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Bwog wishes it was easier to keep in touch with our old friend, CU Arts. That’s why we’re ecstatic to announce that the the folks at the Ticketing Information Center are willing to keep us updated on what arts events Columbia wants to see and hear. Presenting the first ever edition of QuickTix, including an […]
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Rebiya Kadeer, leader of the World Uighur Congress, has attracted plenty of international attention since the Chinese government accused her of orchestrating the Urumqui riots of July. Despite strict security measures, experienced Bwog contributor Mark Hay managed to get close enough to hear last night’s lecture, sponsored by CIRCA in 309 Havemeyer. Rebiya Kadeer is […]
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Take the Cannoli!

And enjoy the occasion for Godfather references. The formerly defunct La Societa Italiana is back in the game, and what says “new energy” like free make-your-own cannoli? Look out for the loud Italian music and red, green and white balloons today and tomorrow between 12 and 2pm on College Walk. 
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Horrified by the Swan Wars of Prospect Park Lake, Brooklynites man the front lines. (City Room) Apple receives patent for some pretty horrific-looking TV glasses. (Gawker) No online reports means no repairs to your housing. Yeah, shocker, we all rely on the internet.  (Spec) A horribly low turnout marked yesterday’s run-off elections. DeBlasio and Liu […]
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Tonight at 8 PM in Havemeyer 309, Rebiya Kadeer, the woman dubbed the “Uyghur Dalai Lama” and the famed advocate for minority rights in China, will speak at an event sponsored by Columbia International Relations Council and Association in conjunction with Columbia Political Union and Amnesty International.  She’s the President of the World Uyghur Congress, […]
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In its continued efforts to apologize for being white and western, Columbia has appointed another bureaucrat you’ll never actually meet: Dean Shollenberger just announced that Theresa Martinez will serve as the new Dean of Community Development and Multicultural Affairs.  Shollenberger explains that “students expressed a need for greater coordination of services that support co-curricular life […]
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Eva Suarez attends a plenary session of the Clinton Global Initiative, feels poor. This week marked the fifth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative — in other words, what the former President spends his time on when he’s not jetsetting with pretty ladies or hobnobbing with Kim Jong II. Clinton provides a forum for […]
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It’s the return of “In Defense Of…” Here, a writer defends something that most students consider useless, inferior, or downright loathsome. In doing so, Bwog hopes to bring you a new perspective, and give the subject the appreciation it deserves…or not. For the first installment of the new year, daily editor Liz Naiden defends all […]
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Nikhita Mahtani reports. Monday’s SGA meeting began with pleas for volunteers for Founder’s Day.  Soon after, the new First Year VP, Rachel Ferrari – apparently a “big listener” and “not very shy” — introduced herself. The meeting continued with updates from Katie Pallilo, Barnard ‘10 and SGA president.  Katie addressed her meeting with Carol Katzman […]
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Barnard girls just can’t decide who they want to be president — lets hope no one demands a recount (Spec). Rich people are getting old men arrested for trying to save cats (NY Post). Columbia students are allowed to go places no one else gets to go, but not on the South Lawn (Spec). Super […]
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  In a surprise move, CUIT has increased bandwidth quotas from 350 MB/hr to 1000 MB/hr download and from 180 MB/hr to 400 MB/hr upload. Not that Bwog advocates anything that could possibly get your hard drive reformatted, but if you happen to need to, say, download a 750mb .pdf from your professor, be glad […]
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Residents of the LLC (and Furnald), rejoice!  CUIT has just authorized a test program that allows you to do what you’ve already been doing. According to an email sent today by Kathryn Engelhardt, Systems Engineer Manager, the pilot program will allow students in Furnald, Hartley, and Wallach to connect their wireless routers to the University […]
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