You’re in lecture, you look around…to your right, Johnson Jayson is trying to fit four back to back classes in one day; to your left, Barney Ard is trying to take 21 credits at once.
This Thursday, the Columbia Debate Society hosted a public debate with the Rikers Debate Project – a program teaching competitive debate skills to students held in Rikers Island jail – in Lerner 555. CDS members
A few months after getting left on read by the frontman of her favorite band, Staff Writer Victoria Borlando’s open letter contemplates the emotional repercussions of ghosting, philanthropy, and the doubt of Ezra Koenig’s relationship with his alma mater.
What’s Halloween at Columbia without a reference to Vampire Weekend? Bwog is here to inspire another last minute costume: Ezra Koenig! You will need: Sweater and oxford shirt (preferably from somewhere pseudo-prep like J. Crew or Uniqlo) Sperrys Ray-Bans A copy of Edward Said’s Orientalism Takeout from Jerusalem on 103rd and Broadway Fangs Execution: Step 1: Layer that sweater over […]
A condo in NYC is on sale for $130 million, the most expensive apartment listing in the history of the city. (Bloomberg) For you humanities majors looking for “marketable” skills: there are lots of websites with coding tutorials out there, but apparently this one is good enough to get you a job. (Wired) This waitress donated […]
A recent alumnus, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig looked back on his musical influences in an interview with entertainment news site Vulture. One of Vampire Weekend’s most popular tunes was clearly inspired by their time at Columbia. Namely, Columbia students’ inclination to defend useless punctuation marks. “I’d seen there was this Facebook group at Columbia called […]