Information about CU’s reopening has been slow in coming to the student body. Various Bwog staffers have attended webinars on reopening and sought out other resources to compile an up-to-date, updating list of what we
At 12 pm on August 10, Interim Provost Ira Katznelson announced in an email to the Columbia community that the University has ratified the 2020 Columbia Postdoctoral Workers-UAW Memorandum of Agreement, the last step needed
In light of the pandemic and a recent uptick in robberies in the area, Barnard sent an email to students outlining new safety procedures and emphasizing the necessity of commonplace safety practices. Highlights include several
Bureau Chief and resident organizational expert Olivia Mitchell shares our Bwog-approved packing list for the upcoming unprecedented school year, pandemic style. The Move-In Motto: When In Doubt, Keep It Out What’s Already Provided Extra-long twin
Yesterday afternoon, Barnard released their plans for move-in and initial quarantine procedures for upper-class students. All first-years and sophomores are invited back to live in the dorms, as well as juniors and seniors who have
Barnard academic and extracurricular departments shared their plans for the 2020-2021 academic year through a week dedicated to orienting students with the upcoming unique semester. Throughout the week of July 20 to July 24, Barnard
Barnard President Sian Beilock released a statement outlining Barnard’s ongoing mission addressing inequality and racism at the school.
Unsure of where to start when looking for classes? Debating on whether or not you actually want to follow through on your original plan for a major? Bwog’s here to help! Ah, yes…the Black Friday
At 5 pm on July 27, Executive Vice President of Arts & Science and Dean of the Faculty Amy Hungerford sent an email to graduate students and faculty instructors encouraging them to teach more classes
Staff Writer Julia Tolda bases this assessment on the two most important questions asked in every ice-breaker (in no particular order): “What’s your zodiac sign?” and “Who did you write about in your application?.”
As fummer is upon us–that is, the time between summer and fall when the morning chill requires a sweatshirt that later gets soaked in sweat around 1 pm–we shall celebrate the equinox early and in proper autumnal fashion.
Sometimes, you see the sunrise because you’re a productive human being and woke up early. Sometimes, you see it as it greets you on the stumble home from Butler. Bwog, inspired by sleep deprivation and stress the vibrant fall images on campus, brings you this first-hand account. The birds are the first things I hear as […]
It’s the end of the semester and the end of BunsenBwog for another year. While last week focused on science’s somber stories, today Bwog’s enthusiastic arborist Zach Kagan brings you amazing accounts of nature in a world altered by man. New York City is an “urban heat island,” a zone of increased temperatures caused by the high heat […]
Take heed, 2015ers! “Taking Root, Branching Out” is this year’s NSOP vanilla, and will likely affect what goes on the t-shirts. It’s a clever choice of theme. It potentially encompasses two stalwarts of undergraduate enthusiasm, environmental awareness and diversity (how many of you wrote your college essays about your grandparents, or other miscellaneous relatives?). And […]
The University Senate debates a resolution to ban smoking within 50 feet of all buildings on Columbia’s Morningside campus. (Spec) A new housing option is introduced. (NYT) Why, Camel, why? (NY Post) It’s about that time… (Gawker) Photo via Wikimedia Commons
As Bwog dragged our weary old feet out of Hamilton today, we saw three adorable lil’ rascals climbing the big tree over Hamilton lawn. They were a heart-warming bunch to say the least. Note abandoned bicycles and scooters at the bottom of the tree. Climb on, comrades!
Tavi was cute. A 5 year old fashion-blogger is just creepy. (Racked) The city is training the next generation of arborists (tree climbers!) (NYT) An un-known name in the art world, Shaquille O’Neal curates a new show at the FLAG Art Foundation, opening Friday. (NY Mag) Prestigious pooches parade! (NY Post) You can be great […]
This weekend, Bwog ventured into the heart of Brooklyn to find the best and the bushiest of the pinus genus. If you know of any noteworthy XMAS tree purveyors around town, please let us know in the comment section below. Last week, Bwog posted a list of “Things We’re Looking Forward To,”, which at the […]
Zahra Khimji and Bwog editor Maryam Parhizkar write about a very long cycling trip with a very noble mission. While in the United States people are constantly striving for ways to save the environment and stop global warming, Iranians too are striving for ways to promote peace environmental awareness. Somayeh Yousefi and Jafar Edrisi, an […]
College Walk is crammed with merrymakers for the annual tree-lighting ceremony. All in all, it is a very Columbia Christmas: the Kingsmen modified “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” with a verse on lovebirds PrezBo and Ahmadinejad and Eric Foner gave a Bush-bashing speech about critical thinking in the new year. An unfortunate elderly gentlemen […]