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Location: 411 W. 116th Street. Nearby dorms: East Campus Stores and restaurants: It’s a bit desolate over on 116th and Amsterdam. HamDel, food cart, Camille’s (if you’re brave) Cost: $6,718.  (Same as McBain, Schapiro and Broadway) Amenities: Noteworthy: You get a sink in your room. A sink! In your room! Bathrooms: Amazing!  Normal floor bathrooms, recently renovated. AC/Heating: […]

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By now, most of you know your place within the grand—and imminent—debacle that is suite selection. Using our handy little calculator and data from this year and last, Bwog has done a little bit of math in order to track the trends and changes in the huddled masses awaiting shelter for next year. Changes Based […]

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Location: 600 W. 113th Nearby dorms: McBain and Watt are across Broadway. Hogan and Broadway are only a block away. Stores and restaurants: On top of Nussbaum & Wu and Mill Korean. Across the street from Deluxe, Milano, Il Cibreo, and International. The rest of Broadway lies at your fingertips (shoetips?). You will thank the […]

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Location: 2900 Broadway (actual entrance on 114th, shared with Hogan) Nearby dorms: Hogan, Ruggles, Carman, not far from McBain and Watt. Broadway shares an entrance with Hogan. Stores and restaurants: Close to Lerner and Butler, across the street from Amir’s, Havana, and importantly International. Morton’s is only a block away across Broadway. Generally one of […]

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Location: 508 W. 114th St. Nearby dorms: John Jay, LLC, Carman. Same block as a bunch of frat/sorority houses brownstones and Broadway Residence Hall. Stores and restaurants: Nearly everything, especially on Amsterdam. Strokos is basically next door, and you’re just a short walk from HamDel, Artopolis, and Columbia Cottage. Stroll an avenue to the west and you’ve […]

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With housing season in full swing, we present to you once again Bwog’s very own dorm reviews. This first one is for you, freshman! Location: 562 W. 113th Nearby dorms: McBain is a member of The Block. It shares 113th with Watt, Symposium, and Nussbaum. Hogan and Broadway are one block north. Stores and restaurants: […]

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If you’re still crying after discovering your lottery number yesterday, this may not help: Housing just recently posted the master lists of lottery numbers by UNI and priority number. Accordingly, through the magic of science, Bwog has again whipped up a little calculator to help you quantify exactly how screwed you are, which we can […]

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SURPRISE, AGAIN

As they tend to do, Housing posted lottery numbers a wee bit before the expected date. To discover your housing fate, follow these steps! Go to the StarRez Portal Log in with your uni Click on the Applications link on the upper left Quiver with anticipation Select the Academic Year 12-13 application Feel the sweat […]

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Confused about housing? Bwog has been actively working to dispel your fears, and so has the CCSC. Tonight at 7 pm in the McBain Lounge, CCSC ’14 will host Joyce Jackson, Head of Housing, to give a short overview of what sophomores can expect from the lottery, especially given the junior regroup, which is new this year. […]

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Housing Registration is only 5 days away! You’ve been sending us questions and we’ve been answering them, but we all know you can never have too much information about Housing. To that end, you’ll notice we have re-added our handy Housing Links widget over there on the right sidebar of the page. Depending on where […]

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We’re on your side, Columbians. We give you the news, engage in relevant and intellectual debates, and we always answer your questions, even when they’re kinda awkward. And we know that aside from PrezBo’s hair, not much is more mystifying to the student body than the housing lottery. We have always strived to give you […]

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Yes indeed, the great ravager of friend groups commonly referred to as the Housing Lottery is slowly approaching. It’s time for that awkward portion of the spring semester where everyone you know (or don’t know) starts asking you what your plans are for housing, and you never know whether they’re just making small talk or […]

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It’s that time of year when friendships become political liabilities and a 300 sq ft box seems like an extravagant luxury. The actual process of picking a hovel takes place much later (and we’ve got you covered on that front), but before we get to that point, groups must be forged in the fiery crucible of deceit […]

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It Begins

Potentially bad news, Columbia: Room Selection is closer than you think. In fact, registration opens March 1st. Chances are you’ve already dirtied your hands at choosing friends. Since things are really coming down to the wire, we’re here with two new developments which might help you out: the fates of the frat brownstones and Open […]

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