New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Already the subject of much controversy regarding its relationship with the Harlem community, Columbia’s Manhattanville campus is once again facing scrutiny, this time from New York City’s Carpenters Union for working with a non-union contractors
Sometimes the Man can really get you down, especially here at Columbia, but not always for the wrong reasons. In light of today’s town hall on protest rules, we bring you an article from the Blue and White’s December issue on security at Columbia. This is the second half of the investigation written by Naomi Cohen. […]
Our next Senior Wisdom comes from something of a celebrity. We give you Ryan Morgan or, as he’s fondly known by Bwog, “Blunts in Butler.” Name, Hometown, School, Major: Ryan Morgan, Scranton, PA, SEAS, Civil Engineering Claim to fame: I occasionally wear very flattering skinny burgundy pants and look like Adam Scott in Parks and […]
Nature-needy Columbians have forever grumbled about the notoriously strict lawn control policies. The tarps descend like blankets of misery smothering our spirit, and the red flag, like an annoying museum docent, reminds you to only look, not touch. But as you may have noticed, the lawns emerged from hibernation much earlier than usual this year. And nearly […]
Mama Mexico appears to have had some trouble with the authorities, as Lecture Hop Editor Emeritus Sara Jane Panfil notes that its 102nd Street location has been seized by “The Man” for non-payment of taxes. The website does seem to indicate the other two locations are still going strong.
Turns out Morningside Books isn’t shuttering up so fast after all. “Yes, we are still here,” proclaimed a sign posted outside the store, “many of you are wondering ‘what is going on?’ So are we.” Yes, tell us more, Morningside Books, tell us more! Basically, neighborhood folk have begun to make pledges to the bookshop […]
The neighborhood is already losing one fine establishment, and now another is in trouble with The Man: tipsters confirm that old standby 1020 was raided hit by an NYPD sting operation last night. According to patrons, three cops showed up with fake IDs, and proceeded to fine 1020 $10,000. No word on whether there were […]
While you despair/rejoice/fret over your housing number, some other news to take your mind off singles and square feet: the “Study Day Project” has been resolved! Presumptive CCSC President Sue Yang filled Bwog in on the details: Registrar John Carter and Brady Sloan have determined that there will be 2 study days next semester: Tuesday, […]
Have you gotten your letter yet? Spec reported on Friday that 20 Columbia students have recieved missives (PDF here) from the Recording Industry Association of America, which recently sent out over 400 to college students across the nation (Boston University received the most, with 50). They’re not notices, exactly, but rather warnings: settle now, or […]