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PeopleHop: Lipa Schmeltzer, “The Jewish Elvis”

Columbia is filled to the brim with unique and interesting people. But let’s be honest, how many of them can say they have 13 solo albums and are a superstar in the world of Hasidic music?  Probably only Lipa Schmeltzer, a GS student and father of four. Music mavens Tom Kicak and Dylan Cooper interviewed […]

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The Great Alaskan Snow Penis

We’ve all been waiting for it since the first snowfall of winter. Bwog was luckily enough to receive this huge tip:

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Don’t Be Greedy, Get “Greedy”

The hyper-talented Taylor Simone, CC’14, has been entertaining Columbia with her soulful voice since she arrived on campus four years ago. Earlier this year she self-produced and released a seriously fantastic EP, Songs From The Front Yard.” Now Taylor, along with roommate Soleil Grant, also CC’14, want to make a professional-quality music video for bonus […]

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Barnard Theatre Department’s Katzelmacher a Great Success

Our Marvelous Maud Rozee, theatre critic and German translator extraordinaire, reviews this weekend’s production of Katzelmacher. Read on to get cultured. Katzelmacher is a German slur for an immigrant worker.  The play centers on a group of working class friends in 1960’s Berlin as the arrival of a Greek worker in their housing complex highlights the […]

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PeopleHop: Joshua Martin Finds a New Home with Kansas City Chiefs

…And now for something sports-related at Columbia that’s just straight-up awesome: Josh Martin, who was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs, sits down with Kansas rep Zachary Hendrickson to talk about being a free agent, a band nerd, and successful in general. Bwog: First of all, congratulations! What did it feel like, being signed by […]

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Jeffers Win Study Break

Need another finals pick-me-up?  Yesterday we showed you The Morningsiders’ new video for their song “Empress.”  Today, we bring you a video set to the Jeffers Win song “I Can’t Call You (I’m in the Army).”  Columbia band, Columbia crew, and some Columbia landmarks for you to point at and say “OMG I’VE TOTALLY BEEN […]

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Columbia Congratulates Its Newest Latter-Day Saint

Ben Platt CC ’16 of previous Pitch Perfect popularity has just received what many would consider the greatest honor of all: the chance to portray Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Second National Tour of The Book of Mormon.  Beginning in Chicago, this will be the third production of the Tony Award-winning hit.  Tickets are already sold out […]

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A Dreary Evening Warmed by Classical Music

Last night at 6 pm, as part of the Music at St. Paul’s series, the Columbia Classical Performers held their first concert of the season hardly a month into the academic year.  Bwog sent its Sonorous Sounds Sleuth Alexandra Svokos to investigate. In case you don’t recall, it was a blustery, cold night yesterday.  There […]

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Oppa Schapiro 3 Style

Earlier today, Bwog learned that the residents and R.A. of Schapiro 3 collaborated on this frankly amazing Oppa Gangnam Style video. We’ve been watching it on repeat ever since.

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Are You There, Olympics? It’s Me, Columbia.

While we’ve come to realize that Columbians may not be the most athletically inclined people, no one can deny that the Olympics are something that the whole world can come together for (mainly because they’re on TV).  This year, at least 10 former and current Columbia students and coaches will be competing.  Check out who’ll be […]

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Columbia Takes the Olympics

As you may have heard, the Columbia fencing team is pretty freaking baller.  This summer, four of our own fencers will be going to London to compete in the 2012 Olympics. James Williams, CC ’07, was an alternate in Beijing in 2008, where he was called in to help the US win silver.  He is […]

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Core Stars Shine

It seems like just yesterday that Bwog was announcing the launch of the Core Scholars program, in which overachievers like us submit creative works inspired by Core texts to win fame and glory. Well, as some core author might have said, time flies when you’re having fun. Ladies and gentlemen, your winners: 2012 CORE SCHOLARS […]

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Kate McKinnon Makes a Funny

In the latest installment of funny CU ladies making it big, we present to you Kate McKinnon, CC ’06 and alumna of VShow 109 (alongside Jenny Slate). Last night, she made her SNL debut, and as a tipster put it, “In her first show alone, she’s gotten more screen time than Jay Pharoah dreams about. Jokes, […]

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Sitting Down with a Prodigy

It’s not every day that the New York Times titles an article about you: “A Promising Star, Rising Above the Horizon,” or that New York Magazine runs a feature on your life before you turn 18. But then again, Conrad Tao is not just any Columbia College student. For one, he is one of the […]

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Jacob Andreas, SEAS ’12, Won a Churchill Scholarship

Last week, Jacob Andreas became the first Columbia student since 1963—and the second in our school’s history—to be offered the prestigious Churchill Scholarship. The prize allows graduating seniors the opportunity to pursue studies in the fields of science, math, and engineering at the University of Cambridge for one year, where Andreas is looking to obtain […]

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