Since we released a series of leaked messages from the Columbia University Wrestling Team’s GroupMe, our campus has seen both protests against the team’s behavior and an apology letter, released last night, from the wrestling team as a whole. This afternoon, the Athletics department announced that their investigation of the team is complete and the […]
Bwog recently received screenshots of a Class of 2017 Wrestling Team GroupMe. The screenshots, which contain messages spanning from 2014 to a few days ago, are troubling—the men in the group message mock women’s appearances, make jokes about rape, use homophobic and racist slurs, and engage in other distasteful interactions. After requesting a statement from […]
Two separate teams for Columbia hit their highest national rankings in program history in the final days of January. Off of a sweep of Tennessee and Notre Dame, the men’s tennis team jumped up to #16 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll. And in other racket sports, men’s squash hit a program high and Ivy […]
Aspiring sports journalists Ross Chapman and Max Rettig bring you the latest coverage of all things basketball (and other sporting festivities). Preseason Ivy League basketball favorite Harvard fell to Dartmouth yesterday, 61-70. 2013-14 runner-up Yale only barely beat Brown, 69-65. And Columbia found itself in a position to change the Ivy landscape and assert itself […]
As part of our continuing series on Columbia’s athletic promise, today we bring you an interview with Shane Hughes, CC ’15 and Angelo Amenta, CC ’16. Sports Editor Ross Chapman sat down to chat with them and brings you the minutes. Bwog: Important first question. Are there free things at your meets? Angelo: I think so? It’s free to get into […]
Bloomberg to World: We’re more diverse than you! Minutemen are racist, fascist etc. So don’t suspend us for running onto the stage. Recycle your soda cans and call yo-self an activist. Another Manhattanville staredown begins. Wrestling in the Buff for all the marbles.