We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your
New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia
Baby Bwogger and Barnard First-Year Sarah Perry faced her fear of approaching random people in the dining halls.
Rackrock Magazine has been accused of plagiarizing interview questions from a student unaffiliated from the organization.
What’s Happening In The World: C.I.A. director and maybe-future-secretary-of-state Mike Pompeo reportedly met in secret in recent weeks with Kim Jong-Un in North Korea. This White House has relied on intelligence channels, rather than diplomatic means, to communicate with the nation. (New York Times) What’s Happening In The Country: Barbara Bush, wife of the 41st president and […]
Almost every week this semester, Barnard’s Student Government Association has welcomed student groups or members of the administration to talk about what they do and how SGA can help them better further their goals. This week, representatives of Student for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voices for Peace (JVP) were the main presenters. The […]
This afternoon, the Columbia class of 2021 released a letter in their Facebook group addressed to “the students of the University of Virginia and Charlottesville Community.” The letter condemns the violence of the “Unite the Right” rallies and expresses support for marginalized students. So…that’s pretty much how the class of 2021 is going to go. We’ve included […]
I don’t even think it bears repeating, but let’s just say that this weekend was weird. Like, weird. Random, drunk, and weird. Check out this weekend’s field notes. Spur of the moment: Went to Claire’s to get an impromptu ear piercing and realized I didn’t have my real state ID to prove I was over […]
According to the New York Times, Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health recently sent out acceptance emails to 277 prospective graduate students–except these students hadn’t actually been accepted into the school. About 75 minutes later, the School of Public Health’s admissions office sent out a follow-up email correcting their mistake. The accidental acceptance emails, they […]
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 […]
Were we ever this embarrassing? Yeah, okay, maybe. Still, it’s our turn to laugh now. Here are the worst of the Class of 2018 early decision Facebook intro posts. Read ’em and weep, folks. Prefrosh: We don’t really hate you. And actually, the class before you accidentally uploaded a ton of their admissions essays to […]
Public Safety just sent out a crime alert for a robbery which occurred today at 5:50 pm, on Riverside Drive at 112th. A Columbia undergrad was robbed of his iPhone at knife point. Check out the alert for more details and remember, nowhere is safe…