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Bwoglines: Everything Is Shit, But We Know That Already Edition

Happening in the world: As a result of the failed coup last year, Turkish government sacks about 4000 government officials, including “1000 justice ministry workers, a similar number of army staff and more than 100 air force pilots.” (BBC) Happening in the nation: After spending more than two years in detention, an American businesswoman, Sandy Phan-Gillis, […]

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Dictatorship And Secret Police In Taiwan And The Philippines

Bwog Staffer and a Taiwanese student who can not wait to get the heck back to his country, Timmy Wu, shares his experience at a talk at Weatherhead Asian Institute, on the topic of dictatorship and secret police of authoritarian regimes in Taiwan and the Philippines. Taiwan has not always been a democratic boba tea […]

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Bwog Meeting Tonight

Another semester has passed. Half of your 70000$ tuition is down the drain. You have been going every financial/investment banking/consulting events, but you still don’t know if you really want to go down that path. Maybe you are unsatisfied with your majors. Maybe you still don’t know what you want to study. Maybe you don’t know […]

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Bwog Love: The People That Got You Through This Year

Bwog staff writer and daily editor, Timmy Wu, reflects on his first year of College life, and presents to you a rare, indecisive reflection on Columbia. Today had to have been the six-thousandth time that I saw campus tour guides herding prospective students and their parents into Furnald, pointing out the woodwork of the lobby and the top-notch facilities. They filed into […]

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Bwoglines: Everything Is A Lie

Happening in the world: Amid high tension in the Korean peninsula, after the US warns North Korea that its “strategic patience” is over, North Korea detained Kim Dong-chul, a 62-year-old naturalized US citizen born in South Korea. (BBC) Happening in the US: Us actress Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie in sitcom Happy Days […]

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Bwog Meeting Tonight!

In this glorious holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, when you run around hunting for Jesus-blood stained Easter eggs that actually (and disturbingly) symbolized empty tombs, you may feel like: on this slow crawl to the eventual death and finals, maybe you could use a resurrection too! Well, Bwog is here to help! Come to Lerner […]

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Bwoglines: Delivered Edition

  Happening in the world: US Pacific Command and South Korean defense ministry confirmed that North Korea had launched a failed ballistic missile test which soon detonated after. (BBC) Happening in the nation: Protests took place in over 150 locations in the United States to demand Donald Trump to release his tax returns. (BBC) Happening […]

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Bwog Detox Session Tonight At 7 pm

Wondering what that bitter, metallic taste in your mouth is? A mix of regret and shame, a lot of alcohol and probably a small portion of leftover vomit hiding in the deep crevices of your eating hole! After a day of excessive drinking, Bwog is here to help you ease the hangover, so you can […]

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Bwoglines: Hammered Edition

Happening in the world: Amidst growing concerns about North Korea’s missile program, the US military deploys warships to the Korean peninsula. (BBC) Happening in the nation: After Xi left the U.S., China immediately condemned the US Strike, stating that the strike was an act of a weakened politician flexing his muscles. (The NY Times) Happening in NYC: […]

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Bwog Meeting Tonight!

Today is the annual Reconciliation Day. It is time to make up with those exes that break up with you through text messages, with those friends that stabbed you at the back, with those friends at whose back you stabbed, with that special someone who faded out your life, with whom you shared a complicated, […]

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“Drawn Together” Happening Today!

In light of the numerous tragedies, a fellow Columbia student Alexandra Bass will be leading an event today at 1 pm, where people could “come together outside on campus to create a mural composed of drawings, words, and images that answer the question “what makes you happy?” Celebrating our differences and recognize our similarities, this art […]

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Bwoglines: We Are All Left Edition

Happening in the world: Heavy rain brought mud and rocks to the city of Mocoa, Colombia, causing at least 400 injuries and 200 people missing. (BBC) Happening in the nation: Famous Fox News personality, Bill O’Reilly, was said to have paid 5 women a total of 13 million dollars over the years for agreeing not to pursue […]

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BTE Presents: The World Is Watching

Bwog sent a staff writer Vivian Klotz to the opening performance of Black Theatre Ensemble’s Festival of One Acts last night. Always in search of a good deal, the writer appreciated being able to see four plays for the price of one. The show is running once more in the Glicker-Milstein Theatre, Saturday, March 25, at […]

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Bwoglines: Trump’s America

Happening in the world: Protesting against a tax levied on the unemployed, Belarus protesters took it to the streets, angered by the tax that President Alexander Lukashenko said would “instill” discipline to the workshy. (BBC) Happening in the nation: As President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew the vote to repeal Obamacare, Trump repeatedly claimed that the […]

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Bwoglines: Houston, We Have A Problem.

Happening in the world: A US-backed Iraqi force pushed into Western Mosul to capture it from the Islamic State. As of February 19, several neighborhoods have been occupied. (BBC) Happening in NYC: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a 300 million dollar plan to combat homelessness in the city.  However, this plan is predicted […]

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