News Editor Lauren Kahme interviews the Co-Founder of The Testing Project, a grassroots movement advocating for essential workers’ protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University will hold an informational meeting tonight from 5:30–7:30 pm at the Chrystie Field House, 533 W. 218th Street, to discuss construction scheduled to start by the end of the month on the new Campbell Sports Center in Inwood. Suspense builds.
A storm is brewing over Columbia’s upgrades to Baker Field. The project has been controversial since the beginning, but tensions escalated this past week. Residents of Inwood, the neighborhood around the 218th St. complex, are frustrated with the way, they argue, Columbia has circumvented zoning laws. Of course people get peeved whenever Columbia expands, but Columbia did, […]
Massive university expansion plans, angry neighbors…sound familiar? (Business Week) Glee kids hooray! You’re on MTV. (MTV) The night will be taken back by the ladies first, as per tradition. (Spec) We have a patent on engineering anatomical bone, and we’ve grown a temperomandibular! (New Tang Dynasty) NY government plans to charge the homeless rent to […]
Manhattan finally finds a use for the long-abandoned Virgin Megastore storefront in Union Square. (NY Post) Eating the $32 “Viagra Soup” in Brooklyn or Queens is a paltry substitute for living in Manhattan. (NY Daily News) A 6-year-old Coloradan boy desperately tries to fly to Manhattan in a homemade helium balloon… what? (NY Daily News, NY Mag) […]
Bwogger Jon Hill was perusing The New Vision — Uganda’s leading website! — and noticed that your Columbia is opening up a peace institute in Gulu, located in the Gulu District of Uganda. The University is partnering with five NGOs (including UNICEF and the Christian Children’s Fund, among others) to open the Institute, which will […]
On Thursday, Harvard released its 50-year plan for expansion in the Allston neighbourhood (think Manhattanville, except 341 acres instead of 17, Boston instead of New York, and more parking lots than people). It’s long, like 72 pages (even Penn kept theirs to 32!), and Bwog didn’t read the whole thing, but if we were Harvard […]