Published on Bwog on November 21, 2018. This past Monday, Columbia University President…
Starting in the next academic year, Barnard is going to have a computer science department. Betsy Ladyzhets talked to Barnard’s Provost, as well as a professor and student involved in CS, to find out more on the impetus for creating this department, the process so far, and what it might look like in the future.
Betsy takes an in-depth look at a new housing selection system which caused an uproar among Barnard students in spring 2018.
Investigating the disappearance of the iconic Barnard Dad Hats, and waxing poetic on what they have meant to students.
Betsy has little knowledge of both quantum physics and computing, but was still inspired by Prof. Steven Girvin’s self-described miraculous solution to the problem of quantum computing error.
An interview with the creators of StarBites, an astrophysics podcast run by space-minded Columbia undergrads.
It is a cold and terror-filled night. You sit in your dorm room, scrolling through Facebook and nursing a beer stolen from your roommate’s mini-fridge.
Barnard’s iconic magnolia tree passed away in summer 2016, but it lives on in two clones thanks to hard work of the Barnard Greenhouse staff.
Betsy attended the King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe’s midnight show (a.k.a. “drunk show”) of As You Like It.
An interview with Sidney Perkins, SEAS ’17, the Engineering Student Council Vice President of Policy (or, as he puts it, the “leader of the policy juggernaut of ESC”).