Bwoggers Eliza Staples and Charlotte Slovin attended a lecture .by Stephanie Schwartz about the challenges facing Burundian refugees returning home
Elevators are terrifying metal coffins that self destruct upon the act of jumping up and down. One particular elevator on our campus will deliver you through all nine circles of hell whether you jump, sit, or stand.
This morning, Barnard released the first batch of Class of 2017 inductees to the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. The list includes a total of 13 students, a truly small percentage of the graduating class. You can find the full list of inductees below. Congratulations, nerds! And for those still hoping to be inducted, maybe you […]
“Am I celebrating 4/20? I’m not sure what you mean, officer.” “Fishermen? What fishermen? I didn’t see no fishermen…” (NPR) “Heroin? No, that’s not my heroin. Those kilos spontaneously appeared out of my 13th story window.” (NY Post) “Atlas Shrugged? Nope, never heard of it; I’m just going to nationalize this multinational oil conglomerate over here.” (NYT) “Corruption? We’re just […]
The real world media reveals that Columbia’s full of denial this week. The Alps don’t exist. Really? Bananas aren’t blue. Really! Traylessness isn’t all that bad. Obviously. The drug war isn’t publicized enough. Irresponsibly. CU Med school doesn’t get questionable donations? Honestly!
The other shoe in Columbia’s financial aid boondoggle dropped in Bwog’s inbox this morning: a few weeks after jettisoning former Dean David Charlow, the University has recieved its comeuppance from New York State, which threw the book at us harder than any other school. “We believe Columbia’s employee was acting illegally,” said Attorney General Andrew […]
When I arrived at Jerome L. Greene Hall last week at 6:20 for a 7:00 lecture, I found a large mob already milling around the doors. This can’t be for Steven Pinker, I thought, although he is psycholinguist with, as some linguists would have me say, an emphasis on the “psycho.” But by the time […]