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GSSC Works Out

As per usual, Bwog brings you a summary of last night’s General Studies Student Council (GSSC) meeting. Highlights include an upcoming fitness challenge and important initiative updates.  General Studies Student Council kept the second meeting of the semester short and sweet (about 30 minutes). As a reminder, GSSC meetings happen each week on Tuesday evening, and […]

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Bwog Asked: Are You Happy With Your Schedule?

Last Friday marked the last day you could add a class without the instructor’s permission, AKA the last day of the Change of Program Period. While there are still course selection-adjacent deadlines coming up (February 20 is the last day to drop a class for CC, GS, and Barnard students; March 22 is the same […]

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The Definitive Statistical Analysis Of Columbia Buy/Sell Memes

Deputy Editor and frequent FiveThirtyEight reader Zack Abrams has created a site so HTML-heavy that he had to throw the whole Bwog away and host it somewhere else. Go here for the full experience or scroll down for an overview of the site. Note: use Google Chrome to see the preview, but the site itself works on any […]

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Other Things To Buy Instead Of A Canada Goose

Winter season is in full swing, and that means the Canada Geese are alive, well, and thriving around campus. Closer examination finds that each of these coats comes down to approximately $900 per econ student. Damn! We here at Bwog, with your best interests in mind, implore you to forsake this god-forsaken coat and instead spend that $900 on these following things: 300 […]

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Bwoglines: State of Our Union

Happening in the World: Cape Town is about to run out of water. ‘Zero-day,’ the day the taps turn off, is April 16th after drought and overuse have drained the city of its water supply, and citizens have little hope of a way out.  (NPR) Happening in the US: Trump gave his State of the Union address and managed […]

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Qubits Wanted, Dead And Alive: Error Correction In Quantum Computing

Bwog Science was active yesterday – while new writer Riya covered a film about autism, EIC Betsy Ladyzhets went to a visiting Yale professor’s talk on quantum computing. She has little knowledge of both quantum physics and computing, but was still inspired by Prof. Steven Girvin’s self-described miraculous solution to the problem of quantum computing error. […]

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Disability And Humanity In “Swim Team”

The Heyman Center for the Humanities is hosting “Explorations in the Medical Humanities,” a series of talks, films, and events that strive to bridge medicine and the humanities. Yesterday, Bwog sent writer Riya Mirchandaney to “Swim Team,” a film about an award-winning swim team consisting of boys on the autism spectrum. Here’s her review of […]

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Columbia Declines To Bargain With Graduate Student Union

Early this afternoon, Columbia University shared news of its decision refusing to engage in bargaining with Columbia graduate student unions. In a response to UAW’s request to bargain, Columbia announced that it would instead take the issue of the status of graduate students to a federal appellate court, maintaining that the graduate student-faculty relationship differed from that of employer-employee. […]

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Happy Birthday, Bwog!

On January 30th, 2006, Bwog was born as the online baby of the Blue and White. Now, we are in our 12th year of reporting all Columbia student news, whether fit to print or otherwise. We all know the tweens can be a rough year, going through puberty and starting middle school and whatnot. So […]

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SGA Finally Makes That Appointment And…Nothing Else, Really

Sometimes, Barnard’s Student Government Association gets things done in a way that we can all be proud of. Last night’s Rep Council meeting was not one of those times. This week, our Reps heard a presentation on the Board of Trustees and finally selected a new Representative for Academic Affairs. It was kind of frustrating, […]

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Memorial for Caroline Montgomery, BC ’18

Following the tragic death of Barnard senior Caroline Montgomery over winter break, her family has decided to host a memorial gathering this evening at the school. According to Dean Avis Hinkson, “The program will feature several speakers and an opportunity to share memories of Caroline”. The service will take place in the James Room, on […]

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Bwoglines: We Live In A Black Mirror Episode Edition

What’s Happening In The World: In absolutely terrifying medical news, a man in India died after being sucked into an MRI machine then inhaling lethal liquid oxygen from a cylinder he was carrying. The worst part? The man, Rajesh Maru, wasn’t even having an MRI when it happened. The magnetic forces pulled him in while he […]

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Field Notes: Holy Fucking Shit There’s A Lot Of Field Notes Edition

Every so often, one weekend will be so wild and eventful that every Bwog Staffer is teeming with stories and highlights of their weekend. Lucky for you, this was one of them. Whether it was due to the open frat parties because of rushing or just the desire to rebel two weeks into the semester, […]

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How To Accidentally Work Out

It’s hard to stay in shape when it feels like the only exercise you have time for is lifting your food to your mouth. But worry not: Bwog is here with some suggestions that will help you get in shape without even noticing! (Ok, you’ll notice, but you won’t really have a choice.) Take classes […]

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What Happened In Columbia Sports

Too busy being drunk and then too busy nursing your hangover to keep up with Columbia’s sports teams? Sports Editor Abby Rubel has you covered. Track and Field: The Columbia track teams performed poorly overall in the Columbia Challenge, with the men’s team placing 13th in a field of 16 and the women placing 14th […]

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