On January 26, Barnard College announced its new partnership with QuestBridge, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-ranking, low-income high school students the ability to attend prestigious universities without any financial burden.
Studying at home and feeling left out? You may be physically distanced from campus, but there are still ways to feel a part of it.
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At 3:30 pm on Friday, sociologists Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan joined Being Barnard for an Instagram live stream where they discussed some findings from their book, Sexual Citizens, an investigation of the culture
Hungry? For food? For knowledge? Attend today’s lecture “The Inner City as a Global Space” and feed both! Talk about the relation between global issues and urban settings while munching on a free lunch. The lecture will begin at 12:30 PM in the IAB and will be given by Columbia’s own Professor Sudhir Venkatesh. Bring […]
Yesterday, The New York Times published an article alleging that Sudhir Venkatesh, a Columbia University sociology professor, seriously misused school fundings. In a statement emailed to Bwog, Professor Venkatesh called the article “upsetting.” He writes that somebody within the admininstration leaking private documents to the media makes it hard to fully trust “the integrity of […]
An article in The New York Times appearing in print tomorrow contains shocking allegations of a money-misuse scandal at Columbia. Professor of Sociology Sudir Venkatesh appears to have been internally investigated for illicitly spending over $200,000 in school funds, and paid back only $13,000. An excerpt from The New York Times gives the details: All told, the auditors listed […]
Our very own NoCo may have “the most elegant aluminum siding in America.” But seriously, people like it. (NYT) It really is hard out there for a pimp. The internet is changing the face of the NYC sex trade, argues sociology prof Sudhir Venkatesh. According to one ex-pimp: “You learn one thing,” he said. “For […]
With nearly the entire student body locked up now in finals or the library, you may have forgotten that we live in quite the dangerous city! While tipster Alex Weinberg was able to stand on Ruggles in GTA IV, Columbia sociology professor turned underworld expert Sudhir Venkatesh noted in Slate that the first person shooter […]