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Bwoglines: College In The City Edition
Attending a university in the City of New York

When you attend a university *in the City of New York*

Desperate for an escape from midterms? Try faking a coma for two years like this guy did. (Gawker)

Taylor Swift wrote an ode to New York for her new album, and it’s not great. (Gothamist)

The war on smoking continues! It may cost more for you to fill your prescription at a pharmacy where they also sell cigarettes. (Huffington Post)

Is there something you wish you could say to your roommate (you know we have plenty)? Watch these college roommates tell each other what’s on their minds. (The Cut)

Check out this interview with “Superwoman” DSpar. (Refinery 29)

 

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Bwoglines: “That’s Crazy, Bro” Edition

He’s literally screaming “That’s crazy, bro!”

Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, a professor at Columbia’s Mailman School of Health, said about a group undergraduates who created a protective suit for Ebola patients as part of Lipkin’s design challenge, “But the undergraduates! People talk about ennui and apathy in undergraduates? I don’t see it. They came up with some fantastic stuff.” More succinctly, Columbia undergrads are crazy smart, bro. (The New Yorker)

Oscar-winning fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died at 82 yesterday, only a month after designing newly-wed Amal Clooney’s wedding dress. The designer also fashioned Jacqueline Kennedy a few elegant outfits. That’s crazy sad, bro. (USA Today)

The World Series starts tonight with the San Francisco Giants visiting the Kansas City Royals, who haven’t won, or even been to, the Fall Classic in 29 years, yet enter it having won the minimum seven games needed to reach the Series in the first place. That’s royally crazy, bro. (ESPN)

Apparently, the Orionid meteor shower peaked last night early this morning, with the rocky remnants from Halley’s Comet zipping through space at a pace of 3-4 per minute. That’s cosmic crazy, bro. (Huffington Post)

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Bwoglines: It’s All Sunshine And Rainbows Edition
Happy Monday morning, everyone!!!

Happy Monday morning, everyone!!!

Just when you thought the Catholic Church was ready to loosen the seams a just little bit, an assembly of bishops this weekend ended without any main progress on how the Church will accept and discuss gay couples. (NY Times)

Where darkness meets light: British astronomers are one step closer to finding proof that there is dark matter coming from the sun, which will create the biggest paradox in scientific history. (RT News)

Here’s a college sports report that’s bound to beat any coverage of a Columbia team – mainly because the University of Hawaii’s mascot is the Rainbow Warriors. (CBS Sports)

Sun City Center, a city of Florida that requires its residents to be 65+, will be home to a more youthful Halloween celebration this year. The city and its toy-centered celebration of choice will also help perpetuate Florida’s rep as the escape for weird old people. (The Tampa Tribune)

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