As part of an ongoing podcast series called Black Lives in the Era of COVID-19, hosts Profs. Mabel Wilson and Samuel Roberts joined panelists Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, Prof. Gregg Gonsalves, and Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, on
With the end of, hopefully, our last online semester comes another edition of Bwog Staff’s favorite running series. Read up on the music that defined our semester while getting vaccinated and practicing social distancing!
This past year has been nothing short of a disaster for many people, but working, learning, and socializing through our computer screens has produced a few silver linings that we’d want to stick around.
A noose was found at the Union Theological Seminary on Wednesday afternoon in an incident currently being investigated by the NYPD as a hate crime.
Bwog can somehow explain the past 22 days of housing, but the mystery behind the resurrecting 6-person Plimpton suite will remain unsolved.
Last night, GS/JTS students were informed of the passing of Hannah Weiss, a sophomore in the dual program between Columbia’s School of General Studies and JTS’s Albert A. List College. Hannah and her family died in a plane crash in Costa Rica on Sunday afternoon. Hannah hails from Saint Petersburg, Florida, and found a home on campus […]
For once, reporters weren’t the only audience members in the room—join Bwogger Nadra Rahman in the Satow Room, where CCSC got a little heated last night. Last night’s meeting of the Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) was “the most populated student council meeting” seen by USenator Jay Rappaport in two years—for once, the audience seats were […]
Happy Monday, y’all! This week, it seems as if midterms are beginning to creep upon us. You know what that means: shit. Yeah, you thought that was going to be something witty. Nope. Just shit. Anyway, here are your Bwoglines for today! Happening in the nation: It rained in California this weekend. Actually, let me rephrase […]
Robert Kraft, CC’63, and his girlfriend, actress Ricki Landers, were spotted at a Hillel dinner celebration last night at which Kraft was being honored. The 70-year-old billionaire honoree rocked a Columbia blue tie, and the actress 39 years his junior was mistaken by a few for an undergraduate student. Kraft is the longtime owner of the New […]
Update (12:27 pm): LionPAC has released a statement. Find it after the jump. Update (2:26 pm): A student in SJP has released a statement after consulting with other members of the group. Update (5:43 pm): SJP has released an official statement. Update (7:12pm): J Street CU has released an official statement. The kick-off of Columbia […]
Have you ever wanted to work as a street-food vendor along the avenues and alleys of New York? Have you ever wished to be self-reliant in your salty snack cravings? Have you ever just desired…to eat a pretzel? Well, Bwog has, and tonight at 6pm in the Rennert Hall lobby, our dreams are coming true. […]
Name, Hometown, School: Daniel Bonner; Johannesburg, South Africa and Dallas, Texas, USA; Columbia College Claim to fame? Gave you $$ as SGB Vice Chair, spent it as Hillel & Yavneh Prez. Founder, BonnerJams90 Inc. Where are you going? Staying in the city to work, finally explore below 110th street, and see how long I can stay away from […]
Everybody has questions, and Bwog has your answers. In this edition of AskBwog, an intrepid explorer reports on a café that you’re probably either very familiar with or have never heard of before. Read of the delights below. Dear Bwog, Every time I walk down to Riverside Park for my morning run I see the […]
…water, obviously. What’d ya think we were talking about, silly? Our well-hydrated friends at Hillel are currently stationed on College Walk, and they’d really love to chat with you about their ridiculously-named new fundraiser, Chugging for Change. Challenge your crazy Columbian friends to chug water for charity—the more change you donate, the more they’ll have […]
Update: If apples and honey aren’t enough to satisfy your sugar craving, scamper over to Barnard, where you can find free dessert until 1:30 in the Altschul lobby. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, starts tomorrow night, so the legendary nosh purveyors at Hillel are giving away apples and honey on the Lerner Ramps from […]
The Hillel E-Board invites you to join them from 8-9 tonight for the “Once You Pop the Fun Don’t Stop” semester kickoff event. Word on the Facebook page is that there may be a Pop Lock & Drop It contest, so get yourself over to the Kraft Center (3rd floor terrace) pronto to partake in […]
The Hillel Exec Board wants to help you relax. Take a break from all your stressors and enjoy a back rub from Columbia’s Stressbusters, the team of students with magical hands who deliver neck and back rubs to all! Remember when? Expect “delicious teas, hot chocolate and other serene snacks” from 8–9 p.m. in the […]
Looks like there’ll be stimulating discussion and scrumptious food tonight! Veritas, together with MSA and Hillel, is hosting an “interfaith discussion group primarily between Islam, Judaism and Christianity” at the Intercultural Resource Center (W. 552 114th St) from 8pm-9pm. Expect free food from Cafe Nana, mozzarella ‘n tomato sandwiches and lotsa hummus. It’s like a symposium! […]
Try your hand at whipped cream tossing, tonight at 8 pm in the first floor McBain lounge. We can only hope that what happens in McBain stays in McBain, and with colossal self-control, we will now end this post. Plus: To pre- and postgame all that tossing of whipped cream, head to the third floor […]
The Bloomberg administration has plans for this cool bike-sharing thing, and they think they have a plan to deal with theft and graffiti. Talk about idealistic! (NYT) There was an unusually violent fight at Rikers, and officials won’t say why. Bwog suspects inmates are understandably upset that Weezy is gone. (NBC New York) Other people […]