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Getting The Hell Out Of Butler: Cafe Reviews

Columbia has a wealth of libraries, abandoned classrooms, dorm rooms, and various corners in which to study for finals. But after the 5th day in a row wandering around Butler for 45 minutes trying to find a seat, even the most impressive library can get a little dull. Sometimes you need to practice your liberal-arts-hipster-cafe-typing […]

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Early Phi Beta Kappa 2013 Inductees Announced

Congratulations to the 2%! The Class of 2013 Junior Phi Beta Kappa members have just been announced by the College, with the remaining 8% of really smart people to be inducted in the spring. According to the CC website announcement, the country’s oldest academic honor society was founded for the pursuit of “friendship, morality, and […]

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PeopleHop: Karl Mayer, The Guy Who Brought You “Skins”

CC senior Karl Mayer is a political science major, Sigma Nu brother, and one of the former screenwriters for the American “Skins,” a.k.a. that show where teenagers go apeshit. Karl is, by his own account, “one of those people who’s obsessed with storytelling,” (read: talented) and sat down with Bwog to tell the story of […]

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How the Other Half Lives

At Bwog, we know that not all Columbia students are the same. And we know that most people’s classroom experiences are not the same. What we wanted to find out was just how different they can be. So, in a form of cruel experimentation, we sent an English major to an engineering lecture, and an […]

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Zagat Dining Guide: John Jay

The dining routine at John Jay can get a little monotonous as the days go by, particularly when it comes to the desserts. On the best of nights you have a choice between gelatin, sad chunks of fruit, and the occasional dry cake, with fro-yo as the only saving grace. A few daring students (read: […]

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In Defense Of: The Movies

Going to the movies in New York takes time, money, and effort, so why make the trek all the way to the theater? You can just curl up with your laptop and have the exact same experience, right? Wrong. Alex Avvocato, lover of movie magic, makes a case for getting your lazy butt out of […]

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But Soft, What Light Through Yonder Blackbox Breaks?

King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe puts on their rendition of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Elizabeth Power (CC’13), in the Glicker-Milstein Black Box on Lower Level 2 of the Diana Center yesterday, today, and tomorrow at 8 pm.  Visiting critic Mollie Krent reviews. Romeo and Juliet. I shan’t commence this review with a dull re-telling of […]

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Free Food: Science Edition

There are two types of free food events today, and since Bwog loves you we have scientifically worked out that if one ends at 8 pm, and the other begins at 9 pm, and you’re on a train moving backwards…you should be able to attend both and still have time to party afterwards. Yay college! […]

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Security Alert: 115 St and Riverside Drive

Bwog is here to keep you up-to-date on campus events, but we’re also here to let you know when there’s danger in the community. Late last night, there was an incident of “forcible touching” (someone being grabbed) near W.115 St and Riverside Drive. Read on for the full security dispatch, and please be safe!

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Cooking with Bwog: Cornish Edition

It’s that time of year again… you know, that time before it’s socially acceptable to stuff yourself full of homemade Thanksgiving food, but after you’ve realized you aren’t getting any of the classes you wanted for next semester. Cooking with Bwog is here to help with a warm, delicious recipe to keep the cold at […]

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Bwoglines: Revealed Edition

Columbia is one of ten universities to unveil a new type of small, personalized online classes. No word yet on whether online students will be required to take Lit Hum. (NBC) General Petraeus made his first public appearance since resigning as Director of the CIA. Apparently, even though he’s no longer in charge, we still […]

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Underwater Basket Weaving: Spring 2013

Sure, you’ll wanna take Art Hum/Music Hum/that dinosaur class to fulfill your science requirement at some point before you graduate. But why ignore Columbia’s vast wealth of insanely-titled courses irrelevant to any topic of study ever? The challenge: take all of the following classes in lieu of your perfectly planned schedule. Convince your advisor to […]

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Lydia and Tom Lights Up the Lerner Blackbox

Lydia and Tom, a Columbia University Performing Arts League special project, will be performed tonight at 8:30 pm and 10:30 pm in the Lerner Black Box theatre. Free tickets are available from the TIC. Last night, we sent Bwog musical theatre maven Kyra Bloom to review the student-written production. Musical theatre is a uniquely specific […]

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Bwog Teaches You About Snow

As usual, the snow has caused campus to go a little haywire. But never fear, Bwog is here with the top three issues we’re dealing with at the moment. Watch out for the following: 1) Gate closures: If you’re not checking email, you may have been surprised to find the Chapel, Earl Hall, and CEPSR […]

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Bwoglines: Career Advice Edition

If you want to be president, remember that politicians are people too, and follow Obama’s example. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a different political position, learn from Chris Christie and try not to snub the candidate you actually campaigned for. (Huff Post) If you want to be a human rights activist, your […]

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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
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Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
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