The nationwide Sunrise Movement, which has organized scores of young people into taking action and demanding legislation to fight climate change, is encouraging Columbia students and faculty to strike tomorrow to show their support for
John Henry Coatsworth, the Provost of Columbia University, will resign from his position on June 30, 2019, according to an email sent out by University President Lee Bollinger early this morning.
Sports Editor Abby Rubel and Staff Writer Henry Golub attended the American Voter Project’s panel on the Supreme Court confirmation of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Project is a series of forums that connects “scholars, politicians, journalists, activists, artists, students, and community members” to explore issues facing American voters and helps Columbia students apply Core Curriculum principles […]
Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]
Thursday evening the World Leaders Forum hosted US Attorney General Eric Holder, who defended the Department of Justice’s policies on the financial industry, affirmed affirmative action, and gave attendees the opportunity to compare his impressive mustache to PrezBo’s hair. Government Guru Brit Byrd reports: As PrezBo’s introductory comments waxed even more glistening than his own […]
This morning presents another opportunity to see a leading figure in world affairs. You might not exactly understand what it is that this person does, and you might not pay a whole lot of attention to what they’re saying, but you can definitely tell your parents that you actually can’t talk right now because you’re […]
Sean Udell and the relentless POTUS Project have not given up hope. As part of the ongoing effort to bring President Obama back to his alma mater for Commencement, Jody Zellman penned this persuasive cartoon. Given that PrezBO/Bama might not read Bwog, POTUS is also sending a copy direct to the White House.
For most of our readers, the graduation ceremonies have finished, and after watching all the webcasts, we still can’t tell them apart. They all have graduates throwing things/falling asleep/not paying attention, administrators reminding said graduates about the opportunities that await them, and lots of light blue and school pride. The one area that does have […]
– Wikimedia Commons Make that two cabinet officials: sources confirm to Bwog that the Class Day speaker will be announced at midday tomorrow on Low Steps, and that discussions are underway with Attorney General Eric Holder, CC ’73 and Law ’76. Holder, the first African-American attorney general, has previously been Attorney General for the District […]
Bwog has just received word that President-elect Barack Obama has tapped a former Columbian Eric Holder, CC ’73 and J.D. ’76, to fill the shoes of yet another illustrious Columbia alum Michael Mukasey, CC ’63, as the next Attorney General of the United States. You might remember Holder for his brief stint as acting Attorney […]
Did you know that other people associated with Columbia besides the Terrible 12s have been doing things (exciting things, in fact) this summer? It’s true! Here, we’ll prove it to you: — Columbia law professor (and subject of a 2007 Blue and White profile) Tim Wu wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about […]