Erika Avallone, Bwog Staff Writer, attended the final event of this fall’s Writers at Barnard. Led by Creative Writing Director Jhumpa Lahiri, alumna and author Idra Novey gave a reading of her newest book, “Take What You Need,” and engaged in inquisitive conversation.
In which Bwog continues to gush over required reading that was surprisingly decent.
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laLate yesterday afternoon, Bwogger and sophomore at Barnard College Elle Ferguson died unexpectedly after introducing herself to the wrong professor.
As is normal for a student, when you’re constantly analysing university texts left, right, and centre, picking up a book voluntarily is not very common. I too related to this. However, when a four-hour-long hair appointment quite literally forced me to look up from my phone, I refound my childhood love of reading for pleasure as opposed to […]
In the interest of contrasting her industrial-modern experience from the other day, Bwog Bagel Amara Banks visited The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary. Below are some useful stats as well as her opinion of the library. Location: 3041 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027. Right on the corner of 121st and Broadway Hours: Typically 9am-10pm on […]
It’s the end of your first year, and memories from the first day of LitHum begin to haunt you. How were you so behind on reading? One by one, your classmates entered the room and began discussing the many works of fiction and non-fiction that they had read over the summer. You couldn’t believe the […]
Finals, finals, finals, finals, finals. No one will shut up about finals. But YOU can change that! Get out of your room and go do something cultured! The next time someone tries to make small talk with you about finals, you can start shouting, “OH LOOK BWOG POSTED ABOUT ALL OF THESE FUN ARTS THINGS.” […]
Lucy Sun, CC ’11, majored in economics and consults for Cognizant Technology Solutions. Lucy Sun is also “book therapist,” something she made up. Said Sun in an email to Gawker, “Think of ‘book therapy’ as a mash-up between traditional therapy and the wise souls at your local bookstore.” Sun will choose a book with you, read it with […]
Books have been deemed unnecessary. (Telegraph) Professor Joseph Stiglitz talks about money and stuff. (Daily Finance) Breaking: Letting children play with smart phones is bad for their development. (Today’s THV) Floridita shall live on. (Spec) Midterms may be stressful, but don’t start bashing cars. (Gothamist) Photo via Wikimedia Commons