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East Campus Residents Complain Of Persistent Mold

Following a period of rainy, humid weather, some students in East Campus Residence Halls are finding mold in their rooms. The mold not only serves as a major inconvenience but also presents health concerns for students. Sports Editor Abby Rubel tackles the mold issue in this article. As though having to cook on a hot […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: Hogan

Are you a classy group of seniors too good for EC? Then Hogan is the right dorm for you. Situated at the corner of happy and healthy, Hogan resides behind Carman along 114th, with easy access to Bernheim and Mel’s, or the subway, if you’re a downtown kind of girl. Location: 566 W. 114th St. (shares an […]

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Get Fucked By Housing Via Lottery Number

Fuck fuck fuck. In case you haven’t already heard, your (presumably shitty) lottery number is available just in time to fuck up your first Monday back on campus. Approach the Housing Portal with caution, and take sudden breakouts of hysteria all around campus as normal activity. Maybe you just woke up; maybe you’re just leaving class. Either way, your shitty situation […]

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Housing Reviews 2015: Harmony Hall

Day two of housing selection is here, so you better figure out where you want to live. Today’s review is Harmony, but if you aren’t much of a walker, take a look at the reviews we’ve already posted. Location: 544 W. 110 St, between Amsterdam and Broadway Nearby dorms: Near the College Residence (Barnard, with some Columbia students) […]

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Housing Reviews 2015: McBain

Love the vibe of Carman? Then McBain will surely be your jam. Rising sophomore heaven! Perhaps that is hyperbole… Anyway, Bwog here to tell you what to expect. Location: 562 West 113th Street Nearby dorms: Watt, Nussbaum, 113th Brownstones Stores and restaurants: Deluxe, Milano, Amigo’s, Oren’s, Tom’s, Dig Inn, Nussbaum and Wu, NYPL, basically everywhere Cost: $7,324 (same as […]

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The Sky is Falling: Aftermath…?

Remember back a few weeks ago when all hell broke loose, the end of the world was nigh, and chunks of ceiling started collapsing in Mcbain? After reaching out to housing to ask some questions, the Executive Director of Communications for facilities, Dan Held, sent this statement. Ceiling debris issues are fairly uncommon; this year […]

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The Housing Video Contest Has a Winner

Ladies and gentlemen, the announcement you’ve all been waiting for… Derek Arthur, CC 13 and Steven Lau, CC 15 are the winners of Columbia Housing’s Room Selection Video Contest! Congrats. Their video was chosen from 3 submissions “following a departmental evaluation of each submission’s accuracy, effectiveness in explaining the process, and overall video quality, as […]

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Lottery Numbers Changed Due To Technical Mishap

Columbia Housing has announced today that last week’s housing lottery came reversed due to a technical mistake. The cause of the mishap was a miscommunication between the StarRez system algorithm to assign lottery numbers and Columbia’s housing selection system; in the former, higher lottery numbers take priority, in the latter, it is the opposite. The […]

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Housing Reviews 2013: Broadway

Once again, you can count on Bwog to deliver your annual housing reviews. Here’s the beginning of our series, so you aren’t such a lost puppy when choosing where you’re going to live.  Location: 2900 Broadway (actual entrance on 114th, shared with Hogan) Nearby dorms: Hogan, Ruggles, Carman, not far from McBain and Watt. Broadway […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: University Apartment at 514

UPDATE: The University Apartments will NOT be part of the standard summer transfer process. Summer transfer will still be available for the buildings in the housing lottery, and the apartments will only be populated in the event that there is overflow. You won’t be able to pick into them; Housing will elect how to place […]

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Last Chance to Live and Learn

Dearest First Years, By this time next year, most of you will be in McBain. Now, McBain is great! Unlike last year, you won’t have to weigh the principal disadvantage of Carman (the roommate) against that of John Jay (dirty floor bathrooms). McBain gives you both in a beautiful building that hasn’t been renovated since was “recently” […]

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In Case You Haven’t Noticed…

This February 1st feels an awful lot like springtime and we ain’t protesting (for once).  We hope you got to enjoy this weather today – only Punxsutawney Phil knows if it will last. Meanwhile, you may have gotten a kind, personalized email from Columbia Housing.  In case you skipped this one, we give you a brief […]

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From the Issue: Unconventional Living

Be on the lookout for the December issue of The Blue & White, on campus this week. In the meantime, Bwog will honor our heritage/amorous affair with our mother magazine by posting features from the upcoming issue. Such treats include a breakdown of Barnard’s budget woes, a look at Columbia’s proposal for a new engineering […]

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Barnard Housing ‘Cap’ Reached

Barnard has reached its housing cap—that is, the maximum number of Barnard students who can live in Columbia housing. For Barnard students who picked a backup room are OK-ish, but those who didn’t are going onto the ominously-named Guaranteed Wait List. We are investigating just what this means for Columbia students who went into Suite […]

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