New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Already the subject of much controversy regarding its relationship with the Harlem community, Columbia’s Manhattanville campus is once again facing scrutiny, this time from New York City’s Carpenters Union for working with a non-union contractors
A completely understandable snafu in trying to manage the logistics of sending hundreds of students around the world some plastic tubes? Or a coverup?
Apple introduced a new iPhone, but it’s actually just an old iPhone that’s a tad more expensive. Because the iPhone 6s features “3D touch technology” and a “better front-facing camera,” you can now buy the antiquated iPhone 6 for just $99. (ABC) In the same vein, Apple also recently released iOS 9, which involves new […]
Have you watched Tina Fey’s latest show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt? This article looks at the show through the lense of Kimmy’s experience as an implied rape survivor. (New Yorker) Yo, smokers outside of Butler, quit while you still (maybe) can! Look at these scary effects of smoking while pregnant. (Huffington Post) Don’t know who Ted […]
Oscar Pistorius, that guy that from South Africa that was accused of shooting his girlfriend, was found not guilty. (USA Today) Here we go again with yet another war. Thanks, Obama. (Washington Post) An MTA worker was arrested for allegedly masturbating in a token booth. Good Lord. (Gothamist) The Tribute Lights will continue tonight to […]
The government may be shut down, but America’s ability to be awesome at sports hasn’t faltered. We beat a team of international players in golf’s President’s Cup for the eighth time this year. America!!!!! (BBC) According to the New York Times, the Twitter bio is “a postmodern artform” whose master-guru is Hillary Clinton. (NYT) This […]
A bizarre question on a standardized test inspires students to rebel against this most central of US education practices. (NYT) The government giveth and it taketh away, and Americans are really kind of over it. (The Atlantic) Coca Cola abroad may have killed a woman who consumed it by the gallon. (Gawker) In light of […]
Allow us a personal anecdote, gentle reader. A few weeks ago, Bwog was sitting in a tire on the floor of our friend’s mom’s minivan, heading out of town for the weekend with a few friends. We spoke about Bacchanal, and suggested a few artists to our Bacchanal-affiliated-pal in the backseat: NOFX and blink-182, one friend, […]
Freshmen won’t learn about this ’till CC next year, but it’s time to participate in a few time-honored traditions: making fun of fresh-people CCSC candidates, and voting in real-people elections on Primary Day. 2014 CCSC campaigning began about a half hour ago, so expect to see a lot of posters outside the smokers’ benches at […]
Cynthia Murphy, one of the Russian spies who has destroyed everything that is holy (Montclair, New Jersey) attended Columbia B-School, and got her MBA in May, Bloomberg (not the mayor) confirms. That means we all went to school with a SPY! The Kremlin probably has your UNI on file or something. Putin knows that you […]
Obama’s announced commencement speeches include Hampton University and University of Michigan, but once again, not Columbia. (Politico) Every state in America has snow, except for Hawaii. (Daily News) Where’s the love for Honest Abe? (NYT) 300 employees, including 32 doctors, were laid off from St. Vincent’s. (Gothamist)
We’re patriotic folks here at Bwog. So much so that we thought we’d write about our experiences trying to commune with the motherland. Because there’s not a red America and a blue America… it’s a rainbow! Forthwith, our dispatches. UPDATE, 12:04 PM EST: We woefully skipped the Midwest on our first go-round. Bwog reader Cyrus […]