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Hot New Muffins On Campus

Senior Staffer Sarah Kinney noticed some intriguing new additions to Blue Java’s offerings. 

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Power Rankings: Columbia’s Coffee Shops

When you need a pick-me-up, but also are have a refined and dainty palate, Bwog’s got you covered. Here’s my ranking of the drip coffees at coffee shops on campus. Disclaimer: Apologies up front for my very pretentious coffee descriptions–I got really into it. 1st place: UP Coffee Major notes: Sweet smell/pepper/cinnamon/astringent, but pleasant. How […]

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Blue Java Begins Limited Run of “Vintage” Cup

You may have noticed this dope ass coffee cup at Blue Java this past week. Columbia is no stranger to ’90s throwbacks, or puns. This cup seamlessly integrates both. According to Rosie Fernandez over at Dining, “This is a vintage blue java cup that we brought back for finals.” Can we keep ’em Pa, please? Cup […]

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Boringside Heights: Blue Java Is the New Oren’s!

Bwog’s most beloved feature returns with breaking headlines. Instead of weekly round-ups, we’ll be reporting the most insignificant of minutiae as they transform your daily life. No longer shall you anxiously hang on for the report, wondering, ‘How can my life be more boring??’ Blue Java introduces a new loyalty card. There was a definite […]

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Boringside Heights: Back to School Edition

The Morningside minutiae in our little Bubble Above 110th Street is what keeps us together. The tiny parts of our neighborhood that make it both boring and wonderful would seem trivial to anyone on the outside.  Occasionally, we’ll be taking the time to share the minor details with you. The Entitled Sophomores indignantly note that […]

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Take a Butler Study Break and Get to Know Raj, American Hero

In the latest edition of Bwog’s profiles of Columbia’s unsung heroes, B&W/Bwog contributor and professional Butler denizen Brian Donahoe sat down and got to know Raj Ramachandran, the altruistic man of Butler Café. It was a rainy mid-July afternoon when I first met Raj Ramachandran. My roommate had just met someone on the internet and […]

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FroYo Returns to Campus, And Other Dining Changes

Dining Services has been busy once again with updates to its dining menus, and Bwog checked in with them to see what’s new for the fall semester. The highlights: John Jay Dining Hall is now getting its own strawberry jam and salsa from local farms and canneries in Connecticut. 212 and Carleton are now being […]

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Free Water in Butler?

Blue Java Express has seen the light and joined, well, everyone, in making hot water free.  While customers once had to pay an exorbitant $.75 for a cup of hot water, enterprising students can now provide their own tea or instant coffee and find endless refills at Blue Java.  These are hard times: make sure […]

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Ask Bwog: Why Butler Blue Java Costs More

With less than a month to go in the semester, we at Bwog are among the many converging on Butler. If you’ve forgotten to sneak food and drink in, though (a course we recommend do not endorse), your only source of caffeinated comfort is Blue Java. Strangely, though, the Butler Blue Java prices are even […]

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Dining Services Asks for Your Opinions, Friendship

In the coming hours you will receive an email asking for your participation in an annual survey that Dining Services is conducting on all on-campus dining institutions.  Do you like them?  Are they too expensive?  Those are the kinds of answers they are looking for!  To further motivate you, they’re offering to donate a total […]

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Start of Year = Start of Rising Prices

It’s a phenomenon almost as annoying as having to re-enter your SSOL password when you leave it alone for more than 3 minutes: rising prices at campus eateries. So far, Bwog tipsters and staff have seen price hikes at many campus eateries. Offenders include Ferris Booth, which, in addition to replacing the popular stir fry […]

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Blue Java Blues

Thanks to an email from a Bwog tipster, it seems that recent shenanigans at John Jay’s Blue Java Express are coming to an ignominious end.  It appears that the wool has been pulled over one too many Columbian’s eyes, as this tipster put an end to recent Blue Java trickery…   Bwog Editors, I thought […]

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Tragicomic Transformations

Transformation to what, exactly? Only time will tell. But it’s most assuredly something brown, something square, and something inexplicably partial to Century Gothic.

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Glad they’re telling us now

Because of all the deaths and illnesses attributable to our library’s rat-infested coffee shop, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Division of Environmental Health) has seen fit to the uphold the public good and shut down the Butler denizen’s only source of sustenance, Blue Java. Of course Blue Java hasn’t killed […]

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A Perk to Perk You Up

Blue Java in Butler just increased its cup size without increasing its prices. That’s what she said. -Thanks to Ellen Kessel for the tip

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