Sex Strikes Do Work, If You Want to Get a Road Fixed

In the small town of Barbacoas, Colombia, women stopped having sex with their men because they wanted a road fixed. An important road, one that connects them to the rest of Colombia. They called it the "crossed legs movement" and it worked! » 10/23/13 2:20pm 10/23/13 2:20pm

Columbia University's Finals Night Tradition Isn't So Female-Friendly

Tonight is "Orgo Night" at Columbia University, a storied school tradition that takes place every semester during finals when the marching band performs stand-up comedy in the library in an attempt to entertain (and offend) everyone. Some Barnard students say Orgo Night is too sexist to be funny — and that this year, a… » 12/13/12 4:40pm 12/13/12 4:40pm

Columbia University Impostor Arrested After Two Weeks of Being Creepy…

For college freshmen, the first few weeks of school are all about not making (and subsequently being stuck with during first-time-getting-wasted experiences) boring friends, learning which classes to complete assignments for and which classes to blow off, and, especially if you happen to be a freshman at Columbia this… » 9/10/12 9:15pm 9/10/12 9:15pm

Return of the Bros Riles Columbia Students

After a nearly 51-year hiatus, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a fraternity whose Dartmouth chapter garnered a lot of negative press after former brother Andrew Lohse revealed all the butt beer and vomletes its pledges were forced to consume, is returning to Columbia University, where students are organizing a friendly… » 5/13/12 12:00pm 5/13/12 12:00pm

Spirit Airlines Pulls Horribly Offensive Colombian Hookers Parody Ad

You'd think after Spirit Airlines' past year — snagging a spot in Consumerist's ‘Worst Company in America' bracket, receiving widespread criticism for majorly failing to respond to an alleged sexual assault complaint, etc — the company might have wanted to, shall we say, "fly" under the radar for awhile. Apparently not! … » 4/23/12 7:30pm 4/23/12 7:30pm

Barnard, Columbia at War Over Obama, Feminazis, and Cum Dumpsters

It's understandable that Columbia students are upset that President Obama will deliver a commencement speech at their sister college, Barnard, especially since the Ivy League university is his alma mater. But the degree of their ire — as evidenced via hundreds of comments on Bwog, Columbia's student-run blog — has… » 3/06/12 3:30pm 3/06/12 3:30pm

It's Time to Stop Sneaking Vegetables Into Your Children's Desserts

You've probably heard of this whole cooking genre that's sprung up around parents sneaking vegetables into otherwise delicious sounding things like cakes and cookies. Well, a new study has looked into how accepting of these sneakily nutritious snacks kids were, and it's beginning to seem like going to the trouble of… » 3/02/12 4:00pm 3/02/12 4:00pm

"Let Us Hope That The Traditional Woman Is Resurrected And Feminism…

Ah, the fall semester of college. The crisp air, the drinking, the mostly-ignorant references to crypto-fascist texts spewed by someone who just took his first philosophy course! Which brings us to "James", a Columbia University student who wrote an "anti-feminist manifesto" on his Facebook page earlier this year in which… » 9/02/08 4:30pm 9/02/08 4:30pm