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Columbia Wants to Demolish Buildings, State Commission Says No

Despite the success of eminent domain efforts, Columbia’s real estate war appears to never cease. Now, they’ve come into conflict with the State Historic Preservation Office, which has created a new historic area of Morningside Heights that includes three buildings Columbia intended to demolish. The three buildings, 408, 410, and 412 West 115th Street (Google […]
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In the News: Columbians on Obama

You�ll be glad to know that that the online press officially recognized the efforts made by several thousand Columbians yesterday to get some free cider, get a decent spot on Low, and hold the kvetching about cold toes while President Obama (we can say that now!) was inaugurated. According to AFP, students didn�t turn out […]
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Call for Opening Remarks, M-W edition

To brighten up this, the first real day of school now that both vacation and inauguration fun are officially over, Bwog will again be posting any noteworthy opening comments your new professors make today. So please email any inspiring/hilarious/insane things your professors say to introduce a class to bwgossip@columbia.edu so that everyone will be as […]
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QuickSpec: All Obama, All the Time

The US government, I mean, Columbia�s bureaucracy isn�t doing exactly everything it should be doing? Eee gad! Liberals, stop being excited. Now. Liberals, you are a slave to your ideologies! Liberate yourself! Obama-day a good excuse to go to Tom�s Diner, and crazy parties, in D.C.? What?  
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Opening Remarks: Inauguration Edition

Bwog humbly presents our traditional anthology of professors’ opening remarks. Remember to send any overheards tomorrow to bwgossip@columbia.edu. Morris Rossabi, History of the Mongols “A visitor to Mongolia once came upon a Mongolian woman whom he thought had enormous breasts that seemed to be moving. Upon further investigation, he found that the woman was nursing […]
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More Obama Roommate Recollections, and Inauguration PhotoBwogging

City Room interviews Obama’s old roommate (whose own article Bwog linked to on Saturday) about the many savory details of their time together, including being forced to use Dodge’s showers, and their reliance upon Tom’s for breakfast. On the photography side of things, Bwog daily editor Jon Hill contributes some of his shots of Columbia […]
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We’re Hiring!

Bwog’s in the market for a daily editor or two for the new semester. The job: writing the various posts for your designated day (QuickSpecs, free food, gossip, etc.), covering breaking news, and generally running the Bwog’s minute-to-minute operations. Perks include scaring administrators, advance free food knowledge, the chance to write witty headlines, and free […]
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A Tasti Disappearance

Last night, Bwog reported on the shocking disappearance of the Tasti D-Lite kiosk from Lerner. It turns out that the departure was as sudden as our photo suggested. According to Michael Novielli of Student Auxiliary and Business Services: “Dining Services was notified on Friday, January 16 that Tasti-D-Lite would be permanently closing its location on […]
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Inauguration Time!

Despite the cold, Columbians have turned out in force for the inauguration viewing on Low Plaza. If you were hoping to see Obama’s speech outside, prepare to stand at the back. Whether you’re in DC, around New York, or on campus, send in your Inauguration Day photos to bwgossip@columbia.edu. For those of you staying in […]
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Call for Opening Remarks

Today is the first day of the semester, and, as is our tradition, Bwog will be posting all your professors’ opening remarks. Email all the inspiring/hilarious/insane things your professors say to open the class to bwgossip@columbia.edu so that everyone will be as excited and terrified as you are. Here are the things that were said […]
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QuickSpec: The Beginnings of Things

Most professors show leniency over inauguration day attendance. If yours hasn’t, trying showing him or her this editorial. Students make their way to DC.  College Dems celebrate, the BSO gets excited, Republicans try to move move on. And now, actual policy: four different opinion pieces on Gaza.
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The $175 Million Cosmetics Giveaway

For those who were actually thinking of going to Ricky’s soon, hold off. Please. Tomorrow, thanks to a class action lawsuit, department stores including Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue will be giving away $175 million worth of free cosmetics – one item per person on a first-come, first-served basis. Technically, the giveaway is only for […]
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In the News: Columbians on Obama

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QuickSpec: All Obama, All the Time

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We’re Hiring!

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A Tasti Disappearance

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Inauguration Time!

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Call for Opening Remarks

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QuickSpec: The Beginnings of Things

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The $175 Million Cosmetics Giveaway

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