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).
Columbia Housing has just announced the winner of their residential Energy Challenge, in which the residence hall that saved the most energy over the course of 26 days. The winner was Hartley: they reduced their energy consumption by 10.3%. Hartley residents will get a celebration catered by Dining Services, date and location TBA. River came in […]
Bwog’s SGA correspondent Renée Kraiem brings you the latest on costume contests, bureaucratic shakeups, and campus events, not-quite-live from the Diana. At last night’s meeting, the Colombian dancers emerged victorious from the Rep Council’s Inaugural Costume Contest. Madeline, Nicky Minaj and Gilly from Saturday Night Live also made surprise appearances. The SGA is getting a new VP […]
A little bit of sour news, Columbia. Threatening precipitation has forced the good people at Bacchanal to move their Dark Side of the Oz screening indoors. Instead of once on the Low Steps, the movie will be screened twice, at 8 pm and 9 pm in the Lerner Cinema. Run time is about 45 minutes. According […]
Look out for Watson, IBM’s new supercomputer/trivia whiz, who will continue to compete on Jeopardy this week against two of the shows more prolific champions. Watson does trivia without the internet, and can answer complex questions. The future is now. (NYT/Washington Post) There’s always a bigger fish: Borders declared bankruptcy! It plans to shut 30% […]
The final challenge of the EcoReps’ “Do It In the Dark” initiative begins today. To become the “biggest loser”, you and yourself/your roommate/your suitemates must have the room with the most reduced electricity consumption for the week (ending May 3) compared with its consumption at the beginning of the challenge. The electricty meters will come […]
As if John Jay’s courageous tray-elimination weren’t enough! Dining goes the extra mile today with “Green Dinners” for Earth Day in John Jay and Hewitt. You should probably proceed with the usual caution, avoiding all meats and carbohydrates that appear green, but on your way out you might stop by a few of the student […]
Bwog recently received in its inbox a glimmering copy of “Sustainable Columbia E-News,” apparently a seasonal update for community members of the university’s most recent steps towards increased environmental stewardship. With information about everything from Columbia’s greenhouse gas inventory to a listing of Columbia’s most recent sustainability score, “Sustainable Columbia E-news” details a wide range […]
In which Bwog newcomer Anish Bramhandkar keeps you up to date on the latest news in the strange and quirky happenings of the lives of Columbia’s finest. Beware, in some cases connections to our fair alma mater may be otherwise dubious or somewhat circumspect. UPDATE: Columbia Economics professors hijack today’s New York Times Op-Ed page […]