The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
Reading week and exam week allow Columbia students to sample The Purge: what would happen if there were no laws, and we were truly without inhibition? Well, here are a few options.
This semester, Butler displayed the names of 8 Black, Indigenous and other women of color (BIWOC) writers to honor the 30th anniversary of the original protest of the all-male lineup that graces the facade. In
‘Tis the final day! We’ve been through a lot in the cage, but now it’s almost over. We have the last half of sophomores, and we’re going to see a lot of people dropping to online. Stick with us today as we see even McBain doubles become high-demand items. As on previous days, you can […]
Stressed about your housing for next year? Bwog has a solution for the most screwed among you. With most juniors and seniors having picked their housing for next year by now, as we liveblogged the whole process, we were able to witness a diverse array of emotions. Some people just wanted us to know that […]
The day of reckoning has come for Columbia class of 2020. Some groups will emerge on top with the last walk-through doubles and Carlton Arms suites, while others will end up stuck in the McBain shaft. Today is a day of stress for most and despair for the unlucky few who are abandoned by their […]
Did you have a terrible experience with your roommate and are desperately searching for a single? Don’t worry, you’ve want plenty of options. Bwog takes you through Wien Hall in this Housing Review. Location: 411 West 116th Street, between Amsterdam and Morningside Nearby dorms: East Campus Stores and restaurants: Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor, Hamilton Deli, Strokos Deli, […]
Hogan is gone. EC is almost gone. Sophomores are beginning to despair. But don’t lose hope yet – there are still plenty of suites left! Sure, Ruggles, Woodbridge, or Claremont might seem subpar right now, but in many ways, those dorms pale in comparison to their EC counterparts. Good luck, juniors! Choose wisely! Below, you […]
Worrying about where you’re gonna live next semester as beautiful dorms are slowly taken from you? Don’t fret, Bwog has got you covered with another Housing Review: Broadway Hall! Location: 556 West 114th Street Nearby dorms: Hogan, Carman, Ruggles, 114th Brownstones Stores and restaurants: Amir’s, M2M, Sweetgreen, Nussbaum and Wu, anything on Broadway pretty much. Cost: Now following the standard […]
Location: 508 W 114th St. (between Broadway and Amsterdam, right next to Amsterdam) Nearby dorms: John Jay, Carman, Frat Row Stores and restaurants: Hamilton Deli, Strokos, Artopolis, 1020, Hungarian Cost: standardized to $9,292/year Amenities: Bathrooms: One or two in each suite, with a counter and sink, toilet, and shower. AC/Heating: There is heating, but no AC. Kitchen: One in each suite, but it’s […]
Today is the first day of Columbia’s most cutthroat competition: housing selection. Salty juniors and naive freshmen alike will battle it out to determine who gets the party suites and who’s left stuck in the shaft. And, of course, Bwog will be there to document the action. As we’ve done in previous years, we’re providing […]
Looking for a nice, quiet living space on Riverside Drive that isn’t St. A’s? Look no further than Woodbridge. Location: 431 Riverside Dr. Nearby dorms: St. A’s, Schapiro, the 600s Stores and restaurants: M2M, Morton William’s, Vine, a halal cart Cost: standardized to $9,292/year Amenities: Bathrooms: One in each suite/apartment/whatever you wanna call it, with a sink, toilet, and a bathtub. […]
Housing selection starts tomorrow for Columbia seniors, and the EC townhouses will be some of the first suites to go. Here’s a Bwog review of them, for those of you deciding between a townhouse and a highrise suite. Location: 70 Morningside Dr. Nearby dorms: EC tower, Wien, Prezbo’s house. Stores and restaurants: Hamilton Deli, Arts and […]
The place that actually lets you feel like you’re an adult with your own studio apartment, where you can imagine having cute smokes on the fire escape and getting in arguments with your landlord: Watt! Location: 549 W. 113th St. Nearby Dorms: McBain, the brownstones Stores and restaurants: Symposium, Amigos, Tom’s, Community, and Bernheim & Schwartz […]
Rising seniors, this is one of the dorms you have been waiting for. In preparation for in-person selection this Monday, we present the only building that houses only seniors: Hogan! Location: 566 W. 114th Street, but if you want to order food use the Broadway address (556 W. 114th Street) Nearby dorms: Broadway, Ruggles, Carman, […]
Continuing Bwog’s hunt for housing, we now present Harmony Hall, in all of it’s far-off mystery. Location: 544 W. 110 St, between Amsterdam and Broadway Nearby dorms: Carlton Arms, 110. Stores and restaurants: Rite Aid, Westside Market, Duane Reade, V&T’s, Chipotle, Five Guys, Koronet, Mel’s Burger Bar, Insomnia Cookies, 1020. Cost: The cost for upperclassman housing is […]
Here comes another Barnard Housing review! This time, we are taking you north of campus to Plimpton, land of AC and Appletree fanatics. Location: 1235 Amsterdam Avenue (at corner of 120th Street right next door to Appletree) Nearby dorms: Wien and EC Stores and Restaurants: Appletree, Flat Top, Subsconscious, Hartley Pharmacy, Kitchenette, Max Cafe, Serafina […]
Although Bwog has traditionally covered Columbia Housing in great detail (with up-to-date Google Docs spreadsheets and liveblogs), we’ve never extended similar coverage that system’s somewhat more confusing sister: Barnard Housing. This year, Barnard Housing takes place on three days: rising senior selection is on Friday, March 24, rising junior selection is on Tuesday, March 28, […]