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).
What’s Happening In The World: A fire in a Russian mall killed at least 64 people, including 41 children. Several thousands of protesters have gathered to protest in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, many of them calling for Putin and other Russian officials to resign over the disaster. (BBC) What’s Happening In The Country: Twelve states have […]
Students and city residents protested a Columbia University College Republicans event tonight featuring alt-right leader and Pizzagate conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich, culminating in the alleged arrest of a student protester. This event follows a similar talk by Tommy Robinson, which was met with protests for which several students are now facing disciplinary action. Hosted by […]
Bernie cut staffers (yikes! job loss) and Ted named Carly Fiorina as his running mate (yay! women in politics!) today. Plus, Donald gave his first foreign policy address after winning big in Tuesday primaries. (NY Times) The NYPD announced charges against 120 gang members and affiliates in the North Bronx yesterday. It could be the […]
Pope Francis called Donald Trump a heathen –suggested Trump was un-Christian, due to the presidential candidate’s stance on Mexico, but we’re pretty sure most of Donald’s other opinions are also effed up. (NY Times) Apple is fighting the FBI, and might win. The feds possess a dead terrorist’s encrypted phone that they can’t unlock, and […]
This afternoon, Bwog received the following anonymous tip in regards to an incident outside of Carman Hall: Spotted around 11:40 AM A safety guard and a Carman 5 resident in an intense physical fight outside Carman. Student (shirtless) tries to flee is pursued and subsequently attacked by guard. Trail of 4 or 5 other guards […]
Protest of the Eric Garner case decision released tonight, focused on Amsterdam and 113th, was met with rapid police action. There have been swarms of news helicopters, emergency vehicles, and cop cars in the area. We began to receive tips just before 11 PM tonight, and will continue to update with photos and video from […]
President Obama has officially taken a stand on net neutrality. It’s good to know the President wants all websites treated equally. About the Internet: “…it has been one of the most democratizing influences the world has ever known.” (LA Times) Japan and China are still on uncertain terms with each other, but Prime Minister Shinzo […]
Prabhjot Singh, associate professor of international and public affairs at SIPA, was attacked in an incident that the NYPD is investigating as a hate crime. According to the HuffPo, Singh—a Sikh who wears a turban—was walking along east 110th street. At 8:15 pm on Saturday night, “[a]n unknown suspect or suspects shouted anti-Muslim statements, knocked the […]
According to an email that Public Safety just sent out to the “ALLCU_MS” listserv, a man was shot on 123rd street and Amsterdam: Dear Member of the Morningside Community, Police activity 123 St and Amsterdam Ave non-affiliate male shot avoid the area. Update to follow. Check back on this post for further coverage as the situation […]
On a walk back from 1020 at around 1 last night, a Bwogger noticed an ambulance on the corner. After initially shrugging it off as a CAVA, closer inspection revealed this was a different scene: NYPD was there and there was a grown man on the ground with a neck brace. The man was, in […]
This morning, CU Pub Safe sent out email and text notifications that a man was shot in the leg on Amsterdam between 119th and 120th late last night at around 3 am. The man was not affiliated with Columbia and was taken to St. Luke’s with non-life-threatening injuries. The shooter fled into Morningside Park. NYPD […]
Weeping echoes across the entire Columbia campus as we receive tips that Crack Del has been shut down for selling alcohol to minors. Tipsters report that the building is surrounded by cops and upset freshmen. If you have any info about our beloved Crack Del’s demise, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Update, 1:17 am: A tipster sent […]
Public Safety is blocking off access to the Barnard Hall annex, and NYPD detectives are inside the building. Bwog understands that the building is full of dance studios and classroom space. Barnard’s Director of Media Relations, Sun Min, told Bwog that she cannot comment on the ongoing investigation. We’ll update as the story develops.
A dead body was found hanging from a tree in Riverside Park this evening, between 115th and 116th. An NYPD officer on the scene told Bwog that the body belongs to a man in his thirties who is unaffiliated with Columbia. A person passing through the park noticed the body and alerted the police around 7:45 […]