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Check Yourself Before Sending Us Your Apps

Here at Bwog HQ (a.k.a. tips@bwog.com), we receive a constant stream of requests to feature new apps. These apps are usually made by Columbia students for Columbia students, and tend to have varying degrees of usefulness (from none to “eh, maybe”). A few examples include: Exactly 1 million apps for first-years to find parties during […]

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The Year In Review

You’ve done it. You’ve completed your final year of college, or your first, second, or third. A lot has happened in these months since late August, and Editor in Chief Taylor Grasdalen reviews them for you here. (And wrote her own byline.) Enjoy and remember. September ushered in controversy and action, from the Students for Justice […]

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Senior Wisdom: Emma Sulkowicz

Re-enter the real world after your finals today with another senior wisdom from an outgoing senior! We bring you Emma Sulkowicz and her words of wisdom this Monday night.   Name, School, Major, Hometown: Emma Sulkowicz, CC, Visual Arts, New York, NY Claim to fame: None. Where are you going? I’m going to stay in New York for a bit […]

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Paul Nungesser Files Lawsuit Against Columbia

Tonight, ABC News reported that Columbia student Paul Nungesser, CC ’15, has filed a lawsuit against Columbia University for failing to protect him against harassment and defamation. This lawsuit comes as a response to fellow CC senior Emma Sulkowicz’s senior thesis performance to carry her mattress around campus during this school year until Nungesser is either expelled or […]

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No Red Tape Continues At Low This Morning

Members of NRT have reached out to Bwog to inform us of their plans to continue their efforts from last night this morning at 11:30. Read the full release below.  COLUMBIA STUDENTS PROTEST SEXUAL ASSAULT What: Columbia students continue their protests of the University’s handling of sexual and dating violence by dropping banners of prominent […]

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Carry That Weight Protests Fine

This morning, student members of the Carry That Weight campaign delivered a mattress to PrezBo’s office in protest of the $471 fine they were charged after the Day of Action on October 29, when 28 mattresses were left on PrezBo’s doorstep.  The mattress was designed to look like a mock check made out to PrezBo and […]

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Student-Worker Solidarity And No Red Tape Fined For “Carry That Weight” Cleanup

According to a Huffington Post article from November 6, a week after No Red Tape and several other student organizations protested in support of Emma Sulkowicz’s Carry that Weight project, No Red Tape was fined $1,500 for the cleanup of that protest. The cleanup involved Columbia Facilities or Public Safety employees disposing of the mattresses that […]

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Bwoglines: The Whole World Is Watching, Columbia Edition

To start us off: the Columbia University Medical Center, apparently among the ten worst hospitals in the state when judged on wait time, will be taking significant steps to facilitate the flow of patients through its emergency room. (New York Daily News) Moving on to the story of the moment, our ‘Carry That Weight’ protest […]

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Carry That Weight Day Of Action At Columbia

Earlier today, hundreds of people took to Low Steps with mattresses and banners in support of survivors of sexual assault and in protest of the Columbia administration’s mishandling of the issue. The Day of Action and rally were part of the Carry That Weight campaign, a national movement started by activists at Columbia to support survivors […]

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Carry That Weight Causes Strong Reactions On and Off Campus

Emma Sulkowicz’s performance art piece, Carry That Weight, isn’t causing strong reactions only in the Columbia community. Her story went viral, and now even people who have no Columbia affiliation are getting involved. Outraged Facebook users are posting using the hashtag #Justice4Emma, encouraging people to give Columbia poor google-reviews, and call Columbia up to demand […]

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