Some memories come with soundtracks, some moments are so intrinsically connected with songs it is impossible to separate the two. Below, Bwoggers reminisce about Columbia, creating a confusing yet hauntingly beautiful playlist.
Have an issue on your mind? There’s no better place to express it than on a blackboard, and no better means than with a piece of chalk. In the defense of the accused, it is hard not to be annoying around people who remember the third-grade skill of writing in cursive—we’re secretly jealous. The following […]
Once Dean of Columbia College, Prof. Michelle Moody-Adams, has a new commentary piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education wherein she suggests a new vision for supporting educational opportunities in underserved segments of society. Interestingly, MMA criticizes the traditional approach to affirmative action as fundamentally flawed: It has sometimes been argued that affirmative action would have […]
Moody-Adams’ reasons for resigning probably surrounded decisions made by the Policy and Planning Committee (PPC) of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). Executive Vice President Nicholas Dirks focused his reaction to the dean’s condemnation of FAS on defending the PPC and stressing that whatever Moody-Adams found objectionable has not been set in stone. We’re […]
Whether thoughts of the coming year bring joy or fear, recent months’ debate over the value of higher education should give you good reason to have second thoughts. Bwog daily editor Matt Schantz reviews the literature. Richard Heffner, host of PBS’s Open Mind, began an interview with former Dean Moody-Adams with a provocative quote form MiMoo […]