GSSC Bureau Chief Olivia Mitchell is back at it again with the GSSC news you’ve all been waiting for. As always, President Jane Jeong GS’22 started out this week’s GSSC meeting with some presidential updates.
On Monday evening, four days after her already-iconic underwear brand celebrated its first birthday, Parade founder and CC dropout Cami Téllez spoke with the Columbia Marketing Club about the worst advice she’s ever received, the
Professors work hard to teach us in an online format. And perhaps their only break in the day is when we are in breakout rooms. So what do our professors really do in the main
This week, Rep Council sat down with Provost Linda A. Bell, Dean Christina Kuan Tsu, and Dean Wendy Garay to discuss hybrid and hy-flex classes, the experiences of first-years and transfer students, and the status
On Wednesday night, the Barnard Center for Research on Women presented “Transformative Justice in the Era of #DefundPolice: Lessons from the Past, Strategizing for the Future,” featuring transformative justice activists Mimi Kim and Shira Hassan.
Barnard College has announced preliminary plans for the Spring 2021 semester, including the possibility of on-campus housing and in-person classes.
Hello dear readers! This semester, Bwog is redesigning Bwoglines, in order to make this feature more relevant to the Columbia student experience. We hope you’ll enjoy our new format! Happening in the nation: Surprisingly, Donald Trump spent his first presidential day accusing journalists of being “the most dishonest human beings on Earth” as he insists […]
Celebrate the start of this Fall season by getting lost in a corn maze in Maryland. Oh, and did we mention that maze is shaped like Taylor Swift’s face? (MTV) Now that Brosé season is officially over, here is a list of wines for you to enjoy this autumn. (The Guradian) New York Fashion Week […]
Bernie Sanders announced that he’s running for president in the 2016 election. At the age of 73, however, he’s more likely to be seen leisurely hobbling. (Politico) Bernie Sanders raised $1.5 million in 24 hours. One thing he couldn’t raise? Himself up after he slipped in the bath tub last night. (CNN) Bernie Sanders wants […]
We’re not trying to freak you out or anything, but that magma expanse under our nation’s very own super volcano…Yeah, it’s a lot bigger than people thought. “How big can it be” you’re probably asking yourself. Well, scientists think there’s enough magma to fill the grand canyon more than 14 times. (CNN) A magnitude 7.8 earthquake […]
Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. Our recommendations are below, and the full list can be found after the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments. Recommended “Writing Lives Series: Artist at the Center.” […]
Doctors are pissed. A group of ten doctors, led by an M.D. from Stanford University, have written a letter addressed to Columbia’s Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine in an attempt to get the University to remove Dr. Oz, a well-known tv personality and our current vice-chair of the department of surgery, from the faculty. (Time) […]
A 16-year-old high school student from Maryland died on Saturday at a Prince George’s County gas station after becoming suddenly ill on a school field-trip. Medics pronounced Okon Ntekim, 16, dead only minutes after finding him to be unresponsive. (NBC Washington) Everyone’s favorite early 2000’s rapper, Nelly, was arrested on drug charges in Tennessee on Saturday after […]
We all know that true love doesn’t actually exist, but that isn’t stopping Beyoncé. Queen Bey just pulled a Queen Bey and dropped her new track “Die with You” on the day of her anniversary with Jay-Z. How sweet. (People) A new drug-resistant food poisoning superbug named “Shigella” has made its way into the U.S., and […]
March Madness is in full swing which means that it’s time for another round of Liewitness News! Which school are you rooting for: University of Phoenix or DeVry University? (Huffington Post) What scares a New Englander more than Tom Brady jumping off a cliff? Gisele Bündchen posting a Facebook video of Tom Brady jumping off a cliff. […]
In the event that you still haven’t heard yet, famous Human Rights lawyer and spouse of some hottie Amal Clooney will be joining the faculty of our very own Columbia University this Spring as a visiting lecturer. (NBC New York) Following a Super Bowl bet, Chris Pratt and Chris Evans were seen visiting Seattle Children’s […]
After blowing up Tumblr late Thursday night, this dress made its way onto almost every other social media site and news outlet, quickly becoming one of the biggest topics of controversy 2015 has seen. Here’s what everyone’s saying about #TheDress: The New York Times was of course one of the first major news sources to […]
Columbia’s very own Joann Baney, who serves as a professor in the School of International and Public Affairs teaching peacekeeping skills to cops and firefighters, was charged with assault against her retired NYPD sergeant boyfriend last week. Oh the irony. (NY Daily News) A dentist in Connecticut has been charged in the death of one of […]
Social justice warriors, don’t get your apples in a twist. Fifty Shades of Grey whipped up $30.2 million its opening weekend despite immense criticism from almost everyone everywhere. Looks like everyone low-key just wants to get down and dirty. (USA Today) You heard it here first, folks. Scientists have come up with a way to genetically-modify apples […]
One of Paul Gauguin’s paintings of two Tatinis Tahitian Girls recently sold for a whopping $300 million, making it the most expensive piece of art ever sold. In other news, Bwog is selling our finger paintings to pay tuition. (BBC) A court recently ordered that the attorney to Casey Anthony, AKA our favorite baby killer, is to […]
If you’ve been anxiously awaiting RiRi’s new album like the rest of us, get ready for the highlight of your month: Rihanna, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West on a new track titled “FourFiveSeconds.” (EOnline) Is it possible there might be a ninth tenth ninth planet out there between Mars and Jupiter? We’re about to find out. This […]