MENU CATEGORIES

Connect with us

Submit a Tip
MENU CATEGORIES
Posts Tagged with "washington post"

Steve Coll, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and former Managing Editor of the Washington Post, has been named the new dean of Columbia’s J-school. Like outgoing J-school dean Nick Lemann, Coll is a staff writer at the New Yorker, which is apparently a farm team for Columbia J-school deans. Before being named as dean, Coll served […]

Read More
All Articles

PrezBo Gets Press

Affirmative action has been one of the most hotly debated topics in higher education since the 1960s, as well as one of PrezBo’s most hotly pursued passions. Before taking the reins as Columbia’s president, ‘Bo.0 served as president of the University of Michigan, where his defense of affirmative action in Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. […]

Read More

Hundreds of posts appeared today on Columbia’s Facebook page an unofficial Facebook page for Columbia University unaffiliated with the university declaring support for President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, the Washington Post reports. The furor is apparently a backlash against a Wall Street Journal story that ran this morning, quoting Columbia prof Hamid Dabashi: “This whole […]

Read More

For some Sunday morning is a sacred time. For Columbia scholars, however, leisurely  brunches and other holier Sunday morning traditions are often sullied by Saturday night’s hangover and Monday’s looming deadlines.  But, remember it’s only Saturday and today must borrow nothing of tomorrow! So this drizzly November morning, Bwog offers a spread of cartoons to […]

Read More

The New York Times is reporting some big news for Marcus Brauchli, the positively dapper gentleman pictured to your right. Brauchli, CC ’83 and Spec alum, is on the brink of being named the executive editor of the Washington Post. He was formerly the managing editor of the Wall Street Journal but resigned in April. […]

Read More

Bwog attended the annual Blue Pencil Dinner in Low Rotunda last night to see how the other half lives. Our impression follows. At 8:30 on Saturday night, the staff, alums, and distinguished guests of the Columbia Daily Spectator traipsed into Low Library in their finery for an evening of hobnobbing and a speech by Leonard […]

Read More
All Articles

PrezBoards primer

Looks like our favorite ex-U of M president has taken a Midwestern rivalry to a new level--PrezBo is set to join the Washington Post Company’s Board of Directors on May 10, where he will govern the company with 11 others.  Word has it that Bollinger was nominated because of the help he could give Post […]

Read More

Ambition is the theme of today’s minutiae: presidential, artistic, or otherwise. Below, Bwog catches up with opportunities taken—and opportunities you could take. It’s All About Obama Bwog’s favorite headline generator has stolen the day once again. Barack Obama C’83 lurched ever closer to outing his potential presidential plans today when he announced he was forming […]

Read More

Have Your Say

Which alum do you want to see PrezBo fight?

View Results

Loading ... Loading …

Recent Comments

I’m 13-15. My crush likes me but I still wanna be attractive and all that but there is no (read more)
How To Impress Your Class Crush On Zoom
November 28, 2020
Also just came out on Hulu: the thriller film Run, starring CC student Kiera Allen and legend Sarah Paulson!! (read more)
Bwog’s TV Recommendations For Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2020
did it did it did it wooooooooork (read more)
How To Impress Your Class Crush On Zoom
November 23, 2020

Comment Policy

The purpose of Bwog’s comment section is to facilitate honest and open discussion between members of the Columbia community. We encourage commenters to take advantage of—without abusing—the opportunity to engage in anonymous critical dialogue with other community members. A comment may be moderated if it contains:
  • A slur—defined as a pejorative derogatory phrase—based on ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or spiritual belief
  • Hate speech
  • Unauthorized use of a person’s identity
  • Personal information about an individual
  • Baseless personal attacks on specific individuals
  • Spam or self-promotion
  • Copyright infringement
  • Libel
  • COVID-19 misinformation