New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Already the subject of much controversy regarding its relationship with the Harlem community, Columbia’s Manhattanville campus is once again facing scrutiny, this time from New York City’s Carpenters Union for working with a non-union contractors
A completely understandable snafu in trying to manage the logistics of sending hundreds of students around the world some plastic tubes? Or a coverup?
Thursday night, Caroline Mullooly attended Cultural Heritage Practices & Critical Fashion: How Does (High) Fashion Interpret Cultural Heritage?, a workshop and exhibition at the Italian Academy.
The Oscars are important, yes. But, not as important as Bwog, amirite? Who needs the red carpet when you can stomp the zigzagging ramps of Lerner to 505 and meet all the A-listed, definitely-relevant superstars that are Bwog staffers? Come to Lerner 505 at 7 pm tonight, wear a Valentino full gown, Paul Smith tuxedo or […]
Scissor Sisters are back at it with an informational guide (and maybe even how-to!!!) about the lump of hair on your head and what It Says About You. Princess Leia Buns You’re a quirky adventuress, and your spirit cannot be silenced. You’re probably double majoring in, like, Ethnic Studies and Biochem. Your favorite show is […]
In Hidden Talents, Bwog seeks out the most fabulously gifted of your peers and exposes their skills to inspire your general awe and, of course, requisite jealousy. In this edition, Bwog’s resident modeling maven Liz Jacob introduces you to Lisa Cant, GS ’12, Columbia’s very own supermodel. Know any other Columbians worthy of a profile? […]
Keep your eyes open for the October issue of The Blue & White, which, after a delay from the printers, has finally arrived to campus! In the meantime, Bwog will honor our heritage/amorous affair with our mother magazine by posting highlights of the upcoming issue online. Among the treats to look forward to: Knickerbocker Motorsports: a surprisingly gripping history, an examination of Columbia’s updated sexual […]
Dying to hit up Fashion’s Night Out and ogle at clothing worth more than your tuition, but too lazy to head all the way downtown? No worries, the Columbia Bookstore’s got your back. To celebrate Fashion Week, the bookstore will debut its new School House Rock collection. Apparently, “campus pride is always fashionable.” The House […]
So this popped up on our radar a few weeks ago from the questionably titled blog The Art of Manliness. Basically, it’s an article from a 1954 issue of the questionably titled True Magazine for Men which showcases this guy, Don, who is a senior at Columbia. He is transformed from unfashionable preppy 1950s Ivy […]
Kenneth Cole, a fashion designer who has weird, earnest, sometimes squirmy billboards on the West Side Highway, is teaming up with CC and SEAS to launch the Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Program in the fall. Want to know what that is? Kay. Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., CC, SEAS, Center for Career Education and Student Affairs […]
Here is some news: the Emporio Armani Fall/Winter 2011/2012 ad campaign is public! Here is why that news is sort of relevant: those ads were all shot on our fair campus mere months ago! Take a look: there’s the model shrouded in smoke wearing all black next to a building that looks like Uris, the […]
Hoot Magazine, Columbia’s newest—and only?—fashion publication, has readied their premiere issue for publication: it’s online now, and will hit newstands in full glossy glory shortly. As with other campus publications, we’re here to reduce it to a few sentences. This is Two-Minute Hoot. A look at unorthodox Orthodox fashion. A glance at stylish English professor Sarah […]
Bwog took a break this week from photographing eclectic students-about-campus to discuss fashion with the CU fashion experts: the editorial staff of Columbia’s new fashion magazine, Hoot Mag, and its associated blog. Noel Duan, CC ’13, Low Steps Where are you from? San Jose, California. What are some style points? I’m the co-editor-in-chief of Hoot Magazine, […]
Tavi was cute. A 5 year old fashion-blogger is just creepy. (Racked) The city is training the next generation of arborists (tree climbers!) (NYT) An un-known name in the art world, Shaquille O’Neal curates a new show at the FLAG Art Foundation, opening Friday. (NY Mag) Prestigious pooches parade! (NY Post) You can be great […]
Bwog: Sartorialist! You: campus! Bwog found the most stylin’ students outside Hamilton, next to the 1 train, and on College Walk, and we asked them where we can get their clothes. This week on As Seen as College Walk: the coolest glasses we’ve seen in a while, plus lots of freshmen. Mini-Bill Cunninghams Contessa Gayles […]
The weather in Morningside Heights over the past couple of days may not have been particularly cooperative, but neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night could keep these Columbians from stepping out in their winter best. This week, Bwog began to prowl College Walk and various Columbia/Barnard haunts (i.e., cafeterias) in the […]
Bwog sent Lookin’ and Feelin’ Good Specialist Sarah Camiscoli to Ricky’s to get the ultimate opinion on Columbian fashion and some advice on how to look and feel, well, good. Now that anxiety of midterms has transformed into dread over future GPAs, the Halloween hangover has subsided, and fall break has brought salvation, students are […]