Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
The DEI commission shared their report directly with SEAS students today and asked for feedback regarding its content.
In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
Bwog surveyed students across the four undergraduate colleges to better understand the impacts of the GWC-UAW strike on their academic and emotional wellbeing.
Heads up for some events tonight with free food: From 7:30-9:30pm in 203 Diana Center there will be a screening of My Architect: A Son’s Journey. This film by Nathaniel Kahn is about his travels visiting the architectural works of his father. It won an Academy Award! And there will be free food. From 9-10pm […]
Those who still haven’t caught a glimpse of James Franco would be well advised to head to the Columbia University Film Festival beginning tonight at 5:30. The festival, which will screen short films from grad students at the School of Arts Film Program, runs through May 7 at the IFC Center on 6th and West […]
School’s back in session and the economy’s in the tank. These are two simple truths. Now, plunged back into our workloads and faced with the utter futility of our studies, the lack of a bright tomorrow (though maybe a bright next-decade), it’s easy to despair. Well, despair not, because this week Bwog presents three films […]
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 […]
As I was without an Internet connection for the past week, I ended up watching a lot of television news. And while hearing about Barack Obama’s every move and every analyst’s baseless prediction of the day is fun for… well, really not all that long, here are some movies about the news are much more […]
Several Bwog editors retrieved the passwords of their middle school AIM screen names and entered a chatroom to discuss Todd Haynes’ new Dylan “biopic” I’m Not There. Heath Ledger was taken down a notch, David Cross was lauded, and Yorkie avatars were chosen. Today’s Yorkie Roundtable features: Armin Rosen Andrew Flynn Maryam Parhizkar […]
Esteemed School of the Arts professor James Schamus received the Venice Film Festival top award, the Golden Lion, for Lust, Caution. The duo saw previous accolades with Brokeback Mountain, which also won the Golden Lion. Directed by Ang Lee and produced and co-written by Schamus, Lust, Caution piggybacks on Brokeback Mountain‘s sexual frankness, garnering the […]
As Rush Hour 3 and Stardust and the like trudge turgidly out of theaters, autumn brings a breath of fresh air. Fresh, Oscar-baity air. Bwog cineastes Daniel D’Addario, Jamie Johns, and Christian Kamongi are here to help you say yes to Coens, Cronenberg, and Clayton, and no to Alvin and the Chipmunks. September The Brave […]
In which Bwog freelancer Ashley Nin describes a flick that thrills in spite of itself. David Beckham’s jersey number is 23. According to the Mayans, the apocalypse is predicted for the year 2012. 20+1+2=23. Pink is a combination of Red and White, and if you add up their letters (for example, R is the 18th […]
Spiderman and Scarlett Johansson are not the only ones to have visited the CU steps for some film shots — Bwog Editor Chris Szabla came across this clip from the Indian film Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (Never Say Goodbye in English), which was released last August. The Columbia scene kicks in at about 50 […]
Fresh from the newly cleaned-up Spectator website: How about just… not assigning exams in Lerner? Morningside Heights to Rangel: Draft? Seriously? Now where will we buy our discount movie passes? This just in: Professors’ ideas on sexuality often out-of-date! (please read this)
Once again, Bwog brings you the things that, after this weekend, you may never do again… After receiving only one Oscar nomination (good luck in Best Art Direction, you guys!), The Good Shepherd closes today at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square to make room for Hannibal Lecter’s latest outing. Go to see a surprisingly […]
1) Closing at the Lincoln Square 13 today after a mere week in release – the evocatively titled Blood and Chocolate, making room for what promises to be the best bad movie since Perfume, Factory Girl. Quoth IMDB about Blood: “A young teenage werewolf… is torn between honoring her family’s secret and her love for […]
Constantino Diaz-Duran, GS ’09, alerted us to a rally at the Egyptian Consulate (2nd Avenue between E. 58th and E. 59th) in support of Kareem Amer. Amer is a 22-year-old college student who has been imprisoned for criticizing the government in his blog. He is currently facing up to nine years in prison and is being kept […]
In which BW culture editor Paul Barndt indulges a taste for blood and gore. You may have caught Pan’s Labyrinth, a violent fairy tale set in fascist Spain written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. It has a good shot at the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar this year, and I, for one, am a […]