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Bwoglines: Corporate Sponsorship Edition

We’d like to take this moment to thank our sponsors Bloomberg steps up after Komen for the Cure backs down on breast cancer screening. (The New York Observer) Another type of cancer. (The Raw Story) PrezBo would not be happy with the treatment of journalists yesterday on Capitol Hill. (Huff Po) The economy might just be […]

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Because We’ve All Been Craving “Glam Food” Lately

If you want high fashion with your free food, catwalk your way over to Satow Room on Lerner’s fifth floor from 4-6 pm today. CU Couture is putting on a make-over extravaganza starring 7 of your classmates, before and after photos, and lots of strutting of one’s stuff. The event, which features professional Fashion Week […]

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Med Center Student Researching His Own Cancer

If the end of the weekend’s got you down, pick up those spirits with the following story from the Chicago Tribune. Last December, after being urged to get a neurological scan by his mother, the 23-year-old received the results: he had glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain tumor (median survival: just over a year), […]

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QuickSpec: Almost There Edition

Living in a thriving Democracy means having your NROTC vote stolen. Native American Columbia students, voiceless no longer.  Have you taken a gander at MARSLAC?  Sing along: “Oh, who owns New York?” Columbia on its way to discovering the cure to cancer. Catch your first glimpse of the new permanent dean of the medical school […]

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AltSpec: Horrible Horrible Dangers Edition

Columbia has long had a penchant for the hazardous. Shopping carts, to your hands.  Just by touching them, you risk diarrhea and worse. Sleep deprivation, to your heart.  Nearly everyone with a college degree will probably have a heart attack 50 years after graduation. Cancer drugs, to your fetuses.  But now, the miraculous techniques of […]

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QuickSpec: Smorgasbord Edition

State Assemblyman confirms what everyone already knows, Morningside Heights is old and has lots of pretty buildings. Iraq activists: Ring my bell, wash my flag. Columbia’s killing cancer.  Cool! Columbia students are hot for Hookah. Smart Women Securities for Females in Finance. GSSC election circus continues.   

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(Cancer + Fundraising) Sunshine = Rollicking Good Time

Unless you’ve been closeted in the stacks all day, you probably heard the shindig out on the Plaza, which will raise lots and lots of money ($64,445 and counting) to benefit the American Cancer Society. It’s also rather entertaining for passersby, with various field-day type activities filling every corner of the quad. More pictures after […]

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