On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
News Editor Lauren Kahme interviews the Co-Founder of The Testing Project, a grassroots movement advocating for essential workers’ protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eliza Shapiro woke up so early for CC Class Day. Liz Naiden was late but she is forgiven, just this once. Their report follows. If you have pictures, video or overheards from this Class Day or any other, send em in using our tips form. Bwog guesstimates that it took 3.66 rounds of “Pomp and […]
Hans Hyttinen gives you the highlights of the SEAS ’10 Class Day. This year’s SEAS Class Day was marked, as is the norm, by a number of speeches, both funny and inspiring. Seth Davidovits and Rodney Chang delivered the valedictory and salutatory addresses, respectively. Met with general approval, their speeches were interesting and humorous—especially Seth’s, […]
Jon Edelman reports from GS Class Day this morning. In true GS style, guests were greeted by Howard Fishman and the Biting Fish Brass Band, who marched the graduates in to “Down By the Riverside,” rather than your typical 10-minute rendition of “Pomp and Circumstance.” The ceremony continued with a rendition of the national anthem […]
Do you hear that, Columbia? That’s the sound of 2013 rolling their blue bins (don’t forget to donate) towards the family car, stopping along the way to embrace their floormates like it’s the last day of sleepaway camp and the buses just rolled up. Most of you should be finishing up exams right about now, […]
Remember how Bill Clinton was going to maybe speak at CC Class Day? Well, he isn’t, but he will be speaking at the Public Health School’s Graduation at New Balance Track & Field Arena on 168th Street. Hubba hubba! The complete Graduation/Class Day/Commencement hullabaloo calendar has just been released for CC, GS and the School […]
SEAS alum and Professor Emeritus Paul Brandt-Rauf is your SEAS Class Day Speaker. SEAS Class Day is Sunday, May 16th. Brandt-Rauf has been on the Columbia faculty for 23 years, and is a Professor Emeritus of Environmental Health Sciences, of Medicine, and of Earth and Environmental Engineering. He holds six degrees from the University—BS, MS […]
One day, in a fit of rage, John McCain sarcastically asked how many times a person can graduate from Columbia. Mr. McCain may have had a point. Bwog stopped and asked: Wait, how many times can someone graduate? Matriculation Guru Derek Huang tries to answer this question by documenting one hypothetical student’s quest to earn […]
For those of you who haven’t yet gotten your dream job offer, you may want to consider going to the Broadway Sky Lounge tonight from 7:30 PM to 9 PM, where you can discuss what you’re going to do with your BA with other soon-to-be graduates. Seniors who gloated at the news that next year […]
NY1 is reporting that a mother and a daughter graduated together from GS yesterday. “‘It was very competitive, she loves to compete. Like what grade did you get on your paper? How well did you do on your midterm? And in the end when I got a B+ and she got an A-, she was […]
It’s not only seniors who are receiving diplomas this week, outgoing President and Varsity Show protagonist Judith Shapiro (pictured with her signature sass at right), will be receiving an honorary Columbia University Doctor of Laws degree, presented to her tomorrow by none other than PrezBo. In a press release, PrezBo commends JShap on doubling BC’s […]