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Bwog’s Book Club: ‘Approaching Oblivion’

This week in Bwog’s Book Club, senior staffer Abby Rubel recommends sci-fi short story master Harlan Ellison. Bwog’s Book Club is intended to spread the literary love around campus and encourage you to pick up a book, as opposed to your iPhone, in your spare time.

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The Columbia Package Center: Flawed But Lovable

Sometimes Senior Staff Writer Abby Rubel thinks it would be a good idea to move to Barbados rather than deal with the Columbia package center. But on the other hand, it’s so much better than it used to be! She debates the pros and cons below.

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Knickerbocker Recap: Victories! Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel is pleased to bring you good news on the first Monday of the semester.

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Rejected Club Recruitment Tactics

It’s that time of year again—time to trip on all the flyers clubs are shoving under your door in the hope that you’ll join them. The good news is that things could be a lot worse! 

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Knickerbocker Roundup: We’re Back! Edition

Did you miss Columbia Athletics? Either way, Sports Editor Abby Rubel is here to tell you what’s up.

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Call For A Sports Editor!

Do you have a non-zero amount of interest in sports? Do you actually like going to Columbia football games? Current Sports Editor Abby Rubel is here to sell you on applying to be Bwog’s new Sports Editor!

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Knickerbocker Recap: End Of The Line Edition

In honor of there only being one day of classes this week, there are only two sports in this weeks recap, brought to you by Sports Editor Abby Rubel. Swimming and Diving: Women’s swimming and diving defeated Princeton 160-140 on Friday, handing the Tigers their first dual-meet loss of the season. The Lions won 11 […]

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Beilock+Math=Informative

Columbia and Barnard Association of Women in Math hosted Barnard President Sian Beilock yesterday. President Beilock discussed her research, which is focused on how anxiety affects math ability and how to decrease math-related anxiety. Sports Editor Abby Rubel, who is neutral about math herself, attended the talk. Beilock opened her talk by telling the small […]

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Knickerbocker Recap: Meets And Matches Edition

Did Brown dye its pool Pantone 292? Sports Editor Abby Rubel is pleased to bring you the latest dispatch from the wild Pantone 292-blue yonder. Men’s and Women’s Squash: Both the men’s and women’s team went 3-0 this weekend, triumphing over Williams, University of Virginia, and Cornell. The women went 9-0 against Williams on Friday, […]

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Lecturehop: A Conversation About “The Library Book” With Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean appeared as part of the Book History Colloquium series last night to discuss her latest work, The Library Book, a meditation on the role of libraries in American life focusing on the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles public library. Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992 and is best known […]

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Knickerbocker Roundup: Squash Your Opponents Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel wants you to know EXACTLY what’s going on in sports Men’s and Women’s Squash: Both squash teams will play three matches this weekend against Williams College, University of Virginia, and Cornell. The Lions will travel to Williams on Friday for a match at 4:30, then come back to New York for […]

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Were they destroyed by madness? Starving? Hysterical? Naked? Staggering through the Negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix? Angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night? Or did they do something amazing/monumental/outrageous during their time at Columbia (in GS/Barnard/CC/SEAS)? Maybe they aced every problem set despite […]

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What To Say When Family Asks “How Are Your Classes Going?”

It’s been midterm week for two months now. You’re staying alive on a few hours of sleep, dining hall coffee, and fantasies of driving off into the sunset in PrezBo’s Audi. So what do you say when your aunt asks how your classes are going, and you haven’t been since the midterm? Bwog has some […]

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Knickerbocker Recap: It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel may or may not have lost her voice at the football game on Saturday, but she still manages to bring you your weekly dose of sports news. Women’s Cross Country: Columbia finished 18 out of 31 teams at the NCAA Championships this weekend, the best finish by an Ivy League team […]

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Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Provost John Coatsworth announced today that Columbia has agreed to bargain with the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) and Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW), both unions affiliated with United Automobile Workers (UAW). The announcement comes just a week and a half before November 30, the deadline GWC gave Columbia to agree to […]

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