A completely understandable snafu in trying to manage the logistics of sending hundreds of students around the world some plastic tubes? Or a coverup?
While campus is closed for the semester, the Milstein Center and their Teaching and Learning Centers have been working to provide online support and resources for students on their semester away. Most are providing events,
First-year Panu Hejmadi gives new students an in-depth, articulate tour of Barnard College as the most reliable tour guide that has ever been on Barnard’s campus. After all, there is nothing more objective than a
On Wednesday, September 16, noted author and feminist scholar Roxane Gay addressed the Barnard community, in the first of three lectures in the new “Big Problems: Making Sense of 2020” series.
Perhaps you have once dreamt of inviting Deantini to your shitty dorm pregame. Since that’s obviously impossible, what’s the next best thing? This drink recipe, probably. Up your hosting game and make a Dean-tini for your guests at your next social gathering. It’s sure to draw wows from the Columbia crowd.
Do all emails from the Presidents and Deans sound the same to you? We’ve written before on some tendencies that we’ve noticed in emails coming from campus administrators. Practically the same email comes clogging up your inbox every week, and you can’t even reply-all asking to be taken off the listserv. If they all sound […]
On Monday, student Alix Prybyla brought to our attention a Columbia-released time management chart, which made recommendations such as spending 2 hours a week for personal hygiene, 2 hours a week for exercise, and 49.5 hours a week for homework/studying. In addition, the page normalized 1.5 hours of free time a day, which covered extracurriculars, checking emails, and […]
We admit it — we’ve been playing hard to get. For weeks, we tagged our posts “Bwog needs a baby mama” looking for someone to come along and sweep us off our feet. But little did we realize, NYU Local has been brushing our ankles with a broom all year. They tweeted us nice things, […]
Always wanted to write like PrezBo but just not quite sure how? Bwog’s got answers. From careful analysis of past administrative emails, we’ve learned several tips and tricks to writing an inoffensive yet meaningful message to the student body of an university in the face of a troubling political event, like the one that occurred Friday. […]
What’s better than an adult coloring book? A Columbia-specific college kids version, full of colorful campus figures and fixtures. Courtesy Bwog’s fantastic writer-illustrator dynamo, Nikki Shaner-Bradford. Print and de-stress. Enjoy, fam. #LateNightBwog
Valiant bureau chief Joe Milholland once again reports from a CCSC meeting fraught with discussion of delicate issues. And, also, discussion of tampons and toilet paper. “It has been really frustrating to try to work with No Red Tape in good faith,” said CCSC’s VP of Policy Vivek Ramakrishanan about NRT and CCSC working together […]
CCSC got down to business at last night’s meeting, formulating what specific requests they would send to Deantini after the results of the recent survey were examined. Joe Milholland, from behind a cup of Starbucks coffee, reports on what CCSC eventually decided were the most pertinent issues. They’ll be easy to guess if you’ve read our […]
Monday man Joe Milholland reports on another encounter—more a skirmish than a battle—in the never-ending War on Fun, in addition to delivering a few updates on academic policy. CCSC never fails to delight us! “This thing makes me sadder than almost anything else,” said Deantini at Sunday night’s Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meeting, referring to […]
This edition of Night in the Life comes in the form of imagined conversations between Benjamin Makansi and Vivek Ramakrishnan–a.k.a. Ben and Viv, your notoriously fearless leaders of CCSC. 10:59 pm Ben: Oh crap! We forgot to send an email about CCSC! Viv: Are you sure we did anything this week? B: I don’t know! […]
Does Deantini have two offices? Is he moonlighting as the chair of the Chemistry Department? Is something spooky afoot? Bwog sent Senior Sleuth Maddie Stearn to investigate the situation, but no one was prepared for the consequences. James Valentini. Deantini. Former chair of the Chemistry Department, current Dean of Columbia College, and occasionally lost tourist. […]
We have just received news that there have been significant changes made to the Columbia College Student Council board. Benjamin K. Makansi, Columbia College Student Body President claims that not only has Oluwaseun Omotunde celebrated his official resignation with “an absolute banger,” but also that Dean Valentini, more affectionately known as “Deantini,” will now be […]
For those of you who don’t know, James Valentini–or Deantini, as we affectionately call him–is the Dean of Columbia College. Unfortunately, he seems to have lost his way. Alone in the cruel, cruel world of Columbia University, he wanders forlornly around campus without direction. Just as a wise young bird once asked, “Are you my […]