You’re in lecture, you look around…to your right, Johnson Jayson is trying to fit four back to back classes in one day; to your left, Barney Ard is trying to take 21 credits at once.
This Thursday, the Columbia Debate Society hosted a public debate with the Rikers Debate Project – a program teaching competitive debate skills to students held in Rikers Island jail – in Lerner 555. CDS members
A man unaffiliated with the university was arrested in Barnard Hall for “criminal trespass and unlawful possession of marijuana.” According to reports from the Deputy Commissioner of Public Information’s office, the arrest occurred around 7:25 pm Tuesday night.
Happening in the nation: Ann Donnelly, a federal judge in New York, carried out an emergency ruling preventing the removal of people with refugee applications, valid visas, and “other individuals…legally authorized to enter the United States” from the US. She explained that Trump’s executive order risks “substantial and irreparable injury” to those targeted. (BBC) Happening […]
Not going home for Fall Break? Don’t fret. Bwog is here with some suggestions for you and your friends. Time to leave the MoHi bubble, maybe? Who says a staycation can’t be fun? You don’t need to leave the city for a taste of the outside world. Strengthen your New York identity and explore all the city has to […]
You may have heard that a new movie featuring Barnard alum Greta Gerwig, BC ’06, was recently released in theaters. We sent Daily Editor Betsy Ladyzhets to check out Mistress America and see if it’s worth you spending your money on a ticket. In the past couple of months, there have been two movies after […]
Most Columbian undergrads only live in the city for the nine cooler months out of the year. Those who have remained for the summer observe a city-wide, metaphysical transformation. Brief experience with the truly oppressive combination of ~100 degree weather and giant concrete/metal heatsinks forces a renegotiation of one’s relationship with basic infrastructure. “Urban jungle” takes […]
The hectic lifestyle that accompanies being a Columbia student leads many to stay within the confines of campus. Some don’t have time to explore the city, while others often don’t know where to go. It is also especially disappointing to take the time to leave campus and return disappointed. Luckily, Columbia has its fair share of entrepreneurs, […]
This past weekend was anything but a tranquil holiday. Shootings around the city claimed 67 victims, 14 of whom died. The surge in gun violence made for one of the deadliest weekends in recent New York City History. One fatal incident occurred around the corner from the annual West Indian Day Parade route. Two gunmen […]