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Spec Goes Mostly Digital

fbv807: “Abby, Michael, and Steven announcing the exciting next phase of @columbiaspec at an all-staff meeting: it will be the first Ivy paper to drop its print edition in favor of a web-first journalism reality. Paper will print weekly starting fall 2014.” Spec is currently holding a huge meeting in its office. According to a […]

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Hazing Scandal Costs ZBT Their Charter

Earlier tonight, the Spectator reported that an unidentified Greek organization would lose its charter because of a hazing incident. Details concerning the nature of the infraction and the specific organization have not yet been disclosed by administrators or the Inter-Greek Council, though one commenter speculated that it was Zeta Beta Tau. Columbia defines hazing as an action […]

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Find Another Way to Procrastinate

Update: Spec has returned from its time off/defeated the malware, and is no longer blocked by Google Chrome. At last, your endless cycle of Top Sites surfing is complete again. Apparently not all Columbians appreciate the ideas of “break” and “being away” and keep coming back to check campus news like addicts to an opium den.  We […]

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Two New Sororities Coming to Columbia…Eventually

Late last night, we a tip of the anonymous sort that PanHell (Columbia’s PanHellenic Council, the umbrella group for the AXO, DG, SDT, and Theta sororities) will be choosing between four sororities that want to establish chapters at Columbia: Kappa Kappa Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta, Alpha Omicron Pi, and Zeta Tau Alpha. Two of these […]

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CUCR’s Executive Board Addresses Media

The Columbia University College Republicans have released a new statement unequivocally denying claims that the organization was in the process of inviting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to speak on campus. Notably, this letter has been signed by every CUCR board member. Yesterday, we responded to the Spectator headline, “CUCR plans to invite Ahmadinejad to campus” with […]

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Ahmadinejad NOT Invited to Campus, Bwog Confirms

Contrary to the Columbia Daily Spectator’s top headline, “College Republicans plan to invite Ahmadinejad,” the Iranian president has not been invited to speak at Columbia by CUCR. Spec quotes from a supposed letter of invitation from CUCR to the Iranian dictator as a source. Bwog too received this “leak” on February 14th, and confirmed its […]

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Spec Segues

It’s that time of the year again. We whip out our handkerchiefs, and pen some prose in honor of the changing Managing Board of the Columbia Daily Spectator. Congratulations to departing Editor Sam Roth, Managing Editor Michele Cleary, and Publisher Aditya Mukerjee, and a hearty welcome to the new fearless leaders. Pinkberry all round! Editor in Chief: […]

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Professors With(out) Benefits

Our dear university, hit hard by the recession, has been searching for ways to cut expenses. With assistance from consulting firm McKinsey, they’ve been weighing their options, some of which so upset Michele Moody-Adams that (have you heard?) she resigned as Dean of the Columbia College. While these recommendations have not been made public—and perhaps shall […]

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From the Issue: Ben Cotton

We continue to respect our heritage/amorous affair with our mother-magazine, The Blue & White by posting each issue of the magazine online. The latest issue, available this week around campus, is a cornucopia of delights: an interview with Dean Peter Awn; the quixotic quest for a Quidditch team; and a reflection on Columbia’s recent media malaise. In Campus Characters, the Blue & White […]

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Bwoglines: The Serious and the Silly Edition

With a vote on Columbia’s Baker Field building plans in Inwood coming next week, community members have posted an online petition calling for more concessions from the university. (Manhattan Times) Manning Marable, SIPA professor of history and public affairs and founding director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies, passed away yesterday. Marable […]

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LectureHop: Arianna Huffington, Joan Didion and the Speccies

Print journalism enthusiasts Claire Sabel and Carolyn Ruvkun scored invites to CSAAD, Columbia Spectator’s Annual Awards Dinner, held this year at the Columbia Club in midtown. Speccies schmoozed, Arianna Huffington charmed, and hobnobbing ensued. “Journalism is not a spectator sport,” declared Arianna Huffington. It was an unfortunate choice of words, since the media mogul was […]

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Bwoglines: Mostly The Worst of Times Edition

A mixed bag of news graces this morning’s bwoglines, but except for the announcement that Arianna Huffington will present the keynote address at the Columbia Spectator’s Annual Awards Dinner, it’s pretty much the worst of times. A winter storm warning is in effect till Wednesday evening.  University weather related updates say, as we’d expect, school’s […]

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Print Journalism Lives!

It’s that time of the year when we post the new Spec managing board and people on Spec and their supportive suitemates write lots of comments like “Go Hallie!” and “I love you Jake, lol remember that time when we stayed at the Spec office sooo late rofl.” So here we are again. A hearty […]

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Things You Should Pretend You Already Knew

Sometimes, fresh-people, in a seminar, or at a party, someone will reference something that used to exist and doesn’t anymore, and you will have to nod your head or laugh knowingly. Ah yes, Morningside is like, so gentrified, you will say. We asked alumni of The Blue and White and Bwog for places, events, and […]

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Magazine Preview: Melissa Repko, Campus Character

You might not know the following figure–but you should.  In Campus Characters, The Blue and White introduces you to a handful of Columbians who are up to interesting and extraordinary things and whose stories beg to be shared.  If you’d like to suggest a Campus Character, send us an email at editors@theblueandwhite.org. ”After Buffalo, anything was […]

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