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
What’s better (wayyyy better) than Columbia Homecoming? Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)’s Homecoming Picnic, tomorrow at 5 pm on Hamilton Lawn! Delicious food and snacks will be served. We don’t know the food specifics yet, but the red-and-white checkered tablecloth photo on the Facebook event page is appetizing. So is the promise of new friendships, […]
This year is the fifth annual Morningside Lights Procession! Every year, community members gather and create lanterns inspired by poetry written by Pulitzer Prize winners. The workshop sessions are free, and have been taking place every day since Saturday the 17th, and will continue until this Friday, the 23rd. All materials will be provided, and […]
The polls for CCSC and ESC officially opened today at 10 am. Be an active member in your college’s community and select who you think would best represent your class and school. Voting is online through LionLink, but do not sleep on this. Polls will only remain open until Wednesday, April 6th at 5:00PM. And remember, […]
The fair First Lady, of the arms and (presidential) man, was seen in our very own community, dining at our very own Community. Along with daughters, Sasha and Malia, Michelle Obama enjoyed a nice lunch in the upper area of the restaurant. Columbia students remained dignified, composed in the presence of American royalty. These photos likely came […]
Reminder: Tomorrow, February 6, at 9 am is the deadline for Living Learning Center applications for housing during the 2015-2016 school year. There are many perks to living in this welcoming community, as outlined by the student affairs website. For example: The opportunity to interact with students across all four class years Interactions with distinguished faculty, focused on […]
Last night, lucky students (along with invited guests like CCSC President Karishma Habbu, ESC President Tim Qin, and members of the media) spent an evening in PrezBo’s house for one of his famous “Fireside Chats,” dining on fine cuisine (mini hot dogs, mini burgers, regular size chicken fingers, and cookies) and discussing the state of […]
Even if your plan to stay on campus over break was to live the life of a Real New Yorker (suggestions: every morning walk an imaginary dog with the Times under your arm, reenact the top ten Seinfeld moments of all time, playing all parts), you might want to know about a few events coordinated by […]
Student leaders and the Office of Student Affairs have coordinated an event this evening to bring the community together to reflect on, and openly discuss, reactions to the death of Tina Bu. Tonight from 7:30-9pm in Earl Hall, you will find representatives from Columbia Psychological Services, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, ResLife, Student Development and […]
Columbia, let’s be a community. Let’s show the collective action problem who’s boss! Let’s rate our professors on CULPA. Don’t you see that when you review, and other people review, everybody mutually pools their experience? What…you’re not a chicken or something, right?
Finals got you down? Then you can verbally vent your frustrations by participating in the Primal Scream. The guide for new students: If your clock or watch is not auto-synced to the NIST’s Cesium Fountain Atomic Clock (i.e. the Internet), make sure you’ve set it correctly. When in doubt, Bwog recommends a cell phone for superior accuracy. […]
Lily Icangelo satirically explains why horror, bemusement, and brunchfoods go hand in hand at Barnard’s traditional last-night-before-finals feast. Midnight Breakfast is as absolutely terrifying as it is incredibly awesome. Walking into a crowded gym of highly stressed out, type-A personality, sleep-deprived girls? So, SO scary. The nervous energy that fills LeFrak Gym during Midnight Breakfast […]
Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. Theresa Martinez, Dean of Community and Multicultural Affairs, spoke at last night’s Engineering Student Council meeting. She was hired last year to help foster a greater sense of Columbia University community. Dean Martinez explained that she is currently working on the open housing policy, the CUEMS proposal, […]
Bwog had the distinct pleasure of interviewing the visionaries behind one of Columbia’s newest (and largest) organizations: the Fun Club. Founded at the start of this semester, the Fun Club is dedicated to simple, free, non-résumé-stuffin’ fun. The brainchild of two seniors, Neil Shahrestani GS’11 and Lior Hemi GS’11, and a sophomore, Nicole Rumore CC’13, […]
As you may have heard, Barnard officially announced required meal plans for all students starting next semester year. Initial support for the measure seemed low, so we went on a hunt to find students who were excited about it. We searched high and low, but found not one student willing to praise the plan. What […]