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Revisit JJ’s Place Without Regaining The Freshman 15

Besides the students and faculty, there are many other members of both the Columbia and Morningside communities who make the years here a little more enjoyable. We at Bwog feel they deserve a little time in the spotlight for all their hard work. Today: Jared Frieder feels nostalgic, and asks Charlie White of JJ’s Place […]
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Bwoglines: Bubonic Plague Edition

 Our porcine problem persists as experts question the vaccine’s use (NY1). Evangelists may have vanquished Route 66, but Atheists are now converting subway riders (Gothamist). With Manhattanville secured, Columbia plots to conquer Europe and South Asia (Spec). The rich and famous enter Purgatorio without Virgil’s help (Gawker).  Teachers College descends from the ivory tower (Spec). […]
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“The Adventures of the Balloon Boy”

And now for something that will be stuck in your head for the rest of the day: three Columbia seniors pay a musical tribute to the Balloon Boy saga: It may not be the best in autotuning or dancing, but dammit, the chorus is catchy enough to be third on NYMag’s Top Five Balloon Boy […]
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CCSC: Four More Years for Frontiers?

The prolonging of Frontiers, student honor boards, and serving alcohol to freshmen – it’s all in this week’s CCSC report: In typical Yang-era fashion, the meeting opened with a series of brief announcements. VP for Finance Nuriel Moghavem told the council that student groups wishing to use the Black Box Theater have to put various […]
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Hidden Talents: The Footbag Master

During our time at Columbia, most of us meet one or two group leaders, student government presidents, star athletes, and the like. But there are many Columbians whose profiles are lower, yet their talents are just as (or even more) awesome. Here’s our recurring feature devoted to those students: this time, we present Taylor Chaintreuil, […]
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Mmm… Free Indian Tea

If Blue Java’s got you down, don’t fret. Awaaz: The Voice of South Asia is handing out copies of the first issue of its magazine as well as free Indian chai in the West Ramp Lounge in Lerner from 12:30pm to 1:30pm 4:00pm. There’s an expert chaiwalla (one who makes and distributes chai) present, supplies […]
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Bwoglines: Mo Money, Mo Problems

Even though it looks like the MTA may lose $113 million in state funds, fare increases seem to be the least likely option. (NYT) What better way for the city to spend $14 million than to have custodians open and close schoolyard gates? (NYP) Although a new private elementary school founded by “high-powered mothers” (including […]
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Community Returns!

Fans of grass-fed beef, rejoice! Brian Phillips Donahoe, Bwog Brunch Correspondent, and president of the still-liminal Brunch House, notes that Community Food and Juice will be reopening THIS WEDNESDAY, October 21st, at 8:00am. See you for brunch!    
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Bwog Wants Your Camera (And You)

You may notice that most of our posts involve photos of one sort or another. In the past, Bwog’s been content to draw on the resources of first Google Image Search and later (upon learning of a strange term known as “copyright”) Flickr. But not everything postable has had the good graces to be preserved […]
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Apples!

While Mother Nature’s doing her darnedest to usher in the start of winter, ESC wants us to know that it is in fact still fall.  They’re throwing an apple-themed study break at 4:00pm in Lerner 569–head on over for everyone’s favorite fall fruit in candied, pie, cider, or just-off-the-tree form.  They’re encouraging attendees to follow […]
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They’re Ba-ack

After almost forty-eight hours of capital-d Drama, the Spectator‘s website is back up. No noticeable changes, and both sides are still not commenting for legal reasons.  Oh, and hi Gothamist! UPDATE (11:30 PM): Spec‘s editors have published an “Editor’s Note”: The Columbia Daily Spectator Web site was down from Friday, October 16th until Sunday, October […]
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Sports Roundup: Rough Homecoming

Yesterday’s Columbia-Penn Homecoming game wasn’t exactly pretty: the teams combined for eight fumbles and six interceptions in the visitors’ 27-13 victory. Quarterback M.A. Olawale showed flashes of brilliance—completing 14 of 26 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns (one each to receiver Austin Knowlin and tight end Andrew Kennedy)—but was responsible for six turnovers of […]
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Bwoglines: Bubonic Plague Edition

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“The Adventures of the Balloon Boy”

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CCSC: Four More Years for Frontiers?

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Hidden Talents: The Footbag Master

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Mmm… Free Indian Tea

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Bwoglines: Mo Money, Mo Problems

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Community Returns!

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Bwog Wants Your Camera (And You)

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Apples!

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They’re Ba-ack

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Sports Roundup: Rough Homecoming

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