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Monthly Archive: March 2018

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Viewssss from suite 12A2!

600 West 116th Street, or the dorm above Shake Shack, is a conveniently located Barnard housing option. But it has a number of inconveniences, too. Read on to weigh the pros and cons.

Location: 600 West 116th Street.

  • Nearby dorms: 616, 620, the Quad, Shapiro.
  • Stores and restaurants: Shake Shack, Pret à Manger, University Stationary, MoWill, Sweetgreen.
  • Cost: The costs for Barnard rooms haven’t been released yet, but last year they were $9,510 for multiple occupancy and $11,038 for single occupancy. Next year, single and multiple prices will be the same.

Amenities:
Bathrooms: Each suite has one bathroom. Some are newly renovated/modern.
AC/Heating: Heating but no AC.
Lounge: There’s a lounge on the second floor. Suites have a common dining room space.
Kitchen: Each suite has one kitchen with an oven, fridge, and stove.
Laundry: On the second floor. Requires the Barnard laundry card.
Computers/printers: Down the street, in the lobby of 616.
Gym: None. Go to the Barnard gym, a short walk away.
Intra-transportation: Two elevators that are notoriously slow and constantly break.
Hardwood/carpet: Hardwood throughout. Linoleum in kitchen and tile in bathroom.
WiFi: Yes, Barnard WiFi.

Room variety:

  • Mostly doubles, some singles (generally for the RA)
  • Check out the floorplans to see suite layouts!

Numbers:

Mostly juniors will get 600, with some sophomores. Seniors generally don’t want to live here because they prefer singles.

Bwog recommendation:

600 is super conveniently located, but it’s also old and some suites have been known to have mice problems. It’s also hard to get a single, if that’s what you want.

On the flip side, some suites have killer views, and if you get one of those, you’ve lucked out! Plus, you can host dinner parties in your dining room if your suite mates are down.

Resident opinions:

  • “The elevators are f****** slow. Be prepared to wait a lot, or climb.”
  • “Keep clean because there are mice. A lot of them.”
  • “Make friends with George, the maintenance guy!”
  • “Lots of mice!!”

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Want to be close to Riverside Park and don’t mind walking up hills? Woodbridge has everything you need.

Location:
Nearby dorms: St. A’s, Schapiro, the 600s, River (sort of).
Stores and restaurants: Morton William’s, a halal cart, Sweetgreen, Starbucks, Shake Shack, Pret.

Cost: standardized to $9,538 per year

Amenities:

  • Bathrooms: Sink, toilet, and bathtub, one per suite. Cleaned once a week by Facilities.
  • AC/Heating: Heating, but no AC.
  • Kitchen/Lounge: Each suite has its own kitchen. There are no floor lounges, but each suite has a large room that can be used as a common space or a second bedroom.
  • Laundry: Free; in the basement.
  • Fire Escapes: None.
  • Gym: There’s a fitness room on the first floor.
  • Bike Storage: None.
  • Intra-transportation: One slow elevator; stairs.
  • Hardwood/Carpet: Linoleum in the kitchens, carpet in the rest of the suite. (Unless you’re in one of the rare renovated suites, which have hardwood floors.)

Room variety:

  • There are six singles and 78 doubles, but most residents make their common space a bedroom to create two singles.
  • Housing divides the suites into low demand, medium demand, and high demand suites for lottery purposes.
  • High demand: H, K, C lines. H and C suites face the river and have plenty of large windows. K suites face 114th and are slightly larger.
  • Low demand: G, D, I lines. G and D suites are shafted and I suites face 114th, but they’re all small.
  • Medium demand: all the others.

Numbers:

  • High demand 2017 cutoff: 30/2503
  • Medium demand 2017 cutoff: 20/157
  • Low demand 2017 cutoff: 20/2820

Bwog recommendation:

Woodbridge is a great option for rising seniors who want an apartment-style living space. You only have to share the kitchen and bathroom with one other person. There are also some amazing views from the higher floors, and if you like Riverside Park the location can’t be beat. The hill from Riverside to Broadway along 115th is not a small one and can feel interminable, especially in the winter. The suites feel quite cozy.

