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?.”
Not one, but two separate bridal parties were assembled on Low Step this afternoon. Bwog sends its best wishes to both couples. Let’s hope these “Love[s] at CU” turn out more successful than that other kind. More photos after the jump.
Spring is in the air and lovers are marrying on the steps today. Or, at least, pretending to. Hangama, the annual Pakistani mock wedding, will be on the steps today from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. They’re already setting up, although no one has yet spotted the majestic white horse that will ride through the gates. […]
Trawling the weddings section of The New York Times, Bwog found out that Columbia’s very own Farah Griffin was married last Saturday. She teaches English, comparative literature, and African-American studies. She also directs the Institute for Research in African American Studies here and has written several books about jazz musicians. The lucky man is Prof. […]
Bwog’s preferred Nantucket-based locally owned weekly newspaper The Nantucket Independent is reporting that religion professor Mark Lilla and adjunct associate professor of visual arts Diana Cooper are engaged to be married. Diana Cooper went to Harvard undergrad and got a masters in art from Hunter College. Mark Lilla went to the University of Michigan and […]
We’ve gotten like 1,000 emails this morning (Columbia, you’re quite partial to the Weddings Section!) about the New York Times marriage announcement of PrezBo’s son, who is also named Lee C. Bollinger and looks exactly like him. (Speculates one friend of Bwog, “Obviously PrezBo has really powerful genes.”) Lee C. Bollinger the younger, or Young […]