The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/ theatrically-inclined on campus. Tuesday, September 13 Tomo Mori: Concerto Encircling, 5:30 pm, Miller […]
This past weekend, the Columbia Musical Theatre Society performed an hour-long musical performance, with lyrics by a Barnard alum. Culture Connoisseur Hannah Kauders reviews. The cast of CMTS’s Party Worth Crashing entertained audiences in sold-out performances this week in the Lerner Black Box. In a recent report, Bwog Arts Editor and cast member Kyra […]
When a university’s performing arts community is so vast that it has its own governing board, it helps to have a comprehensive list of your opportunities. Below is a list of all official recognized CUPAL groups, their scheduled performance and audition dates. (Unisex tights/timeless wigs are optional on a case-by-case basis.) BTE Funnyhouse of a […]
On Friday, Bwog classical philologist and eater of bread John Sarlitto journeyed to 438 BCE (aka the basement of the Diana Center) to view the Classics Department’s Ancient Greek production of Euripides’ Alcestis. Each spring, the Barnard/Columbia Ancient Drama Group convenes to mount a performance of a classical text in its original Greek or Latin. […]
Hello, Bwog reader. Welcome to Where Art Thou?, Bwog’s Wednesday feature that tells you about all the super fun artsy things you can do in the Morningside Heights area and beyond. Do not let this week’s list of events fool you—Columbia is quite the hip, artsy community. Just not so much this weekend. Does your […]
Once again, Bwog brings you the things that, after this weekend, you may never do again… After receiving only one Oscar nomination (good luck in Best Art Direction, you guys!), The Good Shepherd closes today at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square to make room for Hannibal Lecter’s latest outing. Go to see a surprisingly […]
Bits and pieces gathered from the musical universe by Bwog music critic Bryan Mochizuki: The new Norah Jones comes out today, and her two parallel existences continue. One is the more popular Norah “always a safe bet for Mom” Jones, or Snorah for naysayers. The other is her insanely cred-garnering alter-ego, the one who covered […]
What to do this weekend? Well, you could do the usual, whatever that is – studying on a Saturday night, going to 1020, or the ever-fulfilling Carman parties. But there are some things that you can only do this weekend, because they’re soon shuffling off this mortal coil. To wit: -Films closing Thursday include, at […]
The MoMA has done it again. They’ve brought us another huge, ambitious show, in the vein of last summer’s Cezanne-Pisarro. This time, the subject is Edvard Munch. The show is excellent—it not only rehabilitates the underrated Munch but also sheds new light on the artist. With many little-known works in addition to the greatest hits, […]