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
Daily Editor Henry Golub writes in his free time to impress women. Just kidding . . . ha aha. Anyway, in this article, he argues that we replace the tarp on the grass with material that’ll last.
Two weeks ago, we finally acknowledged how fucking cold it was. Now we don’t know what’s happening with the weather. Is it snowing? Cloudy? Sunny? Windy? Raining? Since it’s only the beginning of February, anything could happen. But have no fear! The Bwog Staff has compiled a list of ways to stay warm for the rest of […]
You may have trouble making the trek from Hamilton to Butler without losing blood circulation, but the winter has its merits. Bwog strives to maintain its record of being jolly (even with purple fingers!). Including a few old faves, consider: Garb: Snoods Gloves that your grandmother knit so you can use your smartphone Sweaters with elbow patches […]
Break out of your pre-finals slump and head over to Hewitt Dining Hall for WBAR’s Winter Formal for free unidentified giveaways, in addition to the free music and fun. Featured artists include Amen Dunes, Sweet Bulbs, Sleepies, Mr. Dream, and Midnight Magic. The Facebook event promises lots of dancing, so for all those tired of […]
From the largest interdisciplinary fortress to the tiniest of urban meadows, no news is irrelevant. It’s about the bigger picture. A broken chain has been spotted on Low Plaza, trespass while you can! There is construction going on outside Nussbaum & Wu, so there is no outside seating (perhaps irrelevant in these current climes) Butler […]
Photo by Kate Linthicum March is coming in like a Columbia lion, says Bwog’s personal meteorologist, albeit more like a Lion that actually wins once in a while. Those sad suits at local TV stations are predicting one last whopper of a snowstorm for us in Manhattan. 8-12 inches of snow by 6:00 PM tomorrow, […]
Shaky snowboarders After all the hubub, nothing made more sense than to check out Winter Jam NYC yesterday. The city government promised such exciting things as “The Future of Snowboarding Invitational” (original caps), an ice climbing wall, and trampoline entertainment, the last of which has no connection to winter as far as we can tell. […]
As the revelries in Pittsburgh died down last night, a crowd of 13,000 gathered 65 miles northeast of the Super Bowl champions’ city to wait for the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil to predict how longer the winter will last. If the groundhog does not see its shadow, myth has it that spring will come early, an […]
We at Bwog are always on the lookout for useful websites. Bwog daily editor Eliza Shapiro brings us the backstory on GlovesIFound.com. On one chilly day in early December, Brian Donahoe, CC ’12, was walking from John Jay to Hamilton when he happened upon a glove on the ground. He contemplated it for a moment, […]