Bwog Gives Thanks

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One of the things we’re thankful for: the velour track suits sold at the campus store

As is our tradition at the beginning of Thanksgiving Break, Bwog has compiled a list of the many things we’re thankful for this fall, ranging from parents to booze to cats. Comment what you’re thankful for below, if you feel so inclined – this is the last chance you’ll get to comment on one of our posts before Monday.


  • Big hugs from people who genuinely care about you
  • The fact that my relationship with my father has improved to the point where I’m actually looking forward to spending Thanksgiving at his house.
  • My therapist
  • The 110 security guards
  • All the people who have gone out of their way to make me feel super welcome here
  • Buds who will drop what they’re doing to take you to the doctors
  • The friends who pulled me out of a lake
  • My girlfriend
  • Finn’s roommate’s cat
  • People who comment on my fanfiction years after it was published
  • My succulents that have survived
  • The people who work at Ferris
  • My dog still being alive even though she’s 15
  • Family
  • My Lit Hum teacher/Lit Hum in general
  • Mutual crushes
  • Hand holding
  • All the first-years who’ve joined student groups I’m in & the enthusiasm they bring
  • My roommate
  • The fact no one from my high school goes here, so I never have to see any of those people again
  • Subway musicians
  • Best friends and new friends
  • My mom


  • When Ben & Jerrys is on sale at MoWill
  • Cafe East Froyo
  • Village Tattoo NYC
  • Che Cafe
  • That NYT article about the MTA
  • Exposed brick walls
  • The pickle stand at bryant park winter village
  • Absolute Bagels
  • Trader Joe’s frozen food
  • Liquors because they have never carded me
  • Ferris dessert displays
  • The view from the top floor labs in Altschul
  • Swipe access into JJ’s


  • Antidepressants
  • P/D/F option
  • Weed
  • Sangria
  • The HBO go password I stole
  • Ferris avocado toast
  • My fake ID
  • The discipline of urban studies
  • Sushi
  • Stranger Things
  • Rosé
  • Fleece blankets
  • Half weeks
  • Mochas
  • Crunchy leaves
  • Columbia University Marching Band
  • Google
  • ASMR and paint mixing videos
  • High top converse
  • Overwatch
  • C++ for being a million times better than C
  • A hot medium caramel milk bubble tea
  • My denim jacket
  • Being 21
  • Vodka
  • Access to showers
  • Bwog

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  1. I know the truth

    More like things Betsy is thankful for, amirite

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