The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
What’s Halloween at Columbia without a reference to Vampire Weekend? Bwog is here to inspire another last minute costume: Ezra Koenig! You will need: Sweater and oxford shirt (preferably from somewhere pseudo-prep like J. Crew or Uniqlo) Sperrys Ray-Bans A copy of Edward Said’s Orientalism Takeout from Jerusalem on 103rd and Broadway Fangs Execution: Step 1: Layer that sweater over […]
Next up on the Halloween costume beat: Sexy Ivy League! What’s the point of missing your junior year high school prom to study for the SATs if you can’t at least brag about the fruits of your labor? You will need: Ivy leaves Tape Appropriately revealing green leotard/tank top Arrogance Privilege, probably Execution: Step 1: […]
Desperately need a Halloween costume idea (especially because we can’t escape for Fall Break this year)? Bwog’s Costume Closet is back just in time! For this year’s first installment, we bring you a guide on how to achieve the ultimate Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure look. It’s up to you how much clothing you wear under […]
Perhaps you’ve already made your plans for tomorrow night; perhaps you’re scrambling to find some. Rest assured, no matter where you’re at now, the perfect party is waiting for you… if you can get in. Bwog can’t come down to let you in — we would but it’s so crazy up here and we forgot to […]
Ever wondered if you could cultivate the same air of superiority as an international student? Here’s your chance to dabble in the sullen, scholarly ways of foreigners on Columbia’s campus. Claire Friedman brings you yet another Columbia-inspired costume idea: an International Student. You Will Need: Cigarette Puffer jacket with fur on the hood Skinny jeans Scarf (preferably […]
Remember when this happened? Well, that gave birth to this, and the rest is history. Hawkma has been a living legend at Columbia for seven years and now you, yes, YOU can bring her glory to your Halloween festivities. Amateur bird-watcher/ nudist Claire Friedman is here with yet another costume idea for the Halloween-challenged: Hawkma, the feathered goddess herself. You […]
Now that we’re just four days away from Halloween, it’s time to fight back against whatever blankness comes to mind upon hearing “Halloween costume” (because our Halloween costume contest is super competitive!!!). For those of you social enough to have a significant other/a friend/ a loose acquaintance, we salute you and hand you the couple costume […]
What better way to keep procrastinating take a break from studying than by planning your Halloween costume to enter in our costume contest? Out of ideas you say? Fear not. Our spooky spectacular costume creator Claire Friedman has come up with another idea for those too busy to be original: NSLOP. You Will Need: An NSOP bracelet A well-worn “NSOP: Step […]
Although the idea of a creating a f***ball Halloween costume in honor of Homecoming was tempting, we couldn’t think of anything you would need besides an “Also Ran” participation trophy. Instead, Claire Friedman, lover of the movie “Hocus Pocus,” is here with another great costume idea for you to impress your drunken friends (/parents?): an Ivy League Sheep. […]
Halloweekend is right around the corner and if you’re planning on taking home the grand prize in our costume contest, you had better start brainstorming. Thank goodness Queen of Halloween Claire Friedman has you covered with Columbia-themed costume ideas coming at you all week! Today, she’s got step-by-step instructions on how to transform yourself into a […]