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
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 […]