It was like Ad Astra, but instead of embarking on a journey through space to find my long-lost dad, I went to the basement of John Jay Hall and came face-to-face with myself.
Bwogger Daniel Ortega-Venni has a message of support and personal suffering for all those students with tight breaks between classes.
We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your
New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia
Baby Bwogger and Barnard First-Year Sarah Perry faced her fear of approaching random people in the dining halls.
Leo Bevilacqua, resident New York Jew, is back with a revamped edition of “The 7 Deadly Columbia Sins.” This month has given us a lot to be thankful guilty for! Without further a do, here’s the article brought to you by ‘Feh!’ and ‘Oy vey!’ In honor of the highest of high holidays, Yom Kippur (a.k.a. […]
At 3:00 this afternoon, the Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid offices crowded onto College Walk to send the first batch of admission letters for the Class of 2019. Despite the cold weather, the officers somehow managed to remain cheerful—along with their sizable array of camerapeople toting DSLRs, point-and-shoots, phones, and iPads. (Bwog estimates there was […]
You probably thought the admissions cycle was over for the year with the release of decisions way back in March. But students have until May 1 to deposit meaning that high school seniors languishing on the waitlist still don’t know whether they will be a part of the class of 2018. Bwog staff writer Britt […]
After yesterday’s day full of very lucky seniors with very low lottery numbers, today is about to get a little more… interesting. We’re going to be camped out here all day to give you up-to-date Housing coverage, answers to your questions, and awesome stickers. We’re also probably going to eat a lot of free candy, […]
We are seriously considering that this weather will never turn around and we will live in perpetual gray and rain until the end of the semester. To escape the brooding sky and pains of Monday approaching, come hang out with Bwog tonight at 7 pm in the SGO on the 5th floor of Lerner. We have some […]
“When you play the game of Columbia Housing, you win or you die.” —Cersei Lannister Whether or not you’re ready for it, Housing 2014 approaches. Lottery numbers are now up, which would probably explain why half of your floor is already crying. If you haven’t yet looked at your number, take a few moments to […]
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and for all you seniors out there, you know what that means: one last chance to have casual, meaningless dorm-room sex with your Butler crush, followed by an awkward Saturday morning brunch at Ferris/Community wherein you discover a complete and absolute lack of emotional involvement. Seniors, keep your eyes peeled […]
The Convent on 113th and Wallach 2C will be available for Special Interest Communities and “other populations with specific needs” come this fall, so it’s time for applications. The Convent is newly renovated, so we’re talking hardwood floors, a multi-purpose room in the basement, a full kitchen, two RAs, a Public Safety guard, and other […]
Let’s not lie—after seeing The Hunger Games, you realized you would be roughly a million times cooler if you learned to shoot a bow and arrow. Today, Columbia’s Varsity Archery Team is there to help you achieve that goal. From 12 to 3 PM in the Lefrak Gym, you can go shoot a real bow […]
Thanksgiving is a very special holiday in which we get to celebrate America’s past and all that we have in this life. More importantly, though, we get to eat a lot. No matter where you end up this Thanksgiving, we want to know about it. Send us pictures of your dining table, turkey, homemade pie, […]
According to an email just sent out by Dean Shollenberger and his GS counterpart, all graduating seniors in CC, SEAS, and GS will be able to enter the lottery for tickets to Barnard’s Commencement ceremony (the one with the President speaking)—which was previously open only to Barnard students. The full email, with the most important […]
The admissions staff is shipping the acceptance letters out to the Class of 2016 high school seniors. As per tradition, they are out on college walk marching boxes of letters into the shipping trucks. Admissions will be posted online tonight at 5 pm. Freak out, high schoolers! As always, it was one of the largest […]