This Thursday, the Columbia Debate Society hosted a public debate with the Rikers Debate Project – a program teaching competitive debate skills to students held in Rikers Island jail – in Lerner 555. CDS members
New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable
Thanksgiving is one week away, so take time out of your Saturday morning to get informed on current happenings and impress your extended family with your ability to have a finger on the pulse of
Bwog’s Saturday Daily Editor, Lauren Kahme, attends a roundtable discussion on the rapid climate change occurring on the Tibetan Plateau, a massive region of land in Central and East Asia categorized by its high elevation.
An anonymous staff writer found his way into the NYU Class of 2023 GroupMe chat this summer as a result of mere happenstance. After flooding the chat with memes for a while, he was overcome
It was due time to bring back Bwog Asked for this semester, and what better way to begin than with a topical topic. Kanye has just dropped The Life of Pablo, currently exclusively available on Tidal. So, what do students think of the new album? Do they love it? Hate it? How many students even […]
It’s hard to believe, but registration for spring 2012 (aka the last year) starts today for seniors! Time to squeeze in that last credit of PE before you graduate. Or maybe you’re looking for a more eclectic elective to take—if so, we’ve got you covered. And don’t miss out on our jaw-dropping list of courses […]
Hark, third semester SEASlings, start pondering your major, because declaration starts tomorrow. Becoming a real college student is only a few clicks away! Remember, switching is possible, so don’t feel too pigeonholed. There’s always that mythic liberal arts education to fall back on.
House G.O.P Leader, John Boehner, open to compromise on tax cut. (NY Times) At last night’s VMAs, Kanye and Tay Swift resolved the Swiftboating incident—in song and over Twitter, the way celebs are supposed to do these things. (AP) “Tireless” Tasini charms voters with his adorable sense of humor, challenging embattled and ethically questionable Charles […]
And we’re gonna let you finish, but… New York City has some of the highest unemployment of all time. (NYT) We’ve also got some of the lowest homicide rates of all time. (AP) Columbia’s Joseph Massad has one of the most protested tenures of all time. (Manhattan Institute) The new swine flu nasal spray is […]
Since when has Columbia been politically active anyway? Kanye now collaborates with… stuffed dinosaurs? Apparently Communism is one of the faiths espoused by Columbia students. Now we finally know for sure: “every Muslim isn’t a terrorist, or white person a racist, or black person with a hoodie a gangster.” Is it at all telling about […]