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Trying to familiarize yourself with Columbia, but finding yourself overwhelmed by a barrage of new terms? Not to worry! Bwog is here to break down the essential vocabulary you should know before starting your first semester.

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Upon arriving to Columbia, many first years were getting ready to deal with a lifestyle shift never before considered: having a roommate. Although many of us grew up sharing rooms with siblings, or having a roommate at boarding school, college roommates are a whole new ball game. So, new Bwogger Chenoa Bunts-Anderson decided to ask […]

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Tomorrow is CU’s Activity Fair–also known as your opportunity to sign up for a bunch of clubs you will never go to. It takes place on College Walk from 12-4pm, but its not like you wouldn’t be able to find it—eager first years, balloons, and folding tables will cover every square foot of land. This […]

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Today is the fifth-going-on-fiftieth day of NSOP, and while your mandatory events and forced friendships seem to be killing you softly, don’t give up hope! Use this time to familiarize yourself with your campus, your peers, and your uni (seriously, memorize that ASAP). Other don’ts for the fifth day of NSOP: hook up with a floor-mate, visit home, use all […]

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Congratulations to the new leaders of the Barnard Class of 2019! We’d like to applaud those who exercised their right to vote, as well as all candidates who ran, some of whom employed pretty creative campaign strategies, (We’re a little disappointed that the girl who gave out roses and cupcakes didn’t win but we also […]

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This week, voting is taking place for CC, SEAS, and BC student government positions for the class of 2019, as well as CC 2018 Class Council and Inclusion and Equity Representatives. You might already have been aware of this fact if you saw our post on the subject, or if you’ve, well, been in any […]

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When the Columbia social scene gets tough, look to the escape tactics of these found first-years: retreat to glass-filled local establishments so that people know you’re out, but that you’re above whatever is happening in Mel’s. And make sure you bring snacks! But more about Mel’s below, and we want to hear more about your […]

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You’ve read Columbia’s official packing list, you’ve cross-referenced your own list with those of your friends and the other kids on the Columbia Class of 2019 group—now what? Bwog put together a list of a few items to bring that you may not have thought about to help with everything from party preparation to actually passing […]

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Last night, we received the following picture, captioned (edgily) by a tipster: From another anonymous tipster: Three first-years on Broadway and 114th: F1: …then we found out that he’s the son of the diplomat to Belgium. F3: Good thing it wasn’t Libya! Ohhh! An awkward silence. F2: Too soon? Too soon. More anonymous eavesdropping from […]

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