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All The Dining Halls Are Wrong

Inspired by Zack Abrams’ diatribe on chairs last year, internal Editor Zoe Sottile takes on another Columbia design flaw: the dining halls. 

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What Could We Buy If We Reduced PrezBo’s Salary?

Internal editor Zoe Sottile is hoping to get something special in her stocking this year… looking at you, PrezBo. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, in 2016, our beloved and mysterious Prezbo made a cool $3,927,961. Meanwhile, Peter Salovey, the president of Yale, made a comparatively frugal $1,282,777. Bwog set out to figure out […]

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A Very Brief Interview With PrezBo

For the last session of his annual political science lecture, Freedom of Speech and Press, University President Lee Bollinger invites the class over to a cookies-and-cider reception in his immense castle. After watching PrezBo talk civil liberties in class twice a week all semester, Bwoggers Zoe Sottile, Sarah Harty, and Sarah Kinney stopped by the […]

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Waiting For Godot (Outside Of John Jay)

Rambunctious newsletter editor Zoe Sottile is just like you: scared to walk into John Jay alone. We’ve all been there. You’re hungry. You’re craving a nice John Jay sushi roll, or maybe some of the miscellaneous pastes from the vegan station smeared on white bread. You text a friend to ask if they want to […]

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Graduate Workers Union Votes Yes On University Bargaining Framework

Today, the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) and the Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW) announced that they have voted in favor of the Framework Agreement set forth by Columbia University last Monday. In order for bargaining to proceed, both GWC and CPW, unions affiliated with United Automobile Workers (UAW), needed to agree to the Framework Agreement before Wednesday, […]

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For The 33rd Time, The Alfred Joyce Kilmer Memorial Bad Poetry Contest

Sassy young Newsletter Editor Zoe Sottile thought the Philolexian Society was fake until last night. But, goaded on by some friends and her journalistic curiosity, she attended the Society’s 33rd Annual Alfred Joyce Kilmer Memorial Bad Poetry Contest.  I’ve never felt more like a liberal arts student than arriving at Havemeyer 309 last night to […]

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Your Seat In Milstein, Yourself: An Anthropological Analysis

There are a lot of ways to find out who you are: you can read your horoscope, take the Myers-Briggs test, get your palms read. Or, you can read this post and find out what your preferred seating in the brand spanking new Milstein Center reveals about you.  The green chairs by the windows: You’re […]

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It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s… BwogLetter!

Have you ever wanted the experience of skimming through Bwog’s articles, condensed into a weekly email? Do you want to prepare for the upcoming highlights of each week’s posts? Do you crave Bwog’s steamy presence in your inbox every week? If so, sign up for Bwog’s newsletter! A new initiative, BwogLetter will features highlights of […]

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Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out, Rush Bwog

Today is Columbia’s Activities Fair, when hundreds of Columbia’s clubs and organizations put out their biggest banners and bowls of candy to attract new members. Stop by College Walk from 12 pm to 4 pm – you’ll know you’re in the right place by the sea of first-years and folding tables.B And be sure to […]

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Bwoglines: Back to School Edition

First week of classes is over! Take some time to relax and celebrate with this Friday’s Bwoglines.  Happening in the World: On Thursday night, controversial Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed during a campaign event. The candidate is currently in intensive care. (New York Times) Happening in the US: Quirky freshmen, this one’s for you: […]

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NSOP 2018 Here We Come

Do you hear that? No, listen closer. No, even closer. It’s quiet. But it’s coming. It’s getting louder and louder. It’ll be here sooner than you think. It’s…the beautiful, violent sounds of hundreds of blue bins rolling across campus, carting the fresh IKEA bean bags and Urban Outfitters tapestries of hundreds of new students as […]

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Bwog In Bed: Beach Day Edition

Bwogline: Ukraine has halted its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s investigation. The investigation in Ukraine focused on Paul Manafort’s financial fraud; Ukraine is dependent on the U.S. for military aid, aka big anti-tank missiles, and is scared of upsetting the Trump administration by cooperating. (New York Times) Study Tip: Self-care, y’all! Which doesn’t mean just doing a face […]

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GSSC’s Out For The Summer

Spunky young GSSC Bureau Chief Zoe Sottile brings you the latest and greatest from General Studies Student Council. As always, GSSC meets at 8:15 pm on Tuesday nights in the Satow Room. This was the last GSSC General Body of the year! Lots of updates, lots of co-sponsorship requests, so little time. And, as usual, […]

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GSSC Talks Conflicts Of Interest And Childcare

Newly crowned GSSC Bureau Chief Zöe Sottile swung by the Satow Room to cover this week’s meeting of General Studies Student Council. If you want to watch the drama and discourse yourself, check out GSSC at 8 pm on Tuesday nights.  General! Studies! Student! Council! This is the week of elections, so get out there […]

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Bwoglines: Bye Bye Rats Edition

What’s Happening In The World: C.I.A. director and maybe-future-secretary-of-state Mike Pompeo reportedly met in secret in recent weeks with Kim Jong-Un in North Korea. This White House has relied on intelligence channels, rather than diplomatic means, to communicate with the nation. (New York Times) What’s Happening In The Country: Barbara Bush, wife of the 41st president and […]

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That sounds like a delicious drink! Definitely, want to give this a try. cheers! (read more)
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That sounds like a delicious drink! Definitely, want to give this a try. cheers! (read more)
Cooking With Bwog: Rum Punch
January 19, 2019
It has been this way for at least fifty years, this is nothing new. School does start the Tuesday after (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
I've been here since 1984, and I don't remember Reading Week ever being more (or less) than 3 days--am I (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
Sorry, the professulas finally kept their promise that if Trump was elected, they would emigrate to CHina as organ donors. (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 9, 2019