Written by Bwog Staff
October 28, 20174:06 pm 2 Comments
Even the clouds are sweaty.
Let me set the stage for you: I’m at a football game. It’s late October. Three days before Halloween, in fact. Around this time, I would normally expect to be bundled up in a coat and scarf, a knitted hat keeping my head cozy as I hold onto a warm cup of coffee for dear life.
But instead, I’m sitting here in direct sunlight and 70-degree temperatures, sweating my ass off.
What gives, Columbia? The past few weeks have been a dangerous game of temperature roulette, as we’ve switched between sweltering humidity and a state tantalizingly close to sweater weather without so much of a second thought. It’s as though this campus is an experimental bubble, and some awful deity is flipping a switch from hot to slightly less hot just to make it even harder for us to survive midterms season (after all, how are we supposed to be motivated to go inside and study when it feels like beach weather outside?). It was even hot when we went to Dartmouth last weekend. DARTMOUTH. That place is supposed to be a TUNDRA.
At this point, we’re prepared for no snow in December, and we’ve accepted heat waves in March. But this refusal to just properly let fall be fall is the last straw. For gods sake, weather, we have so many cute sweaters and scarves! Let us wear them!
Tags: global warming is real, is this presbos weather machine returned from the dead?, please God we just want to wear more than two layers at a football game, the sun is high the end is nigh, tired of sweating
Written by Sarah Kinney
October 28, 20171:51 pm 0 Comments
Me thinking about all the cool arts events this week.
New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.
Tags: art, check this shit out y'all it's super cool, club 57!, m butterfly, perfoma 17 looks dooooope AF, skinney, where art thou?
October 28, 201711:35 am 0 Comments
Purchase at your own risk…
So, you need a broom, or a new pair of headphones, or some other menial item that seemed inconsequential until you attempted to live life without it. To find it, it’s inevitable that you’ll turn to one place: Duane Reade. Those brightly lit aisles have every menial item you could possibly need, but they also have some of the most blatantly cheap pieces of manufacturing you will ever see. In order to help you figure out when you can shop at Duane Reade and when you should opt for a more expensive alternative, Bwog has compiled a helpful power ranking.
Photo via Bwog Staff
Tags: duane reade, duane reade proves terry pratchett's boots theory of socioeconomic unfairness, the membership that keeps on giving, we went to dr last night and discovered the shampoo & conditioner we were almost out of was on sale! good shit!
Written by Jenny Zhu
October 28, 20179:56 am 0 Comments
This isn’t Chloe, but this is what we imagine she would look like in dog heaven. RIP, lil’ nug.
Happening in the World: Saudi Arabia has become the first country to grant a robot full citizenship. The robot humanoid Sophia, who once said it would “destroy humans,” receives the citizenship. (Business Insider)
Happening in the US: A federal grand jury has approved the first charges of special counsel Robert Mueller, who leads an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (CNN)
Happening in NYC: Chloe the Mini French, a famous Instagram French Bulldog with more than 180,000 followers, died in a Manhattan veterinary hospital on Friday. (ABC)
Happening on Campus: An all-levels-welcome yoga class, with music and complimentary refreshments such as Junzi and Pressed Juicery, is taking place at Wien today at 10 am. Hosted by student fundraisers for Suicide Prevention at Columbia, tickets are $15 and benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Overheard outside Carman: “Global warming is okay.” Um…sure.
A Smiling Lil Nug via Pixabay
Tags: bwop tart, dogs are just lil nugs in living breathing form, i never got into the juice thing, is pressed juicery good, junzi yesssss, saturday daily is baaaack!!, wish dorms allowed pets right about now
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