New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Forever honoring our amorous affair with our mother magazine, The Blue and White, Bwog hereby presents The Conversation from the mag’s NSOP issue, an interview with Daniel Handler (better known by his alter ego, Lemony Snicket) written by senior editor Naomi Sharp, CC ’15. Pick up a copy of this month’s issue on campus now. Like what […]
In which Bwog proudly presents a preview of the upcoming issue of The Blue and White–on campus next week. Jennifer Egan’s most recent novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad, is a collection of 13 intertwined short stories dealing with time—the titular goon—music, and technology. The book won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, along […]
We humbly pay tribute to our ancestral magazine The Blue and White with another excerpt from its December issue—on campus now! Ross Perlin is an independent writer and linguist stuck in the ever-expanding no man’s land between academia, critical theory, and journalism. His first book, Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave […]
The first issue of The Blue and White is still hanging around campus! In case you missed the issue in print, Bwog humbly hosts this edition of the magazine’s regular feature, The Conversation, in which it interviews notable figures around New York. This time around, senior editor Claire Sabel, CC ’13, headed to the Hungarian Pastry Shop […]
The final issue of The Blue and White will be on campus next week! While anxiously awaiting it’s arrival, we humbly offer you this excerpt to tide you over. In her Senior Wisdom, Greta Gerwig, BC ’06, offered this piece of hard-learned advice: “I’m a douchebag if I say I go to Columbia.” Since graduating, the 2004 […]
There is rarely any consolation prize for getting the middle seat on a plane—but, as staff writer Naomi Sharp found on a recent Spirit Airlines flight, sitting next to and meeting Jimmy Failla was one of them. “Maybe we all forgot to pay the extra fee for departure,” he reasoned good-naturedly, as passengers on the […]
In this latest installment of “The Conversation,” senior editor Claire Sabel speaks with the director of WKCR-FM, Ben Young, CC ’92. Young is known at Columbia’s student-run station by the moniker HBA. From this vantage point, the jazz historian has overseen generations of student programmers serve, as he once did and continues to do, the station’s […]
Last night, Deans Shollenberger and Martinez attempted once again to gather community input on the fate of Columbia’s newest residential acquisition, the former St. Hilda’s House convent on 113th. Seeing as Bwog and Spec were joined by no less than two legitimate voices of the “community,” the event was less a conversation and more a […]
Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Janna Levin has mastered the art of simplifying the overwhelmingly complicated into something tangible. She wakes up every morning looking to explain the mysteries of the universe, which, she tells us, has a great soundtrack. While holding the position of Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard, Levin’s research interests include the […]
We continue to respect our heritage/amorous affair with our mother-magazine, The Blue & White by posting each issue of the magazine online. The latest issue, available this week around campus, is a cornucopia of delights: a harrowing (and fictional) account of the muscles that guard the cheeses at Westside , the shockingly sincere history of Barnard’s Greek Games, and a […]
We continue to respect our heritage/amorous affair with our mother-magazine, The Blue & White (see About) by posting each issue of the magazine online. The latest issue, available this week around campus, is a cornucopia of delights: the quest for a Columbia quidditch team; drugs, sex and ROTC; and a discussion of the institution of the Columbia presidency. In the Conversation, […]
Bwog respects our heritage/amorous affair by posting each issue of The Blue & White. The latest issue, available this week, is a cornucopia of delights: a gripping debate on the merits of shaving, tales of Columbia’s forgotten protests, and profiles of two truly awesome students, among others. In the Conversation, the magazine locates a cool person, and sits down to talk to them […]