With the end of, hopefully, our last online semester comes another edition of Bwog Staff’s favorite running series. Read up on the music that defined our semester while getting vaccinated and practicing social distancing!
This past year has been nothing short of a disaster for many people, but working, learning, and socializing through our computer screens has produced a few silver linings that we’d want to stick around.
A noose was found at the Union Theological Seminary on Wednesday afternoon in an incident currently being investigated by the NYPD as a hate crime.
Bwog can somehow explain the past 22 days of housing, but the mystery behind the resurrecting 6-person Plimpton suite will remain unsolved.
The winter issue of The Blue & White hits campus next Monday. To satisfy your cravings, here’s a piece by Will Holt that explores a new collegiate phenomenon. During the first few weeks of the semester, passersby on Broadway may have noticed something peculiar parked outside the Barnard gates: a banged-up, magenta RV with the […]
Bwog and The Blue & White extend a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to AXO, Lambda, and Q House on their new digs at 536, 542, and 546 114th Street, respectively. We’re excited to see how they make use of them for themselves and the community at large. For now, you can see this preview (our Postcard from Morningside!) from […]
Tired of those lonely Tuesday nights? Wish you could spend your hours helping to create a magazine instead of Redditing? Well, you’re in luck, because The Blue & White is having our weekly meeting tonight. We’ll be finalizing our content for the upcoming December issue and then looking toward The Future as we brainstorm pitch ideas for […]
Do you like to draw? The Blue & White happens to greatly appreciate drawings, and we put lots of them into our magazine. Every illustration in The Blue & White is hand-drawn, and we pride ourselves on the lovely azure artwork that adorns our pages. You can find examples of past illustrations on Bwog, on the […]
This coming Saturday, The Spectator, The Blue & White, and the InterPublications Association are teaming up to bring you the first Columbia Media Conference. The Conference is a day-long (from about noon until 5pm) series of panels focusing on the media industry, and will feature over 20 speakers from both the business and content sides of […]
In this piece from the Autumn issue of The Blue & White, Anna Bahr, BC ’14, introduces us to the interesting personality of the president of the CU Dems. You will probably hear Janine Balekdjian, CC ’13, before you see her. Though diminutive in stature, her voice more than compensates for her petite frame. As Peter […]
In this newest excerpt from The Blue and White, Conor Skelding tells us what the Northwest Corner Building can teach Columbia about Manhattanville. Additional reporting by Sally Gao, Luca Marzorati, and Angelica Modabber. “Did you know there’s a 15-story coffee shop by Pupin?” asked a bumbling but blunt Dean Valentini in last spring’s 118th annual Varsity […]
In tonight’s bit of the Autumn issue of The Blue & White, Karen Brill gives us a glimpse into how the fictional stars of CW’s epic drama Gossip Girl feel about their fictional time at fictional Columbia. Hello, Upper West Siders. Columbia students are known for their ambition and talents, but it takes a certain […]
We bring you another sneak peak of the Autumn issue of The Blue & White, which will be on campus next week (damnit, Sandy). Here, Somer Omar investigates one engineer’s attempt to bring some relief from Columbia’s ancient and dysfunctional heating system. Every winter, New York’s steam-heated residential buildings catch a fever. The outdated heating […]
Fellow Columbians, The editors of The Blue & White invite all of you to join us this evening in St. Paul’s Chapel from 8-9pm for our weekly meeting. We have much to discuss, from the production of our forthcoming October issue to pitches for next month. Especially if you may be interested in writing or illustrating […]
Hello all, If the cold weather’s got you down, join us, the editors of The Blue & White, tonight at 8pm in the basement of St. Paul’s Chapel for our weekly meeting. We’ll stuff you full of snacks and warm your soul with our jovial conversation and skillful puns. Plus, if you’ve ever been interested in […]
Hello friends, We once again cordially invite you to join us on this Tuesday evening at our weekly meeting, which takes place at 8pm in the basement of St. Paul’s Chapel. We’ll be discussing the progress of the coming October issue, and then looking to the future as we pitch and develop ideas for next […]
It’s too late to arm yourself with a copy of the September issue of The Blue & White. Here, Senior Editor Anna Bahr explores the history of women and gay health at Columbia. In the fall of 1983, women graced Columbia’s undergraduate class for the first time. The same year, the HIV/AIDS crisis rose to global […]
The September issue of The Blue & White is on campus now, and Bwog will keep on running the highlights. If you’d like to read the whole issue, you can now do so on the magazine’s new archives website—theblueandwhite.org. Here, Staff Writer (and Bwog Editor) Alex Jones recounts a visit to the Harvard Club. The […]
If you haven’t yet, be sure to pick up a copy of the September issue of The Blue & White. In the meantime, we’ll keep posting articles on Bwog for your perusal. Below, Senior Editor Claire Sabel gets you acquainted with campus character Gavin McGown. Gavin McGown, CC ’13, is not one, but a whole cast […]