Jessica walks up to the podium to give her valedictorian speech, all while unaware that Bella is about to turn into a vampire in the next movie.
While many students are spread out across the world this year, new staff writer Anna Eggers looks at art pieces in the 1880s-1940s collection at MoMA to give a glimpse into what awaits students in
Fret not, freshpeople who didn’t make it to campus: Sydney Contreras is here to help you recreate the oh-so formative first-year crying experiences that make and break your spirit!
Thursday night, Columbia was lucky enough to host one of the most well-spoken contemporary authors. Zadie Smith, famous for her acclaimed novel White Teeth, took the time to share some thoughts on the role of the writer in the modern age. Her manner was so warm and relaxed that Bwog’s Literary Correspondents Suchith Vasudevan and Victoria […]
Last night, our beloved Heyman Center for the Humanities released its events listing for Fall 2011. Nearly always the source of academic wet dreams, this semester’s series features Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, as well as Columbia history extraordinaire Mark Mazower. Admission is free, open to the public, and first-come, first-served (unless noted). More information on the center’s website. […]
If you read the Iliad, you know that people have been giving each other prizes for quite some time. Today the Pulitzer Prize Board announced its winners for 2011. While there is no Pulitzer category for archery, the Board decided that two books from notable Columbia professors hit the mark. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor […]
History Professor Eric Foner strikes gold—for the second time! Yesterday, Columbia University awarded the Bancroft Prize to Foner for his book “The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.” Thanks to CU, Foner will also receive $10,000 (!) in prize money. Damn, it must feel good to be a Tweedster. (ABC News) There’s good food in […]
Hi all, Over the past week, we’ve been flooded with personals submissions and nominations. Love is in the air…or somewhere. Anyways, we’ve really enjoyed playing cupid, but now it’s time to put down the bow and arrow. Personals get kinda boring after a while, and we can’t afford to keep shelling out $10. All is […]
Valentine’s Day is just three short days away, and we’re reviving Personals just in time. Don’t wallow in sadness again this year! Our bachelorette for this first round is Owen Crawford, BC ’14. If you’re interested, send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll set you up with a date and $10. There’s still plenty […]
It’s no fun to be stuck in a sweaty classroom while those of us who skip class the rest of the world frolics outside in the sunshine. Over the past week, Bwog has reached out across academic disciplines, to professors young and old, to assess their stances on teaching out of doors. While some highly respected […]
An expanded schedule of events for EC’s intellectual haven was sent out last night, causing oohs ahhs and drooling. Bwog’s pulse notably quickened when we reached the new addition of PrezBo and Salman Rushdie. Here’s the e-mail containing the line up thus far: THE HEYMAN CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES Revised and Expanded Schedule of Events, Spring 2010 […]