Tash Aw is a Malaysian author focusing on providing literature for a Malaysian audience and has found success both in Malaysia and in the West. Staff Writer Josh Tate tagged along with Events Editor Isabel
laLate yesterday afternoon, Bwogger and sophomore at Barnard College Elle Ferguson died unexpectedly after introducing herself to the wrong professor.
On Saturday, September 14, Mia Xing, new Bwogger and experimental-film-virgin, attended the first screening of Spell Reel at the Lenfest Center with the brilliant Riva Weinstein herself and fellow new and much cooler Guest Writer Emma
With the 2019 University Commencement quickly approaching, Columbia College has announced this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian.
Here we go, folks. Not only is today Taylor Swift’s 29th birthday, it’s also the day that applicants who chose to bind their souls to our school— that is, those who applied Early Decision— will find out if their deals with the devil were successful. Early Decision applicants to Columbia College and SEAS (or, as […]
Kick off your weekend right by attending the biggest event of the fall semester, Night Market! There will be a variety of performances, such as a cappella, lion dance, sketch comedy, and bhangra. Be sure to stop by Low Plaza at 6 pm to see some amazing talent and grab some grub. night market […]
The Milstein Center will be holding its ribbon cutting ceremony today at 2:30pm. After the ceremony, there will be tours and demonstrations throughout the building until 5:30pm. Stop by to see all of the exciting new resources for Barnard and Columbia students! You can read more about the event here. Photo via Barnard
If you tried to grab a lunch on campus earlier, you might have noticed that John Jay and Ferris closed at 2 pm today. Why, you may ask? They were preparing for Surf and Turf, one of the few Columbia traditions basically everyone knows by name. Now relocated to Lerner Auditorium, you can head over […]
Bacchanal may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t gather like war veterans ’round a fireplace and share our best and strangest tales from that storied Saturday (read: less than 24 hours ago). As chroniclers of campus life, human interest stories, and general tomfoolery, we here at Bwog want to hear about all the […]
Take Back the Night’s annual rally/speakout is tonight. For those who don’t know, Take Back the Night is a national and international movement that works to break the silence around sexual violence of all kinds, sexual assault and abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence and “empower survivors in the healing process and inspires responsibility in […]
The Barnard-hosted Athena film festival is back this weekend for its 8th year in a row! The festival features the work of women in the film and media industry and highlights those who have helped to increase representation of women in film. Below are some of the highlights and activities most which to look forward. […]
Because we know you can never get enough of sexual empowerment and creativity, come make a Zine to express your sexual self at an AllSex x Zine Club event today! The Zine making will take place from 3-5 pm at Lefrak Library. More information can be found at the Facebook event here.
Tonight, GendeRevolution is presenting their annual “queer, body-positive underwear party” at the Event Oval on the first floor of the Diana Center. According to the Facebook event, “drag performances from Miz Jade, Lady Bedbug, and Lindsay Blowhan begin at 11pm, and WBAR will be DJ-ing in between sets.” As always, clothing is optional except for […]
Need a break from a crazy and intense day, filled with midterms or due assignments? Take some time out of your day today to get some free ice cream from Ben and Jerry’s. We know that the cloudy, cold and gray day might be bringing you down, but nothing turns a day around like free stuff and ice […]
If you are like Bwog, too excited to study without looking at your phone every 10 minutes yet too anxious to actually relax and wait for Spring Break… Come to Lerner 505, at 7 pm for Bwog’s meeting tonight! We swear we won’t bite! photo from vet street
After hours of poring over applications, we get our first (sort of) glimpses at the class of 2021. Today, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions released their first round of letters to early decision applicants– as well as some statistics about them. This year, Undergraduate Admissions received 4,086 Early Decision applications to Columbia College and The […]
What: Yoga When: Tuesday’s at 6pm (now until October 11th) Where: South Lawns, Butler Library (rain location: Dodge Fitness Center, Blue Gym) Why: Because this is an Ivy so there’s an inherent assumption that everyone’s stressed? Seems fake but okay. The Office of University Life at Columbia has partnered with Columbia Physical Education & Recreation, the Columbia […]