On Tuesday afternoon, a pigeon flew into a Bwog Staffer’s window and stared into their soul. The moment was so moving the young writer eternalized it in the poem New York Times critics have called
Going to the doctor is scary in and of itself, but going to the doctor by yourself for the first time can be a minefield of confusion and frustration. Bwog is here to help you
Professor DeFries and Coleman talk about their two books and the intersection in problem-solving between nature and polarization.
Staff Writer and lapsed musician Jeff Davis attended a live virtual performance at the Lantern in the Lenfest Center for the Arts last Tuesday of Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas, a harp and bass jazz
Columbia University’s longtime legal advocate for LGBTQ rights and racial equity steps down from her role as Executive Vice President for University Life to join the Biden-Harris Presidential team.
Olivia Rodrigo’s Drivers License has topped charts since it was released on January 8, and there is nothing like blasting the song while driving through the suburbs and scream-singing to your heart’s content. Here are
Six weeks ago, fellow students informed Bwog of an incident near Low Library, in which NYPD officers arrested a man on the Columbia campus. Bwog’s delay in publishing this story was on account of waiting for information from the NYPD and Public Safety—the latter of whom sent Bwog a statement this past week.
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 email@example.com. 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.