News Editor Lauren Kahme interviews the Co-Founder of The Testing Project, a grassroots movement advocating for essential workers’ protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recently, the Columbia University Sailing Team was sent a concerned email from a CC ’60 alumnus requesting to unsubscribe from the team’s mailing list (see photo below). This brave soldier inspired us, as a collective alumnus of midterm exams, to speak up as well.
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. […]
Update, 8/8: Now juniors can get in on the deal for a (very) limited time! Interested juniors should email the Housing team at firstname.lastname@example.org by THURSDAY, AUGUST 9TH at 12 NOON. If you would like to be considered with a roommate BOTH roommates must email Housing confirming their willingness to transfer to UAH and state […]
Set your alarms, because the first of two additional registration windows for the Fall term begins bright and early tomorrow morning. According to Registrar Barry Kane, we’ll be able to take another stab at adding and dropping classes for the coming months from June 11 through June 22, and then again from July 30th through […]
The latest in Obamanard security measures, sent out this morning to residents of the buildings bordering South Lawn: Dear [Resident], We hope that you had a successful close to the spring semester! As a resident with Extended or Interim Housing living in one of the residence halls on South Field, you will be required to […]
A few days ago the History Department emailed about a new class, “Occupy the Field.” That’s “a field-based course about Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement more broadly,” which, you will recall, began last semester. The Anthropology Department is responsible. Apparently, the class will be split between seminar and field work at OWS. Accordingly, the […]
We’re gonna sit this punchline out. NEW STUDY: BOTOX AFFECTS REAL EMOTIONS Barnard Psychology Professors Lead Study Finding Botox Users Feel Weaker Emotions New York, NY – Botox users are often ridiculed for stiff faces that appear unable to express emotions. Researchers at Barnard College recently found that Botox users may not only be hindered in […]
An email from Dean Colombo to Carman residents reveals that some homophobic graffiti was applied to the pillar outside the freshman dorm on February 11th, and was removed about a week later. Colombo’s email, reproduced below the jump, asserts that the slow response time in dealing with such incidents will be looked into in the future […]
The “Commissioner” of Assassins sends notification that you can’t get your espionage on just yet: Agents: Due to the fact that we ran out of guns (despite having ordered enough for everyone) and the fact that no establishment in Manhattan seems to carry squirt guns in the month of February, we have been forced to […]
Well, things on CCSC are shaking out a little differently than we predicted a few weeks ago. With the filing deadline coming up tomorrow at 8:59 PM, here’s where we stand: IN – CC ’08 vice president Michelle Diamond. Sighted in Lerner this afternoon taking campaign photos with her ticket. OUT – CC ’09 President […]
Other quirks in recent news, for your Friday pleasure. The strike is not the only thing that has put Columbia in the news lately. According to Bwog reader James Downie, the rugby team’s planned visit to Trinidad and Tobago is also newsworthy, or at least for this Tobago publication. The writer even refers to our […]
Outgoing Dean Zvi Galil sent out this bundle of love just a few hours ago. Bwog hopes you’re gutsy enough to step up to his challenge: To SEAS students, You may want to take a stress test just before the midterms. Here we go. I am not sure exactly how it works, but this is […]
OK, just kidding. But just for a second, the Harvard class of 2010 thought the Hutt-like former president had been brought back for the job: someone sent the gullible young ones an official-looking e-mail announcing the appointment. The buzz over at Bored@Lamont is pinning the prank on the Lampoon. The best part? The practical joke […]
In a debate that could serve as a case study for a 2007 edition of James Davison Hunter’s Culture Wars, followers of conservative Judaism have fought long and hard over whether to ordain homosexual rabbis. At the center of the argument lies the Columbia-affiliated Jewish Theological Seminary, the generally-accepted center of Conservative Jewish thought. Although […]