The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
Two days ago, a contentious uproar broke out in the area surrounding Lerner Hall as protestors and counter-protestors rallied to condemn or support the speech of Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon. Prospective Bwog Writer Arielle Isack was present at the event and reports on her experience during the polarizing address. On Monday […]
This Monday, a panel of experts on the topic of displaced scholars gathered in Low Library to discuss how institutions of higher learning around the globe can support scholars in war torn regions whose work has been endangered. Although not quite as popular as Ralph Nader’s speech on why we need to dispose of our […]
No, Chuck Norris didn’t actually fight communists, pistols blazing in both hands. But the infiltration of Western media into the Soviet bloc definitely helped to fan anti-communist dispositions. Staff writer Gabrielle Kloppers writes about the recent documentary, Chuck Norris v Communism, and its effects on communist Romania. For many Columbia students, movies represent an escape from […]
Columbia sure does know how to put on a good show as demonstrated by the annual “The Muslim Protagonist” hosted by the Columbia Muslim Students’ Assocition. Knowing it would be quite the event, Bwog sent symposium guru Fainan Lakha to this year’s symposium to see what it was all about. Last weekend Columbia hosted what—for […]
Sometimes Bwog can’t get enough feminism. And by that, we mean generally speaking insofar as feminism means being a DSpar fangirl and Bwog’s role within the walls of a women’s college. On occasion, Bwog does find some feminism on the other side of Broadway. On Monday, Bwog’s resident Columbia feminist Roberta Barnett checked out a […]
Yesterday, Low Library played host to an impassioned, rollicking debate on our two most fight-provoking intellectually stimulating topics: Obama and the Middle East. International correspondent Brit Byrd ventured into the scene to report. Last night’s Obama Middle East Debate, hosted by Turath, the Arab Students Organization, certainly presented a variety of views and opinions, but audience […]
Yesterday, legendary Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Jordan Sand, chair of Georgetown’s Japanese History Department, teamed up to help give the rest of the world a taste of what it means to be a master culinary artist. Bwog’s resident authority on all things edible/Closeted Iron Chef fan, freshman Bijan Samareh, was in attendance to give […]