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Bwoglines: Snowstorm Edition

Happening In The World: UNICEF released a report stating that a girl’s risk of marrying before the age of 18 has dropped by over a third in the last decade. The report attributed this progress to specific efforts made by India, where illegal child marriages are on the decline. (New York Times) Happening In The US: The […]

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Snow Day! Columbia (Finally) Cancels Classes For Winter Storm Niko

After claiming in an email Wednesday night that campus would operate as normal through Winter Storm Niko, Columbia has announced that classes will not occur for both Morningside and CU Medical School campuses. The original email from Facilities Executive VP David Greenberg at 8:15 pm, entitled “Winter Storm Niko update,” stated, “At this time, we […]

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North Pole State of Mind: Bwog Reviews XMAS!11

XMAS!11: North Pole State of Mind is a student-written, holiday-themed, non-denominational musical. Last night, Staff Writer Lexie Lehmann went to the show (instead of studying for her finals), and was pleasantly amused by the show’s witty humor and clever storyline. XMAS! is a popular Columbia tradition that serves to provide a cathartic, entertaining outlet for […]

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Bwog Asked: What’s Your Fall Flavor?

If you didn’t read our post heralding the arrival of Autumn yesterday, this question might serve as a seasonal shock. Well, it might serve as a shock, regardless. Fall color, after all, is so blasé—just like all the people responding “pumpkin spice”. There’s no other way to describe the complete and utter dominance of consumerism in our […]

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CLASSES CANCELLED AFTER 3 P.M. TODAY

Fucking finally. The Emergency Management Operations Team sent out an email stating that: All classes at Morningside campus and the Medical Center beginning at 3 p.m. or later are canceled today, February 13, 2014, because of worsening weather conditions. Wow, the weather forecast came true? That hardly ever happens. (Just kidding, thank you Emergency Management […]

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Bwog Gets Artsy: Snow Edition

In an attempt to bring pictures that aren’t from Shutterstock or Wikimedia Commons Actual Photography, we sent Features Editor Alexander Pines into the snow to document yesterday’s snow (and to motivate you to up your Snapchat/cover photo/emails to Mom game). The full album is posted on Bwog’s fancy not-really-new-but-we-haven’t-posted-about-it Facebook, but here’s a preview.

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A Study of Techniques For Removing Snow From Shoes

January 22nd, 2014. Columbia University. I continue my observation of the students at Columbia University. The weather is unusually cold today and snow covers the extensive walkways except where some sort of magical melting powder has been spread; this causes the students to rush from class to class with twice the speed they usually do. […]

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Snowverseens

Our lovely campus was covered in a thick wintry glaze on Friday, and it brought out the most profound of thoughts from our student body. Thank you, you anonymous wordsmiths! Thank you for gracing Morningside with the mastery of your craft.

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Massive Snowball Fight Tonight!

The first snowball fight of the year is in half an hour—go to Butler Lawn at midnight. Can it top those of previous years? You decide. Send your pictures and videos to tips@bwog.com.

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When’s the Bris?

Ladies and gentlemen: the first snow penis of 2012, erected proudly in the lawn in front of Hartley.

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Digital Stress Relief: Draw in the Snow!

It’s finals season, and you probably can’t help but compare this year’s experience with previous years—was I better prepared? Did I just have a lighter courseload? Hey, when did I stop getting laid? If you’re anything like Bwog, you also miss another fundamental institution often associated with finals: snow. So instead of studying for that […]

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December Has Arrived!

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, tip-toeing around religious conventions, and finals, so huddle around the nearest heater (how is it still fifty degrees outside!?), fix yourself a cup of hot cocoa, and get studying, because December is here!

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Overheard: Toto, I Have a Feeling We’re Not in California Anymore

As winter makes an early appearance, unsuspecting Californians are plagued by this foreign phenomenon known as “snow”. Girl wearing a light hoodie and Toms, being carried on piggie back, screams: “Awwww I hate cold, I wanna go home! I want California!”

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Winter Wonderland

Grab your sled, build a snowman, and roast some chestnuts, it’s snowing!  This morning, Columbia has woken up to the first flurry of the season— which by the looks of it, is slowly turning into a blizzard. Join Bwog in putting your boots on and being jolly. Picture submissions welcome!

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