While Bwog does not usually publish posts in the op-ed format, we recently received an unsolicited email attaching a Letter to the Editor, in PDF format, that responded passionately to our satirical post, “Yeehaw Columbia.” Inspired by another certain
Do you know someone graduating this semester that you think should pass their wisdom down to countless generations of Columbians (until our servers crash forever)? You should nominate them for a Senior Wisdom!
Staff Writer Nicki Camberg visits many buildings, and would like to continue to categorize them in fun, #quirkyandrelatable manners, but the MAN™ that is the Bwog board said no. Here, are a rejected list of
The late John W. Kluge, CC ’37, generously donated to Columbia. By generously we mean he doled out more than $500 million to Columbia over the course of his life. Once the richest man in America, Kluge made a ridiculous amount of money, and gave most of it away. But the TV mogul kept some cash […]
John W. Kluge, CC ’37 and a major donor to the University, passed away today. Kluge came to Columbia on scholarship after leaving Germany for America at the age of 16. He went on to become a billionaire primarily in the telecom and media industries. Over his lifetime he made several gifts to Columbia acknowledging […]
Media mogul John Kluge (who you may remember gave CC a ridiculous amount of money) has announced that he will subsidize yet another of Columbia’s fine institutions–the Journalism School. A paltry $20 million of his 400 mil gift to the university will go to finishing the J-school’s $100 million Second Century campaign. The money also […]
Low press briefings, Bwog is aware, are typically not very interesting. This one didn’t disappoint–PrezBo took a few softball questions from a few journalists in his low, almost subsonic tones–but we did get to meet Mr. Kluge himself, a charming old man whose death will bring the University more money than we can really comprehend. […]
We’d heard that there was going to be a super big announcement tomorrow in Low Rotunda. We figured that it had to do with money. We didn’t know it was going to be this much money: according to the Wall Street Journal, media mogul John Kluge (the minority scholarship guy, Forbes’ #25) is forking over […]