Resident opinions:

  • “Walk along Riverside for classes on the north end of campus. It’s beautiful and nice to be close to nature.”
  • “Facilities fixes stuff very quick, but there do seem to be chronic problems with heating.”
  • “Woodbridge is great for hosting if you live in one of the bigger suites.”
  • “Because there’s no floor lounge, it’s hard to feel a sense of community in the building.”
  • “The water pressure is really good.”
  • “I’ve heard no complaints of rats/mice/bugs.”

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Bwog knows about that middle school dance concert. Bwog knows your shame.

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.

On Campus:

  • On Thursday through Saturday, head to the Glicker-Milstein theater at 8 PM to see Asterisk: A New Play. The story focuses on recently-out Nadia, whose attempt to write a play about three historical trans figures is complicated when the figures appear in Nadia’s room – and they’re not too happy. Tickets pay what you want.
  • This Friday, April 6 at 8 PM and 10:30 PM, check out Orchesis’ Spring 2018 show, “What I’ve Been Looking fORCHESIS” in Roone. Orchesis is CU’s largest, all-inclusive performing arts group. Tickets $6 with CUID.
  • On Saturday, the Barnard Dance Department is hosting its inaugural dance-film festival, Moving Body: Moving Image. Featuring Oscar-nominated producer Lisa Cortes, the festival will focus on the brown body and its representation on screen. More info and RSVP here.

Off Campus:

  • This weekend, April 7-8, head down to the Brooklyn Bazaar for the Oddities Flea Market! This exceptional market features medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, obscure home decor, jewelry, one-of-a-kind dark art, and more. General admission $5.

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Home sweet home.

So you’ve heard mixed reviews about Plimpton: but what is Plimpton really all about? In this housing review, we break down everything that you need to know before living in Plimpton.

Location: 1235 Amsterdam Ave (between 120th and 121st on Amsterdam)

Nearby dorms: EC and Wien

Stores and restaurants: Appletree Deli, Friedman’s, Maxx Café

Cost: $9,510 per double, $11,038 for a single.

Amenities:

  • Bathrooms: 1 per suite
  • AC/Heating: AC and heat is available in Plimpton! You’re able to adjust the heat depending on the day so that you’re not sweating on an unusually warm winter day.
  • Kitchen/Lounge: I decent sized kitchen with a nice dinner table and chairs. Plimpton has a TV lounge, a computer lab and a piano lounge on the first floor.
  • Laundry: There are 6 washing machines and 6 dryers in the basement. They are pretty run down, and often there are washing machines that are broken.
  • Fire Escapes: No fire escapes.
  • Gym: Prepare to haul ass to Barnard Gym or suck it up and walk to Dodge. A nice run along Amsterdam or Morningside Park is pretty nice too.
  • Bike Storage: No.
  • Intra-transportation: Two elevators and two flights of stairs.
  • Hardwood/Carpet: Plimpton got an upgrade! There are nice new (fake) hardwood floors.

Is Plimpton worth it?

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Malala is our kween!

Happening in the World: Malala Yousafazi returned to Pakistan for the first time since getting shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012. Her return was kept a secret, mainly for security purposes. She remains in Pakistan, and she will not return to the Swat Valley, the place where she was shot. (NBC)

Happening in the US: The U.S. state department may begin to require visa applicants to provide details of social media accounts used within the last five years. Additionally, they would be asked to provide the past five years’ worth of telephone numbers, email addresses, and travel history. (BBC)

Happening in NYC: School suspensions in New York schools rose 21 percent in the last months of 2017, the education department recently reported. In September, 1,317 students were suspended, which rose to 4,398 in the next month. (NYT)

Happening on Campus: The Asian Pacific American History Month (APAHM) Opening Ceremony is happening tonight from 7:00 to 10:30 pm in the Diana Event Oval. Christine Ha, also known as the Blind Cook, a Vietnamese-American chef, will be speaking, and free dinner and refreshments will be provided. Check out the Facebook event here.

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A stellar institution of higher learning or the Gates to Hell?

This is the first installment in Bwog’s new column, Classical Whines, in which Bwog’s resident classics majors will talk about all things classics and give you a wine recommendation. In the first post of this series, you can read Social Media Editor Youngweon Lee’s rant about the Hamilton elevator.

