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).
Yesterday, Internal Editor and scientific savant Britt Fossum headed to Hamilton to listen to Columbia’s resident boss Jeffrey Sachs talk ethics and universities. Yesterday evening was the first talk in a new series hosted by the Masters Program in Bioethics at Columbia titled “What is a Moral University in the 21st Century?” The speaker was none […]
Bucket List represents the unbelievable 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. As always, feel free to mention any events we may have missed in the comments section (and/or mock our typos) and we’ll add them. Our recommendations […]
Jeffrey Sachs takes a pot shot. (Business Insider) Bloomberg’s “apple green” Boro taxis get some second thought. (NYT CityRoom) Police brace themselves for the May Day havoc sure to be wrought. (NYMag) The J-School scores $2 million; digital media stuff/innovation will be bought. (Capital) International students’ financial aid: very little. Their tuition contributions? A lot. (Spec) Bwog in […]
Bucket List represents the unbelievable 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. Recommended “Thought Leadership Forum on the Future of the City” Monday, […]
Obama has tapped Jim Yong Kim, the president (and sometimes rapper) of Dartmouth, for the top spot at World Bank. For Jeffrey Sachs, then, spring is a time of broken dreams. (Business Week) Graduation is looming and for around two-thirds of seniors, this means starting to think about debt. (The Atlantic) Warm weather can make people […]
Jeffrey Sachs, perhaps one of Columbia’s most well known faculty member, is at it again. This time, the Director of the Earth Institute, is not seeking to simply advise economically insolvent countries, he wants to help them out of the mess himself. Sachs threw himself into the ring with an op-ed he wrote for the Washington Post […]
Jeffery Sachs was all like, “You’re a crude Keynesian” and then Krugman was all like, “Naw, bro.” (Business Week) Sharing is caring. But, maybe not too much? (Economist, NYT) If someone told you to jump over a bridge, let’s be real, you probably would. (HuffPo) Google’s been caught redhanded stealing from the Safari cookie jar. (Wired) […]
Bloomberg stopped by OWS yesterday evening to tell protesters that if they don’t tidy up the property on which they’re protesting, they will have to leave on friday so a cleaning crew can do the work for them. (DNAInfo) In other OWS news, our very own, clean-cut Jeffrey Sachs made a brief speech at the […]
Over the weekend we donned our masks in New Orleans and got folked up in Nashville. Sadly, it’s time to get back to work. The Great American Roadtrip will come to its final stop tonight in Washington DC (the Wien Lounge, mysteriously fitting). Stop by the College Days closing ceremony from 5 to 6 pm to […]
In the battle between brains and brawn, Bwog’s been choosing brains a lot lately (mostly because we’re too lazy to hit the gym). Today is no exception. Read on as Bwog’s economic rivalries expert Zach Kagan reports on William Easterly’s critique of Jeff Sachs. The audience of William Easterly’s talk on Friday was looking forward to […]
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 […]
Columbia all-star Professor Jeffrey Sachs tells us why we should make the “conscious pursuit of happiness the Ninth Millennium Goal.” The key, he argues, is equilibrium. (NYT) House votes 333-79 to censure Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel for numerous ethics violations. (HuffPo) The U.S. unemployment rate rises to 9.8%. (Bloomberg) Creepy Disney town Celebration, FL sees […]
One of the greatest perks of an Ivy League education is having all sorts of guest lecturers and talks hosted right on campus. Yet many of these great talks are not publicized enough. Enter Bucket List, a weekly feature that aggregates these events in a single location that will hopefully make you realize, like Bwog […]
Peter Sterne saw Jeff Sachs IN REAL LIFE! His report from the World Leaders Forum follows. Yesterday evening, Jeffrey Sachs hosted a panel discussion with an assortment of East African leaders. Despite not knowing exactly who would be on the panel, over 400 undergraduates, grad students, and honored guests crowded into the Low Library Rotunda […]