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).
JJ’s: home of fried food, lines longer than those for the Hamilton elevator, and more often than not, encounters we wish we would have forgotten in the morning. We collected a bunch of Bwogger’s strangest JJ’s stories; be sure to put yours in the comments! JJ’s forces friendships “One time my friends and I all […]
Students have been hit with a barrage of fire alarms in the past 48 hours: 4 times in EC. 3 times in McBain. Once in Carman. And the JJ’s sprinkler system is malfunctioning. The latest false alarm happened minutes ago in EC. Is the stress of midterms causing people to toke up at 3:30am on a […]
Sometimes, in our daily lives at Columbia, we see another student do something so inspiring that we feel compelled to share their story with everyone on campus. Managing Editor Betsy Ladyzhets had such an experience a few nights ago. At first glance, she seemed unassuming. Just another student milling through the Monday night JJ’s rush, […]
Beginning this school year, Columbia changed its dining hours to provide students on meal plans with 24 hour access to campus dining halls. This created a wave of excitement to students across all four colleges, but Barnard’s complicated bureaucracy has brought limitations to students’ access. We began to hear about Barnard students who attempted to eat JJ’s […]
An anonymous Senior Staffer may or may not have accidentally ended up at the Big Gay Ice Cream Store on Bacchanal last year, having missed the opportunity to purchase a ticket, and having gotten a little too lit at pregame parties. She doesn’t regret it, but she’s here to describe the Bacchanal process through the […]
As we’ve learned, after a scandal involving pipe breakage and flooding and such-and-such and a brief stint as John Jay Jay’s/VaJJ, JJ’s is coming back in full force to its cozy home in the cellars of John Jay today at 5 pm. While we remain unsure as to the exact progress of this operation, we […]
Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t indulge your sweet tooth. Barnard’s SGA discussed a number of hot button issues at this week’s meeting, including its recent survey that promised free donuts and cookies to participants. JJ’s came up as well. Bureau Chief Dassi Karp recounts the important happenings west of Broadway! The Desserts After […]
The Emmy Awards were last night, and while Game of Thrones and SNL took home awards, Lemonade did not, so what’s the point? Regardless, the biggest disappointment of the night was the quality of the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, which sucked according to Gerrick D. Kennedy. (LA Times) Watch Bill De Blasio answer why Citi Bike stations […]
What’s hot, meaty, and feels soooo right? Fried chicken, of course! In our semesterly revival of 2girls1snack, first-year Bwog writers Alex Tang and Victoria Arancio sample various versions of our favorite guilty pleasure, available at places near you in uptown Manhattan. Sylvia’s Restaurant (Lennox Avenue & 127th, Harlem) It’s Thursday afternoon, and it’s been a long […]
In case you’re a first-year, a transfer, or someone with no friends at Barnard: it was announced last spring that Barnard students are now able to swipe into JJ’s as part of their meal plans. When one Bwog staff writer ventured into JJ’s last week, she overheard two Columbia students behind her in line for […]
Barnard students just received an email announcing tuition and fees for next year, as well as changes to the dining plan. Though Barnard students lost JJ’s Place access last year, they will once again be able to swipe into the dining hall in the fall. The email announced other changes as well, such as dinner being […]
You know a Facebook event is going to be good when the host puts up a disclaimer: “this is just a joke i am just a bored lady making a joke pls dont arrest me (sic).” Friends and friends of friends and maybe even that weird kid with the wraparound sunglasses in your Orgo class have all […]
We normally think of JJ’s as a magical place because of the curly fries and premixed jamba juice. But there’s something even more mystical going on beneath John Jay at night. We follow one Bwogger’s backpack as it discovers the secrets of JJ’s Place. 11:45 pm We got a swipe into JJ’s! I can’t wait to […]