News Editor Lauren Kahme interviews the Co-Founder of The Testing Project, a grassroots movement advocating for essential workers’ protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Although climate change has graced us with weather that unfortunately lets people get away with wearing flip flops to class, the cold has finally set in. With winter approaching fast, Staff Writer Megan Wylie researched some tips to prepare yourself for what you’ll see on campus. Couples trying to pretend they aren’t on the verge […]
This week’s Whine & Cheez reviews Josh Ostrovsky’s, or as he is better known on Instagram as The Fat Jew, debut wine label. Since White Girl Rosé’s debut in the summer of 2015, The Fat Jew has issued a sparkling Rosé called BABE, which is Oprah’s personal favorite, and Family Time Is Hard, a Pinot Grigio delicious […]
It’s November! And you know what that means? Right? It’s gonna get EVEN colder. Well, this is Columbia University in the CITY OF NEW YORK as if it wasn’t clear enough. Even within this blustery city, Columbia’s campus is notorious for its wind tunnels and having some of the windiest intersections, particularly those on Claremont. Ones capable […]
Noticed a change in your room temperature lately? If so, it’s probably because the higher beings who reign over residential life have decided to celebrate the changing of the seasons by mixing up the climate-control settings on campus. We tasked Staff Writer Asya Sagnak with investigating some varying viewpoints surrounding the issue. Oh, air-conditioning. Who […]
A haiku about the weekly Bwog meeting that’s taking place tonight, which is open to the public, meaning that everyone should attend, especially because the semester is ending soon, and finals are coming, and you need to procrastinate more, and I need one more line otherwise the formatting on this post looks terrible: Bwog meeting tonight, At 7. […]
“When you play the game of Columbia Housing, you win or you die.” —Cersei Lannister Whether or not you’re ready for it, Housing 2014 approaches. Lottery numbers are now up, which would probably explain why half of your floor is already crying. If you haven’t yet looked at your number, take a few moments to […]
It’s the last day of classes finally already? So have some Bwoglines. Women in NYC prefer taller men, based on a rigorous polling of the boroughs and a blurb from some Columbia professor. Look, statistics, that means it must be true. (NY Post, Gothamist) Finals really are killing you slowly: apparently caffeine shortens your DNA, […]
In case you’ve been nestled in Butler for the past month, it’s cold outside. Because Bwog loves you and doesn’t want you to freeze, we asked resident Michigander and Senior Staff Writer Alexander Pines for some tips on staying warm. The Practical This is basic, but important: gloves, scarf, hat. I’m serious. You lose a […]
Spring 2014 class registration is nigh upon us, and if you are like Bwog, then you are furiously checking the directory/CULPA/your friends’ grades for the perfect classes. Bwog has complied a list of our top favorite picks. Please leave your own in the comments below. American Studies: Andrew Delbanco, Foundations of American Literature Comparative Literature: […]
Tonight is a big night for television, at least for those with HBO. Several alums have created a video recapping season 1 of Game of Thrones to of the classic “Say My Name.” They then tipped it to Bwog. Nice to know some things, even in the real world, never change. Season 1 spoilers abound. Video […]