Barnumbia coffee snobs—listen up. I’m pretty sure I have perfected cold brew.
Shall I compare thee to what I could only imagine crack addicts delight in?
New guest writer and self-described coffee snob Sophie Tobin gives you all the tips for transforming Columbia’s shitty dining hall coffee into something actually palatable. Listen, I’m not a snob when it comes to most things. BUT. I’ve had the misfortune of developing a pretty snobby palette when it comes to coffee, making the dining hall […]
When you need a pick-me-up, but also are have a refined and dainty palate, Bwog’s got you covered. Here’s my ranking of the drip coffees at coffee shops on campus. Disclaimer: Apologies up front for my very pretentious coffee descriptions–I got really into it. 1st place: UP Coffee Major notes: Sweet smell/pepper/cinnamon/astringent, but pleasant. How […]
NSOP is the perfect time to get settled in your new neighborhood, which includes finding your favorite dealer. Deciding who to pick up from can be easy: Birth control? Duane Reade. Grapes? Westside Market. But for other drugs, like caffeine, the choice can be much more complex. During your time at Columbia, you will develop […]
Finals season–fun, or focus? What is it really about? We’d lean towards the former. You can study, and still have a lot of fun, too. Even if you aren’t winning the Kentucky Derby like this horse, you can *win* at finals season with our gnarly study tips below. Bwogline: A horse named Nyquist (Nyquil? no) […]
If you haven’t seen them the last couple of days, Lion Credit Union Initiative is handing out free coffee outside of Butler tonight! Double your credit production by caffeinating before your assignment, and learning how you can get even more credit through LCUI! That non-dead rockstar thing Seattle is famous for, via Shutterstock
Life throws a lot of curveballs. To that end, we set into Butler last night to see: what are you prepared for? There were a lot more class references than zombie apocalypse references, sadly. 2nd floor: Nothing. New beginnings… Next weekend. That’s tough. I don’t know–probably just the zombie apocalypse. Right now I’m going to buy […]
Some Columbia related news passed in the month of August. We rounded it up for you: Aditya Mukerjee, CC ’12 and the former publisher of Spec, was detained at the airport after setting off an alarm because he had bedbug spray residue on his hands. “You’ve got to understand, when someone of your background, traveling […]
It’s been a little less than a month since Bwog has begun its quest for the best cup of joe in Morningside. After a victory upset and the close of Round 1, the stakes went up a notch. This time, the battle between our winners from Round 1 caused our caffeinated connoisseurs a double-take, but after careful consideration […]
Update: It’s the 118th Street Breakfast Cart! We just wanted to build some suspense. Last weekend, Bwog’s crack team of bracketologists debuted the Bwog Coffee Showdown, with the goal of finding the best cup of coffee in Morningside? Sure, you can read about Linsanity on any sports page, but only Bwog’s Sports Desk can provide in-depth coverage of Columbia’s […]