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GREEK BΣΔΤS: Words from Onyx and Lambda

And here we have a lot of words from Onyx and Lambda, courtesy of Lambda, regarding the GREEK BΣΔΤS controversy. Click on the links to download the different statements; it’s way too many words for us to copy-paste here, but we’ll give you some highlights. Lambda has provided us with (uncensored) video from the performance. […]

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Administrators Scold the Band

The Columbia Marching Band has not always been known for their political correctness, and this time around it seems as if they have taken their controversial humor a step too far. Many people were offended by their Orgo Night “Gaza Strip: everyone wants a piece” promo fliers and took to notifying the administration. Following this, […]

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Bwoglines: Cue Controversy Edition

Steve Jobs released a second version of the iPad yesterday. Other tablets cower. The highlights: two cameras (front/back), FaceTime, up to 9 times faster, and a 10-hour battery life. Plus, just in time for Spring Break, it’s now 33 percent thinner! (WSJ, Apple, Gizmodo, PC World) In a Supreme Court battle between funeral protesters and […]

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Joseph Massad Can Relax

In April, we reported that rumors both on campus and in print were suggesting that Professor Joseph Massad would soon be granted tenure. Now, everyone’s favorite tabloid/monitor-of-all-Columbia-controversies, the New York Post, reports (via HuffPo) that Massad has been granted tenure.  In an article neutrally-entitled “Columbia Tenures An Israel Basher,” columnist Jacob Gershman writes that Columbia […]

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Media Mini-Roundup!: The Boss Speaks

And by The Boss we mean Bwog-fave Bruce Robbins, whose ruminations on Columbia’s dearth of academic freedom made it into this week’s edition of The Nation. Esther Kaplan’s penetrating investigation of Fair Alma revealed a brewing crisis in contemporary academia: fringe right-wing groups holding controversial events on campuses. And dear God does the future look bleak. Elsewhere, […]

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Is there something in the water?

UPDATE: Letter from VP Dirks, Dean Quigley and Navratil included after jump. Bwog just got a copy of this blast email that went out to GS students. From: Mary McGee Date: Oct 11, 2007 4:29 PM Subject: **Vandalism in Lewisohn Hall To all GS students:  It is very distressing to report that anti-semitic graffiti was […]

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Overheard: Wednesday Edition

Two female first-years were overheard bringing new meaning to “innocent until proven guilty” near the John Jay elevators: Girl 1: “My dad works with one of the Duke lacrosse players who got in trouble.” Girl 2: “Really? Which one?” Girl 1: “The really hot one.”

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The Price of Loyalty?

The internets are afire with talk of this weekend’s “Modern Love” column in the NY Times, authored by one Ashley Cross, a reputed student at our very own university. The mysterious Ms. Cross, who could not be located by Facebook, Columbia directory, or truly thorough Googling (unless she happens to own this site), has come […]

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A beautiful day for an Intifada

This being the sixth anniversary of the Al-Aqsa intifada, a bunch of Palestinian sympathizers have gathered on the sundial, wearing kaffiyehs and angrily puffing on cigarettes. Socialists, Palestinian nationals, and Mealac majors/TA’s are all in full force. Also, overhead, the sweet sounds of political/cultural hatred: “Your prime minister is a war criminal!” “You’re a fucking racist!” After […]

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