The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
Last night, we sent music and fashion Bwogger Daren Napier and sorority-girl-at-heart Mason Amelotte into the world of college fundraising. The following is a collaborative reflection on Alpha Chi Omega’s fall philanthropy event, Runway Warriors. On Saturday at 7PM in the Lerner Party Space, the women of Columbia University’s Alpha Chi Omega hosted their fall […]
Five and a half hours into the CUDM for pediatric AIDS prevention and things seem to be going swimmingly. Bwog popped in and spotted a number of things: lots of falafel and Havana empañadas, Venom and Onyx performing, and, most importantly, Danza Kuduro blaring through the speakers. But things were looking kind of sparse so maybe […]
In celebration of the sacred month of Movember, Bwog interviewed two members of the Columbia Men’s Heavyweight Rowing team, which has been involved in some pretty furry philanthropy this month. If you happen to be one of those uninformed individuals who thought Movember and No Shave November were the same thing, read on, because Nick […]
There’s a coat drive going on this week, run by the New York Presbyterian Hospital. It’s right now, 12n-4p at the Sundial today, as well as everyday this week. Supplementary collection bins are in EC, Furnald and John Jay. Yesterday Bwog spotted one student donate the coat off of their back. Congratulations anonymous do-gooder, for […]
Photo courtesy of Teachers College Although the list-topper for Vh1’s 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons needs no further accolades, your university casually handed over a Klingenstein Leadership Award to Oprah Winfrey last week in Chicago. The Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership, a Teachers College entity, recognized Oprah for her work towards improving education. The award […]
Bwog Lecture Hop Editor Pierce Stanley attended this evening’s Jeffrey Sachs-sponsored Progress and Challenges in the Millennium Villages lecture. Miller Theater served as a welcome refuge from the torrential downpour levied today on Morningside Heights. This afternoon, a slew of students packed into the theater to hear a report from Earth Institute Director/Professor to the […]
Media mogul John Kluge (who you may remember gave CC a ridiculous amount of money) has announced that he will subsidize yet another of Columbia’s fine institutions–the Journalism School. A paltry $20 million of his 400 mil gift to the university will go to finishing the J-school’s $100 million Second Century campaign. The money also […]
Maybe you made some new friends at your internship or job over the summer, how nice for you. Professor to the Stars Jeffrey Sachs has made some new best friends and oh, they are awesome. Here’s our Jeff Sachs (right) with famous people John Mayer (he of smoldering stare on the left), and Jennifer Aniston […]
The New York Times is reporting that the J-School received a 5 million-dollar gift today from one Mr. Leonard Tow, a Columbia grad whom the Times identifies as “a former chief executive of Citizens Communications, and Century Communications” as well as a philanthropist — and how! Tow is hoping that his $5 million will aid […]
Or so says 95-year-old philanthropist John Templeton, who, among his billionaire chums, must endow the most mystical foundation. The John Templeton Foundation has power-given millions of dollars to scientists researching questions of God, ethics, and spirituality. One of their projects, buried within their labyrinthine website, is a ranking of the colleges most committed to building […]