Menu CATEGORIES

Connect with us

CATEGORIES Menu
All Articles

Bwoglines: Jeff Bezos’s iPhone X Gets Hacked Edition

It’s the first Friday of the semester! Take a break from obsessively rearranging your schedule to catch up on global and local news with Bwoglines.

Happening in the World: The UN reported a Whatsapp account under the name of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was used to hack Jeff Bezos’s phone. The phone was allegedly tampered with on May 1, 2018, with “more than 6 gigabytes of data stolen.” Saudi Arabia denies all claims (CNN).

Happening in the US: After Conrad Roy III, an 18-year-old from Massachusetts, committed suicide in July of 2014, investigators quickly turned to his girlfriend, Michelle Carter. Carter was arrested for involuntary manslaughter for persuading her boyfriend to commit suicide via text messages. She was sentenced to 15 months in prison but was released on Thursday for good behavior (CNN).

Happening in NYC: Videogamesnewyork, a gaming store in the East Village, caters to young and old gamers by stocking a wide selection of products. They reportedly cater to grandmas and toddlers alike, with everything from Tetris to Atari and Nintendo 64. Check it out next time you’re in the area (NBC).

Happening on Campus: Today from 6:00-8:00 pm in room 963 of the Schermerhorn Extension, there will be a talk titled “How Borders Work.” Writers and activists from the US-Mexico and Mediterranean borders will discuss the demilitarization of borders and their personal experience with documenting race and class conflict caused by borders. You can find more information here.

Song Recommendation: “Everyday People” by Sly & The Family Stone

Video games *in Lana Del Ray voice* via Pexels

Write a comment

Your email address will not be published.

 

Have Your Say

What should you actually Venmo people for?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments

Truly truly, I loved this piece. Keep up the good work! (read more)
Recent Columbia Crushes That Bwog Will Be Taking The Liberty To Cancel
February 22, 2020
not online unfortunately (read more)
Review: Bold Beautiful Barnard Underwear
February 22, 2020
It’s being renovated. You will survive. (read more)
ConspiracyBwog: The Pupin Elevator is a Portal to Hell
February 22, 2020
or maybe don’t be annoying? just a thought (read more)
To Whoever Just Shushed Me On Milstein 2
February 21, 2020

Comment Policy

The purpose of Bwog’s comment section is to facilitate honest and open discussion between members of the Columbia community. We encourage commenters to take advantage of—without abusing—the opportunity to engage in anonymous critical dialogue with other community members. A comment may be moderated if it contains:
  • A slur—defined as a pejorative derogatory phrase—based on ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or spiritual belief
  • Hate speech
  • Unauthorized use of a person’s identity
  • Personal information about an individual
  • Baseless personal attacks on specific individuals
  • Spam or self-promotion
  • Copyright infringement
  • Libel