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).
Bold, beautiful, bro, Ross Chapman usually plays a brass instrument, but on Wednesday night he opted to sit back and listen. Heres what he got. At our weekly meeting on Sunday, Bwog’s Arts Editor (through proxy) pitched a pair of concerts. I could either go to a performance of Bach on Tuesday or a recital […]
Bwog music guru Shreyas Manohar brings you his coverage of the world’s first Hindi a cappella group, Penn Masala. The Penn Masala concert organised by club Zamana was a difficult concert to sit through because of all the important life choices I had to make. Do I get up on my chair and cheer like a […]
Update, 8:30 pm Parida sends us this follow-up message to you, dear readers, to clarify your questions/concerns/finals-induced-rants: “Hey guys this was a joke. I turned it in and then turned in a real assignment afterwards. Good luck on your finals. Don’t do what you thought I did. That would be bad.” Parida, CC ’15, submitted four […]
Art Hum and Music Hum: two of the spaces where the normally intelligent, talented citizens of Columbia can gather together and make some of the dumbest comments you will ever hear in a classroom. If you’re nervous about your midterm tomorrow, Bwog’s found some shining examples of visual and aural analysis for you to be […]
If you’re one of the many Columbians currently packed into Butler like sardines, chances are that you’ve long-ago exhausted whatever antiquated 90s slow jams got you through midterms seasons. The good news is this: there’s no better way to drown out that girl with noisy heels as you try to cram for finals than new and […]
There are just better acoustics! Interesting learning experience tipped by Jacki Bryk
Most students are content to sit through Music Hum, listen to some great music, and get the easy A. But not so with the members of Columbia Classical Performers and fourbythree. These students, with the help of a few special guests, organized and performed Music Hum in a Day. Bwog reports on the musical madness. […]
Slackers and music enthusiasts take note! From the Columbia Classical Performers comes Music Hum in a Day, a one-hour Sparknotes version of an entire semester of Music Hum and one more opportunity to write your concert report. The Core-tastic program excerpts 14 pieces spanning 800 years of music. Columbia musicians, including members of the illustrious […]
Today, CULPA unleashed the Oracle: the culmination of several years’ work trying to determine when Core professors teach. In other words, you may no longer have to stumble in the dark as you pick your CC, Music Hum and Art Hum sections. The Oracle matches up predicted professors, the times they usually teach, and the […]
Bwog’s heard multiple reports on “an edict from on high,” as one Music Hum instructor put it, that Music Humanities has banned laptops in class this semester. The reasons given are frankly not too surprising: the laptops are seen as far more of a distraction/procrastination tool than a help. Who knew? It’s unclear yet if […]
Studying for Music Hum midterms often can taint a student’s passion for music. If this sounds all too familiar, take advantage of some world-class live music right here at Columbia. The Lewis Nash Jazz Quintet is playing at Miller Theater tonight at eight. Nash may not be one of the Masters of Western music that […]
Filling our Hearts with the Sound of Music, Fu Foundation Bureau Chief, Tony Gong shares his comments on Oliver Sacks’ lecture. At 11:00 a.m. yesterday, I ventured out of my room far too early for a Friday morning to catch Oliver Sacks’ Core-wide Music Hum lecture in Roone. But discovering new evidence to prove that not […]
Looks like the first-years aren’t the only ones taking shortcuts. A tipster forwarded us an e-mail from a nameless, irate Music Hum teacher, threatening dire consequences for the miscreant who swiped a pile of final papers. Bwog cowers on your behalf, paper-thief. Here’s the e-mail: “Dear all– “I apologize that there has been a delay […]