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).
A semester’s worth of overheards from the latest issue of The Blue & White! Prof. Paul Olsen, beginning his section of the Life Systems course: “Get out your clickers. It’s my first time, so be gentle. That didn’t exactly come out how I wanted.” ** Overheard in the Westside checkout line: Boy: “I feel like […]
These Professor Gchat statuses are fake, but The Blue and White wishes they were real. Peter Awn: worshipping the albino marsupial that lives in the basement of Low Library Jenny Davidson: a sabbatical combining the acoustical elegance of the aphorism with the force and utility of the load-bearing, tractional sentence of a more or less […]
Hannah Lepow reports on the world’s oldest Oral History library. Perched high up in the rafters of Butler Library, the Columbia Oral History Research Office is a resource known to few undergraduates but a Mecca for professional historians and writers. Along one wall runs a shelf of books by authors ranging from Robert Caro to […]
Michael Adame takes a ride in the Dental Van of Upper Manhattan. When confronted earlier this year with new accusations of steroid use, Yankees powerhouse Alex Rodriguez kept his mouth shut—an ironic move for a man whose concern for open mouths all over New York led him to donate $250,000 last July to Columbia’s Community […]
Nina Pedrad takes a ride in the Hamilton elevator and then makes up a story about it for The Blue and White. It’s fiction! You wanna know how it happened, gumshoe? It was daytime and I was late (typical). Packing those snacks for the subway always turns into AP Ziploc Baggies. My low heels bolted […]
The latest issue has hit campus! Look for it in most dorms and public spaces. Today, Bwog Editor Emeritus Jim Downie investigates the other half of Sunil Gulati’s life. It’s a beautiful August day in Mexico City. The temperature is a balmy 78 degrees; the lung-choking smog is blown away by a cool breeze. In […]
You might not know the following figure–but you should. In Campus Characters, The Blue and White introduces you to a handful of Columbians who are up to interesting and extraordinary things and whose stories beg to be shared. If you’d like to suggest a Campus Character, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. ”After Buffalo, anything was […]
"The class was so ineffectively done that I felt cheated out of the class I was supposed to have taken--the class in the course description."
The Blue and White investigates everything you left at the bar last weekend. “It’s just like an Ivy League Eugene O’Neill play,” says Tim Monaghan of the trails of lost luxuries left behind weekly by Columbia students. While bartending 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Thursday, Monaghan witnesses students leave behind everything from keys […]
You might not know the following figures–but you should [Ed note: well, you all know this one.] In Campus Characters, The Blue and White introduces you to a handful of Columbians who are up to interesting and extraordinary things and whose stories beg to be shared. If you’d like to suggest a Campus Character, send […]