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).
Yesterday afternoon, campus media met with CCSC and ESC Senior Class Presidents, EGSC President, as well as members of the administration involved in planning Class Day, to discuss the two keynote speakers for this year’s CC and SEAS commencement ceremonies. Dean Baquet will address the graduating Class of 2016 at the Columbia College Class Day ceremony on May […]
Yesterday was CC’s Class Day, featuring Dan Futterman, your CC Val and Sal, lots of red tape, Deantini, and the ever-present PrezBo. A grad shouted “PrezBo!” at PrezBo. PrezBo smiled back. It was magical. #ccclassday14 — Bwog (@bwog) May 20, 2014 Erik Campano cleared up any confusion about the red tape graduates were placing on their […]
It’s that time of year again. The end of the semester is a few weeks away, and the bleachers are starting to go up on Low Plaza. Seniors are starting to frantically take part in campus life any way they can, desperate to cling to their last weeks at Columbia. The rest of us have […]
This afternoon, Barnard announced that Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, will be the keynote speaker at Barnard’s 122nd commencement ceremony. The ceremony will take place on May 18, and for the second consecutive year will be held at Radio City Music Hall. We really hope there won’t be pro-life protests outside. […]
What do Maurice Sendak, the Dalai Lama, Tim Berners-Lee, Georgia O’Keefe, and PrezBo have in common? Well, aside from being some of Bwog’s favorite people ever for completely varied reasons, they also share something in common: honorary degrees from Columbia. According to the website, this is the “highest honor that the University can bestow on […]
Student Affairs sent out an email yesterday (that we’re sure you all read) noting that any seniors planning to participate in commencement should register before April 22nd. This makes sure you can get tickets for your guests—up to four—and, you know, be in commencement. Important stuff. Ticket distribution events will be on May 8th and […]
In an email sent out to Barnard students, DSpar announced that this year’s commencement, on May 19, will be held at Radio City Music Hall as opposed Columbia’s campus, where it typically happens. The short email explained that there will be a Baccalaureate Service at St. Paul’s Chapel and academic receptions at Barnard. There will be […]
Today was the first day of the rest of your lives, or so we hear. For your own records, enjoy this photographic evidence that you did in fact put on the robes and get the degrees. Also, you can watch all 167 minutes here. Send your own photos to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will add them! […]
Update: Dig the song? Listen and download here If you’re looking to get a little nostalgic/teary-eyed in the privacy of your room (and the usual tricks just aren’t cutting it), you can thank Pat Blute, Evan Johnston, and Matt Star for the next 4 minutes of your morning: You can find information about times, dates, […]
If you’re planning to attend Barnard Commencement, get ready to be searched/checked/wanded/stripped/violated-in-all-sortsaways. To avoid the possibility of a nightmare scenario, Columbia University Commencement and Barnard College have been working with The White House and the Secret Service in order to ensure the security of POTUS. This means almost every gate, sidewalk, window, and building will be […]
As always, this year’s graduates will be joined by fascinating and successful individuals on whom the university is conferring honorary degrees. In addition to the honorary degrees, the University Medal of Excellence, awarded annually to an outstanding Columbia graduate under the age of 45 and giving you something to aspire to, will be given to: Tom Kitt, CC’96 And the […]
All the news that’s fit to….speechify on South Lawn? Barnard has just announced that the The New York Times’ executive editor Jill Abramson will be this year’s commencement speaker. She’ll receive a Barnard Medal of Distinction and address the Class of 2012’s 600 graduates on May 14. DSpar has (surprise!) kind words: “We have so […]
We’ve been telling you guys as they’ve been announced, but the final list of all Commencement and Class Day speakers, and the recipients of various other honors, has just been sent out. It does not include Barack Obama. It does include the professors who’ve won the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching, the largest university-wide prize […]