Arts Editor Maya Campbell interviews and sees the work of Extra Credit Ensemble, a theatre group led by two current Columbia students, in a special PeopleHop/Arts Review combo post.
Bulgarian filmmaker Stephan Komandarev discusses his 2017 film Directions, explains his gravitation towards fiction film as opposed to documentaries, and expresses his optimism for the future of Bulgarian films.
As December 21st creeps ever closer, there’s a lot to worry about—should I stock up on water or tequila? In the event of zombies, should I invest in a chainsaw? Should I start taking notes when I watch “Doomsday Preppers?” While Bwog sits and counts its anxieties on its fingers, Elyse Pitock, BC ’15, went […]
A few days ago, the NYTimes ran a profile of Glenn Hubbard, B-school president and “Romney’s go-to economist.” The piece included this nugget—that PrezBo tried and failed to give Hubbard the boot: It’s been a well-kept secret, but faculty members say that in 2008, the president of Columbia, Lee C. Bollinger, wanted to bounce Mr. […]
At the same time as the Manhattanville debate is increasingly becoming polarized, Columbia is at the center of another controversy concerning urban planning. This time, the subject is the historical legacy of Robert Moses, who earned his Ph.D. at Columbia in 1914. Moses was responsible for the construction of many of New York City’s highways, […]
The internets are afire with talk of this weekend’s “Modern Love” column in the NY Times, authored by one Ashley Cross, a reputed student at our very own university. The mysterious Ms. Cross, who could not be located by Facebook, Columbia directory, or truly thorough Googling (unless she happens to own this site), has come […]
According to the New York Times, PrezBo & Co. have kicked off a drive to raise $4 billion in seven years. That’ll buy a whole lot of fruit and cheese platters, fo sho. And everyone’s favorite cosmonerd Prof. David Helfand gets some airtime defending the administration. Word up! Meanwhile, over in the Magazine section, we […]
Starring: Max Minghella (previous credits: Syriana, Bee Season, Art School Confidential) Also featuring: Joey Alvarado, Liz Strauss Location: Cafe Swish, Kim’s, JJ’s Place Plot Summary: New York Times decides to profile progeny of esteemed director Anthony Minghella, cute freshman friends provide sense of natural environment. Rising actor eschews usual activities of the young and famous […]