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It’s been seven years since 9/11, and the city’s firefighters still come here, to Firemen’s Memorial on 100th St. and Riverside. The Ground Zero memorial is restricted to those from FDNY 343 and their family members. “It’s sad that an event like this has to bring us all out,” said Officer Pat McNeely, from Ottawa, […]

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Bwog snuck into Roone to see all the exciting preparations for tomorrow’s Service Spectacular. There are about 20 people inside working on installing cameras, television screens, and mysterious black sercrecy curtains shrouding the Broadway entrance to Lerner. There are also a few important looking people on stage discussing logistics of the chairs and American flag […]

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The second installment of Bwog correspondent Alex Weinberg’s exploration of the mental attack of 9-11 conspiracy theorists. On September 8th, I went to Ground Zero and met with a number of 9/11 conspiracy theorists. They were generally young, white, educated males who lived far away from New York City. They were all very polite, if […]

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Six Years Ago

According to the University’s Upcoming Events calendar, Columbia isn’t formally organizing any 9/11 memorial services or moments of silence. There is, however, this commemoration at the New York Historical Society, as well as events being held all day today at the park adjacent to Ground Zero.

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In which Bwog freelancer Rob Trump, who brought you a Chabon review and enlightened July 4 commentary, learns to love America. Forgive me if this seems insensitive, but for the last few years I have been thoroughly sick of hearing, talking, and thinking about 9/11.  I was tired of pop-sociology articles and works of art […]

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In other news from Cambridge, Bwog recently became aware of a most excellent method of commemorating the heroes of September 11th. How are MIT geeks so wonderful? Why is the Low Dome never graced by random objects? And how, how did they do it?  

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In Memoriam, 9/11

Beginning at 8:30 today, Students United for America, “a nonpartisan organization promoting community service and global debate” have been holding their annual sundial reading of the names of 9/11 victims.    A reading of the number of people who have died in their names since then, anyone? 

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