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The following email was forwarded to Bwog: From: Residential Life & Housing <housing@barnard.edu> Date: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 11:58 AM Subject: Important email re: your Plimpton room assignment Dear [redacted] We are writing to you today because you are a resident of ##A# Plimpton (a corner room) with difficult news to share so close […]

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Suite Selection and General Selection may be over, but thanks to Summer Transfer and Fall Transfer, the Housing season at Columbia never really ends. You’ve still got questions, and we’ve still got answers. Email us at housing@bwog.com or just leave your housing-related queries in the comments! Q: Bwog, I had a really bad lottery number […]

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According to a very diligent tipster, General Selection appointment times have been posted on StarRez! Possible reactions you may choose to display are pictured at right.         Guide to your own face via Wikimedia Commons.

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Hey Juniors! (And mixed groups.) You’ve spent the past two days watching the seniors snatch up all the good housing, and now it’s your turn to have a go. Don’t forget, this year is different—if that Ruggles suite is gone by your appointment time, you can still give Junior Regroup a go before dropping to […]

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Location: 548 W. 113th , next to Symposium Restaurant (544 W. 113). This brownstone was made available as a housing option for the first time last year, and has been spectacularly successful. Nearby dorms: Across the street from Watt, down the street from McBain. Stores and restaurants: Near a Chase ATM, Deluxe, Milano Market, Campo, […]

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Location: 605-615 W. 115th Street. Nearby dorms: Furnald, Woodbridge Stores and restaurants: UPS Store (yay!), the best Halal cart, Lerner, Morton Williams, M2M, Uni Cafe Cost: $6,718 (same as Wien, McBain, Broadway) Amenities: Bathrooms: Floor bathrooms. Relatively small and gross. AC/Heating: Air conditioning and heat. Kitchen/Lounge: Every floor has a new-ish lounge with a kitchen, […]

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As 2012 Suite Selection fast approaches, your housing questions are bound to multiply to the nth degree, like some sort of math thing we don’t learn about in our humanities seminars. Send ’em to us at housing@bwog.com, and we’ll do our darndest to get you some answers in time for the big day(s). Q: I’m a […]

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Location: 508 W. 114th St. Nearby dorms: John Jay, LLC, Carman. Same block as a bunch of frat/sorority houses brownstones and Broadway Residence Hall. Stores and restaurants: Nearly everything, especially on Amsterdam. Strokos is basically next door, and you’re just a short walk from HamDel, Artopolis, and Columbia Cottage. Stroll an avenue to the west and you’ve […]

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With housing season in full swing, we present to you once again Bwog’s very own dorm reviews. This first one is for you, freshman! Location: 562 W. 113th Nearby dorms: McBain is a member of The Block. It shares 113th with Watt, Symposium, and Nussbaum. Hogan and Broadway are one block north. Stores and restaurants: […]

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We’ll answer your esoteric housing questions. Send them to housing@bwog.com or leave ’em in the comments. Q:  The Housing website says, “If your group does not select a suite in Suite Selection, your group may opt to stay together and select rooms in General Selection with the same appointment time, or your group may opt to break apart and select […]

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Q: What happens when someone in your suite graduates early/goes abroad (i.e. you go into an EC suite with someone who graduates in the fall) and you have an open bed in a double in the spring? Is housing likely to stick a random in with you, or is it likely for you to get a […]

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How to House

We’ve slowly been gearing up for this coming housing season by covering the more colorful aspects of the housing process. Alas, the time draws nigh when you will be forced to finally make your housing choice official. Registration begins on February 29th and closes March 8th. Below, we’ve distilled a cursory overview of the entire […]

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