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Bwog Finance: Trump’s Trade War

Bwog Finance does more than just your personal banking–we help explain world phenomena, too! Check out our latest column, offering a digestible overview of Trump’s trade war with China (and other countries). Remember, if you have questions or column topic ideas, email finance@bwog.com. If you read the news, or follow my twitter account, you may […]

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Bucketlist: Authoritarianism And The 1968 Protests

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or have a correction to make, please leave them in the comments. Recommended: The […]

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Bucketlist: Xi, Stalin And Tibet

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or have a correction to make, please leave them in the comments. Recommended: Decadents […]

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Bwoglines: A Pig For A Sausage

Happening in the world: Long Zhengyang, former assistant chief editor of the Hong Kong Commercial Daily revealed that he was “persecuted” for being supportive of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. (BBC) Happening in the city (or the state): Rockland County sheriff’s bomb squad removed 2 WWII-era grenades from Tappan Zee Manor Nursing Home. (NBC New […]

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Bwoglines: “They Took ‘Er Jobs!”

No,  that wasn’t an episode of South Park you tuned into on CNN last night. Regardless of whether you participated in a drinking game for last night’s debate, you all woke up with some type of headache. Between Trump’s repetitive, juvenile jabs and Hillary’s uncomfortable, forced laughter, I can assure you the debate did not do any wonders […]

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Bucket List: Political Reform, Financial Reform, and More Political Reform

Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump. Recommended “The Idea of Political Reform in Today’s China” Monday, February […]

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Bwoglines: Lack of Transparency Edition

Turns out Bank of America’s $5 monthly debit fee was actually an attempt to be more transparent, but consumer outrage killed the surcharge before it reached fruition. (Atlantic) The Murdochs, no strangers to lying to the public, could be in more trouble as new legal documents suggest that News Corp paid off victims once they realized their position was “perilous.” […]

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Get Cutouts, Get Cultured

Columbia University Libraries teamed up with Lincoln Center to bring you “Cinema China, Culture China,” an alliterative festival celebrating “the relationship between the United States and China through cinematic and cultural perspectives.” C^4 runs this week, October 17-21, and features film screenings, lectures, and performances by Chinese artists on campus and a film series at Lincoln Center. Back here […]

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LectureHop: China’s Not-So-Secret War

This past Tuesday, amid a captive audience of caffeinated law students and pedantic professors, Dr. Klaus Muehlhahn, discussed the history of Chinese national security policy.  Bwog’s Human Firewall Jenna Matecki brings us word from “Intelligence Wars: Security, Sovereignty, and Information in China, Ca. 1940.” Despite a thirty-minute kick-off of academic formalities and introductions, the audience […]

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Have Some Revolution With Your Free Food

Tonight at 8 PM in Havemeyer 309, Rebiya Kadeer, the woman dubbed the “Uyghur Dalai Lama” and the famed advocate for minority rights in China, will speak at an event sponsored by Columbia International Relations Council and Association in conjunction with Columbia Political Union and Amnesty International.  She’s the President of the World Uyghur Congress, […]

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Future Chinese Leaders Visit Columbia, Manhattan

The next Hu Jintao may be on campus right now. A delegation of China’s top university student body presidents is visiting New York this weekend to wrap up an Ivy Council-sponsored global leadership summit. Called the All-China Students’ Federation, what makes this group particularly important is its close ties to China’s leadership structure. Members of […]

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Thurman on Tibet: The Podcast

The Center for Buddhist Studies just released the recording of a panel entitled “Tibet’s Future… Does it Have One?” The discussion features prominent Tibet and Buddhism scholars Robert Thurman, John Kenneth Knaus, Amit A. Pandya, and John Tkacik. The roundtable is a particularly topical one: Last week, for the first time since 1989, ethnic Tibetans […]

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Status Anxiety

After weeks of breathless waiting, university administrators found out yesterday how their school fared this year on that outsized arbiter of institutional excellence, the US News and World Report college rankings. Nothing much changed, at least in the range Columbia cares about: the span between number one and number nine, where it’s been stuck for […]

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Could It Really Be That Simple?

This morning, an anonymous tipster weighed in on the origins of the “cHiNA?” graffiti that can be spotted in every other campus elevator: I thought you should know I have a theory that could possible solve the “CHINA?” elevator riddle. That is, what started it before the ignorant copy cats took over. It’s dorky and […]

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A Brief Diversion

Need a break from the harsh rigors of the housing lottery? Try Chinese mysticism! Using the power of the I Ching, the Bwog is empowered to give you a meaningless, random fortune based on your lottery number and the powers of our ancestors. Try it! Enter your lottery number:

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