New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
It’s the tail-end of midterms time, meaning that you don’t necessarily need to pull an all-nighter. But should you stay up an extra hour or five? Bwog’s Alexandras have kind of morphed into the same person by this point, but they disagree fundamentally when it comes to staying up. To Sleep, Or, Am I Really Making […]
Many of our dearest aquatic friends had a close brush with death after Hurricane Sandy cheekily flooded the New York Aquarium. (NYT) Don’t worry, if our home ever floods, we’ll have an escape plan. Scientists have found the “earthiest new planet yet”. Soon we’ll all be living in out there… (TIME) As you wait for […]
Parks and Rec, though temporarily off the air, is still on our minds. Ron Swanson, fictional Parks Department chair and libertarian, strongly resembles Seth Low, Columbia president and reformist Progressive Era mayor of Brooklyn. April 19th, here we come! Photos via nyc.gov and Wikipedia Tipster credit to Carly Silver, BC ’12
Every Thursday and Sunday, the Greenmarket comes round between 114th and 116th on Broadway. Bwog urges you to treat yo self 2012 in preparation for Galentine’s Day and stop by. Here are the highlights: This Sunday, show your famers some well-deserved love by stopping by market info to fill out food-centric Valentines for your favorite farmer, locavore […]
You thought coning was dead? So did the President’s enemies. Okay, not really, but Bwog thought so. The last time we saw one of these bad boys was October! It looks like the unknown coner is impervious to the frigid winter and has returned with a vengeance. This time, the tooth (?) statue in front of […]
It’s official: Columbia College has a new Dean, James Valentini. What possibilities! We’ve got PrezBo, KevSho/Ke$ho, and DSpar, and now it’s time to name our dear new Dean. Leave your suggestions in the comments. The winner gets a Milano sandwich, a hug and eternal glory. Let the hazing begin…