On Tuesday afternoon, a pigeon flew into a Bwog Staffer’s window and stared into their soul. The moment was so moving the young writer eternalized it in the poem New York Times critics have called
Going to the doctor is scary in and of itself, but going to the doctor by yourself for the first time can be a minefield of confusion and frustration. Bwog is here to help you
Professor DeFries and Coleman talk about their two books and the intersection in problem-solving between nature and polarization.
Staff Writer and lapsed musician Jeff Davis attended a live virtual performance at the Lantern in the Lenfest Center for the Arts last Tuesday of Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas, a harp and bass jazz
Columbia University’s longtime legal advocate for LGBTQ rights and racial equity steps down from her role as Executive Vice President for University Life to join the Biden-Harris Presidential team.
Olivia Rodrigo’s Drivers License has topped charts since it was released on January 8, and there is nothing like blasting the song while driving through the suburbs and scream-singing to your heart’s content. Here are
Just in time for that part of the year during which we’ll all adamantly swear we’re going to leave 1020 and go downtown tonight, for real, the NYT is reporting that the Taxi and Limousine Commission is considering a proposal to raise taxi fares as much as 20 percent. To put this into perspective, if […]
Hooray! [Some of ] You are done with finals. So what’s next? Before you cram all of your belongings into an unreasonable number of suitcases and ship home for the holidays to bask in the glory of parental bickering and endless free food, Bwog has a few simple reminders for you. Use Carsplit to save […]
The Times takes a look at the reaction to bin Laden’s death on college campuses across the country, inquiring into “Millennial” generation identities along the way. Jon Lee Anderson compares bin Laden’s secretive killing and burial to those of another charismatic enemy of the state, Che Guevara. (New Yorker) Finals are making you miserable and […]
Earlier this morning, a taxi cab flipped over on 120th and Broadway. It is appears that a red Volvo attempted to make an illegal turn, causing the cab to stop short and flip on its side. A tipster informs us that the cab was attempting to make a left during a red light, which caused […]
One Oxford academic plans to live the rest of his life like a grad student. And he thinks you can, too. (Slate) New York City is looking for the “Taxi of Tomorrow.” The New Yorker has a few suggestions. We are constantly thinking about the future–planning for it, making guesses about it, trying to make […]
More than half of Manhattan residents are single and live alone; evidently they think it’s really cool. (NY Post) City Councilman Robert Jackson is unstoppable, unstoppable. (Spec) Taxi fares will be increased by 50 cents this Sunday. (NY1) The New York State Police launches its annual “Pumpkin Patrols,” bringing some much needed zaniness to the […]
Tipsters alerted us to a New York Times report of two automobile accidents on Friday, one of which took place on 106th and Amsterdam. According to the Times, “a taxi, apparently rammed from behind by a silver Hyundai, jumped onto a sidewalk” and “slammed into the window of Mama’s Pizzeria.” Fortunately, the collision […]
Yes, subways may always be cheaper than cabs. And sure, you may not venture south of 108th again until after exams (you Philistine, etc.). Nevertheless, for Columbia students’ (and their relatives’) future transportation emergencies, Bwog applauds the Bloomberg administration’s proposal for a permanent cabsharing system. The proposal, first mentioned in Bloomberg’s state of the city […]
Smoke, heroism and disappointment cloud EC and its environs! Eyewitness report from Bwogger John Klopfer: “Minutes ago, outside of the Center for Career Education on Morningside Drive, a loud whoomph was heard and the smell of gas filled the Columbia University Tutoring and Translating Agency. Alarmed students poured out of its offices as flames shot […]