Bwog is conducting a story on transgender and/or nonbinary student experiences during the Fall 2020 semester and we need your input!
This week, the University Senate Student Affairs Committee released the 2015 Quality of Life Survey. At the last USenate plenary, the SAC discussed the populations most dissatisfied with Columbia, including students with disabilities, transgender/genderqueer students, and low-income students. Now that the entire survey is available, we’re sharing some of the highlights. Of course, if you […]
Continuing to honor our Athena-like relationship with our mother mag, The Blue and White, we’re rolling out a preview from the upcoming fall issue, hopefully available in wonderful blue print on campus next week. On the cover this issue, former Bwog features editor and B&W senior editor Alexander Pines, CC ’16, wrote a sequel to his piece about identity […]
The University Senate Student Affairs Committee (SAC) has released a list of changes that Public Safety will be making to its policy and procedures as a result of the Quality of Life survey. On the Morningside campus, Public Safety will be concentrating roving patrols on the north end of campus at night, providing reflective vests […]
Just in time for Parent’s Weekend and Homecoming, GendeRevolution presents GenderF*ck, Columbia and Barnard’s annual body positive, trans* and queer dance, tonight from 10 pm-2 am in Roone (enter via Broadway). Come by and dance in drag, underwear, or whatever makes you feel sexy. Free dance! Free food! More information here.
Bwog will again honor our heritage/amorous affair with our mother magazine, The Blue and White (on racks and “dormitories” near you NOW), by posting features from the upcoming issue. Such treats include a conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates; a breakdown of the Board of Trustees; and a discussion of why college radio still matters. Below, staff writer Alexander Pines, CC […]
The Task Force has closed its survey and conducted its hearings. Audio recordings for all three are posted online, as are the first two transcripts—the final one is expected within the next few days. The Task Force will continue to accept e-mail submissions and post them for consideration until 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 2, […]
In the Bronx, as part of a gun buyback program, people got cash for turning in their guns… even BB guns. (Gothamist) In Manhattan, there are so many transgender name change requests that its Civil Court could be one of the nation’s leading name-changing institutions. How topical! (NYT) In Stuyvesant Town, all is not well. […]
There’s been a lot of ink spent in the off-campus press on the recent gender-neutral housing proposal, but most of it has ignored one targeted community: trans students. But gender-neutral housing is just one of several issues facing the trans community at Columbia. From the new issue of the Blue and White, hitting a magazine […]