The nationwide Sunrise Movement, which has organized scores of young people into taking action and demanding legislation to fight climate change, is encouraging Columbia students and faculty to strike tomorrow to show their support for
John Henry Coatsworth, the Provost of Columbia University, will resign from his position on June 30, 2019, according to an email sent out by University President Lee Bollinger early this morning.
Ahh, yes, the elusive single. Need your private time? Scarred by getting sexiled in Carman? Internal editor and proud resident of a McBain single Zoe Sottile tells you how it’s done.
Engineering Student Council met last night for a very brief meeting, hoping that all the council members could spend their valuable time on the midterms preceding Spring Break. Compared to the explosive and controversial CCSC meeting
This past Saturday, LyricLion, an ensemble of Columbia and Juilliard musicians and composers, performed in Furnald for the second year in a row. Bwog Arts Editor Madysen Luebke checked it out. LyricLion may only be a two-year old group, but the quality of their concert did not show it. I showed up to the Furnald lounge […]
Take a momentary break from your finals panic to listen to some of your talented peers. Sun Looks Down—Spencer Horstman, Jacob Sunshine, David Su, all CC’14, and Diana Flanagan, CC’15—just dropped their first official single, Moonshine, and it sounds awesome. Their full EP will be available in late January, but for now you can listen […]
It’s finals and things are kinda dark. But why not cheer up with some musical stylings from the lovely boys of SHARP? Throughout the week, as you’re taking finals, we’ll give you some quick study breaks featuring the talented musical groups at Columbia. Here, SHARP honors the greatest musical genius of our time, featuring a […]
This year Bwog decided to make it tradition that the outgoing EIC reviews Latenite. Why? Unclear, but we’re doing it. Alexandra Svokos thusly tunes in. Unlike M. Jones, I’d never been to a Latenite performance before this semester—which I now realize was a major mistake of my past 3.5 years here. I’ve been impressed by […]
This weekend, CMTS is presenting alums Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. The final performance is tomorrow at 2 pm in Roone. Bwog editor Alexandra Svokos caroused. Before I get into a review of CMTS’s Carousel, I have to get one thing out of the way: to our modern Columbia sensibilities, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel is, well, problematic. The female […]
Standard Delivery, the band that won the Glass House Rocks Battle of the Bands and will perform alongside Hoodie Allen at (SIN)esthesia, released its first single, “Where I Belong” on SoundCloud this evening. The infant indie group’s press release (how mainstream) says that they recorded with Smash Studios and expect to have two more singles out before […]
CMTS’s Candide will be performed again at the Lerner Black Box tonight and tomorrow at 8 pm. Last night, Alexandra Svokos checked out the premiere. As Shelley Farmer, BC’14, director of Candide says in her playbook note, the show is “a nightmare to stage.” With wars, castles, and locales from Uruguay to Portugal to Turkey, it is […]
It’s the weekend! And an especially great weekend as this Sunday is our first ever Lowlapalooza festival. Once again, Bwog brings you info on the performers. Bopper Melissa O’Sullivan brings you Lubeen and Suchith Vasudevan while Sean Vonzie presents Brother K. Performance times noted next to names. Lubeen (2:05 to 2:30 pm) Lubeen (John Lubeen […]
Lowlapalooza, a new festival of student bands on campus, is coming this Sunday! In the days leading up to the event, Bwog will introduce you to the performers. In our inaugural edition, music seekers Noel Gutierrez-Morfin, Sean Vonzie, and Alexandra Svokos respectively bring you Foggy Details, The Huet, and Bourgie Roots. The official set times have […]
Gather up your tents, bandanas, and fanny packs in preparation for Columbia’s new fall festival: Lowlapalooza. This exposition of Columbia’s top musical groups is set to take place on Sunday, October 7, from 10 am to 7 pm on Low Plaza (hence the clever title). With the date rapidly approaching, Bwog’s Resident DJ Sean Vonzie got […]
If college is supposed to be a time to excel at new things, Trey Johnson and Sean Von Ohlen, CC’14, are doing it right. As self-taught DJs under the stage names Vidda and Vonzie, respectively, you may have found true love dancing to their beats at a frat or bar. Moombah mastah Alexandra Svokos watched them create […]
As the winter season comes to a close, a number of Lions have found themselves singing along to the 1977 Queen hit. Just today, the Women’s Track & Field team won the 2012 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Championship for the first time in school history, after coming in second for the last two years. In […]