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Hillary Clinton to Be Barnard Commencement Speaker

Seems that Hillary Clinton can’t get enough of Barnard: Barnard President Debora Spar just announced via email that the new Secretary of State (and former Senator, presidential candidate, and first lady) has agreed to give the commencement address at Barnard this spring. Clinton will also receive the Barnard Medal of Distinction – past recipients include […]
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Economy Hits Economists, Economist on Economy

The Wall Street Journal reports that Columbia’s Economics department, along with Econ departments across the country, is hiring no new economists this year. Last year, Columbia made nine new hires, eight of whom were snagged from other schools. Economists can generally make more working for the government or the private sector, but, for obvious reasons, […]
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BS in GS: Former Student Convicted of ID Theft

Harvard rejects can always feel bad that Ted Kaczynski was accepted, and now Columbia has its very own esteemed criminal alumni. Esther Reed, a Montana woman who attended Columbia for two years under an assumed identity, was sentenced yesterday to four years in prison for identity theft. Starting in 2004, Reed spent two years studying […]
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QuickSpec: Divorce Edition

Pro-Lifers have left the Columbia Catholics in the dust. A twentysomething’s messy breakup with reality was on public display. The Senate is still estranged from its own power. ‘It’s Complicated’ between Journalists and Print.  
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Screw The Buildings! Let’s Take It All!

You may recall that the students at the New School staged an awesome building takeover last December (building takeovers are just so hip and new, aren’t they?). Along with a no-confidence vote from the faculty, the takeover reflected deep dissatisfaction with the administration, and particularly the school’s president, former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey.  But two […]
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And It Still Has That New Blog Smell…

Dear readers, We’ve spent the last month or so road-testing the new design, while combing through your feedback, and today we’re unveiling the new New Bwog. We’ve done our best to listen to your comments, bringing back the centered scroll and serif type that many of you favored. We’ve also revamped the logo (that’s Low […]
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Campus Trespasser Arrested

Several students have told Bwog about seeing a big police truck and an “undercover taxi” on campus earlier this morning, with others reporting that they had seen someone arrested. University officials tell Bwog that “a person was arrested for trepassing on campus today.” No other details were confirmed.
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Return to Warmth

The official Bwog weather indicator currently reads 59 degrees, and students have certainly been taking advantage of the temperature spike. The forecast says New York’s back into the 40s after today, so enjoy the sun now! – Photo by LBD
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Free Food and Sex-themed Activities!

Are you in the mood… for some free food and Valentine’s related fun? And not just pink, cutesy, couples-only Valentine’s fun. We’re talking raunchy, sexy Valentine’s Day, thanks to Club Zamana. Tonight at 8pm in the Satow Room in Lerner, there’ll be condom races (whatever those are), a special sex edition of Taboo, and best […]
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Free Cupcakes and Oreos in B-Way Lobby!

Free cupcakes and oreos are available right now the Broadway lobby. They’re apparently for the Senior Fund, but everyone’s allowed to indulge their sweet tooth. Hurry! UPDATE: Commenters report that there’s also a free chocolate fountain in the EC Lobby! Oh, happy days…
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Wait, Columbia Has Bros?

The venerated MTV/online (see, it�s like the internet, but on television) phenomenon CollegeHumor recently posted a music video titled �If I Were a Bro.� Think now — what�s the least likely college or university to appear in such a film? And yet there Columbia is! When a girlfriend imagines what it would be like to […]
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QuickSpec: When the Going Gets Tough

Watch out. That Metrocard machine wants your money, and it�s gonna get rough The tough swim away, or hibernate Public schools beg Uncle Sam for money And he gives it to Columbia instead.
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And It Still Has That New Blog Smell…

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Campus Trespasser Arrested

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Return to Warmth

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Free Food and Sex-themed Activities!

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Free Cupcakes and Oreos in B-Way Lobby!

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