Written by Bwog Staff
March 06, 20178:04 pm 0 Comments
Meet Hamilton (left) and Rufus (right)!!! They have over 90 thousand followers on Instagram.
This weekend was one for the books, friends. Whether you wound up covered in glitter, sweat your ass off at Sig Chi, or just stayed in to avoid the cold, it seems Bwog has covered all the bases. Check out this weekend’s field notes.
Beauty is pain:
Did anything not painful happen?
Tags: bruised ass, carman, connecticut, coop, girl scout cookies, glitter, hamilton pug, happy birthday lila's grandma, have y'all listened to Lorde's new single yet i swear to god it's fucking amazing, i love bartenders, the actual cookies not the weed
March 06, 20174:30 pm 0 Comments
(Adorable) Bwogger Mia declared this spring!
For the past few weeks, you’ve probably seen lots of Facebook posts from your sophomore friends with their cute little “I declared!” pins. (If they’re Barnard, at least. CC/SEAS/GS kids don’t get pins. I know, I know, I’m sad too.) You’ve also probably felt lots of different feelings about these posts… anything from “that’s my major, dammit” or “stop pretending like you have your life together, bitch. I saw you crying in 209 last night.” Regardless, here’s a helpful little guide to getting your life together. At least when it comes to declaring a major. You’re on your own for the rest of it, pal.
Here at Columbia, we love nothing more than to whine and moan about some of the most trivial things. Remember that time where there was an uproar about the placement of a statue on campus, complete with a petition, multiple discussions in the student councils, and even a survey over it? Damn, we just love complaining about some fairly irrelevant shit.
Keep reading for more titillating tips.
Tags: crying in 209, declare a major, get your life together, gowan pls tell me you didn't just copy and paste this shit from some columbia.edu webpage, relatable content, why don't columbia kids get pins too wtf
March 06, 20171:08 pm 0 Comments
According to the registrar’s office, today is Midterm Day, meaning we’ve officially made it halfway through our semester. This comes as surprising news for some, but it feels like about fucking time for others. The chandelier in Ref is definitely one of these others, as it, like the rest of us, appears to be quite burnt out. With only six shining bulbs left, it too seems like it needs a spring break. Hang in there babe; we hope to be swinging from one of you soon ♥.
Bitch me too via Bwog Staff
Tags: bootyler library, butler library, butt ler library, bwog baby daddy, FML, it will be over soon, midterm day, midterms, reference room, stay humble baby daddies, the dutchess by fergie, you can do it!
Written by Nadra Rahman
March 06, 201711:04 am 0 Comments
We are so lucky to have a student council who works so hard.
CCSC still found ways to get riled up despite the prospect of a short meeting right before Spring Break. Nadra Rahman reports from the Satow Room, in admiration of their energy.
Though last night’s Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meeting had only one major item—to approve candidates for the Columbia Elections Board (CEB)—it certainly was not short. Members grappled with the risk and consequences of bias in the four applicants.
Who’s Biased? Why Bias? The Election Board Debate
In a shift from previous years, the four CEB candidates were voted on by the different student councils, with each council receiving the anonymized interview responses of the applicants alongside the interview committee’s recommendation (or lack thereof). This time, one candidate was GS and three were CC; the interview committee ratings ranged from “strong recommendation” to “recommendation with reservations.” When asked how many candidates should be approved, President Nicole Allicock replied that CEB was so understaffed that appointments should be maximized, not minimized.
Where does the controversy begin though
Tags: bias bias bias, brennon mendez, ccsc, character assassination?, fedex, housing drama, is it possible to rehab the reputation of ccsc tbh, jordana narin, short meeting, ups, we've slept outside our suite and avoided talking to our suitemate for a week too........but for other reasons
Written by Sarah Kinney
March 06, 20178:56 am 0 Comments
Make Bwog Great Again. lmao jk we’ve always been great.
One! More! Week! One more week until you’re off to Cabo or Amsterdam or New Jersey. You can do it. Just a few more midterms to go. Godspeed, my friend.
Happening in the nation: President Trump is once again off his knocker. This weekend, he tweeted an unfounded accusation at President Obama—that he “wiretapped” Trump Tower during the 2016 election cycle.
Happening in NYC: Over the weekend, hundreds gathered outside Trump Tower for a “March 4 Trump” in support of the President. Wow, what a creative and nuanced pun.
Happening on campus: Tonight from 5 to 7 pm the Columbia Mental Health Task Force will be in the Jerome Green Annex (located adjacent to Wien) to talk about University policy changes regarding how Columbia deals with mental health. Any and all are welcome to come, and dinner will be served.
Overheard: “…I can’t tell if this is pizza sauce or blood.”
We are all Max.
Photo of MAGA hell via Reddit (because where else would it be from).
Tags: fuck midterms, i swear to god this week is going to kill me, maga, make bwog great again, pizza sauce or blood, sarahhhhhh help me, this weekend I chucked some sig chi bro's MAGA hat out the window and he tried to fight me lmao, we are all max
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