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Bwog In Bed: Screenprint Your Stress Away Edition

Bwogline: Last Saturday, Patricio Manuel became the first openly trans man to compete in a professional boxing match in the U.S. Manuel, 33, said he’s been in love with the sport since first stepping into the ring when he was in high school. He won the fight against Hugo Aguilar, but the crowd booed and […]

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Lecture Hop: Size Is Not Everything

On Friday night, Columbia Astronomy Outreach held their bi-monthly public lecture and stargazing series. Bwogger Mary Clare Greenlees went to find the answer to the old question, does size really matter? Moiya McTrier, a third year Ph.D. student, presented on whether or not size matters when using telescopes, and how it helps with her research […]

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Bwoglines: The King Helps You Cross The Road Edition

Happening in the World: Elvis Presley was stationed in the town of Friedburg, Germany from October 1958 to March 1960 while serving in the United States Army. To celebrate the King of Rock and Roll, Friedberg has used his image to create three pedestrian traffic lights. The ‘walk’ sign has the shadow of Presley dancing, […]

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Bwoglines: December The First Edition

Happening in the World: After Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko assumed martial powers following a ‘maritime skirmish in the Kerch Strait’ in which Russian warships fired on Ukrainian navy vessels, he issued an order barring Russian men of military age from entering the country. On Friday, Poroshenko tweeted that this was done in order to prevent […]

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Bwoglines: Gay Art Makes The Big Bucks Edition

Happening in the World: On Thursday, two of Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet ministers “quit her government.” This included Dominic Raab, the chief negotiator on the withdrawal from the European Union. These decisions not only predict doom for Brexit, but also for her leadership. Raab’s departure has the ability to damage May’s authority, as it […]

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Bwoglines: That’s The Way The Cookie Crumbles Edition

Happening in the World: On Friday, former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos was sentenced to a minimum of 42 years in prison for creating private foundations to hide money she and her husband stole from the Philippines while in power. The government successfully recovered $658 million that was hidden in Swiss financial institution, […]

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Bwoglines: Rainy Day Edition

Get your Bwoglines here! Straight to your email! With little to no effort, what’s not to love? Happening in the World: On Thursday, the Parliament of Ethiopia unanimously voted to elected Sahle-Work Zewde as President. She is the first woman to ever be elected to the position, although it is considered to be a primarily ceremonial […]

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LectureHop: Space Vacation Destinations Before You Die A Horrible Death

Last night, Columbia Astronomy Outreach held their bi-monthly lecture and stargazing series. This week’s guest was Jana Grcevich, who received her Ph.D. in Astronomy from Columbia and now works as a freelance Data Scientist and author. Hear what Bwogger Mary Clare Greenlees thought about the Vacation Guide to the Solar System. After a Friday filled […]

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Bwoglines: Big Jackpot Energy

Sign up for Bwogletter! Bwog’s new newsletter that keeps you updated once a week on what’s going on in the Columbia community! Happening in the World: Last week, Australia’s ‘Sex Discrimination Act of 1984,’ which allows private religious schools (which receive government funding) to discriminate against teachers and students because of their sexuality and gender […]

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A Love Letter To The Design Center

Bwogger Mary Clare Greenlees loves the Design Center and thinks that you should too. Full Disclosure: She also works there.  To the Design Center in the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning, First, I would like to thank BarnardWorks for bringing us together. While searching for a job I came across the […]

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Bwoglines: Clerical Disappointment And Broken Doors Edition

Do you check your email? Are you a big fan of Bwog? Join our Bwogletter! Happening in the World: After spending two years in a Turkish prison, American pastor, Andrew Brunson, was released. He was one of the reported tens of thousands of people arrested following the failed coup in 2016. He was accused of espionage and […]

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Bwoglines: Physics And A Guilty Verdict Edition

Love Bwog? So do we! To get more Bwog content right to YOUR email, sign up for our brand new and revolutionary newsletter, Bwogletter. Happening in the World: For just the third time in 117 years, and the first time in 54 years, the Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to a woman! Dr. Donna Stirckland, […]

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Bwoglines: Hopping Rovers Edition

Happening in the World: Japan’s Space Agency has successfully landed two rovers on the surface on Ryugu, an asteroid more than 200 million miles away from Earth. These two rovers stand at a whopping 3 inches tall. To get around the surface on the asteroid, these tiny, yet mighty asteroids hop around because any other […]

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Lecturehop: Telling Time In Space

Astronomer and Linguist Mihir Kulkarni, a graduate student at Columbia University, spoke in Pupin Hall for the first big event hosted by Columbia Astronomy Outreach this academic year called “Clocks of the Universe.” The night consisted of a lecture, a 3D virtualization, and stargazing, which was unfortunately canceled due to weather. New Bwoggers Michael Beltz […]

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Bwoglines: Lesbian Films And The United Nations Edition

Happening in the World: A Kenyan high court lifted the ban on ‘Rafiki’, which focuses on a same-sex relationship between characters Kena and Ziki. The film was banned “due to its homosexual theme and clear intent to promote lesbianism in Kenya contrary to the law” as stated by the film board. The film was originally screened […]

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It has been this way for at least fifty years, this is nothing new. School does start the Tuesday after (read more)
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