Columbia administrators, including President Lee C. Bollinger, are deliberating on increasing student enrollment in CC and SEAS. The undergraduate student body has not been informed nor asked for input regarding these considerations.
Columbia University Registrar Barry Kane informed the student body that all Fall classes are expected to return to full capacity in-person instruction with no social distancing required in an email tonight.
Columbia announced that all students must submit their vaccine documentation no later than August 2, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by Columbia Health Senior Vice President
After being on pause for about a year due to the pandemic, sports are back in the form of phased activity with athletes training on campus hopeful for the upcoming academic year.
Dean Kromm confirmed the return of all students to campus for the fall 2021 semester in an email to CC and SEAS students this afternoon.
GSAPP Dean Amale Andraos will conclude her tenure at the end of the year. She is set to become Special Advisor to Columbia University President Bollinger this July.
Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
The DEI commission shared their report directly with SEAS students today and asked for feedback regarding its content.
In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
Ah, Bwog comments. The noble conduit between us, the holy Content Creators, and you, the lowly Reader, allowing for instant feedback. Ever since the first Bwog post to have a comment (which was somehow submitted in the year -0001 and which I’m pretty sure is racist, though it’s too unintelligible to be sure) things have only […]
One common trend is writing a letter to your future self to be opened at a later date, serving as a time capsule of thoughts and expressions. Social Media Editor Zack Abrams thinks that’s a garbage idea; instead, he wrote a letter to the one person he knows has his ish together; his tenth grade, straight-A […]
Happening in the world: Amidst inner turmoil, Britain and the European Union are reportedly ‘closing in’ on a Brexit deal over two years after the initial referendum. (Reuters) Happening in the US: Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign chairman who was recently found guilty of several financial crimes, has agreed to coöperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation […]
Deputy Editor Zack Abrams was present last night at CUCR’s latest speaker event, a debate between conservative pundit Ann Coulter and political blogger Mickey Kaus, moderated by TV showrunner Rob Long. The Columbia University College Republicans had promised an exciting debate between Ann Coulter and blogger Mickey Kaus. What we got, however, was two friends debating […]
Ah, 2017. It’s been an amazing twelve years since the start of 2016, so to celebrate this impossibly long year, we at Bwog decided to give out awards every Friday until the new year. Our first installment, which you should totally check out, was the Top Ten Best Worst Comments. This time, we’re taking a […]
The Bwog Staff discusses the albums that defined their semester. For some of us, it was our first semester on campus adjusting to the frantic pace of city life. For others, they were celebrating some of their last time on campus. We hope you enjoy our selections. Jenny Zhu Lorde’s Melodrama. Do I even need […]
Happening in the World: Protests in Honduras over what many citizens see as a fraudulent vote count in their presidential election have escalated into violence, prompting the sitting President to impose a curfew. Anyone found outside between 6 am and 6 pm could be arrested. (NYT) Happening in the US: Senate Republicans have passed a 479-page tax […]
Last night, Daily Editor Zack Abrams attended ISERP’s – the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy – event called “Coming to Terms with a Polarized Society: Professional Journalism, Polarization, Post-Truth, & Post-Trump.” What a mouthful. His review: If you’ve been alive for the past two years or so, you’re probably aware of the […]
Tonight, GendeRevolution is presenting their annual “queer, body-positive underwear party” at the Event Oval on the first floor of the Diana Center. According to the Facebook event, “drag performances from Miz Jade, Lady Bedbug, and Lindsay Blowhan begin at 11pm, and WBAR will be DJ-ing in between sets.” As always, clothing is optional except for […]
Happening Around The World: A minor accident at a Russian nuclear facility caused a recent spike in radioactivity levels over much of Europe, though the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety says it’s harmless. Yeah, ok, call me when the superpowers start showing up. (AP) Happening In The US: The Washington Post published shocking allegations by four women […]
Happening In The World: The Islamic State has been ousted from their last major stronghold in Syria, according to state media. Though ISIS has been losing territory for a while, many are concerned that the group will revert to its guerilla roots as their caliphate shrinks. (CNN/New York Times) Happening In The US: For eleven glorious […]
Recently, I asked my roommate what he thinks some slang words and acronyms mean that he wasn’t familiar with. Here’s how you’d use his definitions in a sentence. FOMO My roommate’s guess: “Forming mozarella” “Yeah, working at the pizza place is really fun. The dough spinning is easy but I’m having a lot more trouble […]
We received this op-ed to our tips email. We’re not sure how it was sent, but we’ve decided to publish it anyway. It’s actually insulting. While the multi-altitudinal debate between the so-called “floor-fivers” and the elevated elites has made it to the pages of the revered Spectator op-ed section, no one has had the intuition […]
Happening Around The World: US-backed militants declared total victory over the Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa. The pronouncement was made in the same dusty soccer stadium where the ISIS militants made their last stand earlier this week. (CNN) Happening In The US: Famed white supremacist Richard Spencer (read his profile in the Atlantic here) […]
Happening Around The World: Authorities in Australia are hunting for a crocodile which may have killed and eaten a 79-year old grandmother. Can I major in crocodile hunting here? (Newsweek) Happening In The US: Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) has announced that she will not run for governor in the state and remain as a Senator, in a time […]