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Do I Still Yearn For My School Spirit?

A former Full-time tropics dweller, junior staff writer Timmy Wu has only two sweaters: one of Harvard, another, Yale. He elaborates on the microaggression he started to experience since the beginning of sweater weather. There is one thing that Sappho’s poetry and Columbia school spirit have in common: they both are either broken or lost. As […]

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Columbia’s Secret Clubhouse

Sometimes it’s all too easy to take Columbia’s status as an elite institution for granted. But why not take advantage of it instead? The Columbia Club in New York City—aka the “off-campus continuum of Columbia University’s intellectual, academic, and professional impact on New York City and the world”—sounds pretty dang fancy, but is it actually […]

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Actual Wisdom: Sam Moyn

Sam Moyn, a professor of intellectual history, does not like smart phones, and is not down to chat about cheese. He claims to be neither famous, special, nor wise, but we beg to differ. Here is his Actual Wisdom:  Justify your existence in 30 words or fewer: I teach existentialism in my classes, so I find it […]

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Morning Roundup: Emerging Relatively Unscathed

Even though Blair from Gossip Girl considers them her “holy trinity,” 2/3 of HYP are officially Big Losers now! (WSJ) (Bloomberg) Columbia, on the other hand, reports smaller losses. (Reuters) Morgan Stanley’s new CEO made it through the B-School. (WSJ) New York Fashion Week keeps on strutting its stuff, despite the recession. (NYT) And in […]

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Whoa, Whoa, Whoa: Men’s Basketball Wins Again

Against the predictions of the preseason pundits, the men’s basketball team continues to rack up the Ivy League victories, defeating Harvard 60-59 on Kevin Bulger’s last-second jumper.  The Lions again used a K.J. Matsui three-pointer (one of five in the first half) to take a one-point lead into the half. Harvard, though, led for almost […]

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A Public Service Announcement Concerning Hermione Granger

As some of our more movie-savvy readers have noticed, Hermione Granger (also known by the alias of “Emma Watson”) is currently touring the Ivy League, having already made stops at Harvard, Yale, and Brown (?), and provoking geeky analogies that Bwog certainly will not engage in. Though, just for the record, we would like to […]

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One More for the Books

According to an article by everyone’s favorite authority on colleges, US News and World Report, Columbia was nipped ever so slightly by Harvard this year for the top honor of being the university whose name appears most in global print and electronic media.  Hey, at least we trounced the rest of the Ivies, as Yale, […]

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Harvard President Resigns

After years of tumult, Larry Summers, president of Harvard will step down at the end of the semester. Remember, Bollinger was #2 for the Harvard job a few years ago. Certainly more on this story soon.

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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)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
I've been here since 1984, and I don't remember Reading Week ever being more (or less) than 3 days--am I (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019

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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)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
I've been here since 1984, and I don't remember Reading Week ever being more (or less) than 3 days--am I (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 10, 2019
Sorry, the professulas finally kept their promise that if Trump was elected, they would emigrate to CHina as organ donors. (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 9, 2019
This is a bigger root problem is the administration's inexplicable commitment to starting the term the day after Labor Day. (read more)
Callout: So, Where Are Our Grades?
January 9, 2019