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BwogSalon: The Journal of Global Health

Like that frathlete you met a few weeks ago at the Heights, Bwog doesn’t really want to be exclusive right now. That’s why we’re bringing back BwogSalon, a feature in which we invite other publications to share an article from a recent issue. So sit back, don’t relax, and procrastinate your studies with the following […]

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BunsenBwog: Summer of Science II

Columbia scientists take no vacations! Defying conventional medical technology, one Columbia engineer has decided to build his way out of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa. The mChip, now passing its fourth year of testing, aims to deliver the diagnostic capabilities of a full-fledged lab to patients on a hundred-dollar chip. In case that’s not impressive, […]

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Philadelphia and a Free Dinner

CU Dance Marathon and Student Global AIDS Campaign are sponsoring a screening of the movie Philadelphia and a free dinner tonight from 7pm to 10pm in the Satow Room in Lerner. Cuisine details remain a mystery, but the movie is a “1993 American drama inspired by the true story of Geoffrey Bowers, an attorney who sued […]

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Today is World AIDS Day

Right now, until 3pm, the Student Global AIDS Campaign is hanging out on the Lerner Ramps, spreading info about testing, stigma reduction and policy updates.  Free Starbucks coffee as well as desserts/baked goods are there too too!  While you’re there you can sign a petition and make calls to Obama asking him to come through on […]

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Free Food, in Cupcake Form

At 8 PM in the Dodge Room of Earl Hall, you’ll find red velvet cupcakes and people doing good things. The Student Global AIDS Campaign is letting cupcake-eaters know how they can get involved with the campaign against HIV/AIDS. Bring your friends! UPDATE (9:30) FeelGoodCU is grilling cheeses in the satow room in Lerner! Photo […]

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Free Food: AIDS Awareness and Marriage Equality

Lots o’ free food coming atcha tonight. At 8pm in the Dodge Room at Earl Hall, Fatima Tsiouris (from the Mailman School of Public Health) will speak on “the burden of HIV/AIDS on women and children: transmission and treatment.” Thai food and snacks will be in abundance. Facebook event here. From there, dash over to […]

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Dance Marathon Results

The CU Dance Marathon finally wrapped up at 4:00 PM today after 28 hours of the “Cha-Cha Slide,” a bhangra lesson, and pretty much every Top 40 dance hit since 1985.  Sadly, Bwog missed the rumored Judah Friedlander appearance. But the good news is the grand total raised: $50,020 by over 80 dancers for the […]

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CUDM Is Going Strong

The Columbia University Dance Marathon is already 3/14 (or 21.4%) done!  Bwog suggests you go on and Electric Slide your way down to Lerner soon, because there are only twenty-two more hours to see all your favorite people shakin’ that thang for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.  In fact, 30 Rock aficionados should hustle […]

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EyePoke: Dead Tree, New Leaf Edition

Spectator has been having some internet troubles of late–Editor Tom Faure says they’re “reconstructing” and “a little sloppy in the day to day stuff”–so Eye‘s front page is up, but not yet the articles. Meanwhile, it’s the last issue for the magazine’s current staff. Round of applause! “Hipster rag” no longer? (page 2) But always […]

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QuickSpec: Better Late than Never Edition

If you were surprised to find a Bwog sans Quickspec this morning, have no fear for QuickSpec is here, as the Spectator was a tad delayed in updating their website today, maybe just because of all of the breaking NROTC hooplah on campus. NROTC at Columbia.  Just like a coin-flip. “Healthy Aging Centers,” aging all […]

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Ensuciamos. We fucked up.

CORRECTION to earlier post: It appears that our source on the statistic that 13 out of 57 people tested for HIV yesterday must have misheard: according to a staff member at the Gay Health Advocacy Project, Bronx AIDS Services (who provided the HIV antibody testing) clarified that only 29 people were tested–none positive. For future […]

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Conoce. Know.

SEE CORRECTION ABOVE. As part of Black History Month, there was a blood-free HIV testing event on College Walk today (Wednesday) in order to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic in the African-American community. It was open to the community, and we’re not sure how many test-ees were Columbia affiliates and how many weren’t, but […]

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