Never fear, freshies: Bwog Arts Editor and rat monarchist Riva Weinstein is here with a lightly comprehensive guide to everything you need to know during your first year at Columbia University. Hark her wisdom, for
In an email sent to Columbia students and faculty Friday, President Lee Bollinger announced the appointment of Ira Katznelson, CC ’66, to the interim position of university provost.
UPDATED: Barnard College will be seeking a new Executive Director of Public Safety as one of three steps taken to reform the agency after the assault of a black Columbia student in the Milstein Center
Ahh, Columbia! The Ivy League School where the brightest students from around the world study under renowned professors, hanging out in groups with perfect diversity and doing mock trial in their free time. Or so
Today, we compiled some advice specifically for students interested in science at Columbia. If you’re curious about what your first science lecture will be like, how to get into on-campus research, or how to take
It looks like we might be getting our first snow! The NYC metro area is expected to see some flurries this afternoon. It’s time to put on those Canada Goose coats! (Weather.com) President-elect Donald Trump is speaking openly about his disapproval for the C.I.A.’s investigation into possible Russian ties to the election. Despite Trump’s attacks, both […]
You have a whole weekend to study and that should be plenty, right? You’re going to ace that Monday test because you’re starting to study now, right? Right?! Bwogline: Bad things happen in Colorado. (CNN) Finals Tip: You don’t actually have to study as long as you look the part. Wear sweatpants/yoga pants/baseball hats/shapeless clothing. As long […]
You’re rushing to class, focusing on that paper that’s due tomorrow or that problem set which you massively messed up. Suddenly, the raindrops upon your umbrella soften. Your eyes slowly look up at the grey sky, which is dusting Columbia’s campus with the joy of the first snow. Will it stick? How much can we […]
President Obama won re-election over Mitt Romney last night, and this time around was almost as special as his first time. (WSJ, CNN) Meanwhile, members of Congress seem fated for catfights. However, Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin, can fist-pump all the way to Capitol Hill to join them as our first openly gay Senator. (Huff Post, Washington Post) Puerto […]
Grab your sled, build a snowman, and roast some chestnuts, it’s snowing! This morning, Columbia has woken up to the first flurry of the season— which by the looks of it, is slowly turning into a blizzard. Join Bwog in putting your boots on and being jolly. Picture submissions welcome!
SNOWBALL FIGHT TONIGHT AT 7:30 With thanks to Jon Hill, Elizabeth Jacob, Mahrah Taufique, Derek Arthur, Matthew Martinez, and Michelle Madejski for the photos
Our favorite professor cancellation e-mail of the day followed by his previous warning after the jump. By his passing coyote reference, we have a sneaking suspicion we might count him among our illustrious readers. Sadly, the University has decided to shut down at 3pm, cancelling all subsequent classes and activities. I know how traumatizing this […]
UPDATE: Current snowfall at 3-6 inches UPDATE: NYU calls off classes Bwog just received this tip: Hey Columbians! Due to the crazy blizzard outside, we over at “The Colbert Report” think that today will be a GREAT day to head on down to the show for standby tickets. We can’t guarantee anything, but the odds […]