Clueless SEAS Bwogger Skylar Li tries to understand cutting-edge nanomedicine research, nanocrystal TV screens, and who exactly Raman is.
New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable
Bwogger Jordan Merrill ventures deep into the fiery pits of the 116 St. subway station to sit down with the famous subway rat affectionately known as Rat. My palms are sweating, a sure and obvious
Bwogger Zach Fisher details his first hand experience of studying on an incline in Lerner, and discusses his confusion at how students can productively study there.
If you are someone who was not at 1020 last night (or maybe you are someone who was and are just very into those sweet deals), you are probably someone who woke up early for the EcoReps Green Sale. Senior Staff Writer Idris O’Neill is dedicated to making your voices heard and your grievances noted. This is an ode […]
Is it still a good morning if you’re up past McDonald’s breakfast hours? Yeah they serve all day now, but the rigid 10:30 standard they set is timeless (it’s 11am and you’re just now waking up? We’ve been eating fries for 30 min. Where have you been?). Keeping up with NSOP can be exhausting, whether you were partying […]
We know it’s hard to muster up school pride, especially as the football team continues to dash your hopes, but live a little and participate in “Kill the Cup”! It’s a nationwide campaign meant to encourage the use of reusable coffee mugs (run by EcoReps and Columbia Dining) and 15 other colleges are participating and competing […]
ESC Bureau Chief Rachel Deal is back this week (after ESC took a break last week following their weekend retreat) to bring you the latest news from the ESC meeting! Last night’s Engineering Student Council meeting was a quick one, with the members covering topics such as the package center, Bacchanal, and food insecurity. President […]
Reminder: Columbia EcoReps will be holding a Green Sale for first year students Friday morning at 10:00 in Wien Lobby. This sale is specifically for first years, but there will be a second sale on Monday for everyone else. More information from the facebook event below: Need school supplies, appliances, kitchenware, or room décor? Save […]
Environmental Stewardship has introduced a new program to earn funding for sustainable projects here at Columbia. Following is the official press release. Beginning Monday, Dec. 2, all full time Columbia University students are invited to submit an application for the newly created Green Fund. Spearheaded by the office of Environmental Stewardship, the Green Fund is […]
Dear Bwog, I noticed that there are a bunch of nice-looking “Bike Share” bikes parked in front of Lerner. How do I get one? Sincerely, Bikeless@Butler Dear curious bikeless biker, 2013 seems to be the year of the bike share, with new programs cropping up here in New York City and in San […]
As the school year starts, you will be inundated with student groups asking you to leave your fields to flower and join them. Before you go signing up for every listserv under the sun, we wanted to provide you with a brief rundown on the cafeteria of Columbia–those student groups that make the most buzz […]
Lovable robots? Check. Saving the environment? Double check! Free stuff? TRIPLE CHECK! Come to Lehman Lawn tonight at 8:30 for a free screening of WALL-E, the most adorable movie in the history of the universe. The screening will be put on by EcoReps as part of their Earth Week celebration and will probably make you […]
Things Bwog loves and you should love too: The Earth Free food The Wallach Lounge (…duh) EcoReps is kicking off Earth Week tonight with free food in the Wallach Lounge from 7 to 8:30 pm. Now you can love your planet and your belly! It doesn’t get much better than that, folks.
It was a light but significant agenda for last night’s CCSC meeting. As council and audience members shuffled in Prezbu encouraged everyone to “get ready to pass some policayyy.” Ain’t no party like a Satow party, ’cause a Satow party never freaking ends. Updates: The Class of 2014 will be hosting a Juniors-only post-Bacchanal brunch featuring […]
Remember that time you signed up for to bike around the city for free? Well here comes that time of the year again! Ecoreps’ Bike Share has worked hard to provide you with the opportunity to get your asses of your chair and on a bike saddle instead. You could ride it anywhere and everywhere […]
Rejoice fellow treehuggers! The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council is hosting their first annual Green Apple Day of Service. Don’t be a sourpuss and show some Columbia blue green pride by visiting the EcoReps and Greenborough information session at the Greenborough from noon to 1:00PM. More details can be found at the RSVP site. When Flickr […]
As we watch prospies consider Columbia during Days on Campus and we begin to reevaluate why we chose college instead of that hippie collective farm in New Zealand, EcoReps has come to save the day, and also more importantly, us from ourselves. After a lot of hard work, and your input, they’ve assembled a new […]
Is your lack of a bicycle killing your dream of whizzing about the city streets, flattening your fantasy about buying groceries on the 72nd street Trader Joe’s, and placing an involuntary insurrection on your inclination to pop wheelies? The EcoReps want to know if you would be interested in a Columbia Bike Share: While plans are still […]