Baby Bwogger Amrita Banerji attended The 126th Annual Varsity Show’s West End Preview at the Glicker Milstein Theatre, directed by Sophia Houdaigui (BC ’21) and produced by Antara Agarwal (CC ’20) and Nakiri Gallagher-Cave (CC ’21).
Yesterday afternoon, Ken Burns himself visited Columbia’s hallowed halls to discuss his new documentary on the Vietnam War, along with co-director Lynn Novick, Dean Awn, and two veterans (one a GS alum who served in Vietnam and one a current GS student who served in Iraq and Afghanistan). We sent newly minted staff writer Abby […]
Never fear: GSSC is near, starting its year with not just initiative, but energy. Jennifer Nugent and Romane Thomas observe and report back from the ice dungeon. Yesterday night, the General Studies Student Council met in the freezing heights of Lerner (the air conditioning gave us colds) for its longest meeting yet and started off the […]
Following the passing of GS student Uri Florez, extensive support opportunities have been extended to students grieving the loss of their fellow classmate. GSSC President Julian LaRosa announced in an email that student leaders and Columbia MilVets are providing extended office hours as an addition to the typical support resources. The group will be hosting the open meetings at […]
GS has its ups and downs. But nobody can deny that their parties and celebrations are anything less than awesome. Student government expert Joe Milholland tells where the GS gala will be and what it will be like. On Tuesday night, the General Studies Student Council (GSSC) voted in their general body meeting to hold […]
This Thursday, Milvets and GS alliance hosted a panel on the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. We sent Senior Staff Writer Ross Chapman to check it out. It’s been four years since the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), an ineffective military initiative to accept LGBT individuals into the armed forces while simultaneously not […]
Bwog was fortunate enough to land two tickets to the 4th Annual Military Ball last weekend, attended by our nation’s finest. With increased respect for the work they do also came some interesting stories. “And then I punched a car window back when I was on leave in California and I was bleeding and everything. […]
Though we’ve already somewhat slyly commented on President Obama’s recent withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, we’ve decided that the event deserves a more thorough discussion. The U.S. has maintained a presence in Iraq since 2003, a.k.a. when most current undergrads were still in elementary and middle school. This war has dominated America’s foreign attention […]