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Thanksgiving is one week away, so take time out of your Saturday morning to get informed on current happenings and impress your extended family with your ability to have a finger on the pulse of current news.

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Happy Wednesday of NSOP! Hope you’re not too hungover and ready to conquer another day of scheduled programming–luckily, today doesn’t seem to be too packed. Remember: if you see/hear/do anything ridiculous, send it to us at tips@bwog.com or through our anonymous tip form. Today’s highlights: Scoops with Columbia College and Columbia Engineering Staff: Let professors serve […]

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Menna imparts her wisdom with her background in Under1Roof and Turath, asking us to never justify our own existence, and never second-guess whether or not we deserve to be in Columbia.  Name, School, Major, Hometown: Menna Elsayed, Columbia College, Sociology Major, French & Francophone Studies Concentrator. I grew up in the Bronx, NY and Cairo, […]

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A pretty daunting (and equivocal) title, eh? Strange titles don’t intimidate us! Last night we sent new staffer Raji Ganapathy all the way to Knox Hall to check out this art talk co-sponsored by the Columbia Center for Oral History Research and the Oral History Master of Arts Program. Here are her thoughts. As I […]

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Wilson: Part II

In this preview from the November issue of The Blue and White (on campus now!), senior editor Torsten Odland, CC ’15, continues the fictional saga of Columbia freshman Wilson. In this novella attempt, the pair navigate the L-train and discuss innocence lost. You can read the first installment of the series, in which Wilson and Andrew first […]

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Today is Wednesday, but Live at Lerner isn’t just for Wednesdays this week. Continuing their week-long music/food/happiness fest, Bacchanal, Postcrypt, and L@L will host the third day of Symposium, your get-fed and get-cultured pre-Bacchanal special. On the aural menu today is Tall, Tall Trees, a Brooklyn band that self-describes as having “evolved from a quirky bluegrass […]

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The Brooklyn Book Festival is taking place today until 6 p.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall.  All events-panels, forums, booths- are free to attend! Famous people, like Venus Williams and Sarah Silverman, will be there, along with Columbia’s own Professor Gary Shteyngart and Librarian Karen Green. Get your intellect on! Photo via Wikimedia Commons

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The Morningside minutiae in our little Bubble Above 110th Street is what keeps us together. The tiny parts of our neighborhood that make it both boring and wonderful would seem trivial to anyone on the outside.  Occasionally, we’ll be taking the time to share the minor details with you. The Entitled Sophomores indignantly note that […]

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Those needing to fulfill their New Year’s Resolution of finally getting off campus need look no further than the DUMBO Winter Pop-Up Market for a healthy dosage of outer borough fun. The Market is an indoor flea market housed in two buildings on Front Street in the trendy up-and-coming Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO (and by […]

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Hark! Bwog stumbled upon something new outside of everyone’s favorite place to wait online on Sunday mornings, Community Food & Juice: a new “stroller parking” section, which can be found outside the entrance along a metal bar of scaffolding. That’s right, here in New York City’s more family-friendly crevices, we don’t have parking for cars, […]

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A young woman and man meet outside Ferris and engage in a ferocious round of small talk. Girl: I only had one class today! So, yeah, I’m not too busy today. Guy: Oh man, awesome! Wow! You could do anything today. You could even go to Brooklyn! But only if she flies “second to the […]

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It’s never too late to rediscover your passion for trick-or-treating. For those of your new to New York (or new to post-adolescent trick-or-treating), Brooklyn native Mariela Quintana has the scoop on the borough’s best locations, as well as tips and tricks for uncovering the best candy. Tomorrow we’ll hear from Upper West Sider Eliza Shapiro.  […]

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Bwog’s food editor Jon Hill travels this week to Brooklyn to find a taste of Australia. Almost everyone these days seems to have a beef with beef. Cardiologists blame it for clogging arteries, animal rights advocates don’t like the way it’s processed, and environmentalists resent its carbon footprint. Beef has become a bad guy in […]

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Yesterday, in search of relatively cheap and relatively nice-looking dorm room staples, Bwog spent the dreary afternoon at Ikea, Red Hook’s biggest and brightest mega-store. And while the Ikea Red Hook was a sight to behold, the overall experience was a minor success for Bwog’s dorm room and major’s set-back for Bwog’s budget.  Here are […]

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In celebration of the beginning of High Holidays, Bwog offers a roundup of the city’s finest nosh purveyors.  Spice up your Rosh Hashanah spread with some alternatives to Zabars. Russ and Daughters If Westside’s lox doesn’t do it for you, then head to the Lower East Side for delicious smoked salmon in addition to a […]

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