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LectureHop: Bruno Latour and the Global Paradox

LectureHopper Mark Hay sat in on Thursday’s presentation by noted sociologist Bruno Latour at the Heyman Center for the Humanities. He sends Bwog this dispatch from the event, a lively discussion of identity, ideology, and globalization. For those who have never hunkered down for an event in the Kraft Center’s Rennert Hall, a few words […]
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QuickSpec: Even Steven Edition

Fewer jobs, but more internships. Major business, but minor interest. No longer mediocre, but still quite peculiar. The vacancy is filled, but the hole in our hearts remains. Escaping the present, but stuck in the past.
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Barnard Now Even More Federally Subsidized

Since federal subsidies have already led to horrors like Constitution Day, one wonders what silly conditions will be extracted now that Barnard will be issuing more loans directly through the federal government.  Yes, Barnard has now joined the Federal Direct Loan program, which is already used by schools such as Harvard, Brown, Amherst, Williams, Cornell […]
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Guide to the Weekend: Best of Winter Edition

We’ve got six more weeks of this dark and drafty season, but New York makes the best of it! Don your warmest winter gear for the city’s most exciting celebrations of the season. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday New York Comic Con Friday 1-7pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm Jacob K. Javits Center 655 W 34 St. […]
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Memorial for Eric Harms Annouced

ESC and CCSC Presidents Peter Valeiras and George Krebs announced an event honoring the life of Eric Harms, the Columbia student who recently passed away. The remembrance of Harms’ life will be on Monday, February 9th in Low Plaza and is open to the Columbia Community. Full email after the jump.                    
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Glass House Rocks in Three Hours

Glass House Rocks, the one event of the year during which all the diagonal walkways in Lerner have a purpose, starts in three hours. The theme is “time machine.” Make sure to go over and take advantage of the oodles of free food and t-shirts. While you’re waiting, check out this dance battle video from […]
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EyePoke: Small Battles Edition

The Eye website is still under construction, but you can still access a PDF of the latest issue, which details fights of small consequence. The feature wrangles with Morningside’s meager dining options (Pg.6). The battle over stunt TV casting still rages (Pg. 11). The rumble between art and the economy goes on and on (Pg. […]
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Free Koronets in Pupin Tonight!

The Society of Physics Students will have Koronets at their meeting tonight at 7:00PM in 831 Pupin. Despite the food, the physics of creating gigantic pizzas will not be discussed. Bwog has been advised that, if you get out fast enough after grabbing pizza, you probably won’t have to stay for the research talk (no […]
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Bizarre Sights and Smells in NYC

Graphic artist Christoph Niemann posted these LEGO sculptures of New York artifacts and features, immediately recognizable to any City dweller. The pictures have attracted a lot of attention and give little credit to Madison Square Garden, which is represented by a tire. In other arcane urban news, the strange sweet smell that has visited Manhattan […]
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Campus Dems Urge Constructive Dialogue, Excoriate Protest Groups

Proving that even middle grounds can be staked forcefully, the Campus Democrats released a statement lambasting the recent Gaza protests on campus, accusing both camps of harmful divisiveness. They urged dialogue instead of separate protests and unveiled their plan to cosponsor, along with CIRCA, the College Republicans, Hillel, Turath, and the Chaplain’s Office, a “community […]
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JuicyCampus Finally Dies

And there was much rejoicing in frats and sororities across America: anonymous gossip forum JuicyCampus has gone out of business. JuicyCampus is best (and only) remembered on Columbia’s campus for briefly surging in popularity after former CCSC president Michelle Diamond explored banning the site. When opposed on the grounds that this was “a university, not […]
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Judd Gregg Likes Columbia…A Little Too Much

As Bwog reported, Columbia Alum Judd Gregg is Obama’s pick for Commerce Secretary. The New Hampshire Senator has kept a relationship with Columbia, a connection that may have motivated some ethically-questionable legislative maneuvering. In 2000, Gregg attached an amendment to an agriculture bill extending a patent for a biomedical process owned by Columbia. The patent […]
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