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The Final Degree: A Profile In Pre-Medicine

At Columbia, we all know pre-meds (or maybe we ARE one). Pre-meds have a reputation for their busy schedules, insane work ethics, and a seemingly built-in sense of delayed gratification. In this post, new Bwog staff writer Ezra Lerner explores what it means to be pre-med at Columbia.  His laugh after the question is telling. […]

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Theories On The Carman Serial Fire Alarm Puller

Close your eyes. Imagine it’s 2 A.M. on a Thursday night. You have a full 8 hours of sleep and the rest of your life ahead of you. Until you hear it–the beeps. Not small, tranquil beeps, but the deafening, monstrous beeps of the Carman fire alarm. For the past two weeks, many Columbia freshmen didn’t […]

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Climbing The Tower Of Babel At The Heyman Center

Senior Staff Writer and language junkie Levi Cohen made his way to the Heyman Center for “The Tower of Babel: Human Rights and the Paradox of Language,” a Global Language Mellon Sawyer Seminar presented by the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society as part of the Public Lectures Series in Global Language Justice. Noted international human rights […]

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Campus Dining Halls As Plato’s Five Regimes

I’ve spent a lot of my time here on Bwog (perhaps too much time) writing about my favorite campus subject…the dining halls. This article will be no different. This time, we’re having a go at classifying each dining hall under the framework of Plato’s Five Regimes, which any CC student might be all-too-familiar with. The Kallipolis = JJ’s […]

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A Power Beyond Language: Latin Jazz In The City

Events Editor Isabel Sepúlveda trekked over to the Diana Events Oval to Latin Jazz in the City: A Musical Tribute to the Greatest Latin American Women Singers of All Time. Hosted by the Forum on Migration, Claudia Acuña, Jorge Glem, Ricky Rodriguez, Luisito Quintero, and Baden Goyo adapted the works of world-renown Latina artists like […]

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Knickerbocker Roundup: Venus Is In Retrograde Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel has been informed that Venus is in retrograde, which means we should spend time reflecting on relationships, including with Columbia Athletics! To help, here’s what’s going on this weekend. Women’s Soccer: Columbia (5-4-1, 2-0 Ivy) will look to stay on top of the Ivy League on Friday at 4:00 pm at Penn […]

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Bwoglines: Ancient Swords And Allergy Pills Edition

Happening in the World: This past summer in southern Sweden, 8-year-old Saga Vanecek discovered a sword that is more than 1,000 years old. The story was not published until now because officials feared that too many people would rush to Vidöstern lake, the location where the ancient sword was found (Time). Happening in the US: […]

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Hi, The "greater SGA" as used on the last slide of the presentation refers to the student body. Technically, SGA embodies (read more)
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Peter Awn, Dean Emeritus Of GS, Has Passed Away
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