Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
This piece from the Orientation issue of the Blue and White, written by Emma Bogler CC ’17, explains and explores the disappearance of the Columbia Daily Spectator’s City News Section and what this means for the paper and the student body as a whole in relation to the greater city. There’s this old joke about American journalism and its […]
The Columbia Daily Spectator’s work-study program is designed to alleviate the burden of writing for Spectator while simultaneously working a paid job. Bwog received a tip from a former Spectator writer detailing Spectator’s lack of transparency about its work-study program. Senior Staff Writer Ross Chapman investigates the issue further and discovers that the problems may go […]
The beloved, nay cherished, Daily Spectator, you may have heard, is most likely transitioning to a largely digital medium, which the Times thinks may have a little something to do with an “insurgent, irreverent website.” (New York Times) Israeli-Palestinian peace talks continue to break down as Israel abandoned the negotiations yesterday after Palestinian leaders announced the […]
If you don’t know the following figure, you definitely should. In Campus Characters, The Blue and White introduces you to a handful of Columbians who are up to interesting and extraordinary things. If you’d like to suggest a Campus Character, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. From the current issue, on newsstands across campus today, staff writer Matt Schantz, CC […]
Earlier this morning, our august print newspaper, the Columbia Daily Spectator, announced that they have put a limited number of their archives online. Until today, Spec’s archives have been read by a very small number of people—smaller, even, than the number of people who read contemporary editions. Why? Spec’s archives have only been available in […]