Happening in the World: World Health Organization Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met with Chinese government officials as the death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise. The mayor of Wuhan confirmed to CNBC that there are
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Samwise Gamgee, greatest friend in the world and gardener extraordinaire gives us a speech to uplift us in the darkest of times
It is a cold hard fact that students forget what they learned in school over summer vacation…but winter break is shorter and so we must remember more of what we learned, right? Right??
Professor David Eisenbach CC ‘94, TC ‘95 , GSAS ‘06 is running in the February 26th special election for the post of New York City Public Advocate. This is Eisenbach’s second bid for the seat, after a previous defeat in 2017.
It’s no fun to be stuck in a sweaty classroom while those of us who skip class the rest of the world frolics outside in the sunshine. Over the past week, Bwog has reached out across academic disciplines, to professors young and old, to assess their stances on teaching out of doors. While some highly respected […]
BSchool professor Adam Dell is Padma’s babydaddy. At long last: beekeeping is legal in New York. GS student Sam Elchert is relieved. More on GS and the G.I Bill: GS student John McClelland talks to the BBC about his time as an Army medic. Generally Big Deal Person and History Professor David Eisenbach is writing […]
– Photo by CEE Bwog Theism Bureau Chief James Downie grabbed a stiff plastic chair in Roone Arledge for the first Veritas Forum event. The second event will be tonight at 8:00 PM in Miller Theater. The third event, which includes Matisyahu, will take place tomorrow at 7:00 PM in Miller Theater. The evening began […]
Everyone’s elections predictions (which took up most of the “Columbia University” hits this week) came out alright, but there are still more predictions to come. Stiglitz says “Yes We Can…eventually” Eisenbach says “See? I told you this one would be different.” A Columbia scientist says, “The predictions were too late.” Those who were around in […]
Columbia should be post-gender…We shouldn’t just have to live with people of the same sex, they were assigned to that at birth. Columbia should be a safe-haven for all minority groups…After this, the Republicans will demand their own lounge on campus. Columbians, you better read up on your Gay History if you want to fight […]
Procrastination doesn’t have to mean venturing far. Lectures, laughs, and lame ledes, all on campus. Sunday Photo Scavenger Hunt: Run around campus with photography nerds and try to take the most super-awesomest pictures to win an unspecified prize! 4:00 PM. Monday Elections and the US Media: An international panel of journalists discusses the coverage of […]
Lecture Hop editor Pierce Stanley reports on a strange visitor in the hallowed halls of American history. (Hi Daily Intelligencer!) Recent semesters at Columbia have seen the arrival of some of the world’s brightest and most eloquent speakers at fair Alma, broadening academic discourse on campus in a very fruitful way. Unfortunately, for all of […]
Bwog correspondent Christopher Morris-Lent attends a Friendly Fire-Columbia Political Union-sponsored event and encounters a man who savors the taste of defeat . On Friday afternoon, a ragtag group of people streamed into the hallowed space at the top of Earl Hall to see Mike Gravel, once a senator from Alaska and now running a quixotic […]