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Senior Wisdom: Abby Rubel

Former Bwog Sports Editor Abby Rubel remembers a time when JJ’s mozzarella sticks tasted like they do in Italy.

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Knickerbocker Recap: Nice Weather Is Not Just For Spikeball Edition

Catch up on all of Columbia’s juicy sports content from this weekend!

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Why Is Arts And Crafts A Sponsor Of Columbia University Athletics?

We all know the companies that sponsor athletic leagues: Gatorade, Adidas, Budweiser… Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor? If you’re in Dodge often (pat yourself on the back) you know exactly what you see on the wall as soon as you walk in: a giant poster proclaiming Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor as the sponsor of […]

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Field Notes: Midterm Madness Edition

As the first wave of midterms rolls around, Bwog’s staff members manage to do some wholesome this weekend between all the studying. If you have any stories that you think may be a good addition to this, email us at tips@bwog.com and we will add to it! Studious Bwog Found my new fav study spot @ Columbia […]

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Knickerbocker Roundup: All Ivy Edition

Need to know what’s going on with Columbia Athletics? Madman have a gun to your head insisting you tell him who the field hockey team is playing this weekend? Desperate for anything to get your mind off the news? Sports Editor Abby Rubel has what you need. Football: Columbia (2-0) will take on Princeton (2-0) […]

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Home Court Advantage has become an ever more contentious topic for the Ivy League since 2016’s announcement of an Ivy League Basketball Tournament. The men’s and women’s tournaments, which take place at Penn’s Palestra, give a marked advantage to Penn teams as compared to competitions on a neutral court or competitions on another Ivy court. […]

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A Night In The Life: Columbia Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Engles

Every wondered to yourself what Columbia Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Engles thinks to himself at night? Returning sports staff writer Gloriana Lopez takes us for a quick jaunt through the coach’s mind. 4:01pm: The women’s team just won their game! Hopefully we’ll have two wins today thanks to that great pep talk I just gave […]

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Did Columbia Football Deserve Its Dartmouth Win?

It’s a common fallacy of sports journalism to rest an entire game on a single play. In a 60 minute (or 3 hour) game of football, a point scored on the opening play matters just as much to the final score as a point as the clock expires. If a last-second touchdown is a team’s […]

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How To Bandwagon For Columbia Football

In the interest of getting people to fill the stands at Homecoming, Staff Writer Abby Rubel and Sports Editor Ross Chapman fill you in on how to pretend like you’ve been a Columbia Football fan all along. So, you know that the Lions are 4-0 going into the Homecoming game against Penn this Saturday and […]

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Ivy Basketball Tiebreakers Are A Nightmare (Which Is Good For Columbia)

If you haven’t heard, this year is the inaugural Ivy League Basketball Tournament, in which four teams will compete in a bracket to determine who will represent the Ivy League in the NCAA tournament. Since the regular season now has a responsibility to assign the top four seeds, instead of just the top one, there […]

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Columbia Men’s Basketball Season Preview

As Columbia Men’s Basketball prepares for their next season, loyal supporters are getting ready to spend the next few months rooting for the Lions. Sports editor Ross Chapman previews what fans can expect in the upcoming season. Last basketball season was one for the record books – or, one for the trophy cases. Thanks to an inspired performance by their […]

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Lions Football Starts Season Vs. St. Francis Saturday

The first Columbia football game of the season is this Saturday. Should you go? Should you care? What is college football even like at Columbia? Sports Editor Ross Chapman is here to enlighten you. For the last 50 years, Lions football has tried to turn a corner and become a consistently great, or at least […]

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So You Want To Root For Columbia Football

NSOP told you that you should go cheer for your fellow students at athletic competitions. Bwog Sports Editor Ross Chapman takes a look at football to talk about Columbia history and the phenomenon of rooting for losers. Oh, no. Don’t do this to yourself. College football is a marvelous world. As one of the two […]

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Men’s Basketball Hosts CIT Quarterfinals Tonight

The NCAA isn’t the only tournament going on right now, although you’re forgiven for not knowing that. The Lions are onto bigger and better things in the postseason, and resident sportster Ross Chapman is here to give you the scoop.  Yale may have been knocked out of the NCAA’s, but that doesn’t mean that the […]

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A Brief History Of “The Chairman”

What’s in a name? Sportsball expert Ross Chapman gets to the bottom of this Shakespearean question, tracing the evolution of basketball player Maodo Lo’s nickname.  As the Class of 2016 gets ready for their last spring break, the Columbia community as a whole says goodbye to the Basketball Class of 2016, one which will live […]

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