Never fear, freshies: Bwog Arts Editor and rat monarchist Riva Weinstein is here with a lightly comprehensive guide to everything you need to know during your first year at Columbia University. Hark her wisdom, for
In an email sent to Columbia students and faculty Friday, President Lee Bollinger announced the appointment of Ira Katznelson, CC ’66, to the interim position of university provost.
UPDATED: Barnard College will be seeking a new Executive Director of Public Safety as one of three steps taken to reform the agency after the assault of a black Columbia student in the Milstein Center
Ahh, Columbia! The Ivy League School where the brightest students from around the world study under renowned professors, hanging out in groups with perfect diversity and doing mock trial in their free time. Or so
Today, we compiled some advice specifically for students interested in science at Columbia. If you’re curious about what your first science lecture will be like, how to get into on-campus research, or how to take
Nothing in this neighborhood is certain anymore. Absolute was filled with icky living things, and who knows what was happening at m2m. Il Cibreo is gone and Amigos has replaced it (Bwog’s review will be up later today). Bwog has photographically chronicled these momentous changes for you.
There is always room for change around Morningside Heights. Bwog would like to gently point out these updates in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Columbia life. For better or for worse, several venues have led the charge with a new coat of paint or a newfound stingy sign. It’s about the little things […]
It’s a new semester and the inexorable march of progress continues on campus. Except that you probably still don’t have air conditioning and someone gets stuck in an elevator on a bi-weekly basis, and stuff. But there’s new paint! Send any riveting developments we missed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
So you can revel in the anticlimactic glory that is our beloved Morningside, Bwog catches a few last-minute minutia that might have made all the difference to your morning coffee/mental state during this darkest night, finally lifting. `
Whether you’re now in a taxi from LaGuardia just in time for your first class, or you’ve been scrubbing double-sided poster tape off of your dorm walls all break long, the Carousel of Progress has marched on with naught a look your way in our fair neighborhood. Join Morningside Heights as it proudly struts its […]
This week, it’s all about the subtleties of Columbia architecture. Can you tell the differences in the photos below? Update: Further architectural curiosities abound! A tipster has sent us the photo below, showing a new “little blue bird creature” nestled between a few objects on the ever-growing 114th median sculpture. Curious in that it was […]
McAC and Dining Services wants to thank you for helping them stomach the 712-foot sandwich that landed in front of Barnard earlier this week. To add to the momentous occasion, they have released a tally of the ingredients, almost all of which were consumed in a span of five minutes. Some of the ingredients (eggplant?) […]
We have a new concept space on campus, hot on the heels of the Zen Garden. A recent email from DSpar on Barnard’s renovations included the following message: “Thanks to the faculty and students in the Architecture Department, Altschul Atrium is newly reconfigured as The Hive. It’s an innovative space divided into lounge, meeting, and […]
The long-awaited fitness room in Carman is complete and opened under the radar and ahead of schedule, and Bwog was on the scene to give a quick tour. The room itself is small, probably no larger than 300 square feet and, for the time being, there seems to be quite a bit of empty space […]
These last few weeks, Morningside Heights has seen a few yet snazzy improvements. Also, in front of the circulation desks in 300 Butler, 16 computers have been revamped with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite. And look out for upgrades at the Digital Humanities Center (305 Butler), and three new Macs in the Music and Arts Library […]
The weather got you down? Holed off in your room with a few friends watching old re-runs because nothing new has come out on Hulu yet this season? Tricked yourself into caring about work enough to goto Butler, but now you’re just watching Youtube anyway? Sweet; same here. Below are a few tidbits to help […]