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The Word On Bacchanal

UPDATE, 12:20 am, 4/1/17: We have confirmation that this year’s Bacchanal lineup will include D.R.A.M., Mykki Blanco, and Alunageorge. More tickets will be on sale tomorrow (technically today, at this point) for the event! Tonight is the Bacchanal Release Party! Starting at 10pm in the Lerner Party Space, you can catch a live performance and “some hints” about […]

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Bwog Shares A Few Thoughts On The Trojan Women

Although he doesn’t often review theatrical performances, Editor Finn Klauber felt it his responsibility to release a measured review of a recent performance of Seneca’s Troades, which will have two final showings tomorrow afternoon and evening.  Syncretizing the performance of a Classical tragedy with artistic elements reminiscent of modernity is no small challenge. As key […]

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Housing Reviews 2017: Hogan

Rising seniors, this is one of the dorms you have been waiting for. In preparation for in-person selection this Monday, we present the only building that houses only seniors: Hogan! Location: 566 W. 114th Street, but if you want to order food use the Broadway address (556 W. 114th Street) Nearby dorms: Broadway, Ruggles, Carman, […]

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Housing Reviews 2017: Harmony Hall

Continuing Bwog’s hunt for housing, we now present Harmony Hall, in all of it’s far-off mystery. Location: 544 W. 110 St, between Amsterdam and Broadway Nearby dorms: Carlton Arms, 110. Stores and restaurants: Rite Aid, Westside Market, Duane Reade, V&T’s, Chipotle, Five Guys, Koronet, Mel’s Burger Bar, Insomnia Cookies, 1020. Cost: The cost for upperclassman housing is […]

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Bwoglines: There Is No Essence, Just A Bunch Of Turtles Edition

Happening in the world: Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, rejected the recommendation of researchers (from this here university, by the way) to ban a harmful insecticide from farms. (NPR) Happening in Nick(???): Just north of the Bronx in New Rochelle, every school nurse has the usual fare — EpiPens and Tylenol — […]

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Thursday Playlist: Midterm Blues

Midterms are almost done, but you’re probably feeling even more done. As a little motivation to get you through the final stretch, Bwogger Sarah Dahl has a playlist to conquer your midterm blues.  This playlist doesn’t actually contain any blues songs because I don’t feel qualified to recommend blues songs. Instead, it’s a mix of […]

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Admissions Decisions Released For CC And SEAS Class Of 2021

This year, Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science received 37,389 applications. This is the largest applicant pool in Columbia’s history. Of this number, 2,185 students were admitted, dropping the school’s admission rate to 5.8%. Barnard continues to grow more competitive as well; about a week ago, the college announced a 14.8% […]

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Barnard Announces Refugee Scholarship

Yesterday, Barnard announced a new scholarship that will completely fund the education of a student whose education has been interrupted as a result of result of war, persecution, conflict, natural disaster, or crisis. Called the Ann and Andrew Tisch Scholarship for Refugee Women, the scholarship generously covers all academic expenses a student would encounter during […]

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Barnard Housing Options At A Glance: Junior Day

Two out of three Barnard Housing Selection Days have passed, and only the class of 2020’s fates are still left undecided. Once again, Bwog is here with a thorough roundup of what went down on Tuesday, and to help the last struggling groups breathe a little more deeply. 620, 616, Cathedral Gardens, Sulz Tower: All […]

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Ode To Carman Hall

As we prepare to say goodbye to the dorms that so lovingly housed us in 2015-16, emotions flare up. Bwogger Youngweon Lee tells her emotions in this Ode to Carman Hall. Tell me, Columbia Housing, is there a dorm on campus Quite as disgusting as Carman Hall? What other dorm has bathroom air vents smelling […]

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Bwoglines: Ivy Day Edition

Happening in the World: President Trump’s hotel company is looking into buying a second hotel in Washington, D.C. This hotel would be more affordable than the luxurious Trump International Hotel already there. (Washington Post) Happening in NYC: On Wednesday, Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, two allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, were sentenced to a year […]

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We’ve explained frat rush. We’ve explained srat rush. Now, we’re explaining another painfully confusing and time-consuming process that forms part of the backbone of Columbia student life: the hookup culture. This post is a satirical explanation of that culture, as understood by a second-semester sophomore who is on the asexual spectrum, just got out of a serious […]

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Bwog Love: I’m Addicted To Museums

In a too often negative world, Bwog Love rises heroically to shine a warm and gentle light on the simple joys that we Columbia students often overlook. In this edition, staff writer Jack Treanor tells of his love for Columbia’s Passport to Museums. I love museums and New York has the best museums. We all […]

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CU Elections Update: GSSC Candidates Announced

The list of GSSC candidates are here! Who will bring puppies and lit galas to GS next year? Who will fight ESC to gain access to Columbia undergrad dorms? Here are the people that you can vote for to make things happen in GSSC: Student Body President Dennis Zhao Samantha Demezieux Vice President of Policy […]

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Morris Justice Project Continues To Fight Stop And Frisk

In a presentation on Tuesday night to a packed room at the School of Social Work, the Morris Justice Project presented findings and methodology in a talk called “Stop and Frisk?” The Morris Justice Project is a community initiative from the South Bronx in a very heavily-policed community. The project was created in 2011, when NYPD […]

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