Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and
Columbia announced that faculty and staff need to get vaccinated by September 1, 2021, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by University Vice President Gerry Rosberg and
The DEI commission shared their report directly with SEAS students today and asked for feedback regarding its content.
In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
Bwog surveyed students across the four undergraduate colleges to better understand the impacts of the GWC-UAW strike on their academic and emotional wellbeing.
You have 23 hours left to catch Fruit Paunch’s 24 hour comedy show. We know you crave improv in the wee hours of the morn, so thank goodness you can finally leave Butler at 3 am and go directly to Low for the comedy you desire! The event started at 5 pm today and will […]
And now for something actually light: Fruit Paunch, Columbia’s improv comedy group, is having their annual 24-hour show from 5 p.m. tonight (a.k.a. right now) until 5 p.m. tomorrow. As you may have guessed, they’ll be doing improv for those 24 hours straight — no pause, no breaks for air. If you need a 24-hour […]
Tonight at 9pm Jester presents The Varisty Show in the Lerner Blackbox. The Facebook description puts it best: THIS IS THE VARISTY SHOW. DON’T BELIEVE THE RUMORS, THIS IS THE REAL VARISTY SHOW. WE ARE THE JESTER YOU CAN ABSOLUTELY TRUST US, WE ARE TELLING THE TRUTH THIS IS THE REAL VARISTY SHOW. DO YOU […]
Columbia alums and former Fruit Paunchers Michael Molina (CC ’10), Colin Drummond (CC ’09) and Addison Anderson (CC ’07) created and write for a new sketch comedy group, Local Empire, which focuses on the absurdities of life in the city. One of their sketches, “Phone Girl,” recently got attention from Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, and College […]
Tonight the only people funnier than Bwog will be hosting a free event at ADP at 8pm. The lineup includes Fruit Paunch, Control Top, CollegeHumor’s Adam Conover, and several other performers. It promises to be “the best night of your life.” More details can be found here. Poster by Jessica Fan
This afternoon at 5 pm, campus improv group Fruit Paunch begins their annual 24 hour comedy show on Low Plaza. Stop by anytime before 5 pm tomorrow for a dose of irreverent and mildly awkward humor before the onset of the dark night. If you need a reason more compelling than forcing Bob and Eli to reenact […]
It’s March, and you still haven’t made use of the TIC box this year. Why not this month? As they do every couple weeks, our friends at the TIC box are here to let you know about upcoming arts events on- and off-campus, as well as some best-sellers of yesteryear. All shows can be accessed […]
Tonight may be dreary, but that’s no reason to spend it in your room pining for Thanksgiving Break. Not when some of Columbia’s funniest comedians will be at tonight’s Improvapalooza! To get a taste of the laughs they have in store for us, we asked some of the groups in the show a series of […]
Hello, Bwog reader. Welcome to Where Art Thou?, Bwog’s Wednesday feature that tells you about all the super fun artsy things you can do in the Morningside Heights area and beyond. Do not let this week’s list of events fool you—Columbia is quite the hip, artsy community. Just not so much this weekend. Does your […]
Yesterday, Yale voted to restore ROTC, just days after Stanford voted to do the same. (YDN, Stanford Daily) Famous playwright Tony Kushner, CC ’78, was slated to receive an honorary degree from CUNY, until one trustee objected and CUNY scrubbed his nomination. A lot of people cried foul, so now it looks like he’ll get […]
On Friday evening, Alex Jones learned some manners at Chowdah’s latest offering, Miss Chowdah’s Guide to Proper Etiquette, in the Lerner Black Box. Columbia improv comedy group Fruit Paunch opened the show riffing on the word(s), “battle axe.” The audience learned several life lessons, such as: never wave a gun around in hope of intimidating […]
Fruit Paunch will be holding its annual 24 Hour Show, starting at 5 p.m. today and going until 5 p.m. tomorrow on Low Plaza. Ay caramba! Enjoy free improv comedy an hour of the day, night, dawn or dusk. The Paunch jokesters request human interaction, and maybe snacks: Mike Molina is lactose intolerant (but you […]
Michael Molina, CC Claim to fame: I’ve been involved with various theater organizations, Fruit Paunch, play banjo and guitar in The Kitchen Cabinet, and was the Bwog commenter known as “anti-rjt.” Where are you going? Living in Nolita where I will be writing my robot screenplay and looking for a job in the entertainment industry. […]
Paunch Drunk Love offered a hearty serving of nuance, character, and dings. David Hu reviews. Subtlety is a pipe dream in many improv performances, but Fruit Paunch managed to draw out the laughs without stooping too low. The show itself consisted of eight performers on a bare stage and opened a bit late with a hasty […]
Photo by JPMB At this point it’s safe to say that all of Butler has been divided up and that everyone’s entrenched in their designated spots. For camping of a different (funnier) sort, however, you’ll have to brave the pre-commencement landscaping and head over to the mini-lawn to the right of Alma. That’s where […]