This afternoon, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, following Barnard President Sian Beilock’s announcement earlier today. In a follow-up to the announcement, he also clarified Columbia’s stance
This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.
Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.
The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and turmoil in the New York City juvenile detention system, the youngest suspect awaits sentencing after pleading guilty for his involvement in the death of Barnard student Tess Majors.
Even with the many Google Docs of information out there right now, there are still some resources that fall through the cracks when it comes to supporting BLM.
On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
Between Culpa, Bored@Butler, and that thing we can’t pronounce, we have a relatively wide selection of websites developed by Columbia students that provide services exclusively for Columbia students. Now, a new one has been released: I Saw You Columbia, a site for student missed connections. Sweet, sweet young lovers are asked to indicate where they […]
One of the draws of coming back to school is the Super Fast Internet Connection. At Columbia, we boast a roughly 10 megabits per second internet connection for both uploading and downloading. Sound like gibberish? For reference, consider that a typical MP3 (music file) is about 48 megabits in size, so it would take about […]
Welcome back to SocketHop, a newish, occasional feature in which we seek to help you with your technology. This week, we take Gmail and make it even better. A horrifying example of an outdated electronic mail message client. Just say no. To drugs, unless it’s Adderol; to sex, unless you paid for it; to Cubmail, […]
Bwog’s Internet-based television critic Rob Trump returns with another installment of Know Your Web Series. This week: Drunk History. There are certain things that are perennially hilarious, but by their nature are difficult to focus on for the purposes of fictional comedy. A prime example: drunk people incoherently telling stories are extremely funny, but drunk […]
It’s TV on the Internet! Brought to you by Web-only television critic Rob Trump. This week: Toyboize. Whether you prefer the British Office or the American version–and I think a case can be made for either–you have to concede one point to the Americans: they’re much better at keeping their actors employed. While Jenna Fischer […]
Your guide to what’s worth watching on the Internet returns and TV critic Rob Trump comes bearing good news for fans of Neil Patrick Harris and Joss Whedon alike. I feel like I’ve started the last three or four of these with some variant on “Well, I’m not sure that this really belongs in the […]
A politically active tipster clued us in to CountMore.org, a neat website that allows your to figure out whether it makes more sense to vote here, in New York, or in your home state. (Though chances are it’s probably going to make more sense — or just as much sense — to vote in the […]
Internet Television Critic Rob Trump returns after a brief sojourn from Bwog’s series on web series. Well, I’m back, after a few weeks hiatus of just basically forgetting to write this and nobody noticing. I promised several weeks ago that I would review the other major CollegeHumor webseries, The Michael Showalter Showalter, so that is […]
A School of the Arts third year writing student named David Harrington is receiving some attention today from the New York Daily News in response to his famous internet invention, the Sarah Palin Baby-Name Generator. The Daily News loved their new Palin names so much that certain reporters even used them as bylines. Bwog played […]
Just because you have homework doesn’t mean the TV watching has to stop — really 12s, it’s true! Rob Trump’s weekly web series fun continues with Mark Erickson’s Infinite Solutions. Well, my original plan for the first week of school was, having done Jake and Amir, to quickly knock off a review of the other […]
It’s time to further explore the exciting world of Web Series. Your tour guide today — as always — is Bwog Television Critic Rob Trump. For even more of Trump’s musings, direct your attention to his blog, which has been added to our blogroll for your convenience. If you like to keep up on your […]
Last week, Bwog’s online television aficionado Rob Trump discussed The Burg. Trump returns this weekend with thoughts on Michael Cera’s latest venture, Clark and Michael. Anyone who recently saw Pineapple Express probably caught the following trailer to Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist: If your reaction to that was, “MICHAEL CERA WHY?” then congratulations, you have […]
Let’s welcome to the Internet Career Center’s new post-MonsterTRAK website. (Hopefully you remembered to remove all resumes, cover letters, etc. that you might have saved in the old system.) Features of the new website include lengthy sections about everything from interviewing for jobs (“Men: Never wear white socks”) to the art of negotiation and a […]
Did you know that other people associated with Columbia besides the Terrible 12s have been doing things (exciting things, in fact) this summer? It’s true! Here, we’ll prove it to you: — Columbia law professor (and subject of a 2007 Blue and White profile) Tim Wu wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about […]
Oh you kids today, with your New Facebook and AOL Instant Messager and such. The New York Times talked to a bunch of you who prefer going online to reading books that your parents bought for you. It seems that the standardized test scores of Kids Today have declined and plateaued, causing many older people […]