Bwogline: The Oregon Zoo has confirmed that Eddie the sea otter has died before his 21st birthday. Eddie gained a global fanbase in 2013 when a video of him slam-dunking a toy basketball through a
Bwogline: Trump announced yesterday that he plans to completely withdraw U.S. armed forces from Syria. The decision appeared abrupt to many of the parties involved, including top U.S. military advisors and foreign countries who had
Columbia University hides behind the pretense of giving a voice to the voiceless. Yet, while all you students cram for finals, screaming in front of Butler and snapchatting your late-night coffee runs, I lie lonely
It’s probably been a hot minute since you did your laundry. Maybe less a hot minute, and more of a hot year. Yes, finals season is almost over, but you’re down to your last pair of
In case you forgot already, here is what student government is supposed to do. We asked the newly-elected president of each of the three councils to introduce themselves, and list the five most important things that they actually achieved last year. You too can be Barack Obama! Greetings from Jessica Blank, President of SGA Welcome […]
The November issue of The Blue & White will be arriving on campus soon. In the mean time, we’ll be trickling out the issue on Bwog. You might not know the following figure—but you should. In Campus Characters, The Blue & White introduces you to a handful of Columbians who are up to interesting and […]
Bwog would like to extend a lively huzzah to our newly elected class officers: JungHee Hyun, president of Barnard’s SGA first-year class council, and Cherie Meyer, the 2009-2010 University Senator of SEAS. Many thanks to all the candidates, and congratulations to the winners; we promise to keep you on your toes with many a policy-related grievance.
Princess Ghida Talal of Jordan, PrezBo and scholars from around the world are in Lerner 555 today discussing academic freedom in places where scholars are imprisoned, executed and oppressed in other ways. Bollinger began the event talking about the precarious nature of scholarship in the world and on the other side, Columbia’s commitment to the […]