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
Chair of Literature Humanities Joanna Stalnaker moderated a conversation about sexual violence in Ovid’s poetry with New Yorker staff writer Jia Tolentino and classicist Stephanie McCarter.
Happening in the World: China now has the world’s largest sea-bridge, stretching 34 miles across the Pearl River Delta, connecting Hong Kong with Macau and Zhuhai. In total, the project cost about $20.7 billion and took 9 years to construct (NY Times). Happening in the U.S.: The leaders of three San Francisco Bay Area dioceses were […]
On Monday, student Alix Prybyla brought to our attention a Columbia-released time management chart, which made recommendations such as spending 2 hours a week for personal hygiene, 2 hours a week for exercise, and 49.5 hours a week for homework/studying. In addition, the page normalized 1.5 hours of free time a day, which covered extracurriculars, checking emails, and […]
***Trigger Warning: Discussion of sexual assault policy, and issues of sexual assault and gender-based sexual misconduct on campus.*** This afternoon, Taylor Grasdalen attended the Town Hall on Gender-Based Misconduct and Sexual Assault for Bwog. She reports on the administration, the students, and the newest concerns. Update: On May 8th, the University Senate released the event’s […]
This weekend, CMTS is presenting alums Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. The final performance is tomorrow at 2 pm in Roone. Bwog editor Alexandra Svokos caroused. Before I get into a review of CMTS’s Carousel, I have to get one thing out of the way: to our modern Columbia sensibilities, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel is, well, problematic. The female […]