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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?
With the National Weather Service warning us of flash floods and wind gusts of up to 70 mph, today was shaping up to be a terrible day for not only students, but umbrellas as well. Oh parasols protecting us from pernicious precipitation… we hardly had the chance to know each other. In fact, Bwog’s armchair […]
The fire is out, the smoke has cleared, and a half-dozen people probably lost half their wardrobe. Our official Charred Carnage Expert David Berke was wandering by Hartley this morning and noticed that the offending dryers were being unceremoniously evicted from the building. Take a quiet moment now in memory of those monstrous sock-eaters […]
Bwog thought the seventh floor of Hamilton was kinda just fine the way it was. The Hamilton elevator not so much. But hey, what the hell d o we know? Elsewhere in the ever-exciting world of campus facilities: the Mac is still standing, but probably not for that much longer–Barnard residents have told us they’ve […]
Continuing today’s snow sculpture-related coverage, and apropos to tonight’s J-School lecture on regime change, one of the once proudly (or panoptically!) upstanding snowmen on South Lawn appears to have capitulated, inspiring Bwog to cite Shelley’s “Ozymandias” and post this apt juxtaposition: Meanwhile, this find on Hamilton Lawn indicates it may not have been quite the bloodless coup: […]
Bill Pennington, author of an article in today’s Times, meditates on what many-an-Ivy Leaguer has meditated: just what is the purpose of pursuing a successful football program at a school known for its academic caliber? Are the two ends of academic excellence and athletic triumph mutually exclusive? (Perhaps: he notes that Duke, Northwestern, and Stanford, […]