Today was registration day for the class of 2023, and many Barnard first-years found themselves unable to register for their required First-Year Seminar (FYS) or First-Year Writing (FYW) classes.
Columbia Confessions has only been around for a little while, but it’s already generated some weird posts—including one in which a stoner-turned-anti-marijuana-crusader exposes us as alleges us to be a propaganda network.
Bwogger and SoCal resident Nicki Camberg has some questions, namely: what are duck boots? What is she supposed to do when it snows? Is sledding an actual thing? These aren’t rhetorical please help her.
Have you ever wondered whether or not certain less genotypical traits such as mental illness, anxiety, or PTSD can have intergenerational effects? Deputy Editor Vivian Zhou is a Neuro major, so it was only appropriate that
We bring you another piece from our Cool Older Sister publication, the Blue and White. Ben Schneider, CC ’17, writes about the increasing participation in Greek life and what this means for the War on Fun. “I never expected to be part of a sorority because I did think it was antifeminist,” Blair Wilson, CC ‘18, […]
We bring you a second piece from the most recent issue of the Blue and White: Ian Truegar writes about the experiences of American military veterans reevaluating their assumptions of the Middle East due to classes in the Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies department. Columbia University has the highest proportion of undergraduate military […]
Defining the Discourse Analyzing Columbia’s most polarizing issue by Yasemin Akçagüner For the first time this year, Israeli Apartheid Week—organized by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)—was protested not just by pro-Israel students on campus, but also by a blow-up Pinocchio doll rumored to cost around $800. IAW, as […]
Every month we get to show some love for our parent publication, The Blue and White. Unlike some children, we’re grateful for our Cool Mom, so we’re excited to share this first article about 1020’s female bartenders from the latest issue. We’ve all heard the rumors about 1020’s owner–people often use the words “creepy,” “controlling,” […]
If you couldn’t tell, we’re obsessed with the November issue of the Blue and White and can’t stop sharing some of the great pieces from this month’s mag. Up next, we bring you a story by Staff Writer Yasemin Akçagüner about two major divestment groups at Columbia. When the University announced in June that it […]
We bring you another piece from the Blue and White‘s November issue (which is now online) by Managing Editor Channing Prend on the new Columbia research study focusing on sexual health at the university. “Last weekend I was standing in line to get into 1020…” These words could have been uttered by any number of students […]
The Blue and White just released their November issue of the mag online last night, and we’re posting a few of the pieces throughout the week. First, we bring you a piece by Editor-in-chief Hallie Nell Swanson on the language of safety on campus. This summer, a series of articles released in mainstream media outlets […]
In honor of first-years beginning their experience of taking Lit Hum, we bring you a piece from the latest edition of The Blue and White featuring an interview between B&W writer Miriam Elzonahy and Christia Mercer. Christia Mercer, Gustave M. Berne Professor of Philosophy, has been at Columbia for 20 years, and served as chair […]
A classic feature in The Blue and White, we bring you some Campus Characters from the latest issue of the mag! Virginia Fu brings us a profile on Columbia’s coolest twins—Alex and Grayson Warrick. Check out more campus characters and pieces about NSOP in the mag out now! At one point during my interview with […]
The Blue and White just came out with their NSOP edition of the magazine, and we are going to be posting some of our favorite pieces from the issue this week. To begin, we bring you an At Two Swords Length piece on going out (or staying in) during NSOP. Read through both sides to decide whether you […]
Itching to get off campus? So sick of John Jay and Ferris that you’d literally eat anything else? Bwog’s very own EIC and contributor to The Blue and White Taylor Grasdalen, BC ’17, went on a freegan adventure to satisfy your dumpster diving curiosities. Pick up a copy of the May issue on campus now! […]
See the Varsity Show and dying to know more about Suzanne Goldberg? Check out The Blue and White’s investigation into the Office of University Life, written by Literary Editor Virginia Fu, CC ’17. On April 13, Suzanne Goldberg, three months into her new role at the head of the Office of University Life, gave the keynote address […]
The Senior Wisdoms just keep on coming. Sharing some insight from one of the Blue and White’s very own, Will Holt imparts his wisdom upon Columbia. Name, School, Major, Hometown: William Holt, Columbia College, Political Science, Bridgewater, Massachusetts Claim to fame: Unless you wrote for the Blue and White during the Wagner-Skelding years or currently […]
For our last offering from our dearest Mother Magazine, The Blue and White, we present Senior Editor Channing Prend’s, CC ’17, look into Columbia’s Community Scholars Program. Like any other student, Eric Washington has a CUID, logs in using his UNI, and takes courses at Columbia. Yet he’s not enrolled in any of the university’s 20 […]
For this issue’s ATSL, The Blue and White endeavored to grapple with the most pressing question concerning the Columbia community (or, perhaps, just Bwog readers): should you read the comments? While we obviously think you should, Features Editor and magazine contributor Tatini Mal-Sarkar, CC ’17, tells you why, and staff writer Mabel Taylor, BC ’18, tells […]