Lila Trekitov, the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, was interviewed for Time on the future of Wikipedia. Yikes!!! It seems more and more people want marijuana to be legalized. Sorry, Dad. (Huffington Post) A link your mom or basic roommate who has a soft spot for old men probably shared on Facebook: This girl […]
A photograph of PrezBo’s face lands itself on Wikipedia’s homepage as the featured picture of the day. He appears pensive and distinguished—concerned about the Core, financial aid, and diversity all at once—while his coif remains perfectly intact. Ain’t he a beaut?
’14ers out there may have realized that Bwog can be a valuable source of information about Columbia. However, even seasoned Columbians may not know some of this carefully checked, entirely reliable trivial knowledge. Great for parents weekend, when you want to steer away from the topic of grades and significant others. Columbia has its own […]
Earlier this weekend, Culture Editor Tony Gong attended Liga Filipina’s inaugural “Taste of the Philippines.” Between bites of crispy lumpiang and creamy flan, Tony found a few golden moments of serenity brought on by an atmosphere that could only have been: the Philippines, a.k.a., Lerner Party Space. Never one to pass up an inexpensive meal […]
Remember Project Athena, the promised Columbia wiki that was supposed to revolutionize campus life? Right, “barely” was our response, too. That is, until a mysterious i-banker IMed Bwog with the tantalizing info: Project Athena was online, and hosted off campus. We were quickly directed to wikicu.com, the slightly less sonorous realization of the project. While most of the […]
Jessica Cohen reports: Wondering what time Tom’s Restaurant closes on Thursday evenings, I searched for the famed diner on Wikipedia, and I found these interesting few sentences: “Tom’s Restaurant…would later become a site for pop-culture pilgrimage due to the use of its exterior for the diner in the popular television sitcom Seinfeld where Jerry and […]