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Houses And Homes: Athens, Greece

Want to get an inside look into athentic Greek life? Our next Houses and Homes post comes to you from Athens, where Bwogger Danielle Mikaelian vacationed with some of her future floormates. If you want to join in on the scenery-sharing action, send your five senses and a photo (or two) to tips@bwog.com. Where: A second […]

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Get Blown Not Blown Over This Winter: Wind Tunnel Survival Tips

It’s November! And you know what that means? Right? It’s gonna get EVEN colder. Well, this is Columbia University in the CITY OF NEW YORK as if it wasn’t clear enough. Even within this blustery city, Columbia’s campus is notorious for its wind tunnels and having some of the windiest intersections, particularly those on Claremont. Ones capable […]

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The 2012 Greek Play: Alcestis

On Friday, Bwog classical philologist and eater of bread John Sarlitto journeyed to 438 BCE (aka the basement of the Diana Center) to view the Classics Department’s Ancient Greek production of Euripides’ Alcestis. Each spring, the Barnard/Columbia Ancient Drama Group convenes to mount a performance of a classical text in its original Greek or Latin. […]

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SGA: Greek Life Recognition Up to EBear

Raph Debenedetti reports! Project Sunshine, a community service program that helps out children in St. Luke’s with activities and visits, has been recognized at Stage 1 by the SGA. Catch up on your Stage 1/Stage 2 lingo here. SGA discussed the three different options to find the best way to get the student body’s vote […]

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SGA, Meet IT

CCSC and ESC both canceled their weekly meetings because of board retreats, but SGA is still around to keep the student government machine rollimg. Nikhita Mahtani reports. Monday’s SGA meeting had a special guest, Carol Katzman, the new head of IT at Barnard fondly dubbed “VPK.”  VPK apparently just couldn’t bring herself to leave the […]

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Theater Review: Sophocles on Saturday

Bwog’s theatrical afternoon continues with Tony Gong’s review of the Classics Department’s production of Antigone.  Last night, I journeyed into Columbia classics undergraduates’ first performance of Antigone at the Minor Latham Playhouse in Milbank, buried deep within the Barnard’s campus. The mystical and labyrinthine trek was well-worth it—partly due to the unique theater experience that […]

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Week in Review: Concerts and Conceits Editon

Akeel Bilgrami inspired Bwogger Justin Vlasits to pontificate on the differences between undergraduate and graduate education  John Legend and Jeffrey Sachs teamed up to slow-jam against poverty Shapiro out, Spar in We also learned about the baller after-party of the Poverty Action Tour Barnard might have discovered another way of knowing The Greek scene: Not […]

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Keepin it Real Estate: Part Two

And so the plot thickens. It seems our maiden brownstone had not two but four suitors: Delta Sig, AXO, Lambda Phi Epsilon, and Fiji.  Each of the four had applied to occupy the space, a process which included explaining what they intend to do with the house, how their occupation within said house would improve […]

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Keepin it Real Estate: Part One

Come summer, 113th street residents are going to have a new neighbor: Delta Sigma Phi. The fraternity was recently awarded an open brownstone, a step up from their current EC digs where space was reportedly tight. “Ultimately, we believed our chapter needed a centralized place to meet if our activities were to remain unhindered, and […]

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