President Bollinger and Beilock reported the first deaths from COVID-19 within the Columbia community, including that of a student, in an email update sent to students this afternoon.
Missing Columbia? Not getting enough fruit? Looking for new ways to waste time? Enjoy not one, not two, but FIVE new Columbia University-themed smoothies! With love, Bwog.
Thanksgiving is one week away, so take time out of your Saturday morning to get informed on current happenings and impress your extended family with your ability to have a finger on the pulse of current news.
If you’re still in the city and planning on going home, you should probably think about leaving right now. (Gothamist) An early Christmas present: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are back to filming Sherlock. (Mirror) Haven’t talked to your high school friends (or your high school dealer) in a while? Here’s a guide to scoring […]
Looks like America needs to step it up with national holidays. It could lead to greater happiness in the public. Come on Obama, just add a few already. (BBC) Rome’s Mayor, registered the marriages of several same-sex couples yesterday, putting pressure on the Italian government to clarify the laws of civil unions. You can do […]
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 […]
Tonight, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM in the John Jay Lounge, CCSC ’14 is hosting an event that’ll fill your heart and your stomach. This is for students of all years though! There will be free cookies and hot chocolate for everyone, as well as gingerbread houses to decorate, paper snowflakes to cut, and stocking stuffer […]
Ivy League schools are under fire for animal abuse in their laboratories. Try to treat the subject of your next dissection with a little more kindness, k? (SFGate) Working Muppets of All Countries, Unite! (Slate) Thanks to some mice, we’re one step closer to developing a vaccine against the Ebola virus. NYPD officers are in hot […]
Bwog asked some of our favorite people what they want for Christmas (“Happy Holidays is what terrorists say”). Sir Mike of Carman Hall: “Life.” Elizabeth from the Hartley Hospitality Desk wants a semester in Istanbul. Amy from HamDel wants “maybe flowers,” and asked Bwog what we want for the holidays. Zak of BwogWeather wants to […]
Bwog’s Holiday Cheer Leader Peter Sterne reports. As the first snowfall (flurries don’t count) of the year descended into Morningside Heights last night, students gathered on the Lerner Ramps and outside Roone, eager to see the latest edition of XMAS!, the VShow-like student-run musical that’s been satirizing the holiday season for the last five years. When the audience was finally […]
In our newest feature, HolidayHop, Bwog will explain religious holidays so you don’t have to pretend to understand them. Early this morning, the first of Shawwal, the tenth month in the Islamic calendar, Muslims across the world awoke for the fajr, the pre-dawn prayers. Then, for the first time in 30 days (since the start […]
Bwog wishes you all a happy holiday weekend before finals start! Friday World’s Largest Menorah Lighting – In celebration of Hannukah, the lighting will continue nightly at the same time, except for Friday at 3:45. 5pm, 5th Ave at 59th St, in front of the Plaza Hotel. FREE Caroling at the Morgan – the Morgan […]
While we’re down here celebrating Columbus’s discovery of the New World and decrying the subsequent effects on indigenous people, our neighbors to the North are celebrating something a little different. No, Ithaca didn’t get a Chipotle yet… it’s Canadian Thanksgiving! Every second Monday of October since 1957, Canadians have been gathering ’round to give thanks […]
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 […]