This afternoon, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, following Barnard President Sian Beilock’s announcement earlier today. In a follow-up to the announcement, he also clarified Columbia’s stance
This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.
Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.
The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and turmoil in the New York City juvenile detention system, the youngest suspect awaits sentencing after pleading guilty for his involvement in the death of Barnard student Tess Majors.
Even with the many Google Docs of information out there right now, there are still some resources that fall through the cracks when it comes to supporting BLM.
On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
The Columbia University Ferris Reel Film Society is hosting a free screening of Ghostbusters, cosponsored by Columbia College Student Council (CCSC), tonight at 10:30 in the Roone Arledge Cinema in Lerner Hall. Entry is free with a CUID, so be sure to get there early grab the good seats. In the spirit of Halloween, organizers have […]
Live at Lerner really understands us. “You have like eighteen essays due in the next few weeks and about four midterms per class. It’s a rough part of the year to be a Columbia student,” organizers write. But they want us to drop our chewed-on pencils, remove our earbuds bursting with Pandora music, and come […]
The academic calendar gods may not have blessed us with a Halloweekend this year, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it up style. That’s right, tonight marks the start of Bwog’s fifth annual costume contest, and we want to see your best. Whether you’re doing something Core-inspired, politically-motivated, or just deliciously clever, we want to see […]
Gallant procrastinators, clashing in epic, fluffy battle, stormed across the Butler median last night. The annual Sundial v. Butler bash had a more dubious commencement than usual because of the unclear Facebook event start time. A handful of freshmen began fighting around 11:30, but then quickly left––their school spirit forever tarnished… Thus, one can conclude, […]
At 6pm, there will be Free Pizza at the screening of “A Civil Action,” a film about groundwater contamination issues that stars John Travolta, William H. Macy, and Robert Duvall. Head to Lerner 569 for environmentalist fun, and/or if you are hopelessly in love with one of the aforementioned actors. Also at 6:30, Queer Awareness […]
Welcome back to Ask Bwog, a feature in which we answer the many burning questions of this campus. If you have ever had the pleasure of taking the Official Columbia Campus Tour, you probably heard this story from your tour guide: when Ghostbusters was filmed at Columbia in 1984, the university set up a fund […]
With all the dreary rain tumbling down outside, you might be hesitant to believe how beautiful the campus is going to be in full spring bloom. Polish up your Columbia campus mental imagery, then, with the following selection of films available on Netflix’s Watch Instantly! service — they all incorporate Columbia and its campus, even […]
An eerie calm descended on the usually bustling Low Plaza early this afternoon when a group of Bhutanese monks performed a demon subjugation dance ritual known as Tum Ngan. Intended to eliminate evil spirits in the surrounding area, the ritual comforted many still shaken by the presence of a Jumbo McCain while frustrating Ghostbusters enthusiasts […]