This afternoon, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger announced reopening plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, following Barnard President Sian Beilock’s announcement earlier today. In a follow-up to the announcement, he also clarified Columbia’s stance
This morning, Barnard President Sian Beilock announced plans for the school for the 2020-2021 academic year, following plans announced by other universities yesterday.
Columbia and Barnard have announced a finalized academic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The pre-orientation programs for first-years have either been canceled or will be held online.
The youngest suspect in the Tess Majors investigation was sentenced to 18 months under the custody of the Administration of Children’s Services following a guilty plea to one count of first-degree robbery.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and turmoil in the New York City juvenile detention system, the youngest suspect awaits sentencing after pleading guilty for his involvement in the death of Barnard student Tess Majors.
Even with the many Google Docs of information out there right now, there are still some resources that fall through the cracks when it comes to supporting BLM.
On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
Every year, Columbia College honors one of its most prominent alums with its most notable award through the Alexander Hamilton Dinner, an event in Low Library featuring President Bollinger, Dean Valentini, the entire Board of Trustees, a three-course meal, and various speeches. Tickets range from $425 for a “Young Friend Seat” to $100,000 for “Platinum […]
This weekend, Columbia Football captured the imagination of Ivy League (and other!) fans when they won a dramatic victory against the Princeton Tigers, 28-24. Why shouldn’t fans be excited? Columbia hasn’t had a winning season since 1996, before most members of the sophomore Class of 2020 were even born. Going into this weekend, the Lions were […]
Yesterday, the Columbia football team pulled off a surprising (and not particularly notable) win against Brown in the last game of the season. Senior staffer Betsy Ladyzhets reflects upon the past season by examining how much money the CU Athletics department spent on promoting the team – and whether or not that investment was at […]
Most of us look back on the early posts of our class Facebook groups with shame and bewilderment—they are testament to the one quality that freshmen at every institution embody: utter doltishness. If you’ve ever hoped that the species would evolve past this kind of posturing, it was in vain, for the Columbia Class of 2020 […]
Yesterday afternoon, campus media met with CCSC and ESC Senior Class Presidents, EGSC President, as well as members of the administration involved in planning Class Day, to discuss the two keynote speakers for this year’s CC and SEAS commencement ceremonies. Dean Baquet will address the graduating Class of 2016 at the Columbia College Class Day ceremony on May […]
[Update, 10:17 pm]: The Lions defeated Wagner 70-56. They move to 1-1 on the non-conference season and play at Lehigh on Sunday (11/23). Remember Basketball Mania? Well, basketball is coming back to Levien Gym, but this time, you’ll get to some real action. The 2014-15 Columbia Lions men’s basketball team takes the court tomorrow night for […]
The ever athletic Ross Chapman gives you a plethora of reasons to attend this week’s games. It’s that time of year again. The posters are going up while the supply of beer in local stores is going down. This Saturday, everybody’s getting ready to go up to Baker Athletic Complex on the fan bus, dressed […]
What it says on the tin. When you need that study break tonight, the Columbia University Marching Band’s got you covered, as they do every semester. Orgo Night, Butler 209, 11:59 pm. Go groan at the lame jokes and tweet the good ones so we don’t have to. Snag a spot early. And as always, […]
Columbia’s admissions and financial aid officers and gathered outside of the back entrance to Hamilton today at 3:30 PM to mail decision letters to this year’s set of Early Decision applicants. It was a quick event, and mostly consisted of smiling admissions officers waving around Priority Mail envelopes. Braving what appears to be the coldest weather […]
The tree lighting ceremony is coming up and with it a Roar Lion Roar Rendition competition to the festivities. Three finalists were announced, voted on by the student body, and the winner scheduled to perform at the ceremony itself. You can vote for your favorite by liking the video on the Facebook event. Finalist #1: […]
Columbians rejoice! Our beloved “Roar, Lion, Roar” will make its inaugural appearance at the Treelighting Ceremony in the form of…a rendition competition! Now you—yes, you—have the chance to perform in front of hundreds of your fellow classmates, proudly roaring as everyone else mumbles along in unison. Feel free to let loose your own take on […]
In a valiant effort to drum up anticipation for the homecoming game against UPenn, the various student council groups on campus have been organizing a series of events. Yesterday, for the first time, the pep rally was held on Low Steps instead of in Dodge gym. This may also be the reason why this is […]
Nobody can decide what to do about Syria. (Time, BBC, CBS, NYTimes) Football season is officially back. Bwog thinks that’s…great. (Washington Post) George Zimmerman’s wife filed for divorce “after much soul searching and recent disappointments.” We can’t at all imagine what she may be referring to. (USAToday) “‘You can’t feel sorry for yourself,’ Joe Girardi […]
For our first personals of the season, we proudly present J.B, CC’13, and Victoria, BC’14. Interested in wining and dining one of these young academics? Get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll give y’all $10 for your hot date. And a final warning: these guys are being braver than you with their hearts, […]