The Fall 2020 semester saw students faced with less-than-ideal living situations, financial struggles, and more extenuating circumstances than we can count. Here are some ways our professors have shown compassion and understanding in these stressful
Professor Robert G. O’Meally shares what makes Black boxer, Jack Johnson, the ultimate Harlem Renaissance man by employing various mediums and contextualizing his influence through the lens of various prominent Black figures.
This year has come with a lot of surprises and adjustments, one of which has been the switch to online learning. As we learn to adapt to this new format for classes, Bwoggers have picked
Liking the 2020s? With this year as the opening act? No thank you! Senior Staff Writer Victoria Borlando will happily stay in the 2000s where it’s safe, thank you very much.
Bwog is conducting a story on transgender and/or nonbinary student experiences during the Fall 2020 semester and we need your input!
This week, GSSC looked a little different, holding a town-hall-style meeting with students and senior Deans. Bwog gives you the question-by-question details.
600 West 116th Street, or the dorm above Shake Shack, is a conveniently located Barnard housing option. But it has a number of inconveniences, too. Read on to weigh the pros and cons. Location: 600 West 116th Street. Nearby dorms: 616, 620, the Quad, Shapiro. Stores and restaurants: Shake Shack, Pret à Manger, University Stationary, MoWill, Sweetgreen. […]
Want to be close to Riverside Park and don’t mind walking up hills? Woodbridge has everything you need. Location: Nearby dorms: St. A’s, Schapiro, the 600s, River (sort of). Stores and restaurants: Morton William’s, a halal cart, Sweetgreen, Starbucks, Shake Shack, Pret. Cost: standardized to $9,538 per year Amenities: Bathrooms: Sink, toilet, and bathtub, one […]
So you’ve heard mixed reviews about Plimpton: but what is Plimpton really all about? In this housing review, we break down everything that you need to know before living in Plimpton. Location: 1235 Amsterdam Ave (between 120th and 121st on Amsterdam) Nearby dorms: EC and Wien Stores and restaurants: Appletree Deli, Friedman’s, Maxx Café Cost: $9,510 per double, $11,038 […]
It’ll definitely take you less time to read this housing review than it will to walk to this Columbia dorm. Carlton Arms may be the farthest dorm, but that Hudson breeze is worth it. Location: Riverside between 108th and 109th. Nearby dorms: Nothing… Harmony and 110 (Barnard) maybe? Stores and restaurants: Cascabel Taqueria, West End, Mels, 1020, Duane […]
Barnard students looking for peace, quiet and convenience next year, read on – Hewitt Hall might just be the place for you next semester. Location: 3009 Broadway (the Quad) Nearby dorms: Connected with the rest of the Quad (Brooks, Sulz and Reid). Short walk to the 600s, Elliott, Furnald and Schapiro. Stores and restaurants: Everything in the […]
We continue our housing coverage with Hogan, the peaceful giant of Columbia senior housing. If you’re a junior with a great lottery number and a desire to get away from the weekend parties at EC, take a look where you might be living next year! Location: 566 W. 114th Street. Or, 114th Street, just off of Broadway. Nearby […]
Watt’s up with Watt? Other than being an all-around beautiful and conveniently-located building, Watt also offers students nice, apartment-style living with an off-campus feel. Read on for more deets. Location: 549 W. 113th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Nearby dorms: Right across from McBain & the brownstones (Symposium, Greek row, etc.) Stores and restaurants: Symposium, literally anything on […]
Still don’t know where you’re going to be living next year? If you’re scrambling to find some last minute options before your lottery number gets called, here’s what living in 616 is all about. Location: Nearby dorms: 600, 610, Brooks Hall Stores and restaurants: Shake Shack, Morton Williams, halal carts, Sweetgreen Cost: Single: $11,038 Double or […]
Hot sexy housing coverage continues today, starting with this review of East Campus’s townhouses. Seniors who want their own space but don’t want to deal with elevators full of sloppy-drunk freshmen, this one’s for you. Location: Technically 70 Morningside Drive, but accessible via Wien Courtyard or Ancel Plaza (aka the above-ground plaza outside Law and […]
Whaddup Barnard friends (and Columbia kids if you’re cool enough to room w/ us?)! Housing selection is soon approaching. Bwog is back with our coveted and much anticipated Housing Reviews. Today it’s 110 (more officially called 601 W 110th St), a Barnard dorm that’s very grown-up. Look forward to more great content this week. Location: 601 […]