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Some kind souls are giving out free ice pops on Low steps. Go nab some while it’s hot!

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Riverside Church is collecting food on 110th Street. Give if you can! Image via Wikimedia Commons

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Come one, come all for free cupcakes! Not actually – this only applies to you if you have a ratty, unwanted, or unfashionable coat lying around (which we know you do) and can carry it to the ProjectHealth Coat Drive between today and Saturday (which you probably can). If you do bring over your old […]

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The CU Dance Marathon finally wrapped up at 4:00 PM today after 28 hours of the “Cha-Cha Slide,” a bhangra lesson, and pretty much every Top 40 dance hit since 1985.  Sadly, Bwog missed the rumored Judah Friedlander appearance. But the good news is the grand total raised: $50,020 by over 80 dancers for the […]

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The Columbia University Dance Marathon is already 3/14 (or 21.4%) done!  Bwog suggests you go on and Electric Slide your way down to Lerner soon, because there are only twenty-two more hours to see all your favorite people shakin’ that thang for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.  In fact, 30 Rock aficionados should hustle […]

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The 9th annual Dance Marathon will be shaking down this weekend, from Saturday at noon to Sunday at 4pm. That�s 28 hours of straight dancing for charity � to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The event has become Columbia�s biggest annual fundraiser, having raised $338,000 for the Foundation throughout the years. There will […]

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Maybe you made some new friends at your internship or job over the summer, how nice for you. Professor to the Stars Jeffrey Sachs has made some new best friends and oh, they are awesome. Here’s our Jeff Sachs (right) with famous people John Mayer (he of smoldering stare on the left), and Jennifer Aniston […]

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The Life of Relay

There’s a lot of talk about  Columbia students being too fortunate for our own good.   That may or may not be true.  But  there is no question, we got lucky today.  Columbia students could not have asked for a more ideal afternoon for Relay for Life.  The event began at noon and will continue until […]

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Hurry! From 6-9 tonight, the Blue Key Society hosts a competitive, campus wide Spelling Bee in the Wien Lounge.  ROAR, LION, ROAR! [Results after the jump!] For almost every student, Spellcheck is an indispensable tool. Thanks to Bill Gates and his brainchild, Microsoft Word, the once tedious process of editing a paper for spelling errors […]

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Matt Damon-fucking comedienne Sarah Silverman is coming to Lerner Hall! Silverman will be performing stand-up on May 9th to benefit Project ALS, an organization which benefits Lou Gerhig’s Disease research. Tickets are a minimum of $100 each (and $500 for a VIP ticket), so if you’re feeling really (really) generous, best to book early. 

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Scrabulous devotees beware: Bwog newcomer Mariela Quintana shares a cautionary tale of addiction, rehabilitation, and quasi-salvation in the form of a charity Scrabble tournament. For many a puzzler, the insatiable need for crosswords can spiral into an addiction.  Like any nasty habit, crosswording starts as a leisure activity and spawns into an all-consuming compulsion, driving […]

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With Thanksgiving a distant memory and our 39 day winter break on the horizon, the holiday season is officially upon us. No matter your non-secular celebration of choice come December, campus groups are affording everyone the opportunity to do good deeds. Karma: the gift that keeps on giving.  Today in Lerner there is a veritable […]

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Students who log on to the Dining Services website to complete a quality-assurance survey are in for a special treat. Columbia is going to donate ten cents to the charity of your choice! Ten cents?! You might think. That’s vaguely offensive and pathetic! But wait! You can take the survey as many times as you […]

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Cheese for charity

At 4 pm Sunday, JJ’s place is the launch spot for a student group with a name that cuts to the heart of student charity – the “Feel Good” project, through which grilled cheese sandwiches are sold in order to raise money for world hunger. It is a known fact that eating grilled cheese sandwiches, […]

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