New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Already the subject of much controversy regarding its relationship with the Harlem community, Columbia’s Manhattanville campus is once again facing scrutiny, this time from New York City’s Carpenters Union for working with a non-union contractors
A completely understandable snafu in trying to manage the logistics of sending hundreds of students around the world some plastic tubes? Or a coverup?
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, […]