New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
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.
Help yourself to some more newsy musings from Bwog’s cluttered Columbia Bureau desk. We proclaim this edition loosely linked by the theme of exploring. Baxter Wood “drives around in a big truck,” listens to free university lecture podcasts and blogs about his “reeducation.” It’s learning for the sake of it! Recently Wood reviewed a lecture […]
The days of ramen and peanut butter may finally be over, friends! Or at least they will be next year when Nom^3 gets off the ground. Bwog’s Friend of the Foodies Mark Hay sat down with the Nom^3 team to hear about our coming culinary salvation. For the past semester, Dehui “Jordan” Kong, CC’11, has […]
Food trucks have been all the rage for some time now, and they’ve begun to creep into Morningside Heights. We’ve had the Dessert Truck. We’ve still got the Wafels & Dinges truck. But how about something a bit less sweet, and a bit more personal? How about a student-run truck devoted to serving Columbia and […]
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions sends out letters informing the 23,195 potential members of the Class of 2014 of their fates. That number, in addition to early decision applicants, brings this year’s total to 26,178: 21,747 of them applied to the College and 4,431 to SEAS. Best of luck, friends!
BruceWillisFanemail@example.com [Sam Schube] alerts us that six sanitation trucks are lined up on Broadway and 113th–EXACTLY of like that scene in Die Hard with a Vengeance when $140 billion of gold is carted away in dump trucks. A word to the wise: keep an eye on your bricks, friends.
The signs of spring are everywhere on campus: two students sitting on the lawn listening to a radio, absolutely no frisbees whatsoever, and the season’s first whiff of insanity wafting up from Manhattanville. This afternoon’s distinctive smell is caused by Anne Whitman, the owner of the former Sheffield Farms stable building. The University is still […]
Have you found yourself getting lost more and more as of late? Blame this maintenance truck, which has been driving around the Columbia area, both on and off campus, for the past week. A sign is posted in its rear window, giving directions to the Registrar’s Office, the ID Center, and Student Financial Services—all of […]