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.
The legalization of Marijuana will be hailed with great fanfare in Manhattan someday soon (we hope), but until then New York stoners will have to blaze in secret… preferably 15 minutes before our First Year English classes! There is no better mental state to talk about Paradise Lost in than if you get a little lost […]
In the new issue of your favorite magazine The Blue and White, on campus later this week, you’ll read about the denial of tenure to a favorite Barnard professor, get some insight into CUSH’s split from the IRC, and hear from the wisest cabbie in New York City. Whet your appetite with this piece by […]
A group of parents and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are upset that Go Ask Alice has been listed under the recommended resources in a new NYC sex-ed curriculum for fifth and sixth graders. Original, guys. (WashingtonPost, Gothamist) On the other end of the modesty spectrum, a Brooklyn-based performance artist Marni Kotak performed her latest piece yesterday morning: giving […]
When they’re not headbanging or falling for our anecdote baiting, Columbia faculty enjoy getting dirty in the lab. Bwog takes a moment to look back on this week in science. Headlines were compiled by test-tube enthusiast Zach Kagan. CSI is real—Columbia’s nanoscience brainboxes have created a device that can sequence DNA at the speed of a primetime crime drama. By dragging […]
Floridita (you know, that Cuban restaurant that was relocated due to Manhattanville expansion) is suing Columbia University for moving it to a building contaminated with asbestos. This isn’t the first of Columbia’s asbestos-related issues. (Village Voice) Starbucks’ new 31-ounce Trenta cup can hold an entire bottle of wine. Oh, the possibilities! (Eater) A Connecticut pot […]
On this last crisp autumn Monday, a CC class was proceeding lazily in a Carman classroom situated directly across from Frat Row. Somebody else was presumably having a less than studious morning, because unexpectedly and suddenly the room reeked of weed. As students snickered, rolled eyes and envied the bold toker, the instructor quick on […]
We’re a week behind on this one, but we hope that the hippies among our readers will appreciate the news nonetheless (and that everyone else will be amused). Last Tuesday, the Daily News reported that a “aging hippie with tenuous ties to Columbia University” was arrested on drug selling charges the day before. 49-year-old William […]