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A Call to Arms: For God, For Country, For Bwog

Two years ago, we at Bwog lost the U.S. News and World Report‘s “Paper Trail” blog’s Best [Campus] Alternative Media Outlet poll to Wesleyan after some crotchety commenters lampooned their granola-eating ways and they retaliated en masse. We lost last year, too. This year, we have another foe: Yale. That’s right, now you have the […]
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What happened to The Gmails?!

For those of you who were wondering why Gmail looks a little funky, fear not. The change will cut down on the amount of time you can possibly spend organizing your email. Don’t worry, you’ll find other ways to procrastinate. If you do use “Labels” in Gmail (like folders, except that messages can belong to […]
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Free Caffeine Alert

What�s better than free food? Free Red Bull! And Sugar Free Red Bull, and new Red Bull Cola. Well, possibly not that last thing, because, well, gross. Anyway, the drinks will be available from 11am-2pm today on the ramps in Lerner. Early in the semester though it is, your Sunday (or perhaps even Wednesday) night […]
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Quickspec: Oh, Thank God Edition

Ivy League thieves can no longer hide behind the brain! Want to bring joy to the world? Now you can, with Raise a Lotta Money Boot Camp! Homesick students rejoice. Your new living room is the old Radio Perfecto. Need to get away from campus and Morningside? Oh, thank god for vibrators!
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Snow Penis Alert!

And 2009 has officially begun. The snow penis is back, complete with a heart in time for Valentine’s Day. Thanks to Jason Patinkin for the photo, and thanks to Columbia for the memories. UPDATE: Apparently there’s another message in EC Courtyard – a message of love to Fruit Pauncher/Ferris Reel VP/all-around Bwog favorite Colin Drummond […]
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Name That Trailer!: “Cupid” (Again)

Today 111th and Riverside witnessed the triumphant return of Cupid, the ABC series starring Bobby Cannavale, a man of many faces known for co-starring roles in both The Station Agent and Paul Blart: Mall Cop. The show is actually a remake of a 1990s Cupid starring Jeremy Piven, who pulled out of the original series to […]
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Med Center Still Discovering Useful Things

Oh sure, there may be budget cuts aplenty on the way, but the Medical Center isn’t about to let the economy stop its discoveries. This time, a team led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers has linked a gene called ELP4 to Rolandic epilepsy, the most common form of epilepsy. Rolandic epilepsy’s best-known symptom is […]
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Another Alum in The Cabinet

As if the first African-American Attorney General – confirmed yesterday! – and the new FCC Chairman weren’t enough, a commenter has tipped Bwog off to Columbia’s latest alumnus to join the Obama administration. New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg, CC ’69, has accepted Obama’s nomiation  to be Secretary of Commerce. He is the third Republican to […]
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Overheard Returns

After a semester on hiatus, the campus overheards have returned! Send anything silly, stupid, or downright strange (whether text or photos) to bwgossip@columbia.edu. A father and his two young sons are walking along Broadway past Ricky’s. Father: Do you remember when that used to be a costume shop? Boy 1 and 2: Yes! Father: And […]
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Sunil Gulati Takes On The World…Cup

Bwog loves soccer, so we were happy to see popular Econ professor (and president of the US Soccer Federation) Sunil Gulati announcing the United States’s bid for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups on Monday. Gulati, who was also involved in the first World Cup in the United States in 1994, will be leading […]
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QuickSpec: Radical Thinking Edition

Reading will make you poor. Was there ever any doubt that some hellacious barbecue would thrive? A thing called eminent domain appears to be causing some sort of dispute. Men’s basketball gets all philosophical.  
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Update On Memorials

ESC President Peter Valeiras tells Bwog that there are two meetings tonight for students: first, at 8 p.m., Associate Dean of Student Affairs Eleanor Daugherty will be leading a meeting in Low Library Visitors Center about planning “ways to commemorate Eric.” Then, at 9:45 p.m. in the Satow Room, there will be a meeting for […]
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What happened to The Gmails?!

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Free Caffeine Alert

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Quickspec: Oh, Thank God Edition

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Snow Penis Alert!

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Name That Trailer!: “Cupid” (Again)

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Med Center Still Discovering Useful Things

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Another Alum in The Cabinet

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Overheard Returns

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Sunil Gulati Takes On The World…Cup

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