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ESC: Riding High on WiFi (And Other Happenings)

Bwogger Keenan brings you news. Read it. Enjoy it. Talk about it. Or just print it out and frame it above your bed. Your choice. ESC held their last second-to-last meeting of the semester this Friday Monday as they all prepared to go hide in a cave for a bit somewhere. Before spelunking ensued, however, some […]

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Overseen: Shit On People’s Laptops

You know what we’re talking about: you’re sitting in lecture, innocently trying to take notes on Thackeray, and the bright screen in front of you attracts your attention. You look up to see what the hell your classmate is googling/watching/buying, and you observe…. Farmville. Is it meta to be playing what looks like Farmville in […]

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PeopleHop: A Star Among Us

Last year Ben Platt, CC ’16, landed a major role in the college a cappella comedy Pitch Perfect, which is set to release in early October. Now he’s settling into the college community and singing in Columbia’s Nonsequitur group. Bwog’s Film Fanatic, Alison Herman, caught up with the budding celebrity… Bwog: When did you start singing […]

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Bwoglines: Conspiracy Theorists Edition

Embracing the ridiculousness of the birther movement, Obama quips about Hawaiian birth certificates. (NYT) Conspiracies about conspiracy theorists launch conspiracy theories. (MSNBC) Someone was preparing for the apocalypse in a Brooklyn housing project… with an exotic animal zoo? (Gothamist) The government actually is watching you. (Engadget) World conspiracy pyramid via Wikimedia Commons

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Houses And Homes: Home Sweet Home

Bwog asked what your living space was like this past summer, and many of you answered. Yesterday was Columbia’s official move-in day, though, which means we have to stop living in denial and accept that summer really is over. Tipster Grace R finishes off our series with a reminder of the months to come… Where: Where […]

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Drinking with Bwog: Meta Have I Ever

Yes, of course, your NSOP OLs know all the nice and effective icebreakers that can be played out on the sunny lawns, but what about when the sun goes down and everyone moves inside?  Bwog is here for you to bond with your new classmates and let your inner party animal out at the zoo […]

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The Mystery (Wo)Men Behind The King’s Spear

In what you can’t prove definitively was an attempt to procrastinate this past Sunday night, we searched high and Low (get it?) to get our hands on a copy of The King’s Spear’s very first issue. Joining the ranks of existing satire publications like The Fed and Jester, The ‘Spear parodies goings-on of the Columbia community […]

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Obamanard Responses, Take 3

Because commenting on comments isn’t meta enough, PrezBo and DSpar have released a third statement to Spec regarding the Obamanard fallout. Now that the furor has more or less gone viral: We join in the sentiments expressed by so many of our wise and thoughtful students that disrespectful comments are not representative of our community.  […]

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PrezBo And DSpar Comment On Obamanard Reactions

Since the news broke Saturday morning that President Obama will be Barnard’s Commencement speaker, Bwog has been more or less blowin’ up with commenters’ reactions. Today, the folks over at the New York Times labelled the chaos “sibling rivalry,” and asked Columbia administrators and students what they make of it. PrezBo bit—quoteth the NYT: Lee […]

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Tired of Studying? Take a Break and Join Bwog!

Bwog literally runs on the human spirit. If you have lots of human spirit that you’d like to earmark for Bwog’s consumption, you should be a Daily Editor. Dailies get to ask people probing questions, get into events for free, have their words on the Internet, and consume lots of Westside cookies at meetings!* If […]

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You and Bwog, Together Forever

Bwog literally runs on the human spirit. If you have lots of human spirit that you’d like to earmark for Bwog’s consumption, you should be a Daily Editor. Dailies get to ask people probing questions, get into events for free, have their words on the Internet, and consume lots of Westside cookies at meetings!* If […]

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Bwog Wants You To Want To Hang Out With Bwog

Bwog literally runs on the human spirit. If you have lots of human spirit that you’d like to earmark for Bwog’s consumption, you should be a Daily Editor. Dailies get to ask people probing questions, get into events for free, have their words on the Internet, and consume lots of Westside cookies at meetings!* If […]

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Get Meta With a Movie, Meal

If the movie title In Search of Good Food accurately reflects your current state of being, you may want to amble over to ADP at 7:30pm for a potluck meal and a screening of the movie (which is about the burgeoning sustainable food movement in California). After the culmination of the search, there will be […]

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Hot, Steamy, Fogged-Up Glass

  Public radio nerds, light your torches and sharpen your pitchforks (this, not this)—Ira Glass’s honor is under attack. The mastermind and host of WBEZ Chicago’s “This American Life” is the star of a celebrity sex tape, Public Radio Nerd No. 1, Austin Williams, explains.  Well, sort of. Julian Joslin, (also older brother of CC […]

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Overseen: Cum On Everyone, Be A Little More Mature

It’s been hard to ignore the onslaught of sex-related tips we’ve received lately, so please consider this a PSA: stop being so immature! Seriously, you guys, just cut it out. Because we at Bwog think potty humor, euphemistic headlines, and double-entendre-ridden tags are totally juvenile and not funny. At all. In fact, we didn’t even […]

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