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Bwog’s people report that the other car that got rear-ended stopped near the next intersection going downtown. What’s with all the accidents on Broadway? Photos by Hans Hyttinen and Yenny Su

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A tipster sends Bwog this photo of a FedEx truck vs. fire hydrant outside Appletree. And the aftermath, at around 1 PM:

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At around 6:30, three cars, including a taxi, were involved in an accident on the east side of Broadway and 115th St. The scene is pretty much cleared now, except for a few cops taking down license plate numbers and talking with the drivers. Another cop walked into the street with a broom and dustpan […]

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Daily Editor Anna Kelner reports that, about half an hour ago, a student was taken away by paramedics after an apparent frisbee accident.   No word yet on the student’s condition.

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Columbia PhD graduate/ Google search engineer Sasha Blair-Goldensohn is making headlines all over the Big Apple as he recovers from being hit by a falling branch while in Central Park. Yesterday, according to the Daily News, “Blair-Goldensohn, 33, a Google engineer and father of two young children, was walking to work through the park Wednesday […]

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Eyewitnesses have informed Bwog that there’s currently a Waterfall Situation on McBain 5. Apparently, a pipe has burst in the building and the water is streaming through the ceiling. But at least there is Community Building! Look at these smiling students in their Columbia apparel! Truly a moment for the University brochure.  

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Bwog is receiving reports from Blue and White alumnus James Wiliams that a car crashed into the front of Indus Valley, located on the southeast corner of 100th and Broadway. Police have already begun dismantling the car. Standby for more pictures and details as they come in.    UPDATE 3:45 PM: Bwog just returned from […]

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Fiat Justitia

Bwog informant “please remove my name” forwarded us an email from one litigious young graduate who slipped and fell in front of the library a few years ago. Naturally, she’s suing Columbia and currently in the midst of trying to amass other slip victims to stregnthen her case. It is, after all, the American way. […]

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Gather round Columbia, we heard a harrowing tale from SSN breach survivor John Davisson. It seems the free credit monitoring service that your administration has provided is giving identity thieves one more shot to steal your personal information if they were busy from February 2007 to May 2008. “I called Identity Guard to activate my Columbia-bought-and-paid-for “CREDITPROTECTX®” […]

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Cupcakes: The all-purpose graphic! Perfect for film reviews. And articles about cupcakes. Barnard flooded with drawings of stick figures burning bras Also: an actual flood GSSC VP resigns, explains “I have an off-campus apartment now […] I can only do so many things at once.”

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A bit of belated news (as Bwog staff members also must make journeys to their respective motherlands), but it seems that there has been an accident! As for the “details to follow,” as far as we know they haven’t quite followed yet, although such incidents on the last day of finals do create potential imagined […]

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Bwog received notice that there’s been a major car accident on the corner of 114th and Broadway involving a yellow taxi cab and a car full of apparently Columbia students. At the scene: highly emotional cab driver, several kids still stuck in the car, two or three people taping it all, and various medical, fire, and […]

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Bork This

Twenty years ago yesterday, the US Senate rejected Robert Bork‘s nomination to the Supreme Court. Turns out he wouldn’t have gotten there at all were it not for the old Columbia School of Journalism, which wouldn’t recognize his degree from the University of Chicago when he tried to apply. “That irritated me a little bit, […]

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Anna Corke reports: There is a gas leak on the 9th floor of Schermerhorn. Art History Department Manager on the phone with Maintenance: Has anyone done anything about the gas leak on the 9th floor? There’s a class happening up there and no one has told them to leave. Some of the students are getting […]

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