Editor in Chief Isabel Sepúlveda provides the Columbia community with an actual email she sent to an actual professor teaching an actual class that’s guaranteed to get you off the waitlist. Here’s to your soon-to-be
Senior Staff Writer Jake “Jake-Luc Godard” Tibbetts woke up before 10:00 am on only one occasion over winter break: Monday, January 13, when, at 8:18 am EST, John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nominees
The ongoing investigation into the death of Tess Majors has been a topic of national and local concern. Many in the Columbia community are calling for justice, but the alleged behavior of detectives involved in
While we process the tragic death of Tess Majors, we cannot ignore what this means for the community going forward. What is the current relationship between Columbia University and the Harlem community, and how will recent
Jonathan Karten (GS ’20) will be pursuing legal action against Columbia for alleged anti-Semitic action on campus, the first complaint filed after the executive order Trump signed last week.
Just over two weeks after the murder of Tess Majors, Barnard and Columbia faculty members have received racist robocalls on their landlines.
Taped on all four corners to a pillar in Lerner Hall, a black and white advertisement for the student-founded data startup LionBase reads, “Average Contract Size? 5 figures. Projects completed? 8. People Involved? 30+. Number
As midterms draw in and ruin everyone’s lives, Bwog staff writer Gabrielle Kloppers is here with some more procrastination for you. Don’t you wish you could go back to your childhood, before you discovered Contemporary Civilizations readings and Calculus exams? With Bwog’s cartoon playlist, you can. Watch all of Over the Garden Wall. You can […]
What time is it? SUMMER TIME! As finals end, we know what’s really on your mind — or who. This summer, get up to get down with these handy summer lovin’ tips brought to you courtesy of Tats. Dear Tats, My year has been frigid and now that it’s toasty again, I’m lookin’ for a […]
Bwog received numerous tips today that a film crew from ABC7 was around campus getting footage and conducting interviews about the recent attempted robberies of iPhones. No footage has been posted to the local affiliate’s website yet, but we’re hoping that when it does, we can get sandwich man‘s take on all this. Update, 3:00 […]
He’s an important guy. Here are some things you should know about him: he founded the New York Post; he went to college here, but did not graduate; he is Michael Cera. If you want to learn even more, a biopic on Alexander Hamilton airs tonight at 10 pm on Channel 13. According to the […]
Bwog’s beloved weatherman Pat Blute was on design guru Nate Berkus’ show yesterday! What can’t he do? Updated with comment from Pat: “The reason I was on the show was because I was the STA Travel World Traveler Intern for 2008 – so the episode featured items I bought while on that trip around the […]
Eric Foner, Most Famous Professor of All Time and CC ’63, stopped by the Colbert Report last night to talk textbooks and Texas. Mr. Colbert was discussing a recent Texas Schoolboard vote approving a “conservative stamp on history and economics textbooks.” Who better to comment than the author of your AP US History textbook: Sir […]
Quick, if you head over to Broadway outside of Ricky’s right now, you’ll not only find our favorite Wafels and Dinges truck, but you may even get onto a Food Network show! Shooting a pilot for a new “Street Eats” show, they’re profiling the man behind the truck right here outside campus. You can even […]
After scribbling the final sentences in your Blue Book today, if you’re too tired for a night on the town, Bwog has a couple of post-midterm couch potato recommendations. Jim Cramer, who made a slight error in a prediction about Bear Sterns last year, has been in a cable TV cat fight with the […]
Bwog Rectangular Object Specialist Anish Bramhandkar made a shocking discovery earlier today: the TV in the Empti Lounge has disappeared. The nefarious TV bandit left the cords dangling, remarkably similar to the hasty dismantlement of Empti’s former froyo titan. Perhaps this thief is also responsible for the rushed disappearance of Columbia’s endowment. UPDATE (4:56 PM): […]
–Photo via the Harlem Eye After a student protest and subsequent squabbling, the NY1 channel ran its story on the fate of Floridita restaurant, a locally-owned business that the Manhattanville expansion may displace. Both current CC student Andrew Lyubarsky and CU public affairs, who have been battling over the story for the past couple of […]
Bwog editor Anish Bramhandkar notes that Union Theological Seminary is hosting one of TV’s most popular sex crime shows: “There’s a food van/cart there with a sign saying something about serving food to film productions on location, and a bunch of people eating food. A few of them have nametags that say Law & Order […]
Bwog’s Internet-based television critic Rob Trump returns with another installment of Know Your Web Series. This week: Drunk History. There are certain things that are perennially hilarious, but by their nature are difficult to focus on for the purposes of fictional comedy. A prime example: drunk people incoherently telling stories are extremely funny, but drunk […]
Teachers College to save the Dominican Republic. It’s an art house with an uncertain future. Do you remember CPR from your sixth-grade babysitting course? Turn off your TV for two minutes today — thankfully Gossip Girl airs Mondays. Spec’s rainy day political laundry list.
It’s TV on the Internet! Brought to you by Web-only television critic Rob Trump. This week: Toyboize. Whether you prefer the British Office or the American version–and I think a case can be made for either–you have to concede one point to the Americans: they’re much better at keeping their actors employed. While Jenna Fischer […]