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Bwog has now entered the dictionary and was featured by the New York Times–sort of. Thanks to a tip from a handy-dandy commenter, we discovered a NYT blog post on vocabulary introducing ‘unbwogable‘ into the English lexicon. According to the post: ‘Unbwogable (adj): unshakable or indomitable–from the Kenyan word bwogo, meaning scare or shake.’ The […]
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The Varsity Show and the Blue and White are looking for experienced graphic artists who are comfortable using Adobe Photoshop to clean up photos and make them illustration-quality (see examples at right).  Your skills will be put to use in designing the images in the Varsity Show program.  If you’re interested, please email bweditors@columbia.edu immediately.
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Housing just announced the appointment times for Suite Selection. Appointments will be in John Jay Lounge and start at 9:30AM on March 30th and continue at two minute intervals until 4:30 every weekday through the seventh of April.  Don’t be late, and, if you’re assigning a proxy to pick a suite for you, make sure […]
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 -Photo via Biojobblog.com How bad is the economy? Even the coffee lackeys are going to be out of work. For the 2009 internship season, companies are hiring almost 21 percent fewer interns. In a double shaft to college students everywhere, the number of applicants for these positions has increased by around the same percentage. That […]
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Free tacos and classical music on Lerner Ramps RIGHT NOW! Hurry! (And yes, this is the same photo we used two weeks ago. Our tipster says it’s the same setup).
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 -Photo via The Eye Columbia imports a student from the army… …and a student who doesn’t want the ‘college experience.’ Going to college is probably not the best way to accomplish that.  TV has unrealistic characters? That’s not possible! Plus, we’re trying to bring in a linguistics program.
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 -Photo via Medicaltourismmag.com Today is the last day to switch your classes to pass/fail, so if the pre-spring break midterm you just got back was not quite what you expected, switch now or take the letter grade. Bwog’s chief grading transition expert Julia Mix Barrington alerted us that, for Barnard students, the switch to pass/fall […]
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 -Photo via Failblog.org The MTA is raising fares and cutting service. The M96 is the slowest bus in the City. And the person with the best lottery number is studying abroad!
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CU Assassins has finally come to a bloody, ruthless end. “The Commissioners” have informed the participants via email that Team “Teamname” officially won the game with three Agents still alive when Agent Claytoya murdered Agent bearclaw at 1:30pm today. Though the last kill appears to be a clean one, the recent animosity over unclear kills […]
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To aid you all in the existential crises at hand (Wien or McBain… oh the horrors) Bwog’s Special Inebriated Stunts Correspondent Jon Hill has been tracking stumbles, drunk dials, puke incidents and blackouts for months to bring you the complete breakdown of every dorm on your list by Blood Alcohol Level. Long live the atrocious […]
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Just so you know, the guy sitting next to you in lecture might be able to build a robot that could kill you in 10 seconds flat. But if he can do that, he’s probably also more concerned with building a super-cool robot designed to kick other robots’ butts in a national robotics competition.  This […]
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Earlier today, as reported by City Room, the board of the MTA voted to both raise fares and cut back on services. The widely-expected move comes amid a serious budget crunch, exacerbated because the MTA is required to have a balanced budget. Local officials claim that this was a necessary step, especially after the state […]
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