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).
Last night, the Barnard/Columbia chapter of Design for America held their spring semester introductory meeting in Room 504 of Diana. It featured everything you would expect from one of these – an introduction of board members, a presentation, a Q&A session – and those will be addressed, if not necessarily in order. I must begin, […]
Baby Bwogger Mia Xing went to a CU Taiko rehearsal, during which she dropped her drumsticks and almost had to do push-ups, which she doesn’t know how to do! Here are her thoughts on why everyone should learn how to play the Japanese drums at Columbia!
On Sunday in Lerner, the Columbia Women’s Business Society put on its annual conference, this year focusing on Success to Significance and how women can break down gender barriers in a variety of fields. Bwog sent Staff Writer Maya Corral to cover this event, where she drank lots of Yerba Mate and learned how to […]
This past Friday, a new cultural group on campus called the Jewish Israeli Film Club held a film screening of The Band’s Visit – and hosted Sasson Gabai, one of the film’s stars, for a meet-in-greet. Managing Editor Betsy Ladyzhets attended the event and talked to the group’s founder about its goals. Both the 2007 Israeli film The […]
Colloquially referred to as the “Barnard Gardening Club,” officially recognized as nothing, but personally called the “Barnard Community Garden,” this unofficial club at Barnard has made a lot of change considering its (lack of) status. Bwog sat down with the visionaries behind the Barnard Community Garden and talked about sending an inordinate amount of e-mails […]
What are Columbia students doing to engage with the recent movement of increased activism against gun violence? Daily Editor Isabel Sepúlveda found out by speaking to members of new organization Columbia University Against Gun Violence and attending two of the group’s events. In the wake of the Parkland shooting this past February, there has been an […]
Today, Bwog Science brings you a clubhop on Columbia Space Initiative (CSI), “a group of students and professors dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge in near-space, space, and beyond.” Although the club is relatively new (started in 2015), it has already accomplished much, attending national competitions at Cape Canaveral and sending a stuffed animal Roaree […]
Did you read about the gadfly in Plato’s Apology? Do you know the term just because you are hip? Or are you lost af? Whichever defines you, Bwog has a novel answer: become a PART of The Gadfly, a.k.a., Columbia’s undergraduate Philosophy journal, thanks to its recent revamp. Senior staffer (and Gadflyer) Sarah Dahl has the […]
When two friends of Managing Editor Betsy Ladyzhets told her they were starting a book club at Barnard, she was amazed – there are college students who somehow want to do even more reading? The concept seemed fairly fantastical. Betsy went to the group’s first meeting last night to find out how they plan to […]
Did you know that there’s a group of Columbia students travelling to NASA’s headquarters in Houston this spring? We didn’t either, until we heard about Columbia Space Initiative, CU’s newest space engineering club. Bwog writer Betsy Ladyzhets attended one of the group’s meetings and talked to them about their projects. In case you hadn’t heard, […]
Last week, we sent Bwoggers Jessa Nootbaar and Jennifer Nugent to cover the CU Vegan Society’s second meeting of the semester. In keeping with Bwog’s tradition of foodie ClubHops (second culinary club of the spring semester and going strong!!), this week we’ve decided to go abroad: to France. Columbia University French Cultural Society invited us […]
Shopping period is over, which means your schedule is finally complete and (if you’re lucky) not a complete mess. But that’s just your academic schedule. What about those extracurriculars? Don’t you wanna get involved with something? Meet new people? Since the Activities Fair is only held in September, joining new clubs during the Spring Semester […]
Columbia students represent a wide range of political interests. Libertarianism is just one of them. We sent Bwogger Maddie Stearn to check out the CU Libertarians meeting Tuesday night in Hamilton 304. If you’re not a Libertarian, don’t let that stop you from attending a CU Libertarians meeting. Seriously, 10/10, Would Recommend. Going in, I […]