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Mug Initiative Launch Party At Liz’s Place

Starting this Friday, Nov. 14, Liz’s Place will offer a reusable ceramic mug option to its dine-in guests in an effort to make Barnard’s campus more eco-friendly. Bwog correspondents Paris Parker-Loan and Maia Berlow spoke with SGA Sustainable Initiatives Consulting Board members Lauren Swank BC’16 and Rebecca Abbott BC‘17 to learn more about the project, and to […]

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PeopleHop: Nick Perloff

You may not know it, but Columbia is home to the recent winner of a national Campus DJ competition. Sophomore Nick Perloff goes by DJ Flaxo in his on-duty hours, and we sat down with him to hear about his dream venue and find out whether DJs still have nice headphones. Bwog: Why Flaxo? Nick: […]

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The Making of a Little Monster

This past Sunday, Kate Eberstadt (CC ’14) performed with Lady Gaga in “Applause,” directed by Bob Wilson. After working with Wilson on avant garde theater at the Watermill Center International Program, she was invited to work on Gaga’s opening performance. Experimental art enthusiast Julia Goodman reports. How long have you been acting? I’ve technically been […]

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Women’s Tennis Enters the Winners’ Circle

This past weekend, the women’s tennis team won their first Ivy League title with a big win over Princeton.  Nicole Bartnik, team captain, talked to sports maven Conor Cashel about this big accomplishment. Bwog: First of all, congratulations on securing a share of your first Ivy League title and finishing with the best record in program […]

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Interview with Faculty House Worker Ozzie Cousins

After hearing about a class action lawsuit being filed against Columbia by one of the Faculty House workers, Bwog decided to ask Osmond (Ozzie) Cousins, the man who filed the lawsuit, about his reasons for filing it and what he hoped to achieve. Social justice enthusiast Tamsin Pargiter reports.  Bwog: Can you describe what you […]

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When Did Columbia Get So Nice?

The Internet is not always a nice place. However, one group of anonymous do-gooding Columbians is trying to change that. Columbia Compliments serves an an intermediary, accepting complimentary Facebook messages intended for specific people and publically posting those messages as its status, without mentioning who sent them. In the end, the lucky recipient gets a […]

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PeopleHop: Mario Ančić

Croatian former tennis star Mario Ančić, who peaked at #7 on the ATP singles ranking and beat Roger Federer in 2002, is now a student at Columbia Law School; we sent Intrepid Interviewer Noel Gutierrez-Morfin on a mission. Ančić did not understand a few of Bwog’s most genius and hilarious questions due to a language barrier, but he […]

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Getting To Know Tamar And Her Piano-Driven Pop

Columbia’s got some of all the world’s most talented people, including but not limited to those guys who can/do eat literally four Wilma’s burgers in a sitting. Bwog caught up with GS freshman Tamar Mardirossian, whose singing talent has scored her lots of attention, an EP, “California,” coming out June 19th on iTunes, and this […]

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Pulitzer Winner Eli Sanders Talks About Stuff

Eli Sanders, CC ’99, just won a Pulitzer for his harrowing feature, “The Bravest Woman in Seattle,” in the Seattle weekly, The Stranger. Bwog called him to figure out how journalism works. Bwog: So what was your major? Eli: Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, I don’t know if they have that anymore. MEALAC? Bwog: […]

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A Few Minutes with Baccha90s’ Big Gigantic

After their awesome Bacchanal set yesterday, Bwog met up with Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salkin of Big Gigantic in their Kent 4 green room. Despite initial doubts, concert-goers, upon reflection, had a great time. It was a real bacchic frenzy. Bwog: So, what did you guys think about playing on campus, in a neoclassical setting, how is […]

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Pat Blute on SPEARS

Earlier today, Bwog sat down with Pat Blute. Blute, of BwogWeather and HardCore fame, has been of late consumed by the production of his new rock-opera, SPEARS: The Gospel According to Britney. Tickets go on sale at 5 pm today, and will sell out fast. Blute, director and creator, is pretty excited. Bwog sat down with […]

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Getting To Know The Varsity Squad

Whether our review of West End Preview left you with some unanswered questions, or you’re just looking for tips from the pros about how to turn your shower singing routine up a notch, now’s your chance to directly engage with the people who will bring the 118th Annual Varsity Show to life. Bwog will be conducting […]

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1020 Will Not Be Celebrating 10/20

Always striving for topicality and curious as to whether 1020 would be offering a little something special on the date with which they share their name, we conducted the following, very brief interview: 1020: Hello, 1020, how may I help you? Bwog: Hi, I was wondering if you’re doing anything special beause it— 1020: No. Bwog: You’re […]

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Follow Your Dreams: Codecademy Edition

Codecademy, a quick, fun way to learn the JavaScript programming language has only been live for less than 100 hours, and it has already crawled its way to the front page of Reddit and been featured on Wired and Techcrunch. Developed by recent graduate Ryan Bubinski, CC ’11, and Zachary Sims, CC ’12 (and taking a leave of […]

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“Bacchanal? Is that what this shit is called?”: A Roundtable with Das Racist

Before their set on Saturday, Himanshu Suri (Heems) and Ashok Kondabolu (Dap) of Das Racist, and their friend Aleksey Weintraub (Lakutis), sat down with Bwog to talk about—almost exclusively, though appropriately for Bacchanal—being really fucked up and on the Columbia campus. Thanks for letting us speak to you guys. We’re pumped for the show and […]

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