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
Halloween was not the only celebration that got off to a premature start Thursday night. Two nights ago, about forty students gathered in the John Jay Lounge to celebrate the start of Native American Heritage Month. Although a diverse mix of Native American, white, black and Latino students made up the audience, an interest in […]
Last night, Culture Editor Tony Gong attended Dimensions’ South Asian food/dance/music showcase benefit concert: The Guria Benefit. Despite language barriers and unfamiliar food, Tony rocked out, and even developed a newfound appreciation for vegetarian food. First of all, the decorations at this thing were off the hook. Our hackneyed and usually depressing Roone Arledge, with […]
Dozens of students are in the Piano Lounge RIGHT NOW enjoying sweet, sweet rice pudding from Rice to Riches and specialty Latin American and Caribbean coffees, all to the soulful Afro-Latino jams of Bryan Vargas y Ya Esta. The band comments to the crowd: “You should all be happy you’re here; there are so many […]
You’ve heard of LectureHops, you’ve heard of RoomHops, and BarHops. Meet the latest species of the Hopping persuasion: the LibraryHop. Here, Bwog offers a guide to the NYPL’s Performing Arts Library. Happy studying! O, autumn! That time of year when yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang! This may or may not be such […]
Earlier this weekend, Culture Editor Tony Gong attended Liga Filipina’s inaugural “Taste of the Philippines.” Between bites of crispy lumpiang and creamy flan, Tony found a few golden moments of serenity brought on by an atmosphere that could only have been: the Philippines, a.k.a., Lerner Party Space. Never one to pass up an inexpensive meal […]
Last night, Culture Editor Tony Gong went to CCSC’s massive multicultural event “Passport to Columbia,” and returned a little more appreciative of diverse foods, arts, and Columbia, the nation. His account of the night follows. Some people (naysayers and cynics, mainly) don’t think you need a passport to go to Columbia. “Columbia is a university, […]