Never fear, freshies: Bwog Arts Editor and rat monarchist Riva Weinstein is here with a lightly comprehensive guide to everything you need to know during your first year at Columbia University. Hark her wisdom, for
In an email sent to Columbia students and faculty Friday, President Lee Bollinger announced the appointment of Ira Katznelson, CC ’66, to the interim position of university provost.
UPDATED: Barnard College will be seeking a new Executive Director of Public Safety as one of three steps taken to reform the agency after the assault of a black Columbia student in the Milstein Center
Ahh, Columbia! The Ivy League School where the brightest students from around the world study under renowned professors, hanging out in groups with perfect diversity and doing mock trial in their free time. Or so
Today, we compiled some advice specifically for students interested in science at Columbia. If you’re curious about what your first science lecture will be like, how to get into on-campus research, or how to take
Happening Around the World: Vladimir Putin has been re-elected for a six year term as the president of the Russian Federation. (Washington Post) Happening in the US: After controversy surrounding Trump’s recent decisions in his cabinet, reports are coming in that Trump is now requiring senior staffers to sign confidentiality agreements, a proponent he often did […]
After the first week of classes, Columbia students did not let us down by having a weekend full of bad decisions, regrets, and first years drinking bad alcohol. We bring you the tales of this weekend’s degeneracy for your reflection as you weep in Butler on a Monday night. If you have any notes from […]
Real people Upperclassmen are back on campus and first-years have survived the insanity of NSOP. Bwog hopes everyone is making it through the first day of classes, but if you barely struggled through, re-live the highs and lows of the long weekend with field notes. Firsts for non-first-years: Got thrown up on for the first […]
Forget how to eat pizza over break? Jon Stewart’s here to refresh your memory. (Time) Forget how to walk across the street? The NYPD want to make sure you’re not jaywalking. (Gothamist) Forget life exists above 125th? Columbia just opened a nature reserve in Inwood. (The Real Deal) Forget that the Super Bowl is coming […]
In our ongoing attempt to be your best friend/gossip magazine, we bring you the latest installment in People Who Tip Bwog For Relationship Advice. Tonight, the ever-pesky problem that is “emotions.” Dear Bwog, Do you consider emotionally cheating a real thing? If you are in a relationship, and you have some kind of ongoing emotional […]
Happy Sunday night! For the first time this semester, Bwog trooped over to Butler to ask random and personal questions to the brave/academically dedicated souls who were already spending their evenings there. (Full disclosure: Bwog hasn’t been to a library this year except to buy a Naked smoothie.) We asked the people, “What are you […]
No matter what your experience has been with CCE, we’re sure that at least once in your illustrious career here, you’ve complained about it. Shudipto Rahman, SEAS’13, found Columbia’s Center for Career Education much less than helpful. When they sent him a follow-up email this summer, asking to fill out a Graduating Student Survey, Shu […]
Registration is open, the freshpeople are settling in, and the sun is sort of shining. Convocation’s cancellation means the lawns are more luscious than ever, so go loll about while you can. Here’s to another splendid and occasionally trying year. We missed you very much!
The latest in New York City hawk drama: Lola, one member of the red-tail hawk power couple, has flown the coop. Meanwhile Pale Male is canoodling with a younger chick. We trust Hawkma’s soaring above all the scandal. (NYPost) Whoah! We beat Cornell?! Major Kudos to men’s B-ball. (Spec) Apparently we’re “academically adrift.” In a new study, […]
As you surf the interweb while nurturing your first Friday Night Hangover of the semester, Bwog’s Saturday Morning Cartoons offers you a giggle that hopefully will not bounce your belly too hard. Cartoon by Abigail Santner
Our pal James is at it again, this time guesting on 30 Rock and totally destroying our long-held ideas on celebrity. Subversion! (Hulu) CU prof Ilan Meyer testified in the federal Proposition 8 trial, and said that Prop. 8 would adversely affect the health of the gay community. Your faculty: on the right side of […]