Information about CU’s reopening has been slow in coming to the student body. Various Bwog staffers have attended webinars on reopening and sought out other resources to compile an up-to-date, updating list of what we
Bureau Chief and resident organizational expert Olivia Mitchell shares our Bwog-approved packing list for the upcoming unprecedented school year, pandemic style. The Move-In Motto: When In Doubt, Keep It Out What’s Already Provided Extra-long twin
Yesterday afternoon, Barnard released their plans for move-in and initial quarantine procedures for upper-class students. All first-years and sophomores are invited back to live in the dorms, as well as juniors and seniors who have
Barnard academic and extracurricular departments shared their plans for the 2020-2021 academic year through a week dedicated to orienting students with the upcoming unique semester. Throughout the week of July 20 to July 24, Barnard
Barnard President Sian Beilock released a statement outlining Barnard’s ongoing mission addressing inequality and racism at the school.
Unsure of where to start when looking for classes? Debating on whether or not you actually want to follow through on your original plan for a major? Bwog’s here to help! Ah, yes…the Black Friday
At 5 pm on July 27, Executive Vice President of Arts & Science and Dean of the Faculty Amy Hungerford sent an email to graduate students and faculty instructors encouraging them to teach more classes
Staff Writer Julia Tolda bases this assessment on the two most important questions asked in every ice-breaker (in no particular order): “What’s your zodiac sign?” and “Who did you write about in your application?.”
Not to sound like an Instagram caption, but “~take me back~”.
On September 20th, the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life teamed up with Columbia Religious Life to host a forum on the recent measles outbreak in New York’s ultra-orthodox Jewish communities. The recent outbreaks are a result of poor vaccination rates in the community, especially among children. Guest Bwogger Ohad Klopman reports.
New York-based ballerina Misty Copeland (Principal with American Ballet Theatre), graces the March pages of Harper’s Bazaar with recreations of famous Degas dancer works of art. (Harper’s Bazaar) A few blocks south, old phone booths were replaced with newer, soon-to-be WiFi-equipped phone booths that still look old. Seems fake but ok. (NY Times) If you […]
In addition to telling you who are the best writers and journalists of every shape and size in the world, the J-School is now going to turn a critical eye to the workings of the American government. Columbia Journalism School announced yesterday the creation of The New York World, a publication that will “provide New […]
In case you missed it, Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden in a speech last night. (NYTimes) Thousands gathered last night at Ground Zero and all over New York City to celebrate the news. (ABC, Metro, TPM, NYTimes) The NYPD are on high alert in fear of retaliation. (Village Voice) In a short […]
The Native Society is a social club for native New Yorkers. Well, not most New Yorkers, just swanky prep-school grads or U.H.B’s (“urban-haute bourgeoisie”). Also you don’t have to actually be a native New Yorker as long as you “display the Native mind-set” and find college social life embarrassing. Money quote: “When you grow up in […]