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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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