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).
On Tuesday night, one Bwogger attended an event celebrating the work of Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer and learned more about the influence of school photography on the study of assimilation and resistance.
Editor’s Note: This post contains discussions of sexual assault.
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 and Rikers Debate Project alumni teamed up along with a commentary from a panel of professors. Staff writer Lara Yener […]
This Wednesday, I had the honor of going to a talk by Dael Orlandersmith, an award winning African American playwright, hosted at the Lenfest Center for the Arts. Orlandersmith was raised in East Harlem for most of her young life, and still lives in the city to this day. She began her talk with a […]
Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA, came to the Lenfest Center to deliver a talk on her recent exhibition at the Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature, and discussed it with Amale Andraos, Dean of the Columbia School of Architecture. Tl;dr, a big chunk of the exposition is coming to MoMA in 2020 […]
Emily Wilson came to Columbia on Thursday night to talk questions translators should consider, her personal journey with The Odyssey, and her current process of translating The Iliad. Bwoggers Chloe Gong and Miyoki Walker were there to hear it all.
On Monday, undergraduate students around Columbia gathered to listen to this week’s “Talks With Professors” with Dr. Frank Guridy. Staff Writer Solomia Dzhaman is here to give you the summary.
New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia Journalism School.
Tash Aw is a Malaysian author focusing on providing literature for a Malaysian audience and has found success both in Malaysia and in the West. Staff Writer Josh Tate tagged along with Events Editor Isabel Sepulveda to gain insight into his writing and listen to some very smooth accents.
This Wednesday, Creative Writing faculty member Ben Marcus hosted a reading by author Carmen Maria Machado of her forthcoming debut memoir, In the Dream House in Dodge Hall.
Yesterday, new Bwoggers Solomia Dzhaman and Chloe Gong attended a lecture given by Dr. Ronald Baecker (UToronto) concerning the responsibilities of artificial intelligence, and the issues at stake.