Hamilton Hall, as the main headquarter of Columbia College, houses the Departments of Classics, Slavic Studies, American Studies, Italian, Germanic Languages and Literature, among others. It is also where the Admissions Office and Deantini’s Office are. In addition to classes in the aforementioned academic departments, a lot of classes that could count as general humanities (or not) are held in Hamilton; I’ve had LitHum, CC, FroSci discussion, and various French classes in Hamilton. I also know that even some econ, stats, art hum, etc. classes are held there as well.

So needless to say, there are always a lot of people trying to get places in Hamilton Hall. Yet, the singular elevator in Hamilton is objectively one of the worst elevators on campus. Seeing as the ground floor is actually the second floor, if your class is on the third or fourth (or even fifth, for the ambitious ones among you) floors, you don’t really need an elevator. In fact, if you are someone who is not disabled and you take the elevator to anywhere below the fifth floor during rush hour in Hamilton Hall, there is a special circle in Inferno for you. Sorry, I don’t make the rules.

Read on about the plights of an out-of-shape Classics major

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Why are you fraternizing with the enemy?!

Sports Editor Abby Rubel interrupts your Easter, Passover, or sleep to bring you the latest from Columbia Athletics. 

Baseball: The Lions (2-1 Ivy, 5-17 overall) will play a three-game series against Harvard this weekend following an 8-7 loss to Manhattan on Tuesday. The Crimson are 8-11 after a two-game losing streak against Furman; the series against Columbia will be their conference opener. Harvard’s number one task will be to shut down Randell Kanemaru, Columbia’s sometimes-shortstop, sometimes-third baseman, and consistently phenomenal hitter. Historically, the Lions have slightly outperformed the Bulldogs, winning nine of the last 10 games between them.

Women’s Tennis: Women’s tennis will open their Ivy season on Saturday with a 1:00 pm game against Cornell at home. The 8-5 Lions are coming off a two-game winning streak against Florida Atlantic and LIU Brooklyn. Cornell (6-7) is coming off a two-game losing streak against much tougher teams. The Big Red tied for the Ivy title last year and beat Columbia 7-0.

Men’s Tennis: The Lions are ranked at number 13 nationally this week, up from 17 last week despite a 4-0 loss to TCU two weeks ago. Buffalo dropped its last two games to Cornell and Harvard for a 7-7 overall record. Junior Victor Pham is back in action this weekend, just in time to warm up for next week’s conference opener.

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Early this afternoon, CC announced that “Moonlight” producer Dede Gardner CC ’90 will be the CC class day speaker. Celebrity chef Judy Joo SEAS ’97 will speak at the ESC class day.

Dede Gardner

Gardner, alongside her role as co-president of major production company Plan B Entertainment, has produced films such as “Moonlight,” “The Big Short,” “Selma,” and “12 Years A Slave.” She is the first female producer to win two Academy Awards for Best Picture.

During her time at Columbia, Gardner graduated cum laude in comparative literature and English, and recently received the 2012 John Jay Award, which recognizes distinguished professional achievement among CC graduates.

“I’m absolutely thrilled she’ll be coming to speak at our Class Day,” senior class president John Avendano CC ’18 said. “It’ll be truly humbling to absorb the wisdom of someone who’s helped create films that have delivered such profound messages.”

Judy Joo

Joo, one of four U.K. chefs to hold the Iron Chef title, also hosts Food Network show “Korean Food Made Simple,” owns three popular restaurants, and founded inner-city food education project Harvest Time in Harlem.

After earning her degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Joo worked at Goldman Sachs and attended the French Culinary Institute in New York, graduating as class valedictorian.

Joo said, “I definitely attribute my relatively quick success in the culinary field to my strong education. Particular with running restaurants, you have to have a strong business sense, know operations, efficiency design, understand marketing, PR and also have the creativity to cook new, innovative dishes.”

As Avendano points out, this is the second year in a row that a woman will speak at the CC class day speaker, and the first year both CC and SEAS class day speakers are female.

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Is that sign in the background a Crying of Lot 49 reference

Last night, the Graduate Workers of Columbia Union, Student-Worker Solidarity, and the International Socialist Organization held a panel in Hamilton to discuss why a graduate student union is necessary. Senior Staffer Abby Rubel brings you the details.

