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Science 101: Science 101 Meta Edition

Welcome potential STEM first-year and transfer students! Although your entrance into college may not be ideal, Bwog still has some advice on how to start your college career off on the best foot. Deputy Editor (and Astrophysicist-in-Training) Mary Clare Greenlees and Deputy Science Editor Chloe Gong have compiled everything you need to know.

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Columbia Science Review Debunks COVID-19 Misconceptions

News Editor Lauren Kahme reports on the virtual event, where speakers sought to debunk misconceptions around COVID-19 in public health.

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Quarantine Suitemates

Senior Staff Writer Henry Golub’s got some new suitemates he’d like to talk about.

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Back Of The Envelope: Your Distance From Alma

If there’s one thing on which we can all agree, it’s that calculations should never be done on the fronts of envelopes. That’s why today we’re going to use the back of an envelope to do a previously unattempted calculation—finding out our distance from Alma.

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World Leaders Forum: Sustainability And Prime Minister Sanna Marin

Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, spoke at Columbia University’s World Leaders Forum event focused on climate sustainability on the 6th of March. Bwogger Julia Tolda had the incredible opportunity not only to attend the event, but to also meet and talk to Marin during a press conference.

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On Columbia Lawns Being Geometric Shapes

A Bwog Writer considers disturbing trends in the geometric community. (This article is sponsored by Perimeters Quarterly™)

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Personals: The E. Coli In The Lab Freezer

Our first personal of the season comes from a rather unconventional suitor. 

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Wednesday night, Columbia University Life hosted a panel of experts from the University to provide updates on the status of the novel coronavirus in China and what steps Columbia is taking in response.

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Science 101: So What Are You Doing This Summer?

Did your relatives ask invasive questions about your future plans this Thanksgiving? Maybe they did or maybe they didn’t, but Mary Clare Greenlees: Bwog’s Deputy Editor, resident Astrophysics major, and stress baker extraordinaire, is going to tell you how to snag that fun summer research internship all the cool kids are talking about. This is… […]

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Wait… You Can Be Pre-Med AND Have Fun?

Staff Writer and pre-med first-year Chloe Gong attended a pre-health summer opportunities panel organized by the Office of Preprofessional Advising.

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Science Fair: Protect Our Planet Edition

We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your scientific curiosity for everything from astronomy to zoology, and everything in between.

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A Scientist Never Asks A Star Its Age

Bwogger Olivia Mitchell heads to the newest edition of the  Columbia Astronomy Lecture Series to find out why a scientist should never ask a star its age.

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Life In The Universe

Are stars alive?  Staff writer Olivia Mitchell attended Columbia Astronomy Outreach’s October 18th lecture “Life in the Universe” to find out.

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Science Fair: Spooks Edition

We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your scientific curiosity for everything from astronomy to zoology, and everything in between.

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