New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Happening in the World: After yet another attack from Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram, over 90 schoolgirls are missing from the northeastern state of Yobe, Nigeria. If confirmed, their abduction would be one of the largest since Boko Haram kidnapped over 270 schoolgirls in 2014. (Reuters International) Happening in the U.S.: The Florida House of Representative […]
Happening in the world: An ancient tomb with mummies was discovered in Egypt! (CNN) Happening in the nation: Florida was hit by Hurricane Irma last night. The whole state is in crisis mode, and the western coast will likely be hit the worst. (BBC) Happening in NYC: It’s New York Fashion Week! Learn more about the happenings. (NY Times) Happening […]
HBO cast a SECOND red priestess for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones. We’re excited, because the last priestess killed a lot of people using unorthodox methods. (Nylon) A woman in Florida glued her eyes shut after mistaking glue for eye drops. Accident, or witchcraft? (Fox) Two shootings occurred at colleges in Arizona and Texas. […]
As “spring” begins and Columbia baseball starts its season, we can look forward to a changing tone in the school’s year. Beyond that basketball continues to own and things are looking good. Gladly we have maximally effective sports commentator Max Rettig to provide coverage. The Columbia baseball team opened its season in sunny and warm […]