Welcome to CLCV UN4014: Classical Archetypes in the Modern World. In this lecture series, your Arts Editor and Helen of Troy Apologist Riva Weinstein will introduce various applications of the heroic archetype and monomyth narrative
Baby Bwogger and real-life mistake-maker Cole lists the five tragedies that will strike every first-year student at Columbia.
This Wednesday, Creative Writing faculty member Ben Marcus hosted a reading by author Carmen Maria Machado of her forthcoming debut memoir, In the Dream House in Dodge Hall.
Twenty-fifteen, we know you think you know a lot. That is why campus is filled with conversation like this: [Group of COOP freshpeople walking up Broadway] Freshgirl: “I am like in love with Banksy.” Freshboy: “Yeah he’s like a big deal.” But there’s so much left to learn. Bwog rounded up some of the things […]
Congratulations, you made it through a whole semester’s worth of classes! Now all that stands between you and summer vacation is…finals. Procrastinate by checking out all of the ridiculous things professors said before ending class. If you forgot to send one in, or we just foolishly overlooked it, feel free to share it in the […]
Tutors can help you with everything, from fractions to calculus and beyond, even that thing they call “frontiers of science.” For real, it’s not poetry (Fact: this video was actually played in the Frontiers lecture “lecture” last week.)
The Heyman Center for the Humanities, a.k.a. the academic building oddly juxtaposed with the hedonistic wasteland of East Campus, hosts a great series of lectures throughout the year on subjects from a broad array of humanities fields. So whether you’re into Reconstruction or reification, you just might find something that suits your fancy. The Center’s schedule of […]
It’s no fun to be stuck in a sweaty classroom while those of us who skip class the rest of the world frolics outside in the sunshine. Over the past week, Bwog has reached out across academic disciplines, to professors young and old, to assess their stances on teaching out of doors. While some highly respected […]
After a semester on hiatus, the campus overheards have returned! Send anything silly, stupid, or downright strange (whether text or photos) to firstname.lastname@example.org. A father and his two young sons are walking along Broadway past Ricky’s. Father: Do you remember when that used to be a costume shop? Boy 1 and 2: Yes! Father: And […]
Bwog has noticed that over the next week or so there will be a smorgasbord of learning opportunities for those who are not going home to spend their magnificent four days of fall break. Whether you are interested in theater, bioethics or academic freedom, there’s something going on that’s right up your alley. Human Genetic […]