Get to know Amram Altzman, a GS/JTS activist for LGBTQ and LGBTQ-Jewish issues. He discusses Sweetgreen, Butler, and the Morningside Heights bubble below. Name: Amram Altzman; GS/JTS; Sociology and Jewish history; Brooklyn, NY Claim to fame: I’m just a run-of-the-mill bougie li’l socialist trying to make my way in this world. I helped start JQ, […]
This fine Monday, we want to remind you of the glory that was the weekend. We now present to you a new series: Field Notes, where we round up the drunk late night tips we received during the weekend. Be sure to send in what you’re seeing this upcoming weekend to firstname.lastname@example.org, or use our […]
Last night (and this morning), ambitious programmers participated in the Devfest Hackathon, a marathon of hacking which started at 6 pm on Friday and ended today at noon. Bwog sent Developer Devotee Maud Rozee to visit the scene. Blizzard Nemo was raging at 11:30 last night when I visited the Devfest Hackathon, making the trip […]
As Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago teachers union continue their negotiations over pizza the public school system, one complaint that hasn’t been addressed is the lack of air conditioning in many classrooms. Wait, we’re allowed to protest about that? (HuffPost) Meanwhile, New York reasserts its dominance as the world’s best (and most confused) city, as […]
Now that they’ve won the right to use lion likenesses on their class t-shirts, the 2014 Class Councils have gone cat-crazy! Tonight, starting at 11 pm in the Lerner Party Space, they’re hosting a COSMIC CAT SPACE JAM RAVE // MARDI GRAS DISCO. They’ve hired Spicy Special—not the drunk-food sandwiches, but the DJs who usually […]
If you seal a cat in a metal box with a decaying radioactive substance and a jar of cyanide, isn’t the cat both alive and dead until you open the box and look? The paradox that this week’s Frontiers of Science lecture presented caused an artistic freshperson to go Banksy on some quantum mechanics.
Columbia’s National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse published a study that supports a link between childhood family dinners and substance free living. (ABC News) NYC Police Commissioner, Ray Kelly, released a memo last Friday that instructed police officers to no longer arrest people for small-time pot possession. So long as you have less than […]
You’ve heard of them. You may have seen them—pet them even. But to be certain, you have lived under their ever present shadow of doom. Bwog speaks of cats. And not just any cats, but the cats that live in the grocery stores, bars, and coffee shops of our dear neighborhood. You know you’ve spent hours in Butler looking […]