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The Columbia Divest for Climate Justice (CDCJ) met last evening with the Board of Trustees to discuss a proposal CDCJ has written “for divestment from the top 200 publicly-traded fossil fuel companies,” according to an email CDCJ wrote Bwog last night. CDCJ sent the proposal to Columbia’s Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI). The […]

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SEAS ’14 just can’t seem to get this election thing down. Lots has happened with regards to the 2014 ESC Council these past few days, and we provide a brief summary: While Kathy Sun did beat out Akshay Shah for President of SEAS ’14 last Wednesday, she did not actually win the popular vote. In […]

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SGA: A-Hinks Comin’ Atchya

Zoë Camp tells all! Of course, the night’s main point of interest was the revelation of the Greek Life poll results. But last night’s SGA meeting had other notable moments. Big Bossy Lady DSpar stopped by the meeting for about an hour to address a number of questions and to give attendees an update on […]

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The Committee on Global Thought, a Columbia organization, hosted a conference called “Sovereign Wealth Funds and Other Long-Term Investors: A New Form of Capitalism?” yesterday and today. If you didn’t hear about it, you just must not be cool or something. Today the University hosted talks from former Vice President Al Gore and billionaire George […]

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One of the greatest perks of an Ivy League education is having all sorts of guest lecturers and talks hosted right on campus. Yet many of these great talks are not publicized enough. Enter Bucket List, a weekly feature that aggregates these events in a single location that will hopefully make you realize, like Bwog […]

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Holy smokes! Barnard students just received an email from Dean Denburg, saying that the World Leaders Forum will host an event with Al Gore this Tuesday. The full email is below. Columbia students still haven’t gotten the email, but this email says registration is open to Columbia, Barnard and Teacher’s College. Register tomorrow at 9 AM, […]

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Subway riders have tea parties and pretend its the Great Depression, sans breadlines (HuffPo). Al Gore is to would-be Bloomberg assassin as Holden Caulfield is to Mark David Chapman (Gothamist). Cue the orchestral backdrop — Phil Spector has made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, among greats like Abba, Jimmy Cliff, the […]

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In case you were curious about what other things came up in the last 24 hours or so:   Robert Kraft, alumnus and New England Patriots owner extraordinaire, just donated a crapload of money to Columbia Athletics ($5 million, to be exact). Consequentially, Lawrence A. Wein Stadium has become the Stadium Formerly Known as Wein, […]

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