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Is it Monday already?

As the GOP primaries come to a close, one thing’s for certain: the Tea Party is dead. (Daily Beast)

The Giants won the Superbowl! But it, ain’t over till we say it’s over. It’s time to judge the best and worst TV ads from last night. (Slate)

Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook is worth more than a billion dollars. But, Sylvia Ann Hewlett, director of the Gender and Policy Program at Columbia says we still have to put a kibosh on that whole sexism thing. (NYT)

Speaking of Facebook, you thought when you deleted your account in time for your summer internship, those pictures would go away, too. Hate to break it to ya, stud. (Ars Technica)

Is the Labor Movement dead? Former Speccie, Raphael Pope-Sussman joins the debate over unpaid internships, whether they’re legal, and how your mom should stop nagging you what unions should do about them.  (NYT)

Art Hum lives on. And so does Jackson Pollock. (Brain Pickings)


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It’s finally here – the day all New Yorkers, Bostonians, and 10% of Bwog readers have been waiting for. It’s Super Bowl Sunday! In light of this special occasion in the world of sports, Bwog brings you a special edition of our weekly round-up to prepare the less athletically-inclined members of our readership for the big game. But first, here are the results from Columbia teams this past week:

Men’s Basketball (13-9, 2-4 Ivy League) beats Dartmouth at the buzzer, 64-62, before losing at Harvard, 52-57

Women’s Basketball (2-16, 0-4 Ivy League) drops both weekend games, falling to Dartmouth, 44-59, and then to Harvard, 56-68

Women’s Tennis (1-0) opens the season with a big win over UMass, 5-2

Men’s Tennis (2-0) sweeps Cleveland State, 7-0

Wrestling (4-3, 0-1 Ivy League) fell to Cornell in Ivy League opener, 9-30

Men’s Swimming & Diving (6-2, 3-2 Ivy League) ends four meet win streak at Navy, 136-156

Track & Field enjoyed a strong performance at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, where the men’s 4x800m team set a new meet record and clocked the fasted time in the Ivy League this season

After the jump: our resident sports expert explains how not to look like an idiot during the big game.


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