Happening in the World: There has been an influx of French citizens moving to the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montreal in recent years, transforming the area into a French enclave with Parisian accents and traditional restaurants.
Social Media Editor and self-proclaimed Milstein expert (as well as IMATS employee, for transparency’s sake) Idris O’Neill is here to contribute to the actually insane amount of Milstein content on Bwog. It’s time to explore
A new independent publication has announced its intent to cover Columbia’s campus, headed and run by former Columbia Daily Spectator Sports staff writers who quit along with nearly their entire department last December following a
Senior Staffer Levi Cohen takes stock of his cottons, wools, and linens.
At Columbia, we all know pre-meds (or maybe we ARE one). Pre-meds have a reputation for their busy schedules, insane work ethics, and a seemingly built-in sense of delayed gratification. In this post, new Bwog staff writer Ezra Lerner explores what it means to be pre-med at Columbia. His laugh after the question is telling. […]
Close your eyes. Imagine it’s 2 A.M. on a Thursday night. You have a full 8 hours of sleep and the rest of your life ahead of you. Until you hear it–the beeps. Not small, tranquil beeps, but the deafening, monstrous beeps of the Carman fire alarm. For the past two weeks, many Columbia freshmen didn’t […]
Senior Staff Writer and language junkie Levi Cohen made his way to the Heyman Center for “The Tower of Babel: Human Rights and the Paradox of Language,” a Global Language Mellon Sawyer Seminar presented by the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society as part of the Public Lectures Series in Global Language Justice. Noted international human rights […]
I’ve spent a lot of my time here on Bwog (perhaps too much time) writing about my favorite campus subject…the dining halls. This article will be no different. This time, we’re having a go at classifying each dining hall under the framework of Plato’s Five Regimes, which any CC student might be all-too-familiar with. The Kallipolis = JJ’s […]
Events Editor Isabel Sepúlveda trekked over to the Diana Events Oval to Latin Jazz in the City: A Musical Tribute to the Greatest Latin American Women Singers of All Time. Hosted by the Forum on Migration, Claudia Acuña, Jorge Glem, Ricky Rodriguez, Luisito Quintero, and Baden Goyo adapted the works of world-renown Latina artists like […]
Sports Editor Abby Rubel has been informed that Venus is in retrograde, which means we should spend time reflecting on relationships, including with Columbia Athletics! To help, here’s what’s going on this weekend. Women’s Soccer: Columbia (5-4-1, 2-0 Ivy) will look to stay on top of the Ivy League on Friday at 4:00 pm at Penn […]
Happening in the World: This past summer in southern Sweden, 8-year-old Saga Vanecek discovered a sword that is more than 1,000 years old. The story was not published until now because officials feared that too many people would rush to Vidöstern lake, the location where the ancient sword was found (Time). Happening in the US: […]