Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Famed mixed martial artist “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey failed to roll with the punches on Saturday evening, losing to Holly Holm and thus ending her undefeated streak (although there are already talks of a rematch). (Los Angeles Times) Did anyone watch the Democratic debate on Saturday night? Apparently not. (Washington Post) In the aftermath of the Paris […]
Terrorists killed at least 153 people in attacks last night across Paris, including at a restaurant, a concert hall, and a France-Germany soccer match. American buildings including One World Trade Center, were lit up with the French national colors. (CNN) Harvard Law professors denounced the documentary The Hunting Ground, which discusses rape on college campuses […]
In the continuation of our series on unusual summer plans, we bring you Claire Kao, SEAS‘14, who was featured in an exhibit in Paris’ famed Palais de Tokyo. Bwog: What program are you working with this summer? How did you get involved? Claire: Even though I’m studying civil engineering, the art enthusiast in me decided to […]
Bwog wants to know what your living space was like this past summer. Were you back home? Staying in New York? Did you find yourself (abroad)? Send us a photo of your view or room before you move out, along with a brief description of where you were to firstname.lastname@example.org. The following comes from Gina […]
Two happenings we brought to our attention today involving Columbia students past and present on the internet. First up, by way of tipster “um… anonymous”, Torah Bontrager, GS ’07, has told the Four Hour Workweek blog the story of her escape from the Amish. In the Q&A, Bontrager spells out some “common misconceptions” about the […]