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Party Testimonial: Who’s The NSLOP-iest Of Them All

Another semester, another season of ridiculous parties.  Here, Brennon Mendez brings us back to a better time: NSOP.  If you want to tell Mama Bwog about a crazy party experience, email tips@bwog.com or use our anonymous tip form. As a wide-eyed freshman* first-year, I had no idea what to expect of my first night as […]

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NSOP: Thoughts Of A Freshman

NSOP is now officially in the past. Below, a freshman — specifically, Ethan Wu, 2017 — reflects. Bask in the nostalgia.  Thoughts of a Columbia Freshman How does one describe their seminal days of college? As a blur, a memory corrupted, or a lucid stream of meetings and names and events more epic than Gilgamesh, […]

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Why College Radio Still Matters

In appreciation for its ancestral role in our own lineage, Bwog posts features from each new issue of The Blue and White (whose new website will launch next week!). You can look forward to a personal exploration of the Trans Narrative; a debunking of the Board of Trustees; and an interview with Ta-Neshi Coates. Snatch up […]

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Waking Up With Bwog: The Last Day

This is it, friends.  Tomorrow we’re officially back to school. Today’s Highlights: A ton of neighborhood tours.  See: Central Park, 5th Ave/Rockefeller Center, Chinatown/Little Italy, Midtown, Soho, Staten Island.  Meet at various places. The EcoReps Green Tour, 1:30 pm, meet at the sundial. Welcome to JJ’s Place, 8-10 pm, JJ’s.  Check out the beautiful new […]

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Your Councils Say Hello

Your student council presidents want to say hello!  Read on: Maddy Popkin, SGA President Hey First Years! Welcome to Barnard. Whether the college application process was the most stressful few months of your life, or you’re the first one in your family to go to college, or you’re just returning from a year away from […]

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Know Your Organizations

As the school year starts, you will be inundated with student groups asking you to leave your fields to flower and join them.  Before you go signing up for every listserv under the sun, we wanted to provide you with a brief rundown on the cafeteria of Columbia–those student groups that make the most buzz […]

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Growing Pains: One Transgender Staffer’s Experiences

Bwog will again honor our heritage/amorous affair with our mother magazine, The Blue and White (on racks and “dormitories” near you NOW), by posting features from the upcoming issue. Such treats include a conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates; a breakdown of the Board of Trustees; and a discussion of why college radio still matters. Below, staff writer Alexander Pines, CC […]

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Waking Up With Bwog: Welcome, Upperclassmen

It’s everyone else’s move-in day, so NSOP is dangling carrots to lure first-years off campus.  Just stay out of our blue bins’ way!  Please continue to send in overseens and overheards to tips@bwog.com or use our anonymous tip form. Today’s Highlights: Neighborhood Tours: East Village, Downtown/Financial District, Brooklyn Bridge, Park Slope, meet at 11 am in […]

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First Friday, First Fakes

Tonight, many of you will discover another difference between Columbia and all the rural/”college town” schools your friends are currently at: while they will make it through all four years being entertained by frat parties and “college bars,” if you want to experience all the nightlife New York has to offer, you will need to […]

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CU, Abbrevs.

Columbia is a weird place full of unusual terms (not to mention the people).  To help you out, we’ve written out a guide to the most-used abbreviations at this fine school. The Schools CC – Columbia College, the largest and oldest undergrad school at Columbia. SEAS – School of Engineering and Applied Science. Note the absence of […]

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Waking Up With Bwog: Finally Friday

You’re almost there, NSOP-ers — real school is almost in session.  Welcome to your first Friday.  Not the First Friday, though.  Please continue to send in overseens and overheards to tips@bwog.com or use our anonymous tip form. Today’s Highlights: Class Registration Help Session (CU), 9 am-7 pm, Satow Room on the 5th floor of Lerner.  Go […]

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Waking Up With Bwog: Thirsty Thursday

Moooornin y’all, A+ work on getting Beta shut down before midnight.  The war on fun: it’s real!  Now get some coffee, pancakes, and ginger ale and get ready for more activities. Today’s Highlights: Charting the Course (BC), 9:30-11 am, Held Lecture Hall/304 Barnard Hall.  Learn how to learn. Being a Transfer Student at Barnard, 10 […]

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NSOP Day 3: All Of The Overheards

Today’s intermittent thunderstorms drove most NSOPers and Bwog indoors to seek shelter, leading to a pretty damn quiet Wednesday on campus. Some overheards were had, and even formed some distinct themes, proving that after only a few days here, the class of 2017 is already learning how Columbians complain. Overseen: The ever-entertaining Marching Band was […]

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Waking Up With Bwog: Hump Day

Good morning. Starting to get the hang of things? Remember, keep emailing tips@bwog.com with stories, overheards, desperate pleas for roommate advice. Keep on rocking. Today’s Highlights: Individual Advising Sessions, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. The advice just keeps coming. All day long. TVC Group Advising Session, 9-11 a.m. “The best way to start the day […]

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On Barnard, Vaginas, and the People There That Have Them

Every so often, Bwog receives something unusual in our tips@bwog.com inbox.  Tonight we received this gem, from email address “BCBwogAnon” with this post’s title as subject line, and wanted to share it with you in full: “-Barnard’s quad is practically bursting at the seams with unreleased sexual excitement.  Myself, and most other Barnard students, are […]

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