The night’s discussion opened with brief comments from the moderator, Fainan Lakha (CC ’17). She focused on the timeliness of the panel, coming as it did a few days before the union votes to authorize a strike and on the heels of the recent teachers strike in West Virginia. She also touched upon a common theme of the evening—that the struggle at Columbia will have implications across the country.

The panelists then gave their opening remarks. Tania Bhattacharyya, a PhD candidate in History at Columbia and member of the union’s bargaining committee, spoke first. She began by explaining how the conversation around unionization has changed in the two years she’s been organizing. At first, she was “convincing people to think of themselves as workers,” but now people are much more comfortable with the idea of a union. She also discussed how the “narrative of privilege” Columbia creates—telling students that they’re lucky to be at such a prestigious place—makes it easier for the administration to rugsweep their mistreatment of students, especially graduate student workers. “No matter how privileged you are, our labor is still exploited,” she said.

Meghan Brophy (BC ’20) and a member of Student-Worker Solidarity was next to speak. She emphasized the stake undergraduates had in the graduate students’ struggle because “teaching conditions are learning conditions.” She also decried the university’s “divide and conquer” strategy and encouraged students to talk to each other to overcome it.

Next up was Natasha Raheja, a PhD candidate at NYU who was on the bargaining committee of NYU’s graduate student union from 2014-2015. She discussed some lessons she had learned from her bargaining committee experience, including the need to prepare people to actually strike rather than seeing the authorization vote as an end unto itself. Because they “didn’t have the capacity to do an indefinite strike,” she said, the bargaining committee was forced to accept the deal NYU offered them the night before the strike began.

Finally, Columbia graduate student and International Socialist Organization member Alex Ferrena spoke. He focused on the “not-so-secret side of Columbia”—its gentrification of Harlem, mishandling of sexual assault cases, and mistreatment of graduate students. “Irresponsible would be an understatement,” he said. “Columbia has been actively malicious.” He then discussed the national importance of the struggle and ended by suggesting that the strike, if authorized, be open-ended and during finals to increase pressure on the administration, though he also acknowledged that this strategy is risky.

Lakha then opened the floor to questions and discussion from the audience. Unfortunately, she did not allow the panelists to address the questions as they came up, which created some confusion and didn’t allow for much in the way of answers.

One concern was the difference in striking power between research assistants, who bring large sums of money into the university but aren’t integral to the day-to-day functioning of the university, and teacher’s assistants, who would have a more immediate impact if they stopped working.

Another common worry was that of retaliation by the university. Because the graduate workers union has been certified by the National Labor Relations Board, the union is “allowed to strike.” Bhattacharyya said that this certification makes a big difference in reassuring people that striking is okay as well as preventing Columbia from retaliating against a striking worker. However, she and others acknowledged that relying on the federal government is risky, especially given the capriciousness of the Trump administration. Several people also mentioned that the Columbia administration is confident because they know Trump’s government will be on their side.

Undergraduates expressing support was also a major thread. One audience member suggested that undergraduates could join Student-Worker Solidarity or use their influence as future alumni and donors. A physics graduate student also suggested that undergrads could talk to graduate students they know, especially instructors, and let them know that they support a strike. “Just say it,” he said. Brophy added that undergraduates should not cross any picket lines and could show support by simply wearing a button.

The panelists then made their closing remarks, although they primarily reiterated earlier points. Bhattacharyya spoke about the need to create “a new normal,” where graduate students don’t have to fight to be recognized as workers. Brophy mentioned Student-Worker Solidarity’s photo campaign, and Raheja stressed the importance of a multi-pronged union strategy. Ferrena concluded the evening with a comment that graduate students at Columbia are “fighting like the old timeys.”

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Photo of Russian Advertisement by Misha Friedman

For those of you who missed it, the Columbia School of Journalism hosted a book talk and signing event for the newly released Never Remember: Searching for Stalin’s Gulags in Putin’s Russia by Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman. Resident Russian Olga Ivleva attended the panel, saying “dasvidania” to Stalinist Russia. 

