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Suite Selection 2012, Day Six

We’re here, the final day! It’s been a long journey, but all good things must end one day. It’s time for the last of the rising sophomores to traipse through, bleary eyes fixed upon the grand fortress of debauchery that is McBain Hall. We could continue waxing nostalgic at the end of our 2012 suite […]

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Suite Selection 2012, Day Five

Why hello, Sophomores. After waiting and watching eagerly last week, your time has finally come. And Bwog, having just recently recovered from the weekend’s hangover, will be by your side once again to report on suite selection. Let’s be real, you’re going to see a lot of McBain today. So keep your fingers crossed, your […]

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Suite Selection 2012, Day Four

We’re halfway there! And as if suite selection weren’t an interesting enough experience already, today is going to be extra special. It’s the introduction of junior regroup! Prepare for all of the cutoff history for the remaining dorms to become completely irrelevant. And look out, sophomores, because anything could happen. Will the juniors wave the […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: 114th Brownstones

Bwog has obtained only scant reports about the goings-ons inside the ex-frat houses on 114th. The description of amenities below is from 546, and the pictures are from both 536 and 546. Location: 536, 542, and 546 W. 114th St. Nearby dorms: Ruggles, Carman, Broadway, Hogan and other brownstones/Greek houses. Stores and restaurants: As central as […]

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Suite Selection 2012, Day Three

Hey Juniors! (And mixed groups.) You’ve spent the past two days watching the seniors snatch up all the good housing, and now it’s your turn to have a go. Don’t forget, this year is different—if that Ruggles suite is gone by your appointment time, you can still give Junior Regroup a go before dropping to […]

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Suite Selection 2012, Day Two

Welcome back! Suite selection is in full swing, and the pressure is beginning to build for the senior groups waiting to pick. Many of the high-demand suites have vanished, and don’t expect the rest to stick around for much longer. There is hope, however, as senior regroup will take place today and attempt to provide […]

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Suite Selection 2012, Day One

It all comes down to this. Here we are at the Housing 2012 liveblog, where Bwog will once again blog about housing in real time. We’ll be camped out in the John Jay Lounge all day, every day during suite selection, and you’ll have our full journalistic power at your disposal. Below you can find […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: Woodbridge

Location: Bottom of 115th street, at 431 Riverside Drive Nearby dorms: Schapiro Stores and restaurants: MoWi, M2M, Vine, Ollie’s, Pinnacle Cost: $8,324 (same as Watt and Hogan) Amenities: Bathrooms: Each double has its very own! AC/Heating: No A/C, yes heat. Sometimes the heat is spotty which you can only really feel if you have windows […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: River

Location: 628 W. 114th St. Nearby dorms: Not many. Hogan, sorta. Stores and restaurants: Amir’s, M2M, Starbucks, International, and basically anything on Broadway. Amenities: Bathrooms: Four bathrooms per floor; each has a tub shower, sink, and toilet. AC/Heating: No AC. Plenty of heat though (especially in the smaller rooms). Kitchen/Lounge: Each floor has two kitchens/lounges, […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: Schapiro

Location: 605-615 W. 115th Street. Nearby dorms: Furnald, Woodbridge Stores and restaurants: UPS Store (yay!), the best Halal cart, Lerner, Morton Williams, M2M, Uni Cafe Cost: $6,718 (same as Wien, McBain, Broadway) Amenities: Bathrooms: Floor bathrooms. Relatively small and gross. AC/Heating: Air conditioning and heat. Kitchen/Lounge: Every floor has a new-ish lounge with a kitchen, […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: Hogan

  Location: 566 W. 114th Nearby dorms: Broadway, Ruggles, Carman. Hogan shares an entrance with the Broadway residence hall, which the hip kids have taken to calling “Brogan.” Stores and restaurants: Close to Lerner and Butler, across the street from Amir’s, Havana, International. One of the best locations on campus, with Milano and Lerner each […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: Watt

Location: 549 W. 113th Street Nearby dorms: Across the street from Symposium and McBain. Around the block from Broadway and Hogan. Stores and restaurants: All the same locations as McBain and Nussbaum—you’ve got the best of Broadway at your disposal. Milano, Nussbaum & Wu, and International are all a 30-second walk. And they’re all it […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: EC Townhouses

Location: 70 Morningside Dr. Nearby dorms: The rest of EC, Wien. Nothing else. Not that it matters, because people come to you! Stores and restaurants: HamDel, Appletree Market, SubsConscious, Kitchenette(!), a handy Citibank ATM on the 4th floor of SIPA. Cost: $8,210 Amenities: AC/Heating: Yes and yes. Kitchen/Lounge: The kitchens are well-outfitted and recently remodeled. […]

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Your Date with Destiny!

It’s what you’ve been waiting for… suite selection appointment times are up! Log on to StarRez, select your 2012-2013 application, and react accordingly. Not that this will tell you much, but it’s a nice way to remind yourself how much you do or do not have to look forward to next year. You can’t lose […]

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Housing Reviews 2012: EC Highrise

Location: 70 Morningside Dr. Nearby dorms: Wien. That’s literally it. Stores and restaurants: HamDel, Appletree Market, SubsConscious, Kitchenette (!) No banks or large grocery stores, but there is a Citibank ATM on the 4th floor of SIPA. Amenities: AC/Heating: Yes and yes. Kitchen/Lounge: Yes and Yes. Also a hall lounge. Kitchens are very nice and […]

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