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Group registration for the 2013 Housing cycle has begun: you have until Thursday to make friends. And with a new year of Columbia housing comes a new list of questions, concerns, and general perplexities. We’re here to help — send in all your housing related inquiries to housing@bwog.com for the best answer we can come […]

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How to House

In case you haven’t heard (read: you haven’t heard, but) registration opens tomorrow for the 2013 housing process.  In preparation for this, we boiled down the housing process as concisely as we could to help you understand WTF anything is.  Please feel free to ask further questions in the comments–and upperclassmen, please share wisdom–or email us […]

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Update, 7/25: Some people, mostly juniors, have gotten off the waitlist. If you’re one of the lucky ones (or one of the unlucky ones who still have no idea where you’ll be living in 2 months) let us know in the comments. Don’t panic! All through the summer, we’ll continue to answer your housing questions. […]

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Suite Selection and General Selection may be over, but thanks to Summer Transfer and Fall Transfer, the Housing season at Columbia never really ends. You’ve still got questions, and we’ve still got answers. Email us at housing@bwog.com or just leave your housing-related queries in the comments! Q: Bwog, I had a really bad lottery number […]

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As 2012 Suite Selection fast approaches, your housing questions are bound to multiply to the nth degree, like some sort of math thing we don’t learn about in our humanities seminars. Send ’em to us at housing@bwog.com, and we’ll do our darndest to get you some answers in time for the big day(s). Q: I’m a […]

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We’ll answer your esoteric housing questions. Send them to housing@bwog.com or leave ’em in the comments. Q:  The Housing website says, “If your group does not select a suite in Suite Selection, your group may opt to stay together and select rooms in General Selection with the same appointment time, or your group may opt to break apart and select […]

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Q: What happens when someone in your suite graduates early/goes abroad (i.e. you go into an EC suite with someone who graduates in the fall) and you have an open bed in a double in the spring? Is housing likely to stick a random in with you, or is it likely for you to get a […]

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How to House

We’ve slowly been gearing up for this coming housing season by covering the more colorful aspects of the housing process. Alas, the time draws nigh when you will be forced to finally make your housing choice official. Registration begins on February 29th and closes March 8th. Below, we’ve distilled a cursory overview of the entire […]

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Housing is a special time of year—after all, it’s a time when students have to critically think about things. If you need any advice beyond that which you received from the Core, you can ask us. After all, even though the liberal arts are the greatest pedagogical tool developed in human history, they don’t teach you […]

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Q: I’m entering a suite with a few other guys, one of whom is studying abroad this semester. I know there are some extra steps we have to take, like designating a proxy for housing selection, but are there any other pitfalls that housing won’t tell me about until we fall into them? A: Put simply, no. Students […]

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We’ll answer your esoteric housing questions. Send them to housing@bwog.com or drop them in the comments. Q: As a senior BC student I’m getting pulled in to a quad by other senior CU students. Is there a form my CU friends have to submit letting CC housing know that a BC student is getting pulled in? As a BC […]

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Housing is rough, but we’re here for you. Send your questions to housing@bwog.com or leave ’em in the comments below! Q: How does Bwog recommend figuring out who gets the largest single in the suite? Does Hartley provide broadswords for this occasion? A: While there aren’t swords in Hartley, there are pool cues; but let that […]

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As we mentioned yesterday, we’re open to answering your housing questions. Send us some more either via e-mail (housing@bwog.com) or in the comments! Q: How do you bring up the topic of housing to a potential suitemate? A: Housing angst is real. Who wants to vulnerably put oneself out there only to risk rejection and shame? […]

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We’re on your side, Columbians. We give you the news, engage in relevant and intellectual debates, and we always answer your questions, even when they’re kinda awkward. And we know that aside from PrezBo’s hair, not much is more mystifying to the student body than the housing lottery. We have always strived to give you […]

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