Gessen and Friedman’s dark and mystifying book criticizes the nostalgia that exists for the days of the Soviet Union in modern day Russia. Gessen artfully depicts the horrors of the Stalin-era in her writing, pointing out the terrifying ways in which Putin’s Russia is ignorant to the terrors of the past. Her writing is accompanied by a beautiful collection of photos taken by Friedman as the two of them traveled through Russia. The photos include the gulag memorials alongside common Russian street propaganda, making the history seem even more desolate through the oblivion of the present.

During the event, Gessen and Friedman discussed their inspiration for the work, as well as what brought the two of them together as artists. The book is obviously intended as a political statement, and quite a radical one at that to most common Russians. When it came time for the Q & A, Gessen was bombarded by a mixture of praise and critique, with numerous older Russians angrily taking the microphone and attacking her work, claiming she was misrepresenting the Stalin era. Gessen firmly held her ground, hardly dignifying their flustered words with a response.

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It’ll definitely take you less time to read this housing review than it will to walk to this Columbia dorm. Carlton Arms may be the farthest dorm, but that Hudson breeze is worth it. 

Location: Riverside between 108th and 109th.

  • Nearby dorms: Nothing… Harmony and 110 (Barnard) maybe?
  • Stores and restaurants: Cascabel Taqueria, West End, Mels, 1020, Duane Reade, Chipotle, Five Guys, Vitamin Shoppe, Westside, Starbucks, Absolute Bagels, etc., etc.

Cost: The cost for upperclassman dorms is standard: $9,538.

Amenities:

  • Bathrooms: Each suite has two bathrooms with two sinks, two stalls, and a shower.
  • AC/Heating: No AC, but the heating is good. It’s too hot sometimes but you can open your window to the Hudson River blowing cool air in your face. The temperature is usually great.
  • Lounge: There aren’t floor lounges the floor, but each suite has a common space.
  • Kitchen: Each suite has one kitchen with an oven, microwave, fridge, stove, and medium cabinet space.
  • Laundry: In the basement of the building, only accessible through an elevator. Normal busy-ness.
  • Fire escapes: There are fire escapes that are accessible but you’re not allowed to go on them.
  • Bike storage: In the basement.
  • Computers/printers: In the first-floor lobby.
  • Gym: On the top floor.
  • Intra-transportation: Two elevators that are decent.
  • Hardwood/carpet: Rooms have hardwood, the rest of the suite has carpet.

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? I know it’s definitely not my train!

It’s Easter Weekend! The MTA isn’t resurrecting, though, so here are the service changes for this weekend. As always, please keep in mind that I’m not a fortune teller (yet) and don’t know when the trains will be delayed. If you’re feeling loved today, remember that the MTA hates you. Cheers! 

1: The 1 is running normally this weekend.

2: There are no 2 trains between 96th and 180th from 11:30 pm Friday to 5 am Monday, like last weekend. This doesn’t affect us MoHi residents too much. There are a few other service changes on the website that end at 5 am on Friday, but the way it’s worded, it’s unclear if it’s referring to 5 am on Friday (so all through Thursday night) or 5 am on Saturday (all though Friday night into Saturday morning). None of them affect the immediate MoHi campus too much, though.

3: No 3 trains this weekend from 11:30 pm Friday to 5 am Monday.

A: There doesn’t seem to be service changes on the A this weekend. Is this real life? It will probably be really delayed to make up for it.

B: Also no service changes on the B.

C: I can’t believe this, but also no service changes on the C.

D: Is it time for this column to end? No service changes on the D. I bet it will be super delayed to compensate.

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We couldn’t find enough Good Friday content so we had to change the occasion.

Happening in the World: During Tuesday’s preliminary World Cup game between France and Russia in St. Petersburg, Black players were targeted by fans with jeering and ape noises. It is the third occurrence at the St. Peterburg Stadium. FIFA is currently investigating the incident alongside the Fare Network, an organization dedicated to investigating racism in the European sports world. (Associated Press)

Happening in the US: The Black students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas are speaking out against their exclusion from the #MarchForOurLives campaign. Students returned to school with an increased police presence, prompting the call for the campaign against gun violence to include police officers. (Miami Herald)

Happening in NYC: 11 people were arrested in the Wednesday night protest following Stephon Clark’s death. Clark was shot 20 times by police officers in his backyard on March 18th. Most protesters were arrested on the charge of disorderly conduct. (ABC News)

Happening on Campus: The Center for Jazz Studies is hosting a free concert featuring Yosvany Terry, a Cuban musician specializing in music of the African Diaspora. Reserve your seat by e-mailing columbiajazzstudies@columbia.edu. More information can be found here.

