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The Bee Movie Except There’s Only Honey And It’s Thicc

The Barnard Biology Department recently held its annual honey extraction on Friday, and you’re supposed to go listen to the wonderful Professor Jon Snow talk about his research on bees and honey. Obviously, I went, but didn’t listen to Professor Snow and instead just gorged myself on lots of brie smothered in honey. (Shoutout to […]

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Beilock+Math=Informative

Columbia and Barnard Association of Women in Math hosted Barnard President Sian Beilock yesterday. President Beilock discussed her research, which is focused on how anxiety affects math ability and how to decrease math-related anxiety. Sports Editor Abby Rubel, who is neutral about math herself, attended the talk. Beilock opened her talk by telling the small […]

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Lecturehop: A Conversation About “The Library Book” With Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean appeared as part of the Book History Colloquium series last night to discuss her latest work, The Library Book, a meditation on the role of libraries in American life focusing on the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles public library. Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992 and is best known […]

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Retro LectureHop: The Dangers Of Smoking

While searching through the Bwog Archive, Staff Writer Henry Golub stumbled upon an intriguing LectureHop from the 1950s. The piece, republished below, does not represent the attitude, views, or practices of Mr. Golub. From the Archive: On January 30, 1952, Staff Writer Richard Richardson schlepped his 1950s rear end over to the lecture “Smoking and Health: […]

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Third Wheel Improv Gets Ghosted

On Saturday, Staff Writer Henry Golub made his way up two staircases, a ramp, and another staircase to see Third Wheel Improv perform in Lerner. They were even funnier than last time. In my last review, I recommended that you all see Third Wheel perform for yourselves. I’m glad I did, because last night exceeded my expectations. […]

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Free Food And Tradition! Big Sub: Tonight At 6 PM.

Tonight at 6 PM, the annual 715-foot sandwich courtesy of Barnard McAC and Dining Services will span across Barnard’s campus, from Barnard Hall to the Milstein Center. Different options for different dietary restrictions will be provided, including vegan, kosher, and halal options. Make sure to stop by, or just literally be anywhere on campus, at […]

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Bwog Learns How To Be Clean With An Actual Clean Person

Ever gotten period blood on your mattress and not known how to get it out? Or wondered how often you should wash your sheets? Barnard alum and professional Clean Person Jolie Kerr answered questions about college cleaning problems in the Milstein Center yesterday during a live taping of her podcast, and Sports Editor Abby Rubel […]

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“Are We There Yet?”: An Evening With Wendy Davis

On Saturday night, Daily Editor Zoë Ewing headed to CU Voting Week’s event, “Wendy Davis: Women in Politics.” The event was co-hosted by Columbia Political Review and Columbia University Democrats. Wendy Davis is a former Texas State senator, Fort Worth City Council. member, and Democratic candidate in the Texas gubernatorial election. She now runs a […]

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Bwog Fights Climate Denial In Style

Staff Writer Henry Golub ventured over to Columbia Law School on Monday night to hear Climate Week NYC’s discussion, “Fighting Back Against Attacks On Climate Science.” He heard multiple experts discuss climate change denial and propose solutions. Climate Week NYC 2018 kicked-off on Monday with exhibits, concerts, movie screenings, and panel discussions held throughout the city. The international summit aims to encourage […]

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It’s Time For The World Leaders Forum

The World Leaders Forum 2018 is here! Heads of state, foreign policy experts, and academics will be coming to speak to the Columbia community this week. Most of these events are already full, but get excited to see some fancy limousines and security teams roll through campus. Here’s who will be here, and when: Monday: […]

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Non-Menstruators, Listen Up. This Is For You Too.

The Center for the Study of Social Difference hosted a panel of professors, scholars, and activists to launch the Working Group on Menstrual Health & Gender Justice this Thursday afternoon in the International Affairs Building and share their experiences and insights on menstrual health research and education. New staffer writer and baby Bwogger Eva Sher […]

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Ciencia, Política Y Sexo: Science, Politics, And Sex

On Monday evening, Víctor Mora Gaspar from the Autonomous University of Madrid spoke (in Spanish) at Barnard College about the suppression of homosexuality and all queer identities during Spain’s dictatorship in the mid-1900s. New Bwogger Isabel Ocampo attended the event titled, “Ciencia, Política y Sexo,” or “Science, Politics, and Sex,” for those non-multilinguals out there. […]

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Announcement: Israeli Apartheid Week Is Here

Today marks the beginning of the Israeli Apartheid Week, a series of events meant to spark campus-wide discussion on pertinent topics relating to the situation regarding Israel/Palestine. One of the main groups hosting the events, Columbia University Apartheid Divest, describes the purpose of Israeli Apartheid Week as being a “a week of programming meant to educate about […]

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No Red Tape Survivors Week

Campus group No Red Tape (NRT) is hosting a Survivors Week of events, talks, and performances aimed “to raise awareness about the issues faced by survivors of sexual and dating violence both on and off campus.” Highlights include: today (Monday’s) 8-10 pm talk with Professor Christia Mercer on justice and incarcerated survivors. The event is […]

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Bucket List: Politics and Georgian Folk Music

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]

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That sounds like a delicious drink! Definitely, want to give this a try. cheers! (read more)
Cooking With Bwog: Rum Punch
January 19, 2019
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Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019

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That sounds like a delicious drink! Definitely, want to give this a try. cheers! (read more)
Cooking With Bwog: Rum Punch
January 19, 2019
It has been this way for at least fifty years, this is nothing new. School does start the Tuesday after (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
I've been here since 1984, and I don't remember Reading Week ever being more (or less) than 3 days--am I (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
Sorry, the professulas finally kept their promise that if Trump was elected, they would emigrate to CHina as organ donors. (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 9, 2019