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Bwoglines: Escape Attempts

Hoping to float away just like the Balloon Boy did didn’t? Don’t even think about it, say city officials. (CityRoom) Chatty cabbies will have to rethink how they pass the time, now that a more stringent ban is in effect against cell phone use. (NYT) Columbia professor fired from “token liberal” commentator position for being- […]
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Strong, Beautiful, Autumnal Free Food

The 2nd annual Barnard Fall Festival is happening today on the Quad Lawn, from 11-1. Bwog hears rumor of free food, entertainment, and- if you donate a canned good- a raffle. Prizes include newfangled gadgets like the “iPod nano.” Dare we even hope for pumpkin carving?   Image via abwf.wordpress.com
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No, It’s Not Another Redesign

Visitors to the Spec‘s website might find the front page looking a little lacking in content.   Rather than the first step in a makeover, tipsters tell us that there’s “some serious internal – and possibly legal – drama going down.” Spec editor-in-chief Melissa Repko declined comment on advice of lawyers, and online editor Ryan […]
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In Defense of… The Vag Color Scheme

In our latest installment of “In Defense Of…”, Nikhita Mahtani takes on the haters of The Nexus/Vagelos Center/Diana’s new color scheme. Barnard’s new student center has been in the making for a long time now. Every semester, Barnard students wait for the incessant banging in the Quad to stop and the walkway between Altschul and […]
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How to Fight the Quakers

When he’s not providing color commentary on Columbia’s football broadcasts, Jake Novak keeps Lions football fans informed on his (unofficial) Columbia football blog, “Roar Lions Roar.” As a special homecoming preview (and so the many first-timers at the game can sound knowledgeable) he’s given us permission to repost his 5 keys to the game against […]
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LectureHop: Women, Peace and Security – Challenges Ahead

Yesterday, former Vice President of the European Commission Margot Wallstrom spoke in IAB about “Women, Peace, and Security – Challenges Ahead.” Bwog International Affairs and Swedish Meatballs Correspondent Mark Hay reports: Let it be known that the author does not often think about the role of gender in politics. But with three events this weekend […]
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New Website Alert! SEAS and Student Affairs get Bluer, Whiter

Two of Columbia’s major websites have just received extreme makeovers – the SEAS site, whose color scheme and photo-of-new-dean remind visitors of Columbia College, and the Student Affairs site (shown above), which reminds the administration of its promise to render the entire Morningside Campus in 2D. Major overhauls in PR are never taken lightly at Columbia, and […]
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Bwoglines: Manhattan is a Cruel Mistress

Manhattan finally finds a use for the long-abandoned Virgin Megastore storefront in Union Square. (NY Post) Eating the $32 “Viagra Soup” in Brooklyn or Queens is a paltry substitute for living in Manhattan. (NY Daily News) A 6-year-old Coloradan boy desperately tries to fly to Manhattan in a homemade helium balloon… what? (NY Daily News, NY Mag) […]
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Free Shots

There’s half an hour left before you have to wait three weeks. Run!
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Guide to the Weekend: Animals in Costumes

Midterms are looming.  Or, you could enjoy your weekend. Wild Things: First viewing at 12.01 am on Friday (Thursday night!) at Loews 84th St  Exhibition of Maurice Sendak‘s work at the Morgan Library 225 Madison Avenue   Through November 1 Spike Jonze film retrospective at MoMA   Through Sunday Weekend events: Friday – Sunday The […]
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Eyepoke: Eye-Popping Figures

If we could study television, we wouldn’t have to waste time watching it. Eventually, going to the pediatrician is just creepy. Hopefully it works better than the Ionic Breeze. Among the Ivies, our tuition increased the most.
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Unapproved Brews for Fighting the Flu

The Porcine Pathogen remains in force on college campuses across the country (oh, and off campus as well, but who cares about that?). Bwog Bacon Bug Expert Mark “Not Marky Mark” Hay has been procrastinating with some ingenious ways of fighting the flu. Don’t count on your spry, young immune systems to save you – […]
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Bwoglines: Escape Attempts

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Strong, Beautiful, Autumnal Free Food

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No, It’s Not Another Redesign

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In Defense of… The Vag Color Scheme

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How to Fight the Quakers

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Bwoglines: Manhattan is a Cruel Mistress

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Free Shots

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