Bwoggers Eliza Staples and Charlotte Slovin attended a lecture .by Stephanie Schwartz about the challenges facing Burundian refugees returning home
Elevators are terrifying metal coffins that self destruct upon the act of jumping up and down. One particular elevator on our campus will deliver you through all nine circles of hell whether you jump, sit, or stand.
GSSC Bureau Chief Olivia Mitchell reports on this week’s GSSC meeting, where the council talked with Michael Higgins GS ’21, the Co-Founder and Chair of the Food Pantry at Columbia, about food pantries on campus–
With only a month of school left, this is a sad time for many seniors, who look around them and can’t help but feel waves of nostalgia issuing from all corners of this revered, and remarkably architecturally homogeneous campus. Soon-to-be graduate David Roche sent us this gem, and we were so touched that we thought […]
Even if exams have otherwise prevented that most corporate of holidays from getting through, the rest of Morningside is getting into the decorating spirit. Here’s some of our favorites. Snowman – Morningside drive Bear and Reindeer – 115th and Broadway
On Low Plaza! Observers estimate 150 or so showed up for the midnight start, increasing to three or four hundred as the hour went on. And a panorama from our webmaster/photography specialist, Hans Hyttinen (click on it for a larger picture): Videos by John Kenney and Ron Gejman
Bwog daily editor and veteran Westside shopper Anish Bramhandkar reports that the firetrucks have left, but there are two ambulances on the scene, with personell waiting for a tow truck. It was unclear if anyone was hurt. Perhaps the drivers were distracted by that giant pair of Michael Jackson/Björk-esque eyes peeping out from above the […]
Not one, but two separate bridal parties were assembled on Low Step this afternoon. Bwog sends its best wishes to both couples. Let’s hope these “Love[s] at CU” turn out more successful than that other kind. More photos after the jump.
Hundreds of eager Columbians joined President Bollinger early this morning for the 8th Annual Fun Run, a spirited 5K jaunt through Riverside Park. The wannabe Olympians began the run on College Walk, headed south to the 96th street tennis courts, and turned back to the finish line where they were greeted by a resplendent view […]
Nature capped our final free weekend of the semester with some gorgeous weather and a beautiful sunset over Low. After the nervous excitement of this first week, take some time to relax because it’s the last chance you’ll get. See you in Butler. Photo by AB
The fire is out, the smoke has cleared, and a half-dozen people probably lost half their wardrobe. Our official Charred Carnage Expert David Berke was wandering by Hartley this morning and noticed that the offending dryers were being unceremoniously evicted from the building. Take a quiet moment now in memory of those monstrous sock-eaters […]
“French fries in a bowl,” circa 2006 The Wikipedia Collection The smell of old grease wafting from Morningside’s finer college-grade establishments is irresistible in this indecisive weather. But which one to pick? The musty, fast-paced oil of HamDel? The old-fashioned, touristy lard of Tom’s? Or, the sushi-soba mix of M2M? In this installment of “The […]
It’s the last day of March, and for once the weather is behaving correctly – going out like a lamb after the groundhog’s prescribed six extra weeks of winter, being awesome, etc. Super Studies Stalker Julia Mix Barrington sends us photographic evidence of […]
– Photo by CEE Spotted outside of Carman: a flowering forsythia! The shrub, native to Asia, is known for its early flowering, considered a sign of spring. Even if the weather outside remains frightful, then, cheer up! Warmth may be just around the corner.