Ira Katznelson, Interim Provost, speaks about the University’s side of the bargaining table and explains current negotiations, future hopes, and limitations regarding graduate workers’ demands.
We’re here to peer into your hopefully soon-to-be-vaccinated (or already vaccinated!) soul. (Disclaimer: this is for FUN, not medical advice.)
Here at Bwog, we do our best to bring your attention to important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events excluded from our calendar or have a correction, let us know in
This past Thursday, the Columbia School of Nursing’s Center for Research on People of Color (CRPC) hosted Dr. Amadou Gaye, the second speaker of their Anti-Racism Speaker Series, to discuss his research on the relationship between
Dear Friends: Please join the staff of The Blue and White and the Bwog (pictured at right) at our first meeting of the year, happening tonight, Monday night, at 9:30 PM in the basement of St. Paul’s Chapel. First-years and new writers/artists/editors are especially welcome and encouraged to attend. We’ll be planning our October issue […]
Bwog has now entered the dictionary and was featured by the New York Times–sort of. Thanks to a tip from a handy-dandy commenter, we discovered a NYT blog post on vocabulary introducing ‘unbwogable‘ into the English lexicon. According to the post: ‘Unbwogable (adj): unshakable or indomitable–from the Kenyan word bwogo, meaning scare or shake.’ The […]
President Obama signed an executive order closing overseas CIA prisons and Guantanamo today, promising that the prison will be out of operation within a year. Matthew Waxman, Columbia law professor and former detainee affairs official for the Bush administration, had a few pointers. Waxman has been calling for the end of Guantanamo for a while, […]
Bwog’s in the market for a daily editor or two for the new semester. The job: writing the various posts for your designated day (QuickSpecs, free food, gossip, etc.), covering breaking news, and generally running the Bwog’s minute-to-minute operations. Perks include scaring administrators, advance free food knowledge, the chance to write witty headlines, and free […]
We just wanted to take a quick minute to thank you, the reader, for reading. We’ve had an exciting fall, with pageviews numbering just below 1.5 million/month for October and November (our highest since April ’08 by about 100k). So again, thanks for reading — we’re humbled and grateful that you do.
Hey guess what? We’ve made a Google Group, and it’s called Bwog Freelance! So here’s the deal, if you’re interesting in reporting on — or taking pictures of — lectures, theater performances, cultural events and campus happenings, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org saying so. You’ll be put on the listserv, and will soon begin to […]
Bwog is looking for a daily editor or two to join our staff. So, the job: On your designated day, you’ll write QuickSpec, various news and culture pieces and free food listings. Plus, you’ll chronicle “Stephan’s” every move: it’s the stuff of dreams! So here’s what to do — send us the following: 1. Five […]
Tonight marks the first Blue and White and Bwog meetings of the semester. Come to St. Paul’s chapel basement at 9:30 PM to pitch stories for the March issue, perhaps engage in a game of Pokey, and meet our new editor-in-chief Anna Phillips and managing editor Katie Reedy. Bwog also hears rumors of ginger snaps. […]
The Bwog is savvy. The Bwog is so savvy it can read your mind. Not really. But the Bwog can see what Google searches you use to get to the site. In the name of “Not Thinking About Finals or Graduation,” the Bwog gives you the list of Best.Searches.Ever. Can you find a theme? how […]
Oh my God! How are you?! How was your break? Really? That sounds incredible. Really? Wow. That’s fantastic. So, the Bwog is back– tan, rested, and behind on all its take-home exams. Never fear, though. We’re willing to sacrifice a few grades in order to give you the quality gossip your procrastination deserves. Currently the […]
Spring Break is here and the Bwog is hightailing it to warmer climes. You might notice posts are fewer and farther between this next week. We’d tell you it’s because our motel room doesn’t have internet but, honestly, we’ll probably just be getting too drunk with our blog friends to make much sense. If the […]
For all you Bwogomaniacs out there, a recap of our launch party, by the numbers, at least as Bwog remembers them: ONE life-size cut-out of Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia’s sexiest sustainable developer. TWO strains of mono. THREE ungraceful moments of, how shall we say, upchuck? SEVERAL socially awkward moments with that guy from Gawker. HUNDREDS of […]