Bop of the Day:

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These could be yours at the first-year GS end of year celebration.

Bwog is back with weekly GSSC coverage! Staff writer Zoe Sottile went to check out the happenings at General Studies Student Council. 

This week drew a large audience at GSSC and with good reason: new dean Lisa Rosen-Metsch visited to give some updates and answer questions; the elections commission brought forward a few new candidates for its positions; and treasurer Eric Lunzer, who used to be an executive chef, catered a whole meal for everyone. You guys. GSSC is the best.

Rocking Out With Rosen-Metsch

This was Dean Rosen-Metsch’s third time visiting GSSC; she intends to come to one meeting every month. She discussed her pride in GS’s 463 student veterans – which is more than the entire rest of the Ivy League has combined. She also emphasized the importance of Columbia’s mental health initiatives, which are currently being spearheaded by Deantini. Here she brought up her own background in public health. Currently, she’s still continuing some of her own research on HIV / AIDS, and has brought on four GS students to help her.

She also discussed food insecurity, calling it “a symptom of financial distress and morally reprehensible for our students.” While she presented no immediate plan to solve the problem, she is working with Dean Hartford and Dean Rodgers to gather more data.

She addressed the feedback she’s heard from students before, which mostly concerns undergraduate research, building community across the four colleges, and global experiences. She’s working on trying to help GS students get involved in research early on, partnering more with the other undergraduate schools, and is very excited about the new dual-degree program with Trinity College in Dublin that starts next year. She currently co-chairs a committee on instruction with CC and is going to the next Barnard faculty meeting to introduce herself, decisions that she hopes will help build communication between the administrations of the different colleges.

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Lowkey Bacchus’ arms look hella sexy.

Dictionary.com defines “bacchanal” as “an occasion of drunken revelry; orgy.” While that about sums it up, I have a feeling that that description of the day may not fly with your mom. In order to explain Bacchanal to all your various loved ones, you may have to tweak the definition in order to suit their agenda. Here’s some advice on how to explain Bacchanal to all sorts of people in your life.

Your parents

Bacchanal is a time-honored Columbia University tradition. Every spring, we hard-working students take a break by spending time outside listening to live music with our friends. Sure, a few beers are had here and there, but overall the day is really about Columbia camaraderie.

Your grandma

Bacchanal, named after the Roman god Bacchus, is a testament to Columbia’s traditional focus on the Classics. It is a day we spend remembering the legacy of Bacchus, god of… grapes. We all sit on the lawns, arranged in groups according to our freshman year Lit Hum sections, and discuss the prevalence of Bacchus’ legacy in the 21st century. We even have live music, because everyone knows that Bacchus enjoyed quality entertainment. Throughout the day there is even a wine tasting, which gives us the opportunity to learn all about the origins of Franzia.

Your friends back home

It’s the biggest event in New York City. Seriously. Hundreds of New Yorkers flood Columbia’s campus for the dopest party you’ve ever seen. Kanye is headlining this year. There’s free booze everywhere. Remember that after prom party senior year at Dylan’s parents’ house? Yeah, it’s like that, but a million times cooler. I can’t even explain it. New York City is so lit.

Your friends at other NYC schools

Believe it or not, Columbia students aren’t always snobby library dwellers. We may study hard, but we party harder. We even have frats! Have you ever been to a real frat party? In the words of NYU Local, who spent Bacchanal with Bwog last year, “The houses were just a little gross, filled with drunken young adults, and people were playing beer pong: is this what real college is like? They even had cute little backyards!” Come uptown and join us for a full day of day-drinking, day-dancing, and day-getting-fucked-up.

The ER doc at St. Luke’s

“So, you’re telling me that you started drinking around 9am, spent the whole afternoon smoking weed, ate three whole Shake Shack burgers, and then passed out on the lawns around dinner time?”

“Um, yeah.”

“Why did you do all that? What the hell is wrong with you?”

“Well, it’s Bacchanal.”

 

Note: Bwog does not condone the use of illegal drugs.

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