Baby Bwogger and Barnard First-Year Sarah Perry faced her fear of approaching random people in the dining halls.
On September 20th, the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life teamed up with Columbia Religious Life to host a forum on the recent measles outbreak in New York’s ultra-orthodox Jewish communities. The recent outbreaks
As fummer is upon us–that is, the time between summer and fall when the morning chill requires a sweatshirt that later gets soaked in sweat around 1 pm–we shall celebrate the equinox early and in
Thank God it’s Friday! It’s a miracle that we made it to the weekend. Celebrate with Bwoglines (and a side of Pastor Joel Osteen you’ve never seen before).
New Bwogger Grace Steele shares her take on the common experience of warily wandering the aisles of Morton Williams, hoping some random item will lift their spirits.
Relatable pumpkins along Amsterdam? Yes, someone has blessed us with their existence. Which one are you? While walking down Amsterdam, one Bwogger noticed a garden between 118th and 119th Streets with some rather curious Halloween decorations: a series of pumpkins with unique facial expressions. She was inspired by this array to create a “tag yourself” meme, equating […]
It’s October 3rd, and Halloween (or as some say, All Hallows’ Eve), will be upon us in just a fortnight and a half. The decidedly homogenous ‘hood of Boringside Heights is gonna get eerie real quick. Bwog hopes to highlight some of the most chilling examples of Halloween décor, in an all-encompassing post at the […]
As you may know, each year we have a Halloween pumpkin carving contest. You submitted your pumpkins and we bored college students expert pumpkin judges have made our decision. That said, your winner is the epic Columbia pumpkin, with Low on one side and Butler on the other! We ask that the winner please contact […]
Pumpkin carving is so passé. Bwog brings you a better way to not only enjoy your favorite autumnal herb, but also save your lungs the planet. Sate your urges with a pumpkin pipe for your tobacco and other “herbal products.” What you will need and where to get it: 1 small pumpkin—Greenmarket 6″ length of […]
It’s that time of year again, when we all dress up as our favorite characters/memes/concepts and brown out in a toga eat candy and have fun! To commemorate, Bwog is holding its two traditional contests: the costume contest and the pumpkin carving contest. Just take a picture of your costume/pumpkin you make and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. […]
The time for carving may have come and gone (unless you don’t mind going to your 6 ‘o clock class covered in pumpkin gourd) but these pictures are just in time for your night of candy soliciting/wishing Halloween weren’t on a Monday/fighting off whatever you caught from this past weekend’s Halloween eve festivities. The results […]
Gear up, read a Whitman poem for inspiration, and boldly leave the comforts of your dorm and go carve some pumpkins! Even though it is snowing, it is still Halloween, and what better way to celebrate than over some pumpkin fun with the RAs of The Block? Swing by 546 W. 114th Street from 2 […]
It’s that time of year! As the end of midterms slowly crawls closer, we’re just a week away from Halloween. This past weekend, the Marching Band carved these pumpkins for the Dartmouth-Columbia football game in Hanover (one of several clashes with the Big Green this past week). To help you get in the holiday spirit, […]
It may not be quite as exciting as a Saturday night, but Live At Lerner promises to be a free and relaxing break from cramming for midterms. There’s talk of stress-busting back rubs, free food (both healthy, and “comfort,” notes the Facebook event), a photo booth with props, and a pumpkin patch. Stop by Lerner Piano […]
Most people associate pumpkin with only two things: pumpkin pie and jack o’ lanterns. What we often forget is that this fantastic squash has many other uses. It can easily cross the border between sweet and savory. This Halloween, be more adventurous with your pumpkin! Here are four fantastic uses for pumpkin: 1. Pumpkin Soup […]
Every week, Bwog brings you the latest and greatest in your local fruits, veggies and meats so you’ll know which seasonal goodies to look out for at the Greenmarket this week! What’s New: Raindance Farm is having a sausage sale. Watch out for Monkshood Nursery’s luscious red carrots. Stannard pumkins and squashes are here. Apparently […]
For all your pumpkin carving needs this weekend, Bwog presents “The PrezBo” stencil. Click for a large version. Bwog’s Resident Pumpkin Disemboweler Jon Hill says: Print out the stencil, tape it to a (real) pumpkin, and trace the face onto the pumpkin surface by perforating the black shapes’ edges with a carving knife. Then, remove […]