Bulgarian filmmaker Stephan Komandarev discusses his 2017 film Directions, explains his gravitation towards fiction film as opposed to documentaries, and expresses his optimism for the future of Bulgarian films.
Hi Friends! Freshies! First years! Congrats you made it! You’re at college and it’s going to be so much fun. Now, I know you didn’t get to have the NSOP of your dreams, but we
Tonight in GSSC was more of the usual, with announcements of upcoming GS events and some updates on relevant issues for GS students. Groggy Bwogger Andrew Chee interrupts his exam cramming to summarize the meeting for you. General Studies Student Council kicked off a little slowly, with several absences due to the GS Scholarship Dinner […]
Happening in the World: Turkey has issued a warrant for the arrest of a US consulate worker, the second case this week. Turkey has claimed that the workers have alleged ties to the 2016 attempted coup, as well as have negatively impacted their economy. (BBC) Happening in the US: Trump issued a list of demands to Congress […]
Amidst the controversy of Trump’s cabinet, rumors are swirling over the president-elect’s potential Secretary of State: Rex Tillerson. Who might that be? Only ExxonMobil’s CEO who also has alleged ties to Russia, in case the story wasn’t juicy enough for the man who has never worked for the government before. (NBC News) On Sunday, two […]
Has it been your dream since birth to be one of the Seinfeld gang? Well, the show ended years ago (and was fictional) so you may be a little delusional. But you CAN have the next best thing—Thanksgiving dinner at Tom’s (a.k.a. Seinfeld’s famed Monk’s Diner)! For only $29, you can enjoy the most Seinfeld-ian […]
Bwog wants to know what your living space was like this past summer. Were you back home? Staying in New York? Did you find yourself (abroad)? Send us a photo of your view or room before you move out, along with a brief description of where you were to firstname.lastname@example.org. Greg K shares the following. […]
Bwog fell asleep at 8pm on Thanksgiving (and last night….oops), and was determined to find out why. Assuming those after-meal droopy eyes had something to do with science (the idea of a god of food comas was dismissed after much discussion), we set Bwogsleuth Zach Kagan on the trail. Here he presents a roundup of […]
Dean Peter Awn sent out this email to all GS students earlier today, subject line: “Meleagris Gallopavo.” (That’s the Wild Turkey, to you plebs) If this (or this) doesn’t get you in the mood for Thanksgiving, we don’t know what will. Dear Students, They cluck, they flail, they fold their necks back to catch the […]
Procrastinator? No problem. Join Matt Powell, Bwog’s resident chef, for a last minute lesson in Thanksgiving entrées. Tomorrow is the biggest food holiday of the year—a day devoted completely to feasting and drinking and being merry! It’s the only day that almost everyone forgoes any restrictions and pigs out, to the brink of explosion. As […]
Thanksgiving—it’s on Thursday! And of course, our favorite Morningside Heights establishments are quite cognizant of this fact. Window turkeys and seasonal flavors abound, and we’ve rounded them up for your viewing pleasure. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
Though your peers’ talk of travel plans and turkey dinners may have you in a homesick slump, there are ways for you to get your fill of Thanksgiving goodness without even going south of 110th Street. In Lerner’s Broadway Room from 6 to 7:30 pm this evening, Bhakti Club and Columbia Students for Animal Protection […]
Yesterday, Peter Sterne, Bwog’s Turkish Economics Bureau Chief, hopped to the International Affairs Building to learn about “Headscarf Discrimination: Labor Market Discrimination in Contemporary Turkey” with Dilek Cindoglu, a visiting professor at Columbia’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWaG). To learn more about the controversy surrounding veiling, check out this archive. Ten or so […]
Dane Cook was on hand to hear Abdullah Gül, the President of the Republic of Turkey, address the World Leaders Forum as the last speaker in the week-long series. Though Gül expressed sentiments of optimism and cooperation for the future, students pressed him on steps Turkey has recently made in the international scene. While introducing […]
The last part of Bwog Poultry Pundit David Hu’s hunt for the ultimate Thanksgiving sandwich. Meal Three: Saturday, November 21, 2009. 12:02pm Cajun Roasted Turkey from Milano In a twist, I went to Milano for lunch, where, once again, they did not have any special Thanksgiving sandwiches. So I settle on something a little unexpected […]
Resident Movies ‘n’ Mashed Potatoes Machine Mark Hay is back with three films to enjoy in that post-turkey stupor. Thanksgiving approaches quickly and many of you will be returning to your families. Bwog sympathizes with those of you who will be returning to dysfunction, disorder and other such unpleasantness. So in the spirit of the […]