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.
Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]
The U.S. Senate passed the Panglossian-titled “Every Child Achieves Act,” a replacement for the “No Child Left Behind Act” of George W. Bush. The bill “did away with the…mandate of Adequate Yearly Progress, required use of measures in evaluating student success, provided greater access to early childhood education and included a measure to audit and […]
We now have an ebola “czar.” Ivan Nicholas Alexander Ron Klain will be responsible for overseeing the US’ response to the ebola crisis. (Reuters News) Bermuda was struck by a category two hurricane, Gonzalo. (Reuters News) Kris Jenner is “devastated” that Bruce is dating. Is Bwog the only one who remembers reading a magazine article […]
Obama releases his birth certificate. The Guardian LIVEBLOGS IT. (The Guardian) Trump’s actual election chances are not good. (NYMag) A hacker got information of 77 million people who play online videogames through Sony’s Playstation. (WSJ) Atheists want to become chaplains in the military. (NYT) Cops foil the Westboro Baptist Church, probably illegally. (Gawker) NYC tries […]
We’ve all been trying to keep tabs on the current situation in Japan. Bwog wants to help you make sense of the headlines, and who better to ask than our own faculty? We have one of the oldest and most renowned East Asian studies departments in the country, and a slew of scientists cited across […]
The following update was posted on the University homepage today: The University has been following developments in Japan closely. The 35 Columbians we are aware of who are still in the country—and the 33 affiliates in the Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies program—are safe and accounted for, but conditions continue to change and remain highly […]
Bwog would like to echo the message posted this evening on the Columbia homepage: Columbia University expresses its deepest sympathies to the victims of the tsunami and earthquake, and our thoughts and concerns are with the people of Japan. We are currently working to verify the safety and well-being of members of the University community who […]
On Wednesday night, Columbia’s Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture hosted Dr. Genshitsu Sen, the former Grand Master of the Urasenke school of the Japanese tea ceremony. Bwog, recognizing that there is such a thing as too much coffee, spent the evening in the audience at Casa Italiana, to learn about the Japanese tea ceremony, […]