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Good Night, And Good Luck

Dear Columbia — to our fans, part-time fans, naysayers, haters, and our primarily unruffled, ambivalent readership — we’ve had a strong semester. I say “strong” because it was not quite a good semester but a powerful one, passionate and encouraging. If sometimes too apologetic, you can’t negate our — Bwog’s — interest in the activity we’ve seen […]

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Some Questions For Our Administrators Come Winter Break

A few questions for those at the helm of the University this holiday season. Preferably to mull over during family dinner. Of President Bollinger, we ask: How exactly will Columbia be a “good neighbor” in Manhattanville? Will you call the cops on us every time we congregate in groups of three or more? How will you create community […]

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Party Testimonial: Back On The Scene With John Donne

He thought he’d left his hard-partying days behind him. No more shots and no more dancing and certainly no more hooking-up with his exes. But something always sucks him back in (hint: letting loose after finals leads to bad things). It’s been months–well, at least one month—since I last attended any sort of large social […]

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Your Families, And Why You Should Fear Them More Than Finals

To those of you still here, we here at Bwog can offer you some perspective: every page left in that final paper, every hour until that absurdly late final exam, keeps you protected from the interrogation you will face upon your return home. To remind you of this, and to help you prepare, we have […]

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Actual Wisdom: Tom Harford

Although we may only have one for you this semester, we bring you an Actual Wisdom from Tom Harford, Columbia professor and Dean of Students for GS. Enjoy. Justify your existence in 30 words or fewer: To justify my existence, you will need to consult my creator, Dean Peter Awn, who had me designed in a […]

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Bwog In Bed: Getting The Hell Out Edition

Bwog is still in bed, but won’t be for much longer. To those poor souls who won’t be out of finals until 10:00 tonight: we’ve stood by you as long as we can, but it’s time to pack up and go home. Maybe after just a few more moments under these warm covers… In the […]

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Meditations On Carman

Now officially on winter break, Daily Editor and Carmanite Rachel Deal reflects on her first semester spent in Carman. On move-in day, it takes three tries to unlock the door to my “suite.” The room isn’t as bad as she thought it would be, my mom says, but she grimaces when she looks into the […]

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Holidays On The Cheap

We’re all friends broke around here. We know where your last $10 REALLY went. But your friends are weirdly into Christmas/Kwanzaa/Hannukkah/nondenominational winter holiday, so you’ve gotten roped into celebrating the festivities like a real family. Here’s how to get by this holiday season, poor student style. For all your gift-giving needs, a by-no-means-definitive analysis of […]

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Bwog In Bed: Bring The Noize Edition

Whether you’ve already fled Morningside Heights for the next month or you have a couple more exams left, Bwog is definitely still in bed. Bwogline: The last episode of The Colbert Report airs tomorrow evening–check out this article that details how Colbert’s show began and speculates about how it may end. (New York Times) Study Tip: Treat yourself. No, […]

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Vampire Weekend Isn’t The Last Columbia Band

An all-Columbia student band on campus called Ampersand just put out a new video that they’ve apparently been working on for almost a year now. We think their music is pretty cool so we wanted to share yet another music-related post with you tonight to give you something to spend five minutes away from studying […]

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The Final(s) Push Playlist

We really get that it feels like we’ve been preparing for/taking finals for about a month now. While you may be feeling a bit angry towards Columbia/New York/finals in general, keep your head up and remember that you will be heading home no later than Friday hopefully. To restore some faith in this city/school and offer […]

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At Two Swords’ Length: Am I Clean?

For your enjoyment during the miserable bowels of finals, we hereby present another piece from our beloved mother magazine, The Blue and White. This month’s ATSL, written by senior editor Alexander Pines, CC ’16, and contributor Mabel Taylor, BC ’18, ponders a questions that I’m sure we’ve all wondered about in the past few days: am […]

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Senior Wisdom: Cesar Rodriguez

We bring you our next Senior Wisdom from one of our seniors graduating this winter: Cesar Rodriguez. Name, School, Major: Cesar Rodriguez, Columbia College 2015, Biology and History Claim to fame: I think I pretty much succeeded in infecting most of my friends here at school with what they like to call, “Cesar lingo.” Many of them […]

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Student Falls From 8th Floor Of Wien Hall

Last night, a student fell from the 8th Floor of Wien Hall. Police responded shortly after and transported him quickly to St. Luke’s while he was in critical condition. Sources confirmed he was stable and breathing once he arrived at the hospital. An email from Cristen Kromm, Associate Dean of Residential Life, was sent to students […]

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Bwog In Bed: Good Morning Edition

Bwog is struggling to wake up without a 9 AM final as motivation, so here’s some good news and tips for the day to get you out of bed and help you truly have a good morning. Bwogline: Elizabeth Warren is leading a coalition of senators demanding the Department of Health and Human Services to […]

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