Written by aditi Patil
December 10, 20187:17 pm 0 Comments
idk looks like a cult to me
Bwog found time to enjoy their last weekend before finals, and we hope you did too! Send in your stories to email@example.com to be featured.
(Disclaimer: Bwog does not condone underage drinking or illegal drug use.)
Bwog Is Happy And Fun
Bwog experiences pain after the jump
Tags: field notes, finals szn will kill us all, merry christmas you filthy animals, oh and happy holidays, so many formals... but why?, we love dressing up, yeeted
December 10, 20189:30 am 0 Comments
getting sick of this shit!!!!
Happening in the World: Beyonce graced herself at the wedding of India’s richest man’s daughter’s wedding in Udaipur, India. Beyonce performed at the wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani, the daughter of Mukesh Ambani, who tied the knot with Anand Piramal, son of another Indian billionaire.
Happening in the US: Yet another snowstorm that has hit the United States has claimed the life of one person in North Carolina and threatened many other lives in the southeast. Thousands of flights have been canceled worldwide as well.
Happening in NYC: A troubling video shows police officers grabbing a 1-year-old baby from a mother’s arms in a video of the mother’s arrest for lying on the floor of The Human Resources Administration office for hours. The HRA called the police, citing disorderly conduct, but agreed that the treatment of her was disturbing.
Happening on Campus: There will be a study break in Low Lounge tomorrow from 11 AM to 3 PM for students to get snacks, play games, hear student performances, win raffle prizes, and just relax!
Song of the Day: To get you through finals~
Tags: Beyoncé, beyonce is a queen, bwog bwitches, bwoglines, finals szn, florence and the machine, last day of classes!!!, we made it
December 03, 20187:27 pm 0 Comments
it’s frickin’ christmas
As the 2018 fall semester comes to an end and the threat of finals loom in the distance, Bwog still finds time to do fun things. Send in your weekend adventures to firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured!
Bwog explores NYC
Bwog loses sometimes…
Bwog wins some after the jump
Tags: columbia kids need to take advantage of free museums more, field notes, lets get this bread, seems like everyone was at the mitski concert, sleep for a week?, sleep is for the weak, the CAVA story is so funny
December 03, 20185:00 pm 0 Comments
I hope to be this smart one day
Need motivation to study for finals? Each year, Columbia College inducts 10 percent of the senior class to be inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Society which celebrates those who excel in the liberal arts and sciences. Today, 24 students have been announced as inductees, with more students being inducted in the spring semester. Congratulations to the Fall 2018 inductees!
Class of 2019 Junior Phi Beta Kappa Inductees:
Tags: america's first honor society, congratulations, Junior Phi Beta Kappa, phi betta kappa u dig, proud of you people, the smartest of the smart
December 03, 20189:30 am 0 Comments
we stan a queen
Happening in the World: After a dinner between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, the two leaders have announced a 90 day ceasefire over the trade dispute that has rattled economic growth. The truce buys time for both countries to decide on a verdict concerning Beijing’s aggressiveness on the U.S.’s technological dominance.
Happening in the US: The New York Time’s has written a lengthy exposé on the K-12 school in Louisiana called the T.M. Landry School that became viral last year for posting its highly emotional and enthusiastic videos of their predominantly African American students getting accepted to elite universities. The T.M. Landry school, which is not an accredited school and the owners are not currently certified teachers, has been exposed for abusing the students, not teaching them, and falsifying transcripts and scores.
Happening in NYC: New York City will be erecting a statue of the first black Congresswoman in the United States, Shirley Chisholm, in Prospect Park. Chisholm is also the first woman to receive the Democratic vote to run for President, and passed away in 2005 at age 80. The statue is a part of NYC’s goal to “toss out symbols of hate.”
Happening on Campus: There will be a film screening of “ReGeneration” followed by a discussion at 1201 International Affairs Building from 6 to 7 PM. The film follows ten “reconciliation ambassadors” as they view the past and their future with consideration to the Bosnia-Herzegovina genocide which took place almost 25 years ago. Additionally, producer Zana Marjanovic and director Emir Kapetanovic will be there to discuss the film afterwards.
Documentary of the Day: 120 Years (recommended by a fellow Bwogger). A film about Scott Lewis, a man who was sentenced to life in prison for a crime he did commit. It chronicles him and his families’ tale as they try to put back together the last 20 years of Lewis’ time in prison and the way the judicial system affects peoples lives after
Tags: are our lives a lie?, bwoglines, donald trump and china tho, is anything real?, lets get this bread, rise and shine monday, today's bwoglines put me in such a conspiracy mood
November 26, 20189:30 am 1 Comments
Happening in the World: Ukraine is set to declare martial law against Russia after the Ukrainian naval ships were seized by Russia. Each country blames each other for the incident, in which many Ukrainian crew members were injured. (BBC)
Happening in the US: Over 1200 flights were canceled across the country post-Thanksgiving as a winter storm hits the Midwest, making for very dangerous flight conditions. (USA Today)
Happening in NYC: As Amazon plans to open its new headquarters to Long Island City, real estate in the area is already starting to boom. An influx of to-be residents are anticipating the increase of jobs as Amazon opens their new office, and young people are the bulk of these potential real-estate buyers. (CNBC)
Happening on Campus: Janet L. Miller, the Professor of English Education will be giving a lecture as a part of the Arts and Humanities Distinguished Speaker Series. She will be speaking on The Narrative Researcher/Writer: Discomforting Reflexivities and Impossible Composings.
