Step aside Tenet: there’s a new sheriff in town. NARRATOR: In a world without a campus… [The camera pans over Morningside Heights and Harlem. We see shots of Butler Library, Ref (empty for once in
First-year Panu Hejmadi gives new students an in-depth, articulate tour of Barnard College as the most reliable tour guide that has ever been on Barnard’s campus. After all, there is nothing more objective than a
On Wednesday, September 16, noted author and feminist scholar Roxane Gay addressed the Barnard community, in the first of three lectures in the new “Big Problems: Making Sense of 2020” series.
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On Tuesday, September 15, Columbia Psychiatry hosted a panel titled “Unequal Care: Mental Health and Black Americans,” the first of a three-panel series in partnership with the School of Journalism titled “Justice and Mental Health:
Yesterday Columbia became the first university in the United States to divest from the private prison industry. This news comes as a major victory for Columbia Prison Divest, the student group that has been campaigning since February of 2014 for Columbia to divest. The Board of Trustees also announced that the school will create a policy […]
Tonight, the Columbia University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee (SAC) voted to support Columbia’s divestment from private prisons. Various groups on campus, particularly Columbia Prison Divest, have already urged President Bollinger to divest from private prisons before tonight’s vote. The SAC consists of 25 elected student senators and represents Columbia’s 20 schools and affiliates. Their press release, […]
Last night, we were invited to President Bollinger’s first undergraduate fireside chat of the semester. Editor in Chief Taylor Grasdalen attended, and reports back here. (Please note that Internal Editor Britt Fossum also went, having won a seat by submitting the question “Do you read Bwog?”) I must acknowledge that this was not my first Fireside […]
In a perhaps unprecedented move, PrezBo has agreed to meet with the Columbia Prison Divest protesters who stood with signs outside 501 Schermerhorn during his popular Freedom of Speech and Press class on Wednesday. He has also agreed to meet with Barnard Columbia Divest as of this morning. October 22 was recognized as the official National […]
This week, Columbia Prison Divest is holding a Week of Engagement along with several other schools throughout the country. From Monday to Friday, CPD will be holding events in a variety of locations around Columbia in order to publicize their cause and to talk about the issues surrounding mass incarceration. Earlier this semester, a group of […]