Labor Day Round-Up

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A few points of note from today’s lovely Labor Day.

Bwog spent $7 on a bagel and orange juice at Nussbaum this morning, and remembered how our money goes so quickly here. Dinner at Mel’s Burger Bar is 10% off tonight and tomorrow with a Columbia/Barnard ID. We also hear that Hewitt isn’t swiping IDs till tomorrow morning, so there should be a free dinner there, too.

And overheard on 115th and Broadway, a very young man wearing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shirt: “I’m going to McDonald’s and I’M NOT WAITING!”

And one first-year to another: “So, like, Mao, right? How do you pronounce his name?”

If you’re buying books today, pause. The bookstore is offering a new Textbook Rental Program. You can rent textbooks for half their original price, and keep them until 10 days after finals. You can mark them up and highlight them, too. Look for books with a “Rent Me!” sticker.

And, sweet heavens, someone is already playing Claire de Lune in Lerner.

Enterprising tipster Conor Skelding noticed these sweet words in the sky over Morningside Drive this morning:

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  1. Anonymous  

    Don't you mean 10% off, Bwog?

  2. Eliza  (Bwog Staff)  

    Indeed! Corrected.

  3. Even more discounts  

    You also get 10% off of your bill at Cafe Elsabet when you show your ID.

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