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Bucketlist: Authoritarianism And The 1968 Protests

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or have a correction to make, please leave them in the comments. Recommended: The […]

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“Are You Ready to Die in Hamilton Hall?”: A Time to Stir

Sam Schube had the chance to revel in the mayhem of 1968 at a screening of a new J-School documentary. Mere hours after real-life protest flared up along Broadway, filmmaker (and J-School student) Paul Cronin brought students back to an era of a different sort of Columbia protest. He was on campus to screen sections […]

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Bwoglines: A Melange

That means “a motley assortment of things.” Seatbelts, everyone! Gulati says the U.S team was “capable of more” in the World Cup. Columbia is a partner in a jargon-y, confusing government project called the “NYC Media Lab.” Breaking: James Franco is self-important. He is also an artist. Joseph Stiglitz makes $109,919 a year is the […]

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What’s That Chanting?

2010, if you’re reading this in the middle of PrezBo’s speech, you kids look great out there. Want to know what that chanting was during MiMoo’s speech? About 30 construction workers were protesting CBA (Community Benefits Agreement) which will be, according to its Blogspot, “a private contract between a developer and a community coalition that […]

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Lecture Hop: Remembering ’68

Thirty-nine years ago this month, Columbia erupted into the now-legendary ’68 student riots. Last night, Fortune magazine’s international editor, Robert Friedman, spoke to Spec staffers about being the paper’s Editor-in-Chief during the crisis. Frequent Bwog contributor Armin Rosen was there to soak up his memories. I guess it’s a sign of progress that we can […]

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