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Senior Staff Writer and hobbyist hermit Anna Hotter spends 48 hours inside her Wien single. Against all odds, she lives to tell you about it. Last weekend I got pretty sick. I couldn’t talk, move, eat, or do any of my reading, of course. But because I live in a Wien single, aka Prezbo’s walk-in closet, […]

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The Columbia University Archives currently have a fantastic online exhibit about the protests of ’68. Anna Hotter brings you some highlights of the action. Faculty and administrators gathered in 301 Philosophy to discuss the situation.  

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Senior Staff Writer Anna Hotter braved the inhumane temperatures to report back from Aryeh’s talk about Israeli Photoshop Law. TW: The article contains discussion of eating disorders and body image. If you own a computer and a Facebook account, you have probably seen one of those “Real Beauty” Dove commercials. The premise is usually simple: Media […]

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Columbia’s European Institute is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Congress of Vienna. Bwog sent its Matternich correspondent Anna Hotter to report back from the Faculty House about the first day of the conference.  “The Congress of Vienna looks better after 200 years than it did after 100,” Robert Jervis tells the room when asked to assess its historical […]

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Every year, the Varsity Show likes to remind us that they are really fucking old. For today’s #TBT resident throwbacker Anna Hotter went deep into the Veesh’s archives to resurrect the show’s institutional history. Before Roone Arledge there was the Waldorf Astoria. The Varsity Show was traditionally held in its grand ballroom until the advent of […]

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Do you feel like the world is slowly closing in on you? Was your last meal a piece of gum you found at the bottom of your bag? Don’t worry, wellness theorist Anna Hotter has some unsolicited advice for you.  Let me preface this by saying that I am not a particularly healthy, or mentally fit human being. I consume most […]

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Once again, Anna Hotter dives into the archives to investigate Columbia’s past in the city. She returns with pictures and tales from Midtown East, where the College made its last, brief stop before coming to Morningside.  As we mentioned in last week’s instalment of #tbt, Columbia moved to Madison Avenue and East 49th Street in 1857. During the College’s […]

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With the recent temperature drop and the prospect of  a snowy couple of weeks, Anna Hotter brings you her definitive alpine survival guide. Don’t let the cold keep you inside! Huddle up and go enjoy the few hours of sun we have left in these dark times. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s cold as […]

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When Columbia was first founded as King’s College, it was located where we find the Financial District today. Its so-called Park Place campus consisted of pretty much just one, long building, overlooking the Hudson. It was surrounded by fields and farmland, which extended far up the largely unpopulated island. Braving the archives, correspondent Anna Hotter brings you this […]

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Because you and your friends have (inexplicably) decided to spend Halloween swapping ghost stories in Buell Hall, Bwog sees fit to remind you of the institution that preceded ours on campus grounds. Bringing you the exposition you need for your night in a horror movie, Bwog correspondent  Anna Hotter investigates the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum.  It’s easy to […]

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Bwog Video, aka B-Roll Productions, is at it again, and this time they’re delving into the colourful world of reality television.  If you like to spend your free time photoshopping Channing Tatum into photos of the Catalogue Room, email us at video@bwog.com

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A few moons ago, resident music critic Anna Hotter made the trek to Williamsburg to check out Columbia and NYU duo Jack and Eliza. After coming to terms with her own lack of artistic accomplishment, she is now finally ready to report from the field. When someone told me about a “really successful indie-rock band” […]

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B-Roll Productions (formerly Bwog Video) presents its first installment of the new year. For the season premiere, enjoy somewhere quiet and motionless, like the Package Centre line.  If you too find beauty in the absurd, you should consider joining B-Roll Productions! No previous film experience necessary— just shoot us an email at video@bwog.com.

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