]
Apple revealed the new iPhone 5 yesterday and it looks a lot like the iPhone 4. (Reuters) It took Apple three years to figure out a new way to rip off consumers with “EarPods;” in that time, scientists have discovered a new species of monkeys in the DRC in an “exhaustive study.” (Washington Post, CNN) […]
Last semester, Bwog heard that JJ’s place was getting a face-lift. Last night was the big reveal, so we paid a visit to John Jay’s cozy (read: sweltering) basement kitchen for a taste of the new JJ’s. There are many things a Columbia student might want after a long night in Butler—an espresso, a basket […]
Microsoft acquired Skype for $8.5 billion. Great, so more blue screens while having skype sex. (Engadget) MetroCards are being phased out! Over the next three or four years, that is. (NY Daily News) Brooklyn-based Hasidic Jewish newspaper Der Tzitung photoshopped Hillary Clinton and another woman out of the now famous recent situation room photos. (WaPo, […]
Dear Friends: Please join the staff of The Blue and White and the Bwog for our meeting tonight in the basement of St. Paul’s Chapel. What time, you ask? Certainly not 9:30 p.m.—you’d be late by then! That’s because we’re moving our meeting time back half an hour to 9:00 p.m. so we can get […]