Never fear, freshies: Bwog Arts Editor and rat monarchist Riva Weinstein is here with a lightly comprehensive guide to everything you need to know during your first year at Columbia University. Hark her wisdom, for
In an email sent to Columbia students and faculty Friday, President Lee Bollinger announced the appointment of Ira Katznelson, CC ’66, to the interim position of university provost.
UPDATED: Barnard College will be seeking a new Executive Director of Public Safety as one of three steps taken to reform the agency after the assault of a black Columbia student in the Milstein Center
Ahh, Columbia! The Ivy League School where the brightest students from around the world study under renowned professors, hanging out in groups with perfect diversity and doing mock trial in their free time. Or so
Today, we compiled some advice specifically for students interested in science at Columbia. If you’re curious about what your first science lecture will be like, how to get into on-campus research, or how to take
We thought Columbia Athletics giving out free beer at the St. Francis game must have been the epitome of our wonderful institution attempting to persuade to actually have any semblance of pride in its activities. We thought CCSC, ESC, SGA, and ESSC were done trying to support the administration and its myriad of flaws. We thought Columbia […]
Monday man Joe Milholland reports on another encounter—more a skirmish than a battle—in the never-ending War on Fun, in addition to delivering a few updates on academic policy. CCSC never fails to delight us! “This thing makes me sadder than almost anything else,” said Deantini at Sunday night’s Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meeting, referring to […]
It’s October 3rd, and Halloween (or as some say, All Hallows’ Eve), will be upon us in just a fortnight and a half. The decidedly homogenous ‘hood of Boringside Heights is gonna get eerie real quick. Bwog hopes to highlight some of the most chilling examples of Halloween décor, in an all-encompassing post at the […]
This weekend is the much anticipated WBAR-B-QUE!! Saturday, April 25, at 1 pm Lehman will open its lawns to the coolest event all spring. This year the featured performances are: Diet Cig Stude1nt Swings Bodega Bay Palberta Thug Enhancer Big Ups Dubbel Dutch Perfect Pussy The precise schedule for the acts hasn’t been released (yet), but the […]
Postscrypt is firing up this fall’s Folktober Fest at nightfall in Carman Lounge from 8:30-11. Folks can frolic at the open mic from 8:30-10, for 10-11 is for their foremost fixture, the Morningsiders. For feeding, there will be farmer’s market apple cider, FeelGood grilled cheese, and baked goods by 4Local! Further facts in this fancy Facebook form. Fun!
Waldo was sad when he heard about Columbia’s ranking as the most stressful school and wanted to cheer us up, so he took a break from visiting museums, cruise ships, and other places where large numbers of people congregate. He visited the Low Steps in the middle of a small street fair yesterday. Can you […]
But what does my number mean? Once the school-wide distribution of lottery numbers was released yesterday, the answer to this became much clearer, sorta. Below, Bwog has broken down the numbers a bit to show how Housing 2011 differs from yesteryear. In response to your many queries and quandries, we offer some analysis of how […]
Bwog’s new Thursday feature, Where Art Thou?, is here to keep you posted on what’s going on in the A&E department in Morningside Heights and beyond. If you’d like your Happy Birthday Dancing Hampster Circus listed, email us as firstname.lastname@example.org. Composer Portrait of Julia Wolfe, tonight at 8 p.m. at Miller Theatre. $25. Jake Snider, Friday […]
Columbia recently hosted the first Elites Research Network conference. (NYT) Sinkholes be crampin’ Bwog’s style. (Gothamist) A Columbia biomedical engineer designed a device that diagnoses illnesses at bedside. (PhysOrg) HuffPo claims that this is one of the busiest weekends they’re ever reported. Go have fun! Image via Wikimedia Commons
Rejoice, all! Today is Founder’s Day at Barnard. That means all sorts of exciting things. Exhibit A: there are t-shirts for sale that read “a lot has happened in 121 years…what will happen next?” Exhibit B: The BBQ has been moved indoors, so Hewitt is loud and smokey and more fun than usual. Photos by […]
Here at Bwog, we love the snow, and just because it was the second day of snow in a row doesn’t make us any less excited. Here’s a collection of images from one of the most beautiful days we’ve seen in a long time, featuring skiers on Low, a snow panda, and… the Consent Snowman?
“Wait, a minute,” some 2013s might be thinking, “it’s only Thursday. Doesn’t the weekend start on Friday?” Not at Columbia…unless you have a lab…or a language class…or an internship…or…well, forget that, here’s the year’s first Guide to the Weekend. Thursday-Sunday Light of the Sufis: the Mystical Arts of Islam : Gathered from the collections of […]
Our very best mini cooks and pastry chefs spin culinary gold out of Iron Chef Columbia’s themed ingredient We watch TV here, too! As long as the show is about our major. Is this gonna be on the midterm? Columbians like jokes, too. Here’s one sparkling Spec set-up that never quite leaves the ground: “Three […]
Tonight, the CQA, Columbia’s Queer Alliance, celebrates LGBT rights and fights for everyone’s right to party with the First Friday Dance. On Saturday. Nothing sets the atmosphere for a dance party better than torrential rain, right? How lucky we are to celebrate the First Friday Dance of the semester on this diluvial Saturday! If you’re […]
Welcome to the Columbia Olympics. Through this series, Bwog hopes to prepare you for at least some of the events that you will participate in at Columbia. Unlike the real Olympics, no one’s too young, too old, too juiced, or too angry to participate. Since everything must be judged, though, we have included gold medal […]