Bwog’s Sports Editor shares his insight on the recent losses of the Columbia Men’s Basketball team. So, the Columbia Men’s Basketball team has lost four games in a row. And the Penn Quakers have won four in a row. This isn’t good. The Lions, who two weekends ago had a two-game cushion on the teams beneath […]
Last night, Barnard Student Life hosted SisterSpit, an event that honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by bringing together renowned slam poets and Barnard and Columbia student poets to celebrate the power of spoken word. We sent Bwogger Betsy Ladyzhets to cover the event, and she managed to pull herself out of a state of […]
Black holes seem fake, but they’re actually real, visible, and somewhat understandable, thanks to scientists, large telescopes, and lots of math. Bwogger Nadra Rahman attended a biweekly “Stargazing and Lecture series” given by graduate student Shuo Zhang last night in Pupin, titled “Our Monster Black Hole.” Nadra lived to tell the tale (and dish some […]
Earlier this week Bwog contributor and earner of frequent (lecture) flier miles Fainan Lakha attended a talk given by an author some of you may be familiar with: Richard Rodriguez. Below is his account: This past Thursday I saw a talk given at Union Theological Seminary by Richard Rodriguez, author of, among several works, an […]
There’s preaching on the steps! The Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the Bible Fellowship have teamed up for a day of sermons, discussion, and performances. Bwog received some free literature, but alas–it burned the skin right off our hands. We probably deserve it.
– Photo by CEE Bwog Theism Bureau Chief James Downie grabbed a stiff plastic chair in Roone Arledge for the first Veritas Forum event. The second event will be tonight at 8:00 PM in Miller Theater. The third event, which includes Matisyahu, will take place tomorrow at 7:00 PM in Miller Theater. The evening began […]
No, it wasn’t our fair University Professor, but three religious scholars who gathered in Roone Arledge Auditorium today to discuss God, truth and the other. Bwog Daily Editor and Sophomore Justin Vlasits reports. Having a coherent discussion among lay people about religion in any contemporary university is very, very difficult. In a setting that gets […]
Veritas Forum subjects: infinitude of knowledge, the Almighty, plagiarism Message of a loving God creates schism, property rights issues, “trouble” Surprise! Noam Chomsky is anti-war! Poverty = another reason to worry about Global Warming? …never fear, J-Sachs’ anti-squalor sustainability squad is here!…just don’t ask too many questions.
More stuff you shouldn’t have saved on public computers. But if God is omnipotent, why does he care? As we see in Exodus 20:5, God declares that he is a “jealous God”. Could this be true? Is this why the Jews received a grand total of 613 commandments—to keep them in check? Also, […]
Publicity-whoring Bwog tipster Justin Grace writes: Just so you happening kids know, Chowdah is going to be doing a reading of children’s classic Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret on the sundial starting at 8:30 AM and ending at 6 PM. It’s in celebration of our first night of auditions, which start at 7 […]