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Open Meeting Announcement: The Bwogdyssey

Move over, Emily Wilson and/or Richard Lattimore: Bwog is finally ready to uncover our own translation of the Odyssey. It’s a revolutionary version of the ancient poem that is sure to get the literary world talking; not only in its exacting attention to detail, but also the subtle ways in which we update the text […]

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Bwoglines: Feline On The Lam Edition

Happening in the world: A French museum dedicated to painter Étienne Terrus, a close friend of Henri Matisse, has discovered that over half its collection consists of fakes. Apparently, some paintings featured buildings built after Terrus’ death. Yikes! (BBC) Happening in the US: Here’s a recap of the exciting news that, earlier this week, Joseph DeAngelo […]

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Tom’s Takes Cards Now

This is not a drill. Tom’s Diner takes cards now. We are not kidding. Betsy’s friend is paying with a debit card right now. Idris has been paying with card since a few weeks ago. First Koronet’s, and now Tom’s. Will Hungarian be next?

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Senior Wisdom: John Avendano

Needing inspiration to get through studying for finals? Here’s a fresh perspective on the Columbia experience from John Avendano.  Name, School, Major, Hometown: John Avendano, Columbia College, Psychology, Colts Neck, New Jersey Claim to fame: Proud member of the Carman 10 and Carlton Arms 9C families. Deantini once challenged me (amongst others) to a snowball fight […]

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Skincare For Finals

It’s that time again: finals. You’re likely feeling extra stress, and that stress might be exhibiting itself very boldly on your face. Fear not! Bwogger and skincare aficionado Lucy Danger has these skincare for finals tips ready to prepare you for your exams and those stress-free days after finals final-ly end. Skincare isn’t a one-stop […]

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The 124th Annual Varsity Show: Please, Get Those Actors Out Of This Play

This Friday, Bwog staffers attended the 124th Annual Varsity Show, a student-written and directed musical about life at Columbia. The verdict: a talented cast bogged down by mediocre writing and a lack of specificity. If Alma Mater came to life one day, stretched her iron legs and dusted off her crown, turned her metal eye […]

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Senior Wisdom: Alex Swanson

Can’t get enough of Bwog’s Senior Wisdoms? Good news: we’re just getting started. Here with his tips to best enjoy your Columbia experience is our next senior, Alex Swanson.  Name, School, Major, Hometown: Alex Swanson—or Alexan der Swanson according to Columbia, CC’ 18, Classics, London Claim to fame: I dispense terrible advice and incompetently-run organizations when the […]

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Senior Wisdom: Ali Fraerman

Bwog is kicking off our Senior Wisdoms with Barnard’s very own Ali Fraerman! She may not have known that she would be graduating, but she does have some pretty good advice to give.  Name, School, Major, Hometown: Ali Fraerman, Barnard, Human Rights and Political Science, Chicago suburbs Claim to fame: Graduating a year early by […]

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Bwoglines: Good News Edition

Happening in the World: After a historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong-un has agreed to work toward denuclearization and an eventual peace treaty to end the Korean War. The two briefly stepped into North Korea, while holding hands, after returning to the South, followed by […]

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This Play’s The Thing: Bwog Reviews KCST’S “Hamlet”

Shakespeare nerd and Senior Staffer Abby Rubel couldn’t resist checking out KCST’s spring production of  Hamlet.  Editor’s note, 4/28 2:15 pm: One line in the review about Hamlet and Horatio’s relationship and the caption of the photo depicting these two characters have been changed; this line and caption utilized a homophobic trope. Anyone who knows any […]

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Classical Whines: Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Classical Whines is back for whines about the classics and a wine rec. This time, it’s about Ovid’s Metamorphoses; a work that was once on the LitHum syllabus but has since been eviscerated from the Core. As a disclaimer, we are aware that LitHum syllabi may differ slightly between sections, but for our intents and […]

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Graduate Workers Circulate Petition Calling For Strike Extension Vote

In addendum to the ongoing strike and with no clear end in sight, a petition has been drafted to extend the strike. Student workers predict, should the strike be extended, it will continue until the end of the term.  A petition has been circulating among graduate student workers which calls for a vote on extending […]

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What’s Happening In Columbia Sports: It’s Almost Over Edition

Classes are almost over, the strike is (maybe) almost over, and most Columbia teams are finishing up their regular season!  Men’s Tennis: If Columbia (16-4, 5-1 Ivy) wins at Cornell (10-10, 3-3 Ivy) on Saturday at 1 pm, they’ll split the Ivy title with Dartmouth (20-5, 6-1 Ivy). Dartmouth, however, has already clinched the Ivy’s […]

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V124 Opens Tonight!

Friends, countrymen, Columbia students, lend me your ears. I come to raise awareness of the Varsity Show, not to praise it. You’ve probably heard of the Varsity Show already. After all, the characteristic yellow T-shirts, water bottles, and sweatshirts have been all over campus in the past few weeks, to say nothing of the endless […]

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Barnard Academic Award Recipients Announced

The Barnard Academic Award recipients were announced on Tuesday, April 24th. Over 175 students were awarded this year from a number of disciplines. The recipients are as follows: Abigail Feinberg: Faculty Recognition Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Psychology Abigail Kempf: B.G. Segal Intern Fund Aining Ma: CJC Grant Alana Taub: Foundations of Neuroscience Prize for […]

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