Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Yesterday evening, Gloria Steinem and a host of other activists came to Barnard to participate in a panel on making change in the wake of the Women’s March on Washington. The event was part of the Athena Film Festival, and preceded a screening of the film Dolores. I was beyond excited to hear Gloria Steinem speak […]
To kick off a month of remembrance and reflection, Tamika Mallory, civil rights leader and co-chair for the Women’s March on Washington, will speak tonight for Black History Month’s opening ceremony. Mallory has worked with the Obama administration on a number of different issues, as well as in NYC on the Crisis Management System. The event is […]
Columbia and Barnard students hit the streets in both NYC and Washington to protest Trump on Saturday, January 21. We sent senior staffer Sarah Dahl to our nation’s capital get the scoop on why students attended the Women’s March there, what they thought of it, and what their goals are looking forward. Though New York […]
Well, Columbia, we’ve made it through the first weekend with all of us back in town. Did you spend your weekend raging at Beta? Marching through the streets? We’ve got all that and everything in between in today’s field notes. It’s good to be back in New York. March First: Met Vermin Supreme in a […]
Hello dear readers! This semester, Bwog is redesigning Bwoglines, in order to make this feature more relevant to the Columbia student experience. We hope you’ll enjoy our new format! Happening in the nation: Surprisingly, Donald Trump spent his first presidential day accusing journalists of being “the most dishonest human beings on Earth” as he insists […]