On Friday, September 23, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, Columbia World Projects (CWP), and Obama Foundation Scholar Alumni brought together speakers and panelists to speak on the ever-changing standards of spirituality, technology, finance, and civic action in regard to climate change.
Dear CU finance bros, Jealous of all your pals geeking out about their favorite alumni? Feeling lost, like you have no one you can look up to? Look no further, for what I’m about to share will have your heart beating faster than when you hear that there’s a UBS rep on campus.
This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Columbia Blue Glaze Theatre presents the Broadway comedy Chinglish. Advertised by the cast as “a wonderful night with fun and happiness,” Bwogger Joanna Zhang was eager to report on Thursday evening’s performance. Upon walking into Lerner’s Austin E. Quigley Black Box Theatre, my first thought was that this was the most Asian […]
As you take refuge from the sweltering midsummer heat (or cold, if you’re super abroad) amidst frozen margaritas with friends or popsicles on a couch you haven’t left in three days, the world somehow manages to continue turning. Keep reading to find out in which direction. Remember when J.P. Morgan lost more than $2 […]
Stock photos of heroin addicts (The Guardian) Government Agents inspecting your privates (The New American) Dictators being dictated (Deadline) Self-perpetuating wealth (New York Times) Some politicians do have a heart! (LA Times) The height of musical class via Wikimedia Commons
Fighting the war on lame hats Drugs: Latin American leaders call for drug regulation because the War on Drugs isn’t working. (Washington Post) Body Fat: Analysts are slaves to passion. (Yahoo!) Tax Evasion: Society expects something of you! (The Atlantic) Contraception: More fancy hats. (New York Times) Ye Olde Analysts via Wikimedia Commons
Natural Disasters: Columbia University researchers have said that the retreat rate an Antarctic glacier will be sped up 20 years, thus increasing global sea levels. (RedOrbit) Monsters: The protagonist of the prequel to The Thing that is being released this week is a Columbia University graduate student. (Craig Daily Press) Finance: Bloomberg has rated Columbia the […]
If you’re one of those types that does nothing over the summer but obsessively check the academic bulletin on the CC website you’ve known about this for a while, but way back in late June the Econ department dropped a bombshell: the introduction of a new “Financial Economics” major replacing Econ-Operations Research. The ostensible rationale […]
SIPA students are unhappy, and not just because they have to smoke their cigarettes in that weird little buried courtyard. No, it’s something bigger: they’re unhappy with the school’s choice of graduate and trustee Vikram Pandit, the embattled CEO of Citigroup, as graduation speaker. While it may be harsh to call Pandit “One of the […]