Barnard College has announced that it will replace the myBarnard Portal with a new, mobile-accessible server: Barnard Portal. Barnard Portal will launch on Monday, July 26.
Kale and lettuce plants have disappeared from the Barnard Community Garden, according to an Instagram story from the Barnard Garden Club.
Administrators and public health experts projected confidence and optimism for Columbia’s return to campus this fall in the most recent University Life Forum.
We are almost halfway through the summer and some of you might be saying AHHHH. We here at Bwog have been keeping ourselves busy (or not). Here’s to hoping the semester does not start up
Several teams, including Columbia Football, have posted their game schedules for the 2021 season, confirming that the Lions are ready to jump back into intercollegiate competition after being on hold due to the pandemic.
Facebook is moving ever closer to its long-awaited IPO, rumored to value the company at over $100 billion. (WSJ) It has recently been announced that Lana Peters, Joseph Stalin’s only daughter, died of colon cancer in Wisconsin on November 22, 2011. (BBC) The AMR corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, has filed for Chapter […]
Bwog is languidly clearing our virtual newsdesk today, bringing you a selection of interesting and possibly relevant headlines from the past few weeks. We hope that these stories, tenuously connected to Columbia, will reflect a similar degree of detachment from the establishment in your minds. One of the undercover cops in Operation Ivy League was […]
NYU’s adopted hawk family, Violet and Bobby, have been the subject of a lot of concern recently. Bird experts, and Bwog, claimed that the pair’s eggs past due earlier this week, but to the shock and surprise of live stream viewers, one chick has since emerged! College students aren’t the only people who procrastinate in/on […]
The end of Girl Scout cookie season always comes too soon. This is your last week to stock up Samoas. (Village Voice) It’s also Bird Week! Naturally, elegant photos of our avian affiliates flood the NYC blogosphere. Keep a lookout for our own nearest and dearest. (City Room) Is PR beating out newsrooms? This is […]
Reasons why these days are not the best days: Parts of the world are at risk from nuclear fallout. Yet another fun/terrifying way to use Google Earth. (Fast Company/Arcade Fire) Columbia dramatically scales back its new public school for those affected by its multi-billion-dollar expansion, angering residents. Does this surprise you? (DNAinfo) NYU’s hawk Bobby […]
Ivo Sanader Gordon Bajnai, former prime minister of Hungary, will be a visiting scholar at Columbia in the Fall. Hopefully, he won’t suffer the same fate as Ivo Sanader, the last former prime minister of an Eastern European country to visit Columbia. (Politics.HU) Why does Snoop Dogg need us to pay him so much for […]
Congress avoids a full government shutdown and passes a last-minute budget deal that plans to cut $38 million from federal spending. While Planned Parenthood and other groups that provide abortions should go relatively unharmed, President Obama admits that “some of the cuts accepted by Democrats ‘will be painful.'” (NYT) Columbia superstar professor of mathematics and […]
Share with your neighbors So if you have a crazy/violent/cool hawk roaming your college neighborhood, show the NYU-ers some love and let them have one too. (NYU Local) Don’t talk back Unless you’re invited to by the J-School, that is. In which case, you should plead “complexity” like NYT publisher Arthur Sulzberger did this past week. […]
Roses are red, Brown must be blue, Since Emma Watson is leaving… We would be too. (EmmaWatson.com) There is nothing quite as annoying— With our hearts cab drivers start toying, “Where do you want to go? Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn? Ha, no!” Caught on tape, the act’s self-destroying. (NYT CityRoom) Speculation ensues; New, very low number […]
PoliticalLine: Our very own Jeffrey Sachs (director of Columbia’s Earth Institute) did not approve of Obama’s State of the Union Address. Media caught up with him on a bus from Zurich to Davos. That’s usually where Bwog goes, too, to express disapproval. (WSJ) HawkLine: Apparently we’re not the only news outlet with a thing for […]