Information about CU’s reopening has been slow in coming to the student body. Various Bwog staffers have attended webinars on reopening and sought out other resources to compile an up-to-date, updating list of what we
At 12 pm on August 10, Interim Provost Ira Katznelson announced in an email to the Columbia community that the University has ratified the 2020 Columbia Postdoctoral Workers-UAW Memorandum of Agreement, the last step needed
In light of the pandemic and a recent uptick in robberies in the area, Barnard sent an email to students outlining new safety procedures and emphasizing the necessity of commonplace safety practices. Highlights include several
Bureau Chief and resident organizational expert Olivia Mitchell shares our Bwog-approved packing list for the upcoming unprecedented school year, pandemic style. The Move-In Motto: When In Doubt, Keep It Out What’s Already Provided Extra-long twin
Yesterday afternoon, Barnard released their plans for move-in and initial quarantine procedures for upper-class students. All first-years and sophomores are invited back to live in the dorms, as well as juniors and seniors who have
Barnard academic and extracurricular departments shared their plans for the 2020-2021 academic year through a week dedicated to orienting students with the upcoming unique semester. Throughout the week of July 20 to July 24, Barnard
Barnard President Sian Beilock released a statement outlining Barnard’s ongoing mission addressing inequality and racism at the school.
Unsure of where to start when looking for classes? Debating on whether or not you actually want to follow through on your original plan for a major? Bwog’s here to help! Ah, yes…the Black Friday
At 5 pm on July 27, Executive Vice President of Arts & Science and Dean of the Faculty Amy Hungerford sent an email to graduate students and faculty instructors encouraging them to teach more classes
Staff Writer Julia Tolda bases this assessment on the two most important questions asked in every ice-breaker (in no particular order): “What’s your zodiac sign?” and “Who did you write about in your application?.”
Midterms are over. Papers are done. You’re either getting as far from campus as possible, hankering down in your dorm room for an extended nap, or already wildly drunk. Whatever you’re doing this spring break, you need to get a ton of sleep – and we’ve created this handy quiz to help you figure out […]
It’s that time of the year again: major declaration. For those of you who can’t wait until your entry on the all-knowing Directory is updated, and thus put weight on your studies—this one’s for you. Choose your own adventure below, and see if it matches up to the major that you (hopefully) have declared by […]
Some people would say that going to Columbia is all about dealing with authority structures. The advent of winter is only reinforcing this point, driving us deeper and deeper into the unfeeling embraces of our campus hideaway spots while our administration cheers about some northern land called “Manhattanville.” But how well do you actually actually know […]
Believe it or not, every Wien room comes with its own sink—and at least one has its own stand-alone toilet. But, like Columbia students, not all sinks are created equal. Were you to become a sink today, perhaps due to hormonal fluctuations or a muttered (but binding) curse, would you be a good one? Who […]
Everyone says that getting a lot of sleep is crucial to scoring well on exams—but when you’ve got four tests in one week, the concept just seems impossible. Luckily for you, Bwog has created a helpful quiz that will help you determine how you can manage (or, what you need to sacrifice) to get yourself […]
Listen, we’re not on a high horse here. Campus media has a lot of problems. And you have problems too! So which of us do you most resemble? Answers to this quiz include Spectator, Spectrum, Bwog (that’s us!), The Fed, The Lion, and a special mystery response. Try to find them all!
Spring semester is bound to get you down as your work starts to pile up and the temperature continues to drop. We’re here to help you figure out just how you will beat this Spring Semester Slump and make it to Bacchanal alive and well.