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Nimesh Patel Stand-Up Routine Cut Short Due To Uncomfortable Jokes

Nimesh Patel, a comedian known for being the first Indian-American writer for Saturday Night Live, had his stand-up routine at cultureSHOCK cut short earlier tonight due to uncomfortable jokes. cultureSHOCK, an event hosted by the Asian American Alliance, is a charity performance showcase that aims to provide a space to celebrate Asian American expression. Patel was one […]

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Lecturehop: A Conversation About “The Library Book” With Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean appeared as part of the Book History Colloquium series last night to discuss her latest work, The Library Book, a meditation on the role of libraries in American life focusing on the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles public library. Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992 and is best known […]

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From The Organized Mess Of The Archives, Unseen Black History Is Brought To Light

Last night, New York Times contributors Darcy Eveleigh and Rachel L. Swarns visited Barnard to discuss their recent book about what was left unseen and undiscovered of black history until the two decided to search through the NYT archives. Bwogger Miyoki Walker was there to catch the whole thing. Surprisingly enough, space, the deep sea, […]

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“O Welche Lust!” A Repertory Smorgasbord By The New Opera Workshop

Senior Staff Writer and opera junkie Levi Cohen went to the Glicker-Milstein Theater last night for the Columbia University New Opera Workshop’s Fall 2018 Repertory Scenes. The Music Director and conductor was Katie Cooke CC’19, and it was produced by Julian Vleeschhouwer CC’19. Tickets are currently sold out for both tonight’s and tomorrow’s performances (they were available here), […]

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The Albums That Defined Our Semester 2: Electropop Boogaloo

In a sequel to last year’s post, the Bwog Staff discusses the albums that defined their semester. For some of us, it was our first semester on campus adjusting to the frantic pace of city life. For others, they were celebrating some of their last time on campus. We hope you enjoy our selections. Abigail […]

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Knickerbocker Roundup: Squash Your Opponents Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel wants you to know EXACTLY what’s going on in sports Men’s and Women’s Squash: Both squash teams will play three matches this weekend against Williams College, University of Virginia, and Cornell. The Lions will travel to Williams on Friday for a match at 4:30, then come back to New York for […]

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Bwoglines: I Wanna Go To The Moon Too Edition

Happening in the World: Brazil has withdrawn their offer to host a major U.N. climate change conference next year because of their current economic constraints. This has led many environmental groups to worry about Brazil’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions, especially since the country is the 7th largest emitter of greenhouse gases (NPR). Happening in […]

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Columbia Responds To Federal Climate Report

The most recent National Climate Assessment was scary. Bwogger Ezra Lerner talked to professors about efforts to make Columbia more eco-friendly and the research Columbia faculty does on climate science. The Columbia and Barnard administrations also sent Bwog statements on Columbia’s efforts regarding climate change.  In the wake of increasing concerns about the effect of climate change on the […]

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How To Live A Technology Free Life At Columbia

Bwogger Jordan Merrill has some helpful tips for people trying to live like it’s still the 1800’s.  Recently, in the midst of three Columbia midterms and a research paper, I gave up a week with my computer to focus on connecting with nature and strengthening my relationships with friends. Just kidding! I broke my computer, and […]

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Conspiracy Bwog: Why Barnard Girls Can’t Stop Cutting Their Hair

What is the deal with everybody chopping most of their hair off once they get to Barnard? Is this all part of the feminist agenda? Resident Bwoggay Sam Azanza uncovers the deep secrets of The Barnard Chop. “The Barnard Chop:” a term used for the impulsive haircut every Barnard first-year seems to get within the first few months […]

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Late yesterday, the office of Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky, a Jewish professor at the Teacher’s College who studies the Holocaust, was vandalized with anti-Semitic hate speech and two swastikas. This is not the first time this has happened; in 2007, Professor Midlarsky’s office was vandalized and she received an anti-Semitic flyer in her school mailbox. The […]

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Announcement: It’s Tree Lighting Time, Baby!

Freshmen, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for since your tour guide mentioned it during your first Columbia visit. Everyone else, get some free hot chocolate and take the same Instagram pics you do every year. It’s tree lighting time! The Tree Lighting Ceremony runs from 6-7 pm today on College Walk. Festivities start at 5 pm, though, […]

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Bwoglines: Running Out Of Places To Nap Edition

Happening in the World: Benoit Quennedey, a senior official in the French Parliament, was arrested for potentially spying on France for North Korea. Quennedey has authored multiple books on North Korea and was formerly head of the Franco-Korean Friendship Association. It is doubtful that he had access to crucial sensitive material, though. (USA Today) Happening […]

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Getting Home From Break: A Columbia Student’s Odyssey

Events Editor Isabel Sepúlveda didn’t think it was possible she could ever relate to Odysseus, who takes a spot in her top 5 least favorite Lit Hum characters. After a disastrous bus trip back from break, she at very least understands him a lot better now.  Tell me, Muse, of the trip of many ways, and […]

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SCAM-BC1001: Getting The Most Out Of Barnard

For as much or as little as you pay tuition, either way, there exist many resources at Barnard for low-income students to survive. Bwog has compiled a comprehensive list of resources at Barnard to help you get where you need to go. The most prominent resource for first-year students is the Barnard Bear Essentials Fund, […]

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