Thank God it’s Friday! It’s a miracle that we made it to the weekend. Celebrate with Bwoglines (and a side of Pastor Joel Osteen you’ve never seen before).
New Bwogger Grace Steele shares her take on the common experience of warily wandering the aisles of Morton Williams, hoping some random item will lift their spirits.
With its highly advanced technology, complex belief system, and powerful architecture, the mysterious Columbian civilization has bewildered archaeologists for generations. How could such a mystical empire come to be? In her groundbreaking new book ($4.99
Tash Aw is a Malaysian author focusing on providing literature for a Malaysian audience and has found success both in Malaysia and in the West. Staff Writer Josh Tate tagged along with Events Editor Isabel
Once upon a time, coyotes roamed our fair campus. Now the wild canines have migrated to faraway Queens County. (Gothamist) It sounds like a dream, knowing precisely when the next subway will arrive. Now, thanks to Alex Bell, a SEAS grad student, there’s an app for that. (NY1) Richard Paul Richman (what a name!), alum […]
Columbia University health economist says weight gain in pregnancy can predispose you to obesity, opens a whole new realm of “yo mama” jokes. Columbia’s National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse claims that 27 percent of public high and middle schools are just cesspools of gang activity and drug trafficking. In other news, street cred […]
Professor and former Provost and Dean of Faculties Jonathan Cole discusses why no one knows that American universities are the “envy of the world.” (WNYC) The Times reviews Ralph Towner and Paolo Fresu at the Italian Academy on Wednesday. Researchers at the Medical School study a cocaine vaccine. (Spec) Propaganda? (NYT) Coyote phones home. (NYT) […]
Urban canines visiting Chelsea are mistaken for cross-dressing prostitutes. (NY Mag) Trader Joe’s not so secretly joins the influx of grocery stores on the UWS. (Westside Independent) Obama could make Columbia Professor Michael Woodford the new Donald Kohn. (Reuters) Reagan’s face threatens Ulysses S. Grant’s. (LA Times) Repression can lead to all kinds of problems. […]
Bwog loves nothing more than snow. Take a little time out of the day to appreciate its many manifestations of beauty. A slavic languages professor wringing out his hat in front of the elevator: “Oh dear, oh God almighty, I am wet from the snow.” The tables outside of Kent have been overturned… by snowy […]
Our four-legged friends took a field trip to Central Park yesterday, and wound up all over the internet. (Urban Hawks) The Royal Shakespeare Company will ply the bard’s trade during a month-long residency at Lincoln Center in the summer of 2011. (NYT) The MTA figured out that the F train was slow, so, naturally, it […]
Coyotes were spotted on campus yesterday; local news channel seemed amused that we seem amused about it. (WABC-TV) Mayor Bloomberg receives over 8,000 letters a month, and every one gets a response. (NYPost) The G Train has talented conductors. (Gothamist) Your favorite economics professor Sunil Gulati was re-elected yesterday as the U.S. Soccer Federation president. […]