Overheard: “I don’t think Columbia athletes give head” (via @overheard.columbiauniversity on Instagram)
Bezos via Wikimedia Commons
Tags: amazon is coming for us, rip my family with a connecting flight in chicago, still recovering from my food coma how's everyone else faring, we're back baby
November 20, 20183:46 pm 0 Comments
Parks and Recs forever baby
Bwog has a wholesome yet fun final weekend before Thanksgiving break! Send your weekend experiences to email@example.com to be featured.
Bwog has a “Treats Yoself” Weekend
Bwog does fun things in NYC
Bwog hits the bars and other short stories
Bwoggers cuts their hair
Tags: 1020 is too lit, a messy weekend, field notes, hair style change is the move right now?, one of those weekends where we you go out on a monday, thanksgiving break come faster
November 19, 20189:30 am 3 Comments
Happening in the World: Pope Francis openly stated that there is a huge problem of the wealth inequality and treatment of migrants in the world. “Injustice is the perverse root of poverty,” Francis said at a Mass marking the Roman Catholic Church’s annual World Day of the Poor.
Happening in the US: The confirmed death count due to the California wildfires is at a record of 76. Strangely enough, there are over 1,000 people who have been reported as missing due to the wildfires. However, many reports have found that people who were not missing were on the list, so officials are going through the lists to determine who is and is not actually missing.
Happening in NYC: A conference held by the aptly-named “Reformbnb” will be held today by anti-Airbnb forces in order to discuss better ways to regulate house-sharing websites. The conference’s goal is “to hear from these leaders about how their cities are being impacted by Airbnb, what steps they’re taking toward regulation and enforcement, and to share best practices, the latest data, advocacy/organizing tools and build consensus toward a coordinated global effort for more proactive and data-driven enforcement and regulatory regimes.”
Happening on Campus: There will be a talk called “The Front Lines of Gender Justice: Criminalizing Pregnancy” at the Jerome Greene Hall on W 116th from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Nancy Rosenbloom, the Director of Legal Advocacy with National Advocates for Pregnant Women will be the guest speaker for this part of the event series talking about the criminalization of pregnancy amongst women.
Overseen: The big, beautiful dick drawn on the field in the snow accompanied on the other lawn by the message “SEND NUDES”.
Tags: bwoglines, gender justice, lets get this bread, news, pope francis is our problematic fav, reformbnb is so catchy, send nudes, wildfires
November 12, 20188:30 pm 1 Comments
literally all of us right now
Bwog recounts their weekend after a short two-day post-fall break week. As you can predict, chaos ensued…
Bwog is Sick and Tired :'(
Bwog gets drunk, Bwog falls in and out of love, you know the drill
Tags: bwog stop hooking up with your exes, crazy weekend, field notes, it's so cold outside we all are sick, it's the plague, model UN gets wild?, weekend fun, wholesome
November 12, 20189:31 am 0 Comments
gotta check these like suburban mom’s check their children’s halloween candy
Happening in the World: A woman from Queensland, Australia was arrested for being connected to the strawberry needle scare that has been occurring over the last two months in Australia and New Zealand where people were finding needles in their store-bought fruit packages.
Happening in the USA: After 10 years of suspicion and a one-year investigation, residents from Denmark, South Carolina have found out that their water source has a substance that tries to regulate naturally occurring iron bacteria that can leave red stains or rust-like deposits in the water. The substance, known as HaloSan, was not approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency to disinfect drinking water.
Happening in NYC: Thousands of people gathered in New York City to honor those who served their country with the annual Veterans Day Parade this Sunday. This year’s parade also celebrated the centennial of the end of World War I.
Happening on Campus: There will be an “LGBTQ+ Rights in a Global Perspective” talk at the Jerome Greene Hall from 12:10 to 1:10 PM by Pepe Julian Onziema. Onziema is an LGBTQ+ and Human Rights Activist from Uganda who will be speaking on his experiences as an LGBTQ+ Rights Advocate in Uganda and will be joined in discussion by Professor Franke in considering LGBTQ+ Rights and Movements in a global context.
Post of the Day:
Tags: a love story to remember, bwoglines, columbia crushes, lets get this bread, lgbtq, like flint michigan all over again, news
October 29, 20189:30 am 0 Comments
what’s better than this? just guys… being dudes
Happening in the World: Two Australian police officers jumped into the ocean in order to save a drowning kangaroo. They pulled the unconscious animal from the sea and continued to perform chest compressions in order to revive it. One of the police officers, Kirby Tonkin, stated “every life is worth saving and we just did what we could.” The kangaroo is now recovering after the traumatic experience.
