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).
Another semester, another season of ridiculous parties. Here, Brennon Mendez brings us back to a better time: NSOP. If you want to tell Mama Bwog about a crazy party experience, email email@example.com or use our anonymous tip form. As a wide-eyed freshman* first-year, I had no idea what to expect of my first night as […]
NSOP is now officially in the past. Below, a freshman — specifically, Ethan Wu, 2017 — reflects. Bask in the nostalgia. Thoughts of a Columbia Freshman How does one describe their seminal days of college? As a blur, a memory corrupted, or a lucid stream of meetings and names and events more epic than Gilgamesh, […]
In appreciation for its ancestral role in our own lineage, Bwog posts features from each new issue of The Blue and White (whose new website will launch next week!). You can look forward to a personal exploration of the Trans Narrative; a debunking of the Board of Trustees; and an interview with Ta-Neshi Coates. Snatch up […]
This is it, friends. Tomorrow we’re officially back to school. Today’s Highlights: A ton of neighborhood tours. See: Central Park, 5th Ave/Rockefeller Center, Chinatown/Little Italy, Midtown, Soho, Staten Island. Meet at various places. The EcoReps Green Tour, 1:30 pm, meet at the sundial. Welcome to JJ’s Place, 8-10 pm, JJ’s. Check out the beautiful new […]
Your student council presidents want to say hello! Read on: Maddy Popkin, SGA President Hey First Years! Welcome to Barnard. Whether the college application process was the most stressful few months of your life, or you’re the first one in your family to go to college, or you’re just returning from a year away from […]
As the school year starts, you will be inundated with student groups asking you to leave your fields to flower and join them. Before you go signing up for every listserv under the sun, we wanted to provide you with a brief rundown on the cafeteria of Columbia–those student groups that make the most buzz […]
Bwog will again honor our heritage/amorous affair with our mother magazine, The Blue and White (on racks and “dormitories” near you NOW), by posting features from the upcoming issue. Such treats include a conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates; a breakdown of the Board of Trustees; and a discussion of why college radio still matters. Below, staff writer Alexander Pines, CC […]
It’s everyone else’s move-in day, so NSOP is dangling carrots to lure first-years off campus. Just stay out of our blue bins’ way! Please continue to send in overseens and overheards to firstname.lastname@example.org or use our anonymous tip form. Today’s Highlights: Neighborhood Tours: East Village, Downtown/Financial District, Brooklyn Bridge, Park Slope, meet at 11 am in […]
Tonight, many of you will discover another difference between Columbia and all the rural/”college town” schools your friends are currently at: while they will make it through all four years being entertained by frat parties and “college bars,” if you want to experience all the nightlife New York has to offer, you will need to […]
Columbia is a weird place full of unusual terms (not to mention the people). To help you out, we’ve written out a guide to the most-used abbreviations at this fine school. The Schools CC – Columbia College, the largest and oldest undergrad school at Columbia. SEAS – School of Engineering and Applied Science. Note the absence of […]
You’re almost there, NSOP-ers — real school is almost in session. Welcome to your first Friday. Not the First Friday, though. Please continue to send in overseens and overheards to email@example.com or use our anonymous tip form. Today’s Highlights: Class Registration Help Session (CU), 9 am-7 pm, Satow Room on the 5th floor of Lerner. Go […]
Moooornin y’all, A+ work on getting Beta shut down before midnight. The war on fun: it’s real! Now get some coffee, pancakes, and ginger ale and get ready for more activities. Today’s Highlights: Charting the Course (BC), 9:30-11 am, Held Lecture Hall/304 Barnard Hall. Learn how to learn. Being a Transfer Student at Barnard, 10 […]
Today’s intermittent thunderstorms drove most NSOPers and Bwog indoors to seek shelter, leading to a pretty damn quiet Wednesday on campus. Some overheards were had, and even formed some distinct themes, proving that after only a few days here, the class of 2017 is already learning how Columbians complain. Overseen: The ever-entertaining Marching Band was […]
Good morning. Starting to get the hang of things? Remember, keep emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with stories, overheards, desperate pleas for roommate advice. Keep on rocking. Today’s Highlights: Individual Advising Sessions, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. The advice just keeps coming. All day long. TVC Group Advising Session, 9-11 a.m. “The best way to start the day […]
Every so often, Bwog receives something unusual in our email@example.com inbox. Tonight we received this gem, from email address “BCBwogAnon” with this post’s title as subject line, and wanted to share it with you in full: “-Barnard’s quad is practically bursting at the seams with unreleased sexual excitement. Myself, and most other Barnard students, are […]