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College Blog Starts Magazine

Personally, we think it’s better when college magazines start blogs. But you know those NYU kids. From the Observer: NYU Young Media War Rages On: The young folk of NYU Local—the pirate NYU news publication/blog, as opposed to the officially-mandated NYU publication, Washington Square News—is going to wage further war on its rival by putting […]

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LectureHop: Stone Keeps Rolling

Less than ten minutes into his lecture in the Journalism School’s Joseph Pulitzer World Room on Thursday night, Eric Bates called out the elephant in the room. “It’s really not possible to get together in a room full of journalists anymore without talking about the profession itself,” the executive editor of Rolling Stone admitted. Standing […]

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LectureHop: Strangely Optimistic Joanna Coles

Bwog Print Devotee Chloe Eichler was in the audience when Joanna Coles, editor-in-chief of Marie Claire and straight-faced Tilda Swinton doppelganger, visited the Journalism School on Thursday to offer thoughts on her chosen medium. Despite calling print media “an absolutely terrible market to get into,” Coles was confident that newspapers and magazines would stay alive. […]

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Bwog Book Club: Playboy Club Chapter

The Bwog Book Club invites you to join our discussion of the first segment of Denis Johnson’s serial noir, Nobody Move. If you missed July’s issue of Playboy, feel free to read the plot summary provided here and join us next time for a discussion of second segment published in this month’s magazine.  Here are […]

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Bwog Book Club: Nobody Move Update

A while back we introduced readers to the next Bwog Book Club book, Denis Johnson’s Nobody Move, a serial noir novel published in Playboy magazine. There’s been a slight change of plans: we’re reviewing the first two sections at once, starting early next week. That means you should find the nearest newsstand to pick up the […]

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Bwog Book Club: Nobody Move

Bwog Book Club is a “club” in which readers are encouraged to read modern works of literature, and then to read what we think about them. You can say what you think with the handy “post a comment” button. This time we’re reading the articles in soft-core porno mags.    For the next Bwog book […]

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Call for Blue and White Senior Editors

Columbia’s undergraduate monthly (and Bwog’s benevolent guardian and namesake) The Blue and White is currently accepting applications for senior editorships. The application and information about the position are after the jump. And remember, both the magazine and Bwog are always looking for new writers, graphic designers, artists, editors, those with financial and technological know-how and […]

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Well well well

Look who else is getting a re-design!             Or rather, excuse me, a website. Not a re-design. Just an initial website. Because they never had one before (this didn’t really count). Because it’s 1999. Oh, no, no. That’s not right either, is it? Hm.

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Rich, Beautiful Girl Finally Gets the Attention She Deserves

Vanity Fair has released its 68th Annual International Best-Dressed List; the top ten best-dressed women include the very Vogue Bee Shaffer CC’09 (Anna Wintour’s daughter, but you knew that). Her company at the top includes Renée Zellweger, Michelle Obama, and, for some reason, Fran Lebowitz. Congratulations, Bee; we’re sure your summer is far more glamorous […]

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New Mag on Campus: The Gadfly

A gadfly, according to Billy Goldstein (CC’ 09), is “some big-ass fly,” and also the only non-defunct undergraduate philosophy magazine at Columbia University. The Gadfly has so far printed one issue with a medley of contributions: a letter of explanation, a few art pieces, a fictional work, a quasi-Socratic dialogue, a lecture review, and–as a […]

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99 Ways to Please a Fashion Editor

B&W Fasionista Josie Swindler reports on the latest from the Lecture Hopping front: At Parsons, the audience of wannabe fashion editors was a whole lot more stylish than the five editors on a recent panel called “Fashion Magazines: Behind the Seams.” Lesson one: it takes more than nice hair to get a corner office at […]

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An innovative approach to free food

If the Columbia Political Review is good for nothing else, the March issue has a rather valuable coupon on the back cover good for a cup of coffee and a bagel from Morton Williams, midterms week (March 6-10) only. First person to tell us if that includes cream cheese gets… well, a coupon good for […]

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A Heartbreaking List of Staggering Genius

Maya Rudolph – the Barnard first-year, not P.T. Anderson’s baby’s mama – had a very funny list published over at McSweeney’s last month. Further proof that Columbia kids can bring the snark with the best of ’em.

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Lecture Hopping: Malcolm Loves the Middle

Bwog is proud to bring the second installment of “Lecture Hopping,” in which correspondents go to speeches, lectures, and public displays of erudition so you don’t have to. Find the first installment here. Tuesday February 21 New Yorker Nights Series: Malcolm Gladwell Miller Theatre This lecture has been left untitled on purpose, says Malcolm Gladwell; […]

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Blogs to Riches

According to an article in New York magazine, the Bwog won’t have to worry about money after graduation, because we’ll be making bank with this newfangled web log, so long as we completely uppend the Blog power structure, that is. We’ll take all y’all on, blogitches!

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