Welcome to CLCV UN4014: Classical Archetypes in the Modern World. In this lecture series, your Arts Editor and Helen of Troy Apologist Riva Weinstein will introduce various applications of the heroic archetype and monomyth narrative
Baby Bwogger and real-life mistake-maker Cole lists the five tragedies that will strike every first-year student at Columbia.
This Wednesday, Creative Writing faculty member Ben Marcus hosted a reading by author Carmen Maria Machado of her forthcoming debut memoir, In the Dream House in Dodge Hall.
In this preview from the November issue of The Blue and White (on campus now!), senior editor Torsten Odland, CC ’15, continues the fictional saga of Columbia freshman Wilson. In this novella attempt, the pair navigate the L-train and discuss innocence lost. You can read the first installment of the series, in which Wilson and Andrew first […]
The University Senate debates a resolution to ban smoking within 50 feet of all buildings on Columbia’s Morningside campus. (Spec) A new housing option is introduced. (NYT) Why, Camel, why? (NY Post) It’s about that time… (Gawker) Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Andrew Cuomo v. the President of 9/11 (NY Post). The University Senate gets meta (Spec). There’s something in the water at Harvard (Gawker). The Office of Multicultural Affairs: Where Everyone Knows Your Name (Spec). Rachel Ray saves the world with whole-wheat flatbread and free-range chicken (CityRoom). Hipsters worry that Williamsburg = Belfast circa 1970 (NY […]
Bwog on a Budget, your wallet-friendly guide to living in the city returns this week, with a fall shopping guide for discount points of destination in and around the city. Discount Department Stores Don’t let the promises of Dolce and Gabana and Manolos fool you. Invariably, you will search through piles of strewn polyester before […]
1020 not cutting it on Friday nights anymore? Bwog nightlife correspondent James DeWille is your tour guide to a better weekend. Here, he provides a user-friendly guide to Every 2nd Friday in Williamsburg. Friday night is starting early this weekend, so prepare to don your dumpiest and head on over to the Bedford L stop […]
Because Bwog knows you’re not really going to Tom’s with your OL group. (You know you don’t have to, right?) Here, several upperclassmen recall what they did on their first night of college. My best friend from high school arrived at NYU the day before and he had already made friends with Haley Joel Osment. […]
Part of an ongoing series in which Bwog takes you to the less traveled corners of our metropolis (less traveled by CU students, anyway). Remember Francie Nolan, the young protagonist of Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn? She was thrifty and imaginative, a voracious reader, nimble with her hands. She worked her little Irish […]