Editor in Chief Jenny Zhu says goodbye to Bwog. When I think of the twilight of my time as Editor in Chief, I think of that one Winnie the Pooh quote: “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” I think of the joy and deep compassion for this little blog that many of us share. I think of the […]
Columbia Divest for Climate Justice (CDCJ) members just ended their 8-day occupation of Low Library, explaining, in a press release, that PrezBo will not be on campus all next week, and, moreover, they believe the administration is “on the path toward fossil fuel divestment.” Dozens of students entered the library last Thursday afternoon, beginning the […]
Farewell: Bored@Butler (at least for now) The Russian spies “Tension in your buttocks” Hours of studying for your second semester Lit Hum final, 2014! The records for $109 million of the Columbia Medical Center’s funds Notable Columbia alumni Robert Butler (Pulitzer-winning psychiatrist) and Bob Sheppard (beloved Yankees announcer) Hello: NYC Restaurant Week The first person […]
It’s time today to say goodbye to the New York Sun, which has been a diligent and dedicated chronicler of the life and times of Columbia and its faculty. Come, let’s relive the memories. Way back in 2006, the Sun dutifully reported on the Joseph Massad and Nadia Ab El-Haj Tenure Battles. And then the […]
Young Will Leonard’s report on the 12s’ Met excursion contained a Shocking Revelation, namely that John Jay Dining Hall would no longer be using trays. We called Dining just a few minutes ago, and the helpful woman on the phone confirmed that yes, there are no more trays. Apparently, this is because of “environmental concerns” […]
George Steel, the executive director of Miller Theater, is packing his bags and heading for greener pastures, namely the Dallas Opera — the $12 million budget of which is four times that of our Miller. Ah, well. Best of luck in Texas, George Steel!
Just over an hour ago, Austin Quigley announced via email that next fall would be his last year serving as Dean of Columbia College. At this time, information on why he’s leaving and who’s replacing him is scant, but we’ll be updating as we find out more. Below is the email: UPDATE 6:20 PM: Bollinger […]
It’s a sad day for artists and art enthusiasts: Today marks the final day of existence for the Triple Candie Art Gallery on 126th. Triple Candie was once—and still is, until 5 PM today—home to some of Harlem’s most promising young artists. To commemorate its 7-year history, the gallery is featuring a retrospective of its […]