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Welcome back from winter break! While the days of relaxing in warm and sunny places or skiing in fresh snow are gone, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself in the city during the winter.
Good morning Columbia! As homework begins to pile up and you realize the semester is actually, really, 100% starting, know that Bwog is here for you when you can’t waste your entire day reading the
Here, Bwog generously provides a closely-held recipe for Russian Tea (which neither comes from Russia nor contains tea), and it’s the perfect Beverage-in-Mug to warm you the hell up.
This Bwogger witnessed an epic faceoff in their Postmodernism class yesterday, which led them to question: if “blackberry” means “I love you,” what does kicking a cockroach out of a classroom mean?
The world’s a scary place, and sometimes people steal your wallet. This happened on Sunday at the East Asian Library in Kent to a female student. Public Safety wrote in a statement that the man in this picture used her credit card at two stores in the area. The full email is below. Keep your […]
Bwog received a email from Dean Terry Martinez about Columbia Public Safety’s successful apprehension of a bike theft suspect. After receiving a tip from a CC student on November 22nd, Public Safety followed up and managed to arrest the suspect for “attempted bike larceny, criminal mischief, and possession of burglary tools.” In light of the […]
Two bikes were stolen from the Wien Courtyard last Sunday between 4:11 and 4:15pm. Yesterday Public Safety sent out this alert with images of the thief. Public Safety reminds everyone to keep their bikes locked and call 212-854-4790 if they have any information about the crime. Precious goods via wikimedia
Technology ruined baseball. And Times Square. Or maybe that was Bloomberg and the throngs of tourists. Either way, Times Square is getting an overhaul to make it, if you can believe it, “minimalistic.” (NY Daily News) In one of the most poorly kept secrets of all time, it’s official: Jay-Z and a small consortium of […]
According to a tipster, two laptops were just stolen from ADP on 114th St. Public Safety and the NYPD are on the scene. This is the third incident in as many days, but there is no evidence that they are related. The laptops were stolen during a rush event. Members of ADP saw strangers in […]
Some worrisome news: after the laptop theft in Theta yesterday, multiple tipsters report that two laptops, an iPad and several credit cards were stolen from Hartley 8, Suite A, earlier tonight. Soon after, a Hartley RA sent out an email to her residents confirming that three rooms were robbed. Another tipster spotted uniformed NYPD officers leaving a […]
Last night, Bwog spotted a public safety officer guarding the door to Theta’s brownstone. We’ve learned from tipsters that an unidentified male walked into Theta yesterday, pretended to be friends with one of the girls, stole three four laptops, and left. Later that evening, Director of Residential Programs Stephanie Nixon sent an email to the […]
Once again, many a wooden chair has gone missing from the Schapiro lounges, and Housing is prepared to take action. Darleny Cepin, Associate Director of the Office of Residential Programs, warned residents that all of the furniture must be returned by 9am this Friday, or else a team of Res, Housing, and Facilities staff will open […]
A tipster tells us they saw a boy being led out of Carman by three men in suits earlier this afternoon. According to reports, the student had three laptops in his bag. That would account for three of the four laptops stolen on Tuesday. We’ll keep you posted. Again, if you know/saw/heard anything, tip us […]
Bwog’s just been tipped that at least four laptops were stolen roughly between the hours of 2 and 4 this afternoon. At least 2 from Claremont, 1 from Wien, and 1 from McBain. A Claremont security guard reports seeing three “unfamiliar faces” being signed into the building between those hours this afternoon. Another tipster informs […]
The residents of Schapiro face a dreaded Housing raid, as lounge furniture-pilfering students failed to learn a lesson from Wien/EC. It seems that 3 chairs and 3 tables have gone missing from the 2nd, 9th, 10th and 11th floor lounges. Who’s hosting a dinner party in their Schapiro double? Housing has given the hooligans until […]
BruceWillisFanemail@example.com [Sam Schube] alerts us that six sanitation trucks are lined up on Broadway and 113th–EXACTLY of like that scene in Die Hard with a Vengeance when $140 billion of gold is carted away in dump trucks. A word to the wise: keep an eye on your bricks, friends.
Wieners, rejoice! Your times of woe are over. As far as our sources can tell, the dreaded Wien-wide raid was not conducted. Res Life’s threatening letters effectively dealt with the case of the mysteriously disappearing furniture, and all kitchen and computer lab cushions and chairs have been returned to their rightful place – though perhaps […]
A Bwog tipster spotted this brigade of Public Safety officers leading a handcuffed individual out of Low a little after noon. Though the timing coincides with the appearance of Kofi Annan at the World Leaders Forum in the Rotunda, VP of Public Safety James McShane now tells us the incident was unrelated to the goings-on […]