On Thursday, Russian-speakers from the New York and Columbia communities gathered to discuss Viktor Perelman’s life and his groundbreaking magazine Vremya i My.
Welcome back, y’all! Here’s this week’s student council information condensed into bite-sized form brought to you by Bureau Chiefs Adam Kluge (CCSC), Lori Luo (ESC), Eliza Staples (SGA), and Olivia Mitchell (GSSC). As always, check
This past Friday, Columbia College announced 24 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, a couple of weeks after Barnard announced its fall initiates. 10% of the CC graduating class is elected to this honor society each year; 2% is elected in the fall, and the remaining 8% will be elected in the […]
After about a year of negotiations, BCF-UAW reached a tentative contractual agreement with Barnard College late Wednesday night. This contract means that BCF will no longer strike on the strike deadline of next Tuesday, February 21. While limited information about the details of the contract were originally available, President Debora Spar released some details a […]
Congratulations to Felix Qiaochu Jin and Zoey Poll for being named Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the class of 2016. Jin, a biochemistry and physics major from Rochester, N.Y., and Poll, an urban studies major from Los Angeles, have been awarded the highest academic honor by the university. Both have been committed scholars and have been […]
Earlier today the School of General Studies announced its Phi Beta Kappa inductees for this year’s graduating class. Fifty cool and smart seniors were selected to receive this high honor and, similarly to CC’s Phi Beta Kappa members, were granted membership based on “the breadth, depth, and rigor of their academic programs, as well as […]
Previously both a Law School professor and founder and director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, as well as President Bollinger’s Special Advisor on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Professor Suzanne Goldberg is taking on a brand new role as Executive Vice President for University Life. She will retain her Law School positions, […]
This year’s Phi Beta Kappa inductees have been officially named by Columbia College. 2% were named this fall, and the remaining 8% were announced today. Students are chosen based on “the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs” as well as with recommendations from faculty members. Congratulations to all these smart and talented people. […]
Tonight was bid night for all of the Panhellenic sororities. Bwog actually doesn’t exactly know what that means, but it looks kinda nice. We heard lots of chanting and laughter (even from inside Butler), and it looked like an exciting time for new Greek life members. But damn, those letters look heavy.
The final 8% of the Columbia graduating class who are to be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, have been announced. Here are the first 2%. Congratulations to all the inductees. Never stop pursuing “friendship, morality, and literature”, never forget your new motto: “love of wisdom, the guide of life.” The Class […]
The Henry Luce Foundation and the Kellett Fellowship would like to remind us that we have really intelligent people at this school. Congratulations to Claire Duvallet, SEAS’13, Adam Formica, CC’13, and Gavin McGown, CC’13! Claire Duvallet is part of the 2013-2014 class of Luce Scholars, and is the first SEAS student to have won. The […]
For those of you who have yet to open a window, it’s pretty darn snowy out. Bwog is excitedly lacing up our snowboots to go sledding in Riverside, but before we do, we have a winner to announce for our snow-pic snapping contest. The competition was fierce, but congratulations to tipster Lila Neiswanger, who sent […]