It feels like a decade has passed since we last attended in-person classes, and the thought of entering a lecture hall with hundreds of people or rushing across campus to get to classes on time is feeling a little overwhelming. Bwog is here with some advice to help you have the smoothest transition possible!
It’s no secret that living in New York City can come with some unwelcome guests. Here are some of our best tips for how to give your freeloaders the boot. Sacrifice a muffin so the cockroach gods will have mercy on you. Move into Prezbo’s house. Move out of Prezbo’s house when you realize that […]
A common subject of complaint among Columbia students is the Advising Center (along with CPS, housing, dining, and everything else at this school, apparently). I personally cannot relate, because my advisor is great, but for those of you who are not as fortunate, we found out how you can switch advisors. There is no big, complicated […]
At last week’s meeting, one Barnard Bwogger came to the pitch table with an honest question: how does one make guy friends at Columbia? EIC and fellow Barnard student Betsy Ladyzhets (who has made some very good guy friends at CU) is here to answer that question. Note: some pieces of this advice are more […]
It’s not news to anyone that textbooks are ridiculously expensive – a beginning-of-the-semester trip to the Columbia Bookstore can cost as much as a bulk shopping trip to Costco, and that’s just criminal. In order to help you pinch some pennies this fall, editor Betsy Ladyzhets has compiled a list of places where you can […]
Managing Editor Betsy Ladyzhets is not nearly as good at managing her life as she is at managing Bwog, but most of her casual acquaintances, classmates, and daily editors don’t know it. She shares some crucial tips for maintaining a veneer of respectability when, in truth, your life is collapsing faster than a biochem major’s […]
Thanksgiving will soon be upon us, and that means plenty of delicious things to look forward to: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and other heavenly cuisine. But aside from the food, Thanksgiving also means human interaction, and lots of it. Interacting with relatives is one thing, but running into old friends (and […]
Do you feel like the world is slowly closing in on you? Was your last meal a piece of gum you found at the bottom of your bag? Don’t worry, wellness theorist Anna Hotter has some unsolicited advice for you. Let me preface this by saying that I am not a particularly healthy, or mentally fit human being. I consume most […]