Never fear, freshies: Bwog Arts Editor and rat monarchist Riva Weinstein is here with a lightly comprehensive guide to everything you need to know during your first year at Columbia University. Hark her wisdom, for
In an email sent to Columbia students and faculty Friday, President Lee Bollinger announced the appointment of Ira Katznelson, CC ’66, to the interim position of university provost.
UPDATED: Barnard College will be seeking a new Executive Director of Public Safety as one of three steps taken to reform the agency after the assault of a black Columbia student in the Milstein Center
Ahh, Columbia! The Ivy League School where the brightest students from around the world study under renowned professors, hanging out in groups with perfect diversity and doing mock trial in their free time. Or so
Today, we compiled some advice specifically for students interested in science at Columbia. If you’re curious about what your first science lecture will be like, how to get into on-campus research, or how to take
At first glance this seems like the the work of a coner in his or her prime, questioning the validity of art and academic institutions through the use of artfully applied dunce caps. On consulting our extensive coner archives, however, we discovered that this dramatic installation is a repeat.
You may remember that Columbia is one of the participants in Mayor Bloomberg’s much-publicized competition for the construction of a new science and engineering campus (or two!) somewhere within New York. According to DNA info, Bloomberg recently hinted that of the original seven applications, four have made it past the first cut—though he quickly and mysteriously […]
In the midst of the campus-wide smoking ban debate, it would appear that Columbians are taking matters into their own hands. The following pun-ny sign and vessel were spotted by a tipster outside grad student haunt Haakon’s Hall, on Amsterdam:
On the hunt for some free food this lovely October evening? Bwog has a suprise for you: we’ve prepared a three course prix-fixe, and the prix is free. First Course: Pasta Curious about how to navigate your sexual identity within the study abroad experience? Come to Lerner Hall Room 401 from 6:00-7:30 for a discussion featuring […]
And burst it big! If you’re interested in studying abroad next semester or next year, it behooves you to dash over to 602 Hamilton at 8:15 this evening. The Office of Global Programs (OGP) is hosting a Study Abroad General Info Session for all interested undergrads. They’ll cover eligibility, types of programs, language requirements, programs […]
Over the summer, Bwog shed a silent tear when the acronym for Columbia Engineering was changed from “SEAS to “CE.” All hope seemed lost when the powers that be drilled the inferior acronym into our youngest minds. But the tides turn for the better! A tipster forwarded us the following email this morning from Margaret […]
After postponing the Give and Go Green Sale yesterday, the EcoReps have come through! Those of us who have avoided the annual Bed, Bath & Beyond voyage need not go another night with barren kitchens. Stop by the Broadway Lounge at 11 to pick up “upperclassman items,” such as kitchen supplies, at a handy discount […]
A tipster informs us that Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, the movie based on the acclaimed book of the same name, is now filming on Amsterdam between 92nd street and 102nd street. A few weeks ago, Bwog spotted them filming on La Salle. No sign of Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, or the dreamy Jonathan Safran […]
Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege and luxury we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus that will hopefully make you realize how lucky we are to be here. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full […]
In this week’s Cooking with Bwog, our resident poultry and pesto preparer Matt Powell shows you how to roast a whole quail. Bwog can personally attest to the fact that this dish tastes dazzling! But, if you think this is just too complicated, just wait. Your time will come—next week: Good Ol’ Fashioned Mac ‘n’ Cheese! Whole […]
Psst- What’s that you’re working on? Rousseau? More like Rou-soooo boring. The Aeneid? More like Ae need a break from this book. Legacy of the Mediterranean? More like Let’s-get-zee hell out of here. Don’t read? SEAS? More like if I do any more of this problem set I’m going to have a SEASzure. Phew! Put […]
SoBe, that lizard-themed cousin of Vitamin Water, is handing out free bottles (none of that sample size bullshit!) on Broadway between 113th and 114th. Bwog picked up a “lean and mean” apple cranberry elixir packing a whopping 5 calories. Update, 6:28 p.m.: A commenter observes there is no more juice blend. SoBe it.