On Wednesday, February 24, the Columbia University School of the Arts held a dialogue with writer and cultural critic Lewis Hyde.
Staff Writer Jeff Davis has collected some of the more unusual and eccentric sign-offs from professors in order to add a little extra oomph to your next email.
On Thursday, February 25th, the Columbia Union for Postdoctoral Workers held a rally on Low Steps and announced that they will strike on March 15 if their demands are not met.
This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
This year’s commencement ceremony will be completely virtual, per an announcement today. It will occur on April 30, with degrees awarded between April and June.
On Monday, Columbia’s COVID-19 vaccine symposium kicked off with a press conference featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, and President Bollinger. Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz and Daily Editor Henry Astor
Half of the nation cheered for victory, while the other half sighed in defeat. It was approximately quarter past eleven last night, and networks predicted Obama had won the election as Ohio swung left. On our own campus, cheers erupted at the CPU’s viewing on the steps of Low. Anybody living under a rock or […]
President Obama won re-election over Mitt Romney last night, and this time around was almost as special as his first time. (WSJ, CNN) Meanwhile, members of Congress seem fated for catfights. However, Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin, can fist-pump all the way to Capitol Hill to join them as our first openly gay Senator. (Huff Post, Washington Post) Puerto […]
Last night, campus political groups the Columbia Political Union, CU College Republicans, CU Dems, and the Roosevelt Institute hosted a live screening (with free pizza!) of the first Presidential Debate being held at the University of Denver, Colorado. Bwog’s Debate Devotee Maren Killackey watched intently as America’s favorite presidential candidates went at it. The air […]
A newly revealed tape shows Romney accusing Obama’s supporters of laziness and dependency, proving that what everyone thought Romney thought people thought about Obama’s policies is true. He doesn’t apologize. (CBS News) To Putin’s delight, and to the dismay of diamond cartels worldwide, Russia has revealed the discovery of trillions of carats worth of diamonds, enough to […]
Romney may have convinced GOP voters as he “won” Super Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, but he still needs to convince those that matter most: the elite media pundits. (USA Today, LA Times) Rush Limbaugh has now lost 34 advertisers, and, more worringly, the other Rush. (USA Today, WP) Don’t like your hard work marginalized […]
For the past two days, SIPA’s penthouse has played host to a conference entitled “Mormonism and American Politics,” and Bwog was there in the form of honorary Salt Lake Citizen Clava Brodsky. Lucky she attended, since this topic seems rather, well, topical! What follows are her notes from the field. Birds probably have the best […]
Last night, Republican voters in New Hampshire cast their ballots for Mitt Romney as the Republican candidate to oppose Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election; a collective Democratic head-scratching session ensued. Meanwhile, a different crop of votes were cast a little farther down the coast. But these ones—meant to decide a name for the new hawk nesting in Washington […]
R. Glenn Hubbard, the Dean of the BSchool, author of your Principles textbook, and Inside Job star, will lead the Economic Policy team of Mitt Romney, Spec reports. Hubbard has been advising Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts and candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, for a year. Hubbard wrote the introduction to Romney’s plan for […]