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Swine Flu…It’s Contagious!

Who’s the new kid in town? Uh oh, it’s swine flu. The newest fad in respiratory diseases, is, as you’ve heard from just about everywhere, sweeping its way through the U.S and will probably creep up behind your comfy chair in Butler 209 any second now.  Although all cases of the flu in the U.S […]
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QuickSpec: Times Are Tough Edition

Skip business school, go to TC When school gets too stressful: take an art class and find yourself After four years at Columbia, this senior has determined that the world is “a complicated, challening place.” If we don’t like Paterson, who does?
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Men’s Golf Wins Ivy Title

The men’s golf team won their second Ivy League title in a row today, coming from three strokes back to beat Penn by one stroke. First-year Brendan Doyle made par on the ninth hole, while his Penn playing partner bogeyed, to keep the title in Morningside. They join the men’s tennis team as the 2nd […]
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This Week in Procrastination: In the Summertime

It’s the last hurrah before finals.  Music, theatre, and the disposal of the year’s leftover free food.  Join in! Monday BC Spirit Day:  In-dorm Krispy Kreme, a barbecue (hopefully for real this time), and a carnival.  If none of that piques your interest, go just to be among the first to know the new name […]
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AltSpec: Let’s Play a Game

Match the quote to the speaker.  To give you a break from problem sets, it should be pretty easy, but answers after the jump anyway.  Good luck! Quotes Speakers “[I]t was like a national day of protest.  There was a counterculture dimension to it.” Roberta Balstad, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions “…hardly principles on […]
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The Sweet, Sweet Sounds of Semi-Amateur Music

You’ve eaten your fill from three, count them — three feeding opportunities this morning.  Now, put a cap on this glorious day with four, yes, four campus concerts.  There’s something for every cynic. For those who’ve had enough of the sun or music written after 1950, there’s the air-conditioned Senior Choice Concert in Roone, put […]
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Free Food, Final Freedoms

Second breakfast, charcoal, and quaintness – it’s yours on Sunday morning. It’s all thanks to a school spirit organization, a women’s college, and an outdated, ye-olde-style philosophical debate group. First on the agenda this morning, WBAR has their annual WBAR-B-Q on Lehman Lawn at 11:00 AM.  It’s free, several bands are playing, and there are […]
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Could This Be The Answer To Your Late-Night Prayers?

   Image via IEatTreats.com Perhaps CUSnacks’ issues have you down.  Perhaps you feel hunger pangs in the wee hours of the morning.  Perhaps all you want is something sweet to keep you company (not like that). Enter I Eat Treats, a new service which offers “Decadent Nibbles Delivered Nightly 6pm-4am in the Columbia University Area.”  […]
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Hartley Laundry Room Rises From The Ashes

   Image via the BBC For once in your life (savor the moment) something’s been completed before facilities said it would be! Tipsters report that the Hartley laundry room is back in business today after last week’s spontaneous combustion; the email Housing sent out didn’t anticipate the laundry room’s return until Monday, the 27th. Not […]
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Free Cupcakes in Furnald, Free Kicks in Dodge

Want to take a quick break from the sun? CU Search is holding its closing event in Furnald right now, and tipsters tell Bwog that there are “over a hundred cupcakes!!!” Enjoy the frosty goodness.  Alternatively, Fu Foundation Bureau Chief Sean Zimmerman recommends the Tae Kwon Do tournament currently going on in Dodge. He sends […]
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Holi Invades Ancel Plaza

Hungover East Campus residents stumbled out this morning to people assaulting each other with rang.  This year’s Holi had its largest ever turnout – Bwog saw many neighborhood kids rolling around in the colors. As Bwog left, trashcans were being filled with water to make people recognizable again. Another picture of the aftermath after the jump.
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Netflix: If You Can Still Afford It

Feeling broke?  Feeling angry?  Bwog’s Movie Marathon Man Mark Hay offers up three films about people who have even less money than you do.  Mmm…schadenfreude. The Full Monty (1997) The message of director Peter Cattaneo’s film wavers back and forth somewhat between a grim conclusion on the economic plight of the workingman and an uplifting […]
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QuickSpec: Times Are Tough Edition

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