Because of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010, gay and lesbian service members may now serve openly in the US armed forces. The repeal officially went into effect at 12:01 am this morning. The legislation will allow the plans for a Columbia NROTC program, which PrezBo laid down last semester, to finally proceed. Bwog extends its […]
Bwog’s Zeitgeist Correspondent Jason Donenfeld snapped these pictures of the crowds at Ground Zero last night. Check out his full gallery of pictures and videos. Update (May 3): In light of the debates going on in the comments, we thought this piece on student reactions across the country might be of interest.
Last night, Culture Editor Tony Gong went to CCSC’s massive multicultural event “Passport to Columbia,” and returned a little more appreciative of diverse foods, arts, and Columbia, the nation. His account of the night follows. Some people (naysayers and cynics, mainly) don’t think you need a passport to go to Columbia. “Columbia is a university, […]
For those of you who shied away from the fireworks and the humidity, here’s Bwogger Lydia DePillis’ dispatch from Washington DC’s 4th of July. Washington DC on the fourth of July is the hothouse of American patriotism (in more ways than one). Having avoided it last year, this time around I thought I’d try immersing […]
We’re patriotic folks here at Bwog. So much so that we thought we’d write about our experiences trying to commune with the motherland. Because there’s not a red America and a blue America… it’s a rainbow! Forthwith, our dispatches. UPDATE, 12:04 PM EST: We woefully skipped the Midwest on our first go-round. Bwog reader Cyrus […]
Summer Columbians who are hungry, broke and puzzling over how best to commemorate the sacrifices of our men and women in unifor m are apparently welcome at the Beta house tomorrow. CORRECTION, 11:33 PM EST: Former University Senatorial candidate Dan Free wrote in to let us know that “Um…thats NOT true. I’m hosting it and […]