This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
This year’s commencement ceremony will be completely virtual, per an announcement today. It will occur on April 30, with degrees awarded between April and June.
On Monday, Columbia’s COVID-19 vaccine symposium kicked off with a press conference featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, and President Bollinger. Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz and Daily Editor Henry Astor
Last Saturday, Staff Writer Samantha Seiff had the opportunity to view the Barnard Theatre Department’s virtual production On Loop, written by Charly Evon Simpson and directed by Professor Alice Reagan.
The Associated Press is reporting that Robert Williams, the ex-convict charged with torturing and raping a Journalism School student last year was found guilty of 44 of 46 counts. For further details — though Bwog warns that it’s extremely disturbing — the New York Times has a detailed summation of the events of the 19-hour […]
Spec is reporting that an employee at Appletree supermarket tipped off police to a man he believes to be the suspect in the recent Journalism School student rape. We don’t know at this point if it was in fact the suspect himself [UPDATE: He’s not], but police responded to the tip and searched the area this morning. […]
Early this morning, a gunman at Virginia Tech went on the deadliest gun rampage in U.S. history. The Washington Post is reporting 33 killings and more than 30 additional injuries as of 6pm. The Post‘s extensive coverage can be read here. Jamal Albarghouti, a student, caught the gunman on his cell phone’s videocamera and the recording is […]
The internets are afire with talk of this weekend’s “Modern Love” column in the NY Times, authored by one Ashley Cross, a reputed student at our very own university. The mysterious Ms. Cross, who could not be located by Facebook, Columbia directory, or truly thorough Googling (unless she happens to own this site), has come […]
Outside Hamilton, at about 8:59 PM last night: Guy 1: “Ayn Rand, you really need sex, but not with me!” Guy 2: “Help! Help! I’m being raped by Ayn Rand!” What’s terrible is that the hero of The Fountainhead actually does rape his love interest. Bwog shudders. Thanks to Bwog tipster Jason Patinkin for overhearing. […]