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?
Thanksgiving has passed, which means it’s time to get in the Holiday state of mind! This special edition of Bwog’s RoomHop features a room open to all, the Carman 7 Lounge. Residents of Carman 7 celebrated the beginning of Christmastime by transforming their lounge into a full out holiday party. The room is complete with […]
Bwog kindly asks you to forget about our own terrible experience with graphic design for the next two minutes while we rail on someone else for embarrassing design in order to release our finals aggression. For those of you who haven’t been frantically checking SSOL for your grades, the login page is currently splashed with a gigantic […]
There’s something in the air, for Columbia’s campus just got a bit cuter. Maybe it’s the relief from midterms, maybe it’s the nippy weather, or maybe it’s simply holiday cheer. Two wistful 30-something bros are walking down College Walk on a crisp, fall day. Bro one: “Man, this would be such a great place to […]
On College Walk, red-faced Columbia students clutch their books to their chests. As if on cue, a jovial facilities worker switches on the tree lights. As if on cue, Columbia students forgive their school everything. ‘Tis the season.
Every week, CBA continues on their quest to mess you up. Upset about this morning’s spotted shadow? Matt Kalish is here to help you forget all about it… Happy Groundhog Day, Columbia! Most of the notable groundhogs who emerged this morning, including Staten Island Chuck, told us what we could have told them weeks […]
You may have trouble making the trek from Hamilton to Butler without losing blood circulation, but the winter has its merits. Bwog strives to maintain its record of being jolly (even with purple fingers!). Including a few old faves, consider: Garb: Snoods Gloves that your grandmother knit so you can use your smartphone Sweaters with elbow patches […]
Bwog’s A-list correspondent Renée Kraiem tells you what went down at SGA’s final meeting of the semester. Last night’s SGA meeting, the last of 2011, began with a joyful round of Secret Santas and Channukah Harriets. The evening’s first guest complemented the inclusive theme of the evening. She was Pamela Phayme, Barnard’s Director of Diversity […]
College Walk’s annual tree lighting ceremony may be this Thursday, but it’s already been five days since Thanksgiving goddamnit, and we just couldn’t wait. Decidedly non-denominational holiday cheer abounds in these Boringside Heights, and we want you to revel in it. Seen any other festive frivolities lurking around the neighborhood? Spot the occasional “Dank Pine” or […]
If finals have got you down, Bwog knows just the thing to cheer you up—seasonal cookies! Read on to find out how Cooking with Bwog’s culinary master Matt Powell likes to get into the holiday spirit. Peppermint Chocolate Cookies (Makes 50 2-inch-round cookies) My friend found this cookie recipe a few years ago and came […]
The Greenmarket is full of potential gifts and festive things for the holidays: Lavender from Lavender from the Bay in pretty packages Gift jams at Beth’s Farm Kitchen Wines from Long Island at Food and Wine Associates Ballard’s Honey’s three tea flavors: clover, wildflower and buckwheat Ostrich and emu eggs, and ostrich skin wallets (on […]
HOLIDAY CHEER! Special thanks to XMAS 5! A Corporate Carol – go see it next Monday night! Also thanks to Eli Grober for playing guitar, Wallen and D’Offit for vocals, Matt Star for orchestration, John Nordin, Eduardo Santana and Nathan Bailey for dancing, Bwog staff for helping with lyrics and Kenny Durrell for his filming talents.
Things spotted by Bwog this week that were less dull, and more sparkly, in all sorts of ways: The bookstore is now totally stocked for holiday shopping…but more importantly there are hats with rhinestones! Thank god for Collegiate Fashionista! Holiday lights at Westside New light outside Greenborough New signs at Ferris Booth proclaim the glory […]
A few tipsters have informed us that CourseWorks is now host to Columbia’s annual nondenominational seasons greeting slideshow! O, happy day. Let’s check out this year’s offering, hm? A few rather dreary pictures of a snowy Central Park (see above) and then a non-exclamation-marked wish of “happy holidays.” Well, Bwog certainly prefers last year’s […]
So, seniors, it’s the last Friday before reading week. What to do, what to do? Well, Bwog has been encouraged to let you know that there is a Senior Pub Crawl tonight, starting at 10 p.m. at Bourbon Street (79th and Amsterdam). Arrangements have been made with bars running up Amsterdam (Bourbon St., 420, Dead […]