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Breaking: 900 Square Feet Of Asbestos Found In Plimpton

It has been reported that Plimpton Hall, one of Barnard College’s residential housing locations, has an exterior foam layer containing asbestos wrapping around the building.  Students were shocked to come back to their suites yesterday evening to find a notice on the entrance door declaring that a removal procedure will be carried out from the […]

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Protest On 113th

Here’s a slightly blurry explanation of that enormous blowup insect reading “Shame on You” on 113th street, and it’s all because of McBain:

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The Dog Days

The summer is sliding by. Morton Williams is boycotting Turkish products. (Gothamist) This guy turned his GS admissions essay into a Kindle book, so we bought it. Highlight: “I have never smoked a cigarette, drank beer, or used any illegal drugs.” (Amazon) All old campus buildings still have asbestos, and are continuing treatments begun this spring. […]

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Asbestos: Bad for People

This strange crate-box-plywood container sat on the Mudd 8 with an onerous warning affixed: DANGER ASBESTOS.  Just, like, hold your breath or something while you walk by. Isn’t asbestos bad for you?  And didn’t scientists figure that out?  Let’s just hope they’re talking about asbestos removal.  Once this thing is out of the hallway we […]

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Bwoglines: Really? After All This Time Edition

The long-awaited Maoz on Broadway still causes a stir, along with a mention of NOM^3. (NYMag) People still can’t figure out how to make those pesky MetroCards work. (WSJ) The MTA budget is still being cut. (NYT) New Yorkers still have no compassion for people dying on the streets. (BBC) And we still cannot get […]

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Wien Not Breathing Easy

  Photo by ESN Bwog’s Airborne Contaminants Team has finally confirmed, after days of close analysis, that the sign posted on the Wien bulletin board earlier this week does indeed contain the word “asbestos.” We’re all gonna die! Well, maybe only those of us who like to hang out anywhere that smells of the good […]

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In Case You Hadn’t Heard

Because a few interesting tidbits have been coming over the alias, and we’re tired of talking about grades too. – We may have forgotten about the Minuteman dust-up, but the members of New York Immigration Control and Enforcement (a few of whom were in Roone on the fateful night) couldn’t let it go. According to […]

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