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
Yesterday we joined our country to remember the events of September 11, 2001. Bwog was impressed, inspired, and engaged by media coverage of the 10-year anniversary. If you missed yesterday’s headlines, here are a few pieces worth reading. New Yorkers visited a Bryant Park memorial featuring 2,573 vacant folding chairs—one for each life lost at […]
Bwog has some sad news. Professor Christoph Wiedenmayer has passed away from a heart attack. He was a professor in the psychology department and was teaching Mind, Brain, and Behavior this semester. We extend our condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Wiedenmayer. This email was sent from department chair Norma Graham: Dear […]
We at Bwog wish to express our condolences to the famiy of English professor Karl Kroeber (at right, with sister Ursula Le Guin), who passed away yesterday. Colleague and Bwog favorite prof Jenny Davidson has a remembrance of the American Indian lit scholar over on her blog, with a touching story about his kindness to […]
Two years ago, when New York named its five most influential intellectuals in New York, three of the five had direct connections to Columbia. The first two were well-known professors Jeffrey Sachs and Brian Greene, but Bwog pauses today to remember the third Columbia presence on that list, Father Richard Neuhaus, who died today at […]
Bwog tipster Daniel Wong stumbled upon an old timey map of campus dating back to 1981 A.D. The map is fairly similar to those being handed out today, but Wong and Bwog noticed several differences, which we have archived for posterity—along with the full map—after the jump.
More stuff you shouldn’t have saved on a public computer. This result of political justice is capitalism. Everyone benefits in the end. The US government shares the same view as the kallipolis when it comes to capitalism, since humans tend to “watch their back”. Many may take this as a purely negative aspect, […]