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
This morning, Barnard released the first batch of Class of 2017 inductees to the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. The list includes a total of 13 students, a truly small percentage of the graduating class. You can find the full list of inductees below. Congratulations, nerds! And for those still hoping to be inducted, maybe you […]
“Am I celebrating 4/20? I’m not sure what you mean, officer.” “Fishermen? What fishermen? I didn’t see no fishermen…” (NPR) “Heroin? No, that’s not my heroin. Those kilos spontaneously appeared out of my 13th story window.” (NY Post) “Atlas Shrugged? Nope, never heard of it; I’m just going to nationalize this multinational oil conglomerate over here.” (NYT) “Corruption? We’re just […]
The real world media reveals that Columbia’s full of denial this week. The Alps don’t exist. Really? Bananas aren’t blue. Really! Traylessness isn’t all that bad. Obviously. The drug war isn’t publicized enough. Irresponsibly. CU Med school doesn’t get questionable donations? Honestly!
The other shoe in Columbia’s financial aid boondoggle dropped in Bwog’s inbox this morning: a few weeks after jettisoning former Dean David Charlow, the University has recieved its comeuppance from New York State, which threw the book at us harder than any other school. “We believe Columbia’s employee was acting illegally,” said Attorney General Andrew […]
When I arrived at Jerome L. Greene Hall last week at 6:20 for a 7:00 lecture, I found a large mob already milling around the doors. This can’t be for Steven Pinker, I thought, although he is psycholinguist with, as some linguists would have me say, an emphasis on the “psycho.” But by the time […]