Good morning Columbia! As homework begins to pile up and you realize the semester is actually, really, 100% starting, know that Bwog is here for you when you can’t waste your entire day reading the
Here, Bwog generously provides a closely-held recipe for Russian Tea (which neither comes from Russia nor contains tea), and it’s the perfect Beverage-in-Mug to warm you the hell up.
This Bwogger witnessed an epic faceoff in their Postmodernism class yesterday, which led them to question: if “blackberry” means “I love you,” what does kicking a cockroach out of a classroom mean?
Editor in Chief Isabel Sepúlveda provides the Columbia community with an actual email she sent to an actual professor teaching an actual class that’s guaranteed to get you off the waitlist. Here’s to your soon-to-be
Senior Staff Writer Jake “Jake-Luc Godard” Tibbetts woke up before 10:00 am on only one occasion over winter break: Monday, January 13, when, at 8:18 am EST, John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nominees
We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your scientific curiosity for everything from astronomy to zoology, and everything in between.
Bwog writer Gabbie lives the life of a grandma on 113th. She has never been to a Senior Night and doesn’t plan to go to one soon, after hearing what she does every Wednesday night from her apartment window. There is a sudden shriek, interrupting my nightly pre-bed cup of herbal tea and episode of […]
Too busy to stop by General Studies Student Council? No worries, resident Bwogger Andrew Chee skipped out on soup dumplings to bring you the rundown of the major topics discussed tonight. Policy An amendment to the bylaws was proposed to replace the impeachment process for appointed members of the council. As it currently stands, the […]
If you wander into Faculty House on any given weekday, you’ll probably find some great event you never expected to come across (unless you read our Bucketlists and Science Fairs). I, for instance had no idea that The Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute existed, or that it partnered with the Center for Science and […]
Earthlings! Because Lerner does not yet have a pool for us to gather in (ahem! @CCSC), we thought it would be fun to open up our own watering hole of Trader Joe’s Cookie Dunkers and Brie cheese to you all tonight. Come by Lerner 510 at 9pm for free fun! Bring your swimsuits, and remember: no shoes, […]
As fall begins, we’re already feeling spooky and ready for Halloween. We at Bwog love Halloween content, so we’re starting early. New Bwogger Abby Rubel analyzes which campus figures are most ghost-like, as in: we’ve heard about them, we’re slightly scared of them, and we never see them because ghosts are invisible. PrezBo: Even when […]
Very fittingly, Halloween this year lands on a Monday when most of us feel like semi-functional, hungover zombies from a weekend of regrettable revelries and moral degradation. While most people would have no problem resuming their human form, some are just not ready for real-world responsibilities and a gazillion haunting problem sets due next week. […]
Happy Halloween Month! If you’re anything like Bwog, you’ll be noticing campus becoming ~spookier~ as Hallowen draws closer. Bwog Senior Staff Writer Gabrielle Kloppers recounts a very real, and very scary problem for Columbia students year round; the ever-present, ever-nosy, Suite Ghost. Despite not living in the Ruggles Murder Suite, we are all nevertheless plagued […]
IAB-interloper Nadra Rahman found herself listening to a chilling tale of abduction, murder, and corruption when she attended The Galindez Case: The Kidnapping of A Columbia University Professor and Trujillo yesterday at the International Affairs Building at 6 pm. The speakers were lawyer and author Stuart McKeever, Ambassador Bernado Vega of the Dominican Republic, and Dr. Ramona Hernandez […]
Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]
Received 9:47 AM Dear Bwog, My roommate and I are still having problems. It’s gotten even weirder and I could really use some advice. Last night I had what I thought was just a dream. Well, I thought it was but my roommate has been treating me more creepily since. He brought back some weird […]
There are too many statues on campus, and you definitely have too many suppressed emotions swirling in your head. Let the marble speak for you. You walk through campus, and they are watching you. You can feel their eyes following you as you pass, tracing your path from Kent to Lerner and back to Butler. […]
Watch this troubling and scary video of a woman getting catcalled over 100 times as she walks around Manhattan. (Huffington Post) Taylor Swift has been named a New York City Global Welcome Ambassador (whatever that means). Check out her video on NYC lingo in which she explains words such as “stoop” and “bodega.” (Gothamist) Feeling […]
Halloweekend is right around the corner and if you’re planning on taking home the grand prize in our costume contest, you had better start brainstorming. Thank goodness Queen of Halloween Claire Friedman has you covered with Columbia-themed costume ideas coming at you all week! Today, she’s got step-by-step instructions on how to transform yourself into a […]