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Sooper Phun Phed Partie 2Nite Guyz

Campus satire publication the Federalist opens its Fall season tonight with Fed Bash: Under the $ea! The event begins at 11 p.m. in Lerner Party Space, and will feature both live music from Ampersand and Rutabaga, along with DJ performances by DJ Dwai, and DJ Latte. In addition to great music, mocktails and snacks will be provided. According […]

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Know Your Organizations

As the school year starts, you will be inundated with student groups asking you to leave your fields to flower and join them.  Before you go signing up for every listserv under the sun, we wanted to provide you with a brief rundown on the cafeteria of Columbia–those student groups that make the most buzz […]

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LectureHop: Fedspeak

Columbia’s University Lecture was held on Monday at 6 pm in Low.  Michael Woodford, John Bates Clark Professor of Political Economy, gave a lecture entitled “Fedspeak: Does It Matter How Central Bankers Explain Themselves?”  Syntax and grammar enthusiast Alexandra Svokos heard the answer. Much as Michael Woodford cares about how bankers explain themselves, he cares […]

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Bucket List: Warming Arctic, Federal Reserve, Ignorance

Recommended “Warming Arctic, Changing Planet” Monday, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Low Rotunda, Julie Payette, Natalie Boelman, Kevin Griffin, Igor Krupnik, Stephanie Pfirman, Pierre Richard, Bruno Tremblay “A Conversation with William C. Dudley, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York” Wednesday, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, 1501 IAB, William C. Dudley “Ignorance: How […]

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FedEx: Navel Gazey Edition

The semester’s last issue of The Fed is out online! Advice for when you go home Chanukkah vs. Christmas Some vacation possibilities Courses you do not want to take Always remember, kids: when you ask the Blue and White‘s blog to link to you, leave out that you’ve made fun of us And congratulations to […]

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It’s a Kid in a Box

Hey jobless alumni, why so glum? With your Columbia degree, the world is at your fingertips: first phone sex operating (“executive stress relief”), and now digital entrepreneurship. Bwog caught up with Kareem Shaya, former Fed editor-in-chief and inventor of famous website Send Barack Your Baby, which lately has gotten all sorts of attention from the […]

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The Federalist Party’s Triumphant Return

Breaking CCSC/ESC/GSSC/SGA news in the form of new dark horse candidate Chas Carey, CC ’08. Carey, running on the “Federalist Party” platform has decided to simultaneously run for presidency in all class councils. According to candidate Carey, his campaign is one of unification: “Class councils have long been powerless against the overwhelming might of Low […]

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Baked Erotica Has Never Looked So Good/Awful

Happening right now, on the Lerner Ramps, the Fed’s erotic bake sale. Plates of homemade chocolate chip and sugar cookies shaped like breasts, penises, and other anatomical delicacies are overflowing on blue plates. Bwog noticed a conspicuous lack of male genitalia, to which Fedster Sophie replied, “We both go to Barnard, so there’s a bias,” […]

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QuickFedjster

Because they’re sooooo similar, not in terms of theme and content mind you, but because we so love them both. Hugs all around. Firstly, Jester (with a cool new website!): “Constant, murderous raping” (page 8) Children: they’re not that special! (page 9) The most useful thing Jester has ever published (page 14) National stereotyping, with […]

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QuickSpec: Picture of Mike Tyson’s Punchout!! Edition

Diamond Already Pushing For Four More Years (actually two and a half more) B.C. May Go Back to Stone Age Columbia Not Only Organization Ruining Housing, Having Horribly Slow Paperwork NY Has Share of Has-Beens Besides Yankees And then we remembered that we use Macs. Feditor new wise man of protest Point–Counterpoint On CULPA Also, […]

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QuickFed – Can Meta-ness Cancel Itself Out?

Parody QuickBwog satirizes us and you, Bwog readers, alike. And now we’re QuickFedding it. How meta is that? Thankfully, it wasn’t difficult to come up with a “ridiculously forced theme” for the rest of the issue: Mock Bored@Butler Mock GoAskAlice Mock IMDB Mock Bush Iraq Strategy, including cartoons inexplicably anthropomorphizing bunnies and carrots Mock…er, real interview with […]

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QuickFed

So instead of adding punchlines to punchlines, we’re going to give you the funniest lines from the Fed articles we like. Peruse at your own risk/leisure. ABC is a cabal of Scientologists—wait, no, I’m confusing them with The Eye again. Impress them further by showing up at their parties with the most beautiful goat in […]

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Quick Fed

The November issue of the Fed is now online. Save the print copy for appropriate bathroom reading. Hey kids! Let’s make fun of English majors, decades later, in the vain hopes of avoiding their fate!   But SEAS kids, not to worry! Steve Wozniak, co-founder of the Apple Computer, speaks out on segway polo, his genius, […]

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Inflation Nation

Item! Somewhere in between stifling the urge to can the Supreme Court and accusing reporters of treason, President Bush has tapped the Business School’s resident inflation dove, Frederic Mishkin, to fill a spot on the Fed’s seven-member board of governors. Why does this matter, besides saving the students who made that music video commiserating with […]

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Feditor Makes Good

In the beginning, there were three: a libertarian, a conservative, and a socialist who (according to Fed lore) started the Federalist Paper in 1986. Now one of the founding fathers, Neil M. Gorsuch, CC ’88 and FiJi frat boy (not the socialist, Bwog surmises) has been nominated to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. If […]

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