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Housing Reviews 2016: East Campus (Highrise)

We showed you a review of a coveted Barnard housing spot this afternoon, now it’s time for the most coveted Columbia housing: EC highrises. Killer views and more ensue… Location: 70 Morningside Dr. Nearby dorms: Wien, basically. Stores and restaurants: Hamilton Deli, Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor (grad students!), Subsconscious, Flat Top, Friedman’s, Appletree Market. […]

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PSA: Special Interest Community Applications Due Sunday

Are you a freshman or sophomore who is into Jazz Music or sustainability (or some other “special interest”)? Want to live in the same dorm as Kerouac (or maybe just a nice brownstone)? Want to avoid the drama of the housing lottery and live with a bunch of other people who have similar passions as you […]

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FREE FOOD: SFSFS Open House Tonight

If you’re looking for a wild night of debauchery and excess, Students for Substance Free Space’s open house may be the event for you. From 7-9 PM in Wallach 9C Lounge, you can mingle with current members to learn about SFSFS, play GameCube, and indulge in the most dangerous substances known to man: Pie and ice […]

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Last Call For Spring SIC Housing

Is your roommate messy/obnoxious/ inconsiderate/a serial killer? Well today might be your last chance to get the hell out of there make other living arrangements for next semester.  The priority deadline for SIC spring housing is today, so get those apps in! Information about the applications can be found here; just don’t pay attention to […]

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The New SIC House: What’s All The Jazz About Jazz House?

If you haven’t noticed, Bwog is really interested in the whole new SIC this year. We wanted to know just what made the Jazz House a key above all the rest of the applicants to be chosen for next year’s new SIC; a smooth jazz Bwogger reached out to the group’s housing coordinator, Ben Rosenblum, […]

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Jazz House Gets the SIC in River

Results are in, folks; Bwog has investigated and found out that the newest Special Interest Community at Columbia will be the Jazz House, according to the community’s housing coordinator. This news comes after an application process that had six finalists. The Jazz House will be located in the first floor of River, and is the […]

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Apply to Form Your Own SIC

Columbia is now accepting applications for students to form a new Special Interest Community house.  So if you’re feeling premature in your panic about housing and have a Columbia-recognized student group you think would be perfect to fill the 1st floor of River (1 double and 7 singles),  you should check out the online application. […]

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Special Interest Communities Applications Are Open

Do you have a special interest? Do you eat, breathe, and sleep in your special interest? Would you like to share a living space with people who also share that special interest? Or maybe you just want to figure out your housing stuff really early? Well, here’s your chance! Special Interest Community applications are up, […]

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Concluding the Convent Conversation

Last night, Deans Shollenberger and Martinez attempted once again to gather community input on the fate of Columbia’s newest residential acquisition, the former St. Hilda’s House convent on 113th. Seeing as Bwog and Spec were joined by no less than two legitimate voices of the “community,” the event was less a conversation and more a […]

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Magazine Preview: Geography Is Destiny

Though the process for selecting next year’s housing begins in earnest next week, students who are part of special interest communities already know where they will be living this fall. Those locations—whether they be brownstones or a singles in Wien—play a large role in determining the lifecycles of these student groups, for in special interest […]

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