Welcome back from winter break! While the days of relaxing in warm and sunny places or skiing in fresh snow are gone, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself in the city during the winter.
Good morning Columbia! As homework begins to pile up and you realize the semester is actually, really, 100% starting, know that Bwog is here for you when you can’t waste your entire day reading the
Here, Bwog generously provides a closely-held recipe for Russian Tea (which neither comes from Russia nor contains tea), and it’s the perfect Beverage-in-Mug to warm you the hell up.
This Bwogger witnessed an epic faceoff in their Postmodernism class yesterday, which led them to question: if “blackberry” means “I love you,” what does kicking a cockroach out of a classroom mean?
Editor in Chief Isabel Sepúlveda provides the Columbia community with an actual email she sent to an actual professor teaching an actual class that’s guaranteed to get you off the waitlist. Here’s to your soon-to-be
Senior Staff Writer Jake “Jake-Luc Godard” Tibbetts woke up before 10:00 am on only one occasion over winter break: Monday, January 13, when, at 8:18 am EST, John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nominees
Bwog would be nothing without our commenters. You bring us up and you tear us down. You warm our cold, attention-seeking hearts and you catch our typos. You make the cruel, unforgiving life of covering the bad decisions of Columbia students worth living. So, as a tribute to our commenters over the past ten years, […]
Bwog comments exist for you—the reader. We believe it’s important to provide a place for honest discussion among readers, and we’re firmly committed to upholding that belief. We have our say in the posts; there should be a place for you all to respond to that, and to engage with one another through those responses. […]
Gothamist cites Bwog comments. (So you could be famous!) HuffPo defends Women’s Studies at Columbia. The City comes to an agreement to develop Ground Zero. (Times) Columbia opens ‘Global Centers’ in Mumbai and Paris. Debate continues over the Jail-themed playground in Brooklyn. (Times)
Dear readers, As we head into Reading Week, we know you’ll need all the procrastination help you can get. Bwog will be there for you with Senior Wisdoms, exam survival features, and a few other stories we hope you’ll enjoy procrastinating with. Because we love you like that. As part of that, to thank you […]
In an effort to control the vitriol in the comments section, we’re adding another mechanism to keep an eye on anonymous commenters. From now on, if a comment was posted from a campus computer, you’ll see the icon. We’re hoping this will help cut down on abuse without unnecessarily impinging anyone’s privacy. Naturally, we’re still […]
Dear readers, We’ve been thinking a lot in the last few months about comments, which we believe are a large part of Bwog’s function as a public forum. Lately, a particularly bad spate of offensive remarks and ad hominem attacks have diminished the value of that function. At the beginning of the year, we added […]
Dear readers: In response to user feedback, Bwog has recently added an official Comment Policy as a permanent feature of the site. Comment thread discussions are part of what makes Bwog valuable and entertaining, and we want to make sure the chatter remains civil. We’d love to know your thoughts–feel free to weigh in on […]