Happening in the US: The Boston Red Sox are currently only one win away from earning their ninth World Series title after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-6 in Game 4 of the best of seven contest. While Friday night’s tied game lasted more than seven hours by the time the Dodgers’ Max Muncy hit a walk-off home run in the 18th inning, Saturday night’s game took a turn for Boston in the top of the ninth inning.
Happening in NYC: Police have found and identified two women’s bodies floating in the Hudson River. The bodies are those of Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, who are sisters from Fairfax, Virginia, are suspected to have been wanting to end their own lives by taping themselves together and jumping into the water.
Happening on Campus: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Columbia University’s Fall 2018 Blood Drive Campaign is dedicated to increasing awareness of the disease and providing support to cancer patients as well as others in need of donated blood. It will be taking place from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Columbia School of Nursing.
Overseen/Overheard: “A man in a pirate costume outside Butler waved to my friend and said ‘Ahoy, sexy!’”
the sox via NJ
Tags: 18 innings how is that possible, ahoy sexy, blood drive, boo red sox not rly tho, bwoglines, halloweekend was wild, just wait for field notes, kangaroos, people down under be wild
October 22, 20188:30 pm 0 Comments
can’t believe such a beautiful stadium had to experience such a loss :'(
Last weekend: Homecoming. Parent’s Weekend. Bwog drank together. Yet another bar opened in Morningside Heights. Even though we may have lost the big game, mixing alcohol, sports, and families together created quite the weekend for Bwog. Send in your weekend shenanigans to firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured!
Bwog is Wholesome/Spends Time with Family
Read about Homecoming after the jump
October 22, 20189:30 am 1 Comments
imagine this happening at EC yikes
Happening in the World: A train in Taiwan derailed, injuring 187 and killing 18 passengers. It was traveling between Taipei and the eastern county of Taitung when it ran off course, affecting people most in the four cars that overturned more than 90 degrees.
Happening in the US: At Clemson University, a floor collapse at a frat party ended with over 30 people injured and hospitalized. “The beat was about to drop and literally the whole floor collapsed,” student Larissa Stone told Greenville News. “People are hurt. People are bleeding. I had blood on my sneakers. It was really bad.” Literally my worst nightmare.
Happening in NYC: NYPD has suspended a certain kind of body cameras for police members after one exploded on an officer. A police officer was wearing a Vievu model LE-5 body-worn camera on a “midnight tour” on Saturday night when he noticed that it was smoking and took it off. No one was harmed when this occurred.
Happening on Campus: There will be an event at the International Affairs Building Room 1501 from 6 to 8:15 PM called “Media in the Age of Trump: Panel Discussion.” The talk will host a panel of experts including John Avlon, a Senior Political Analyst at CNN, and Jim Rutenberg, a Media Columnist at New York Times. They will be discussing the power of the press during Trump’s presidency, including issues of fake news and the effect of social media on information.
Song of the Day: Khalid stays blessing our ears on his new album.
October 15, 20186:00 pm 0 Comments
This weekend, Bwog discovered that love is fake and what was the automatic response? Drink away their sorrows. Email us at email@example.com if you want to share your fun or crazy stories!
the only love I can believe in right now
Bwog Is Drunk As Usual
Bwog and Love
Read more after the jump
Tags: a star is born, ariana grande and pete davidson, bwog is amazing, drunk, field notes, i wish my mans who isnt my mans would be my mans, its almost cuffing szn, love is fake
October 15, 20189:30 am 6 Comments
I knew it was too good to be true rip
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to accurately reflect Alqesem’s status. Her deportation has been suspended and her appeal will be heard by the Israeli Supreme Court this week.
Happening in the World: American Lara Alqesem, 22, was barred from entering Israel for being a president of a small chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Florida. The Tel Aviv district court rejected her initial appeal, but Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended her deportation and will hear her case this week.
Happening in the US: Whirlwind romance between comedian Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande came to an end this weekend, as the couple broke off their engagement with both parties acknowledging that it simply was not the right time for their relationship to take off. Sources said the two still have love for each other, but things are over romantically.
Happening in NYC: Violence erupted at a male-only far-right event for the Proud Boys at the Metropolitan Republican Club. After a speech by Gavin McInnes, the founder of the Proud Boys, someone began committing vandalism with swords. Three white supremacists were arrested for the crime, including founder McInnes himself. https:
Happening on Campus: There will be a Walk-to-Wellness event at Low Library from 1 to 2 PM, where participants will engage in a free, instructor-led walking program to help them incorporate more physical activity into their workday. Join your colleagues for kick-off walks featuring a group walk, dynamic stretches, and wellness swag!
Overseen/Overheard: “How is the food? Did everything come out instagramable?”
yet another example of failed love via Billboard
Tags: ariana grande, bwoglines, i can't believe in nice things anymore, is god a woman pete?, love is fake, pete davidson, wow we have really become THAT generation that takes pics of food
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