Earlier today, Barnard SGA and the Food Pantry at Columbia announced that they will be opening a new satellite food pantry location on Barnard’s campus in partnership with Barnard students, the Barnard administration, and Chartwells, Barnard’s dining
Iconic tech journalist Kara Swisher came to give a talk at Columbia Journalism School about technology, the media, politics, and everything in between.
Gerald Parkins, Ph.D. (but really, please, call him Ged) is probably the best Gen. Chem professor out there, only because of his in-class magic tricks. What better way to ensure that your students are sufficiently mind-fucked
Did your relatives ask invasive questions about your future plans this Thanksgiving? Maybe they did or maybe they didn’t, but Mary Clare Greenlees: Bwog’s Deputy Editor, resident Astrophysics major, and stress baker extraordinaire, is going
While Bwog does not usually publish posts in the op-ed format, we recently received an unsolicited email attaching a Letter to the Editor, in PDF format, that responded passionately to our satirical post, “Yeehaw Columbia.” Inspired by another certain
Staff Writer Victoria Borlando attended the Thursday night premiere of Columbia University Players’ modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull in the Lerner Black Box Theatre. It was an emotional rendition of this classic play, but it struggled with its production. Here are Victoria’s thoughts.
This semester’s production of Passing Strange is a joint effort between BTE (Columbia University’s Black Theatre Ensemble) and CMTS (The Columbia Musical Theatre Society). Never ones to miss a good show, we sent musical-theatre maven Julia Goodman to review. For those interested in seeing the show for themselves, the last performance is tonight at 8pm; […]
In order to procrastinate obsessively while counting down days ’til the finals grind, Bwog’s newest Performance Pundit Alex Taylor ventured over to sit in on the Theatre Department’s version of finals: the directors’ theses. Sit back, relax, and enjoy her review of the Barnard Senior Thesis Festival I. Gloryday Micheal LaChiusa’s “Gloryday” was done justice […]
Last night, in the Lerner Black Box, Columbia Musical Theatre Society put on its rendition of Bright Lights, Big City, the musical based on Jay McInerney’s haunting novel of the same name. Conor Skelding took it as an excuse to spend extra time in Lerner. I went into CMTS’s Bright Lights, Big City, having read […]
Have you ever dreamt of being famous? Now’s your chance. You could grace the pages of our blue-toned blog as the star of one of our theatre reviews! You will be expertly critiqued by our crack team of Music Hum graduates, and cheered on by our insatiable comment section. Oh, and don’t forget—Bwog fame has its perks. […]
The Columbia theatre community sure has a knack for originality. It is to be admired that at least half of the shows one hears about are student written. Adding to the Columbia canon, Cassandra Adair takes audiences on a multi-faceted journey of loneliness and humor in the premiere of her play, “The Lonely Play (A Not-So-Lonely Play). […]