With the end of, hopefully, our last online semester comes another edition of Bwog Staff’s favorite running series. Read up on the music that defined our semester while getting vaccinated and practicing social distancing!
This past year has been nothing short of a disaster for many people, but working, learning, and socializing through our computer screens has produced a few silver linings that we’d want to stick around.
A noose was found at the Union Theological Seminary on Wednesday afternoon in an incident currently being investigated by the NYPD as a hate crime.
Bwog can somehow explain the past 22 days of housing, but the mystery behind the resurrecting 6-person Plimpton suite will remain unsolved.
Apple announced big changes for the iPhone 7 and 7s, (available for order today), including water resistance, two cameras, a new color (blacker than the original black), and complete removal of the headphone jack, so that we can all lose our wireless earbuds by like yesterday probably. (Tech Insider) Hiddleswift has called it quits, just like […]
Editor’s note: Bwog readers, I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge that earlier this week, Alexander Pines resigned from his role as Features Editor of Bwog. He will continue in his position as a Senior Editor at The Blue and White, where we wish him the best. — Julia Remember all those conversations you wanted […]
Yesterday, Apple released the latest iteration, iOS 6, of their immensely popular operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. The flagship feature of the release is a completely re-designed, Apple-developed Maps application, which has already drawn flak from users and experts alike. The fanciest innovation is Flyover, giving you a birds-eye-view of major […]
We’ve just received a notice from Dean Terry Martinez concerning an attempted robbery on November 12, 2011 at about 7:30 pm in a brownstone lobby on W 114th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam. Note that the security alert came from NYPD, and so was not necessarily a Columbia building. The suspect, pictured after the jump, […]
Soon the world’s population will hit 7 billion! (New Yorker) The new iPhone already ended at least one marriage. (HuffPo) Unexpectedly large numbers of Americans believe that marijuana should be legal. (NYMag) Dark matter is even more puzzling than we thought. (Wired) Young eyes needed washing after porn was posted on Sesame Street’s YouTube channel. […]
At one time, students arrived at Columbia with nothing in their backpacks but textbooks, notebooks, and a Macbook Pro. Such halcyon days are long gone now, and we’re sure that many members of the Class of 2015 have iPhones and Droids. Bwog’s own app aficionado Peter Sterne identifies the perfect app for… Navigating the City […]
Fashions change, but tradition lives on. New Yorkers sported interesting Easter attire as they galavanted about yesterday. (AP, Examiner, Gothamist) Recent findings that the iPhone stores a log of its user’s location for the past ten months in an unencrypted file leaves some longing for cellphones past. A Latvian man has wedded the OED’s “twitter” with the Internet’s […]
I-Bankers have all the fun, and get all the H1N1 flu vaccine! At least their profession isn’t lucrative. (NY Mag) New York never got its pneumatic subway system… at least we’ve got our iPhones. (Spec) National unemployment has risen to 10.2%, the highest since 1983; at least we can blog about it. (Gothamist) How about […]
It’s two of the best-known rites-of-passage for any Columbian: the first time that you forgot to switch to the 1 train at 96th, and the first time someone who was staying with you forgot to switch. The latter, of course, is the funnier, especially if you tell your visitor the wrong directions back, but the […]
Just in case you haven’t been keeping up with your favorite tech blogs as of late or compulsively checking your Twitter on your new Blackberry or whatever, Bwog’s resident techies are here to fill you in on some exciting news in the tech world courtesy of some Columbia entrepreneurs. Buzzable.com, the LaunchboxDigital brainchild of Columbia […]