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Columbia Dorms As Seasons of American Horror Story

October can’t come soon enough. To get his spook on, senior Bwogger Leo Bevilacqua decided to sort through his love-hate relationship with Ryan Murphy in a productive way.  MURDER HOUSE (Carman) – Where the horror begins quite literally. Plus, some unfortunate upperclassmen find themselves trapped in this liminal space for years to come as RA’s. Those […]

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Columbia Crime Blotter: Week Of 09/20/18

Columbia University very own Crime Blotter details the scoop of what is REALLY happening on campus. This week’s edition features Bwogger Leo Bevilacqua’s truly horrifying discovery.  On May 20th, one resident of Wien 4 opened his door to a truly heinous sight. On either side of his door, two identical pools of vomit lay equidistant. Bemused, […]

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Horror Story: Psych Study

Science of Psych is a rite of passage for all potential psych majors and so are its psych studies that all students are subjected to. Having to to undergo 9 hours of testing, one is never fully in control of what one is subjected to. You hope that you might be participating in one relating to […]

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Horror Story: The Music @ Mel’s & 1020

If you are one of the few fortunate souls who are able to get into Mel’s on a Friday or Saturday night, then you definitely would have suffered through this travesty. It’s past midnight, the line outside of Mel’s is out of control. The apartment party ran out of booze and tequila shots are just what […]

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Water Fountains As Bottled Water Brands

Are you a FIJI lover? And no, I’m not talking about the Frat, I’m talking the close to $3 bottle of water. The water that apparently is sourced from volcanic springs and has become synonymous with  luxury. If you are, eschewing the pragmatism and convenience of  Poland Spring, then you will most likely seek out those […]

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The 7 Deadly Columbia Sins, Or Why God Stopped Taking Your Calls?: 2017 Edition

Leo Bevilacqua, resident New York Jew, is back with a revamped edition of “The 7 Deadly Columbia Sins.” This month has given us a lot to be thankful guilty for! Without further a do, here’s the article brought to you by ‘Feh!’ and ‘Oy vey!’ In honor of the highest of high holidays, Yom Kippur (a.k.a. […]

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Grant’s Tomb: More Than A Landmark

History is everywhere in Morningside Heights, if you choose to explore it. Today, Bwog writer Leo Bevilacqua shares his impressions of Grant’s Tomb, a national memorial dedicated to Union General and 18th President of the United States. EDIT, 6:20 PM: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that President Grant signed the 18th Amendment; […]

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Housing Reviews 2017: McBain Hall

Sometimes called Carman 2.0 and sometimes called McNasty, McBain’s short lived geotag on snapchat displaying mice pretty much sums up this fun, whimsical dorm. Its recent renovation may give a nice exterior, but its facilities are still old and ramshackle Location: W 113th St at the corner of 113th and Broadway, New York, NY 10025 Nearby dorms: Watts, Broadway, […]

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Night In The Life Of Your Bank Account

Being in New York City, Columbia students have a myriad number of ways to deplete their bank accounts. City life is not cheap, which is why charting it might be a good idea. Staff writer Leo Bevilacqua takes us through the cause of your being broke. Please note that Bwog does not condone any type of fiscal […]

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Israel-Palestine Related Events This Week

Besides the demonstration that will take place on Low Plaza between 11 am to 4 pm, a few events will be happening every day this week relating to Israel and Palestine. Check them out to hear the voices of Columbia students and prominent activists on both sides of the issue.  Monday 9 to 10 pm: […]

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Library Review: Avery Library

Bwog is back with yet another library review! If you want a warm and welcoming environment when studying for hours, change things up and stop at Avery. Everything from the main room to Brownie’s Café will make you want to visit this library again.  Avery at its core is a warm, communal, and artsier version of […]

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A Snow Day Prayer: Winter Storm Niko

Dear Alma, And just when you thought Columbia could not get any whiter, Winter Storm Niko loomed its vanilla head. Seriously, Columbia students probably have not been shooken up by this much white nonsense since the Civil War. Tomorrow is but a small sacrifice for our safety and well being. While other New York institutions of higher learning […]

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Kerry James Marshall’s “Mastry” & The Core

Recently, the Met Breuer Museum held an exhibit of art by Kerry James Marshall. Bwog sent Bwogger Leo Bevilacqua to review the exhibit. The Met Breuer’s recent retrospective of Kerry James Marshall’s work titled “Mastry” had a fascinating response to masterpieces of western literature, art, and philosophy. Marshall, having been raised in segregation, had a different […]

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Which Best Picture Nominee Are You Based Off Of Your On-Campus Dining Preference?

Like all things consumed in the capitalist world, dining halls have striking similarities to films nominated for best picture. They can be competitive, undeservedly obscure, sumptuous, or “full of shit.” Staff Writer Leo Bevilacqua tells you which Best Picture nominee you are based on your comfort dining hall.  John Jay Dining Hall – You are Manchester by the […]

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