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Nightlife sociologist Victor P. Corona has traveled past the velvet ropes of New York’s wildest clubs, cocktail spots and cabarets, contributing to his field in an irresistibly idiosyncratic–and iridescent–way. In pivoting his academic focus from the military to the world of drag queens and glam scenes, Corona seeks to dissect their hold on our national […]

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This semester, Bwog is bringing back our tradition of publishing articles from our sister publication, The Blue and White, after they put out a new issue. Today’s piece by Ufon Umanah tackles the presence and nature of conservative discourse at Columbia. The Blue and White is Columbia University’s undergraduate magazine, founded in 1890. It publishes three […]

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We bring you another piece from our Cool Older Sister publication, the Blue and White. Ben Schneider, CC ’17,  writes about the increasing participation in Greek life and what this means for the War on Fun. “I never expected to be part of a sorority because I did think it was antifeminist,” Blair Wilson, CC ‘18, […]

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This piece from the Orientation issue of the Blue and White, written by Emma Bogler CC ’17, explains and explores the disappearance of the Columbia Daily Spectator’s City News Section and what this means for the paper and the student body as a whole in relation to the greater city. There’s this old joke about American journalism and its […]

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We bring you a second piece from the most recent issue of the Blue and White: Ian Truegar writes about the experiences of American military veterans reevaluating their assumptions of the Middle East due to classes in the Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies department. Columbia University has the highest proportion of undergraduate military […]

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Defining the Discourse Analyzing Columbia’s most polarizing issue by Yasemin Akçagüner For the first time this year, Israeli Apartheid Week—organized by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)—was protested not just by pro-Israel students on campus, but also by a blow-up Pinocchio doll rumored to cost around $800. IAW, as […]

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This article from the December issue of The Blue and White focuses on the experiences of international CU students and the trials and tribulations of finding (and keeping) work while in school. Customs, But No Check What the visa lottery means for international students at Columbia by Julie Moon A few weeks ago, Omar Abboud, SEAS ’16 and […]

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This next article from the December issue of The Blue and White features an interview with artist Wayne Koestenbaum. Find out whether or not his sexiness has run dry.  Portrait of the Artist A conversation with Wayne Koestenbaum by Zane Bhansali Wayne Koestenbaum is a prolific painter, poet, essayist, and critic known for Jackie Under My Skin: Interpreting an […]

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We are pleased to bring you another piece from The Blue and White’s December issue. You can, of course, pick up a copy on a newsstand nearby–do it for nostalgia’s sake! Try something new and navigate the sidewalk while reading a literary magazine instead of your latest text. Occupied on Wall Street by Michelle Cheripka When […]

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