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Artopolis Rebranded As “The New York Basics”

The former Greek cafe Artopolis, located between 113th and 114th street and Amsterdam, has become a Columbia staple famous through brunch foods like crepes, pastries, and omelets. However, the restaurant recently reopened under a new name, “The New York Basics,” and boasts a new menu. Additions include quick grab-and-go options like scones, muffins, donuts, chips, espresso […]

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Every year, Columbia College honors one of its most prominent alums with its most notable award through the Alexander Hamilton Dinner, an event in Low Library featuring President Bollinger, Dean Valentini, the entire Board of Trustees, a three-course meal, and various speeches. Tickets range from $425 for a “Young Friend Seat” to $100,000 for “Platinum […]

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PeopleHop: Actor Kenny Ridwan From The Goldbergs, The Thundermans, And More!

Staff Writer Danielle Mikaelian recently sat down with Kenny Ridwan, CC ’21, an actor from Los Angeles who currently appears on ABC’s hit series “The Goldbergs.” Throughout the years, Kenny has also acted in various shows like “House of Lies,” “Perception,” “Bones,” “Modern Family,” “The Middle,” and “The Thundermans.” Fun Fact: Danielle and Kenny met […]

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It’s Going Down, I’m Yelling Tinder: Cringeworthy Columbia Tinder Stories

While Bumble is boppin’ (shoutout to the campus Bumble ambassadors and their free Mel’s drink tickets), Tinder still remains ever-present at Columbia. Because, as Pitbull sings in the song “Timber” (which Bwog thinks should be called Tinder), who wouldn’t want to make a night you don’t remember with a person you don’t forget (but want […]

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ShopHop: Bwog Analyzes The More In “Party & More”

About to throw a rager? Passionate about viewing merchandise with no labeled prices? Investigating how party supply stores can have a mere two-star rating? If any of these are the case, you may end up at Columbia’s oddly expensive party store, Party and More! While the shop’s storefront promotes gifts, toys, cards, and wireless accessories, […]

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These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends: Nussbaum & Wu Elegy

As Nussbaum & Wu’s official funeral will be held today, Bwog is honoring the tragedy of its untimely demise with a dramatic Shakespearean death poem. They say a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet (Romeo and Juliet) But Nuss, the dorm, without its bagel shop, is incomplete Health Department, hide your fires […]

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NSOP Overseen/Overheard

NSOP is over, which means a lot of upperclassmen have seen freshmen do very ridiculous things! Bwog asked around and compiled a list, so here you go: Throwing a shoe into an EC door to keep it open and check if there was a party (FYI, just ended up being four seniors sitting in their […]

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Remember The Name And Slay The Pregame: Your (Un)Official Pregame Playlist

Bwog is back and determined to turn all of your pregame situations into lituations. No matter how cheap your alcohol is, you’ll feel rich while listening to these tracks. We even offer comments on a few of the songs! Shots by LMFAO: This is a pregame playlist…need I say more? Upgrade U by Beyoncé: Let […]

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Waking Up With Bwog: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop, NSOP

It’s day six of NSOP, which means the wildest week of freshman year (for some of you) is winding down to a close. You’ve made new friends, have already switched majors (?), and are now almost ready to make the transition from prefrosh to official Columbia freshman. Congrats! Shockingly enough, you’ll actually be in classes […]

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Houses And Homes: Athens, Greece

Want to get an inside look into athentic Greek life? Our next Houses and Homes post comes to you from Athens, where Bwogger Danielle Mikaelian vacationed with some of her future floormates. If you want to join in on the scenery-sharing action, send your five senses and a photo (or two) to tips@bwog.com. Where: A second […]

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GS Dean Of Students Removed From Position Due To Unacceptable Conduct

According to an email sent to General Studies students this afternoon, Tom Harford, the GS Dean of Students, has been removed from his position. Dean of General Studies Lisa Rosen-Metsch emailed students today to inform them of the sudden change. According to her statement, the decision to remove Harford was due to “unacceptable conduct” within the […]

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Core Scholars: Cards Against Sappho

The Core Scholars program is an annual competition that invites students to submit a reflection on the Core. If selected as a winner, you get fame, glory, and your work featured on Columbia’s website. The university will give you two hundred dollars and a close-up picture of your face will be awkwardly placed in Hamilton […]

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How To Be A Proper Third Wheel

Is your ability to get internships better than your ability to get a girlfriend/boyfriend? Did cuffing season come and go, with you still being single? Did your two best friends start dating, making you an awkward third wheel? If so, you aren’t alone! Columbia is known for its hookups, and not everyone can be in […]

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How To Convince The Sun To Stay

Once in a rare while, the sun decides to visit Columbia’s campus. This sends students into a frenzy; the lawns become packed, and most people (emphasis on most) leave Butler to partake in yard games and tan. The weather, while temporary, transforms campus into a much happier, vibrant place…but this version of Columbia only lasts […]

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The John Jay Showers Are (Hot N) Cold, And The People Want Answers

Something’s up with the plumbing in John Jay. Staff writer Danielle Mikaelian opened her Rolodex of anonymous sources and did some good old-fashioned investigative reporting. John Jay showers are hot and they’re cold They’re yes and they’re no They’re in and they’re out Their temps up and down They’re wrong, it isn’t right It’s cold, […]

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