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Barnard Housing Reviews 2016: Hewitt Hall

We’re continuing with our coverage of Barnard housing with Hewitt (the dorm, not the dining hall), a so-called “very solid choice.” But are your numbers high enough? Check out our comprehensive review, along with the rest of our Barnard and Columbia coverage to really get ready for the blood-frenzy that is room selection.  Location: Barnard Quad […]

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Call For The Worst (Circles of Hell) Rooms At Columbia

Do you hate your room? Do you really hate your room? We’re not just talking mild loathing, here—we want to know if you thoroughly, unequivocally hate your room. If your room caused you to fail a midterm, or lose a potential hookup, or gain a long-lasting injury. If your room is full of faulty heating vents, […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: McBain

You might have the worst pick of the lot as a sophomore, but not all the options are terrible. McBain aka McPain aka Carman 2.0 might have a reputation that precedes it, but it’s still a very valid housing option and went quickly last year. After reading our review, feed your misery by checking out […]

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Barnard Housing Reviews 2016: Plimpton Hall

Now that we all know our lottery numbers, take a glance at Plimpton, the Barnard dorm with the most singles and one of three Barnard dorms with AC! These two amenities might be crucial tradeoffs for you and your potential suite, even if Amsterdam seems “far.” Read up below on how you could be big […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: Woodbridge

Today, Bwog reviews Woodbridge: a dorm with suites less famous than EC, but no less coveted. If you’re a senior in a double, and you have at least some kind of cooking knowledge, this dorm may be just the place for you. Location: 431 Riverside Drive Nearby dorms: Schapiro Stores and restaurants: Morton Williams, Sweetgreen, Vine, M2M, Starbucks, 115th […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: River

Have you found a place to live yet? (Sorry, too personal? Too bad.) Housing continues, and we’re still rolling out the reviews. For this installment of housing reviews, we’re going just around the River bend… Location: 628 West 114th Street (AKA “River”) between Broadway and Riverside Drive. Nearby dorms: Shapiro, Broadway, Hogan… somewhat. Stores and restaurants: […]

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Barnard Housing Reviews 2016: Cathedral Gardens

Housing is all about making major decisions, and Barnard seniors are likely trying to figure out whether they want convenience or comfort. If you’re looking at the latter, we bring our review for the beloved Cathedral Gardens. Location: 217 Manhattan Ave Nearby dorms: None. Unless you consider two avenues away “nearby,” you’re all out there […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: East Campus (Townhouses)

Don’t worry if you didn’t get a spot in your beloved greek brownstone. The EC townhouses are their second cousins, letting you live out your (or sratty) dreams.  Location: 70 Morningside Dr. Nearby dorms: Wien, Prezbo’s house. Stores and restaurants: Hamilton Deli, Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor (grad students!), Subsconscious, Flat Top, Friedman’s, Appletree Market. Cost: […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: Broadway

Today, Bwog reviews Broadway – a dorm that isn’t, actually, quite on Broadway. Although, if you live here, you can tell your friends that you’re “in Broadway” and not technically be lying. First stop, Broadway – next stop, Hamilton tickets. Right? Location: 556 West 114th St Nearby dorms: Hogan, Watt, McBain, Nussbaum, Stores and restaurants: […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: East Campus (Highrise)

We showed you a review of a coveted Barnard housing spot this afternoon, now it’s time for the most coveted Columbia housing: EC highrises. Killer views and more ensue… Location: 70 Morningside Dr. Nearby dorms: Wien, basically. Stores and restaurants: Hamilton Deli, Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor (grad students!), Subsconscious, Flat Top, Friedman’s, Appletree Market. […]

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Barnard Housing Reviews 2016: 616 West 116th Street

Well, housing is almost over, folks. Or has it just begun? Regardless of where you are in the process, we hope this residence hall review will help ease your mind, especially for all you Barnard babes. Here it is… 616! Location: 616 West 116th Street Nearby dorms: 600, 601, and 620 West 116th Street, The Quad (Hewitt, Reid, Sulzberger, […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: Ruggles Hall

Housing has taught us we’ll never win the lottery, but maybe you’re not such a glum chum. Make the best of a bad situation by reading through our pertinent, updated housing reviews—and maybe you won’t have to stoop to doing unspeakable things. Today, we bring you Ruggles, aka a building that should be a children’s […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: Sulzberger Tower

Housing reviews continue today with Sulzberger Tower, which should be of special interest to all Barnard Bears. You might not have The Cage, but surely housing still strikes terror into your very soul.  Location: 3009 Broadway (in between 116 and 117 St.) Nearby Dorms: Reid, Brooks, Hewitt (Sulz Tower is part of the quad) Stores […]

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To my new roommate: I really thought I knew what rock bottom felt like after 20 minutes of shaking my ass on a 60 year old for entry to a club violating NYC’s health code and a free shot of fireball, but you opened my eyes. After that night on my 14th birthday, I decided […]

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Housing Reviews 2016: Harmony

Trying to figure out where to live next year? Does your lottery number got you feeling down? If so, we have the perfect series for you. Enjoy one of many updated housing reviews with our review of Harmony. Location: 544 W. 110th Street. Most remote of all the CC/SEAS dorms Nearby dorms: No. Stores and restaurants: Westside! […]

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