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Halloween is the first day of our Election Day holiday.  Enough said. Friday NYC Village Halloween Parade 7pm , 6th Ave between Spring and 23rd Street To participate: Line up in costume at 6pm, 6th Ave between Spring and Broome Streets Last year 45,000 people participated and over 2 million people came to watch, and […]

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Bwog White House Bureau Chief Jim Downie’s Political Weekly returns for a special end-of-times/beginning-of-times look at the Democratic nomination and a wrap-up of last month’s campaign trail happenings. And then there were two. One year, three months and twenty-four days after declaring his campaign for the Democratic nomination, Senator Barack Obama finally crossed the elusive […]

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Bwog’s coverage of the 2008 presidential campaign continues with Jim Downie’s Political Weekly, now back to its regularly scheduled Monday broadcast.  This week in politics is like the eye of a hurricane (or at least a tropical depression): stuck in between two supposedly significant weeks. Life on the campaign trail continues incessantly: campaign strategists will […]

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Here are the vote counts for every (contested) CCSC election. Uncontested races include 2010 and 2011 Class Councils and Pre-Professional Rep. A total number of 1921 votes were cast (including paper ballots), which is about 42% of the 4500 Columbia College students. Note: There are two spots for 1-Year Senate and Student Services Rep.  -JJV

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Bwog spent the first hour of George Krebs’ presidency with the man of the hour and the rest of his camp in Krebs’ Watt Studio.  Krebs bounded down the Watt stairs and greeted us. “Thank you!” he yelled. He ran back up the stairs and slammed the door to his studio open. “WOOOOO!” he yelled. […]

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Screw CCSC elections. Last night, the real election everyone on campus was talking about went down: the election for Director of Technology of ESC! But apparently, not everyone was as excited as me. About ten people on the council were missing�enjoying SEAS NY trips, returning Homeward Bound at Kim’s, etc. I snuck listens to the various coercing cell […]

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In a very special [ed. note: and very sic] edition of Bwog Personals, we invite you to meet your eligible and handsome CCSC Presidential candidates. All interested parties should email bwog@columbia.edu and we’ll arrange and pay for a date with one of these fine gentleman.  

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Well dressed and well rehearsed, CCSC E-board candidates strut their stuff for the final time this evening in Wien Lounge, as they debated for the second time, trying to wrangle every last vote before the moratorium on campaigning Tuesday morning.  Alidad and George, both looking dapper with slightly loosened ties, recited their stumps as a […]

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With only a week more of campaigning left, both CCSC E-Board candidates are starting to gather up endorsements. While Spec, Christian groups and other heavyweights have yet to back a candidate, Camp Krebs got a big boost with a CU College Dems endorsement. Alidad countered with BSO’s first ever endorsement and is currently leading Krebs in Greek […]

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Satow Room Bureau Chief  Martha Turewicz reports back from last night’s CCSC meetings. Spoiler alert: Calvin Sun and Lindsey Lazopoulos hotly debate a theoretical photograph of Michelle Diamond theoretically shotgunning a beer.  The first thing I noticed at the meeting last night was that the audience was packed, since all the CCSC candidates were obligated […]

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This just in: Colin Drummond’s CC ’09 Campaign will use 10% fewer posters after promising a poster-less campaign.  This is coming after Mark Johnson, current CC ’09 Vice President, submitted a rules violation due to early publication of this website.  The Elections Board felt that the violation was “not malicious, intentional, or fundamentally unfair,” so […]

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Today we saw our share of CCSC election controversy, but the E-board race has not been stirred too much.  Now that policy can be discussed, however, more substance has emerged from the Krebs and Damooei camps.  Damooei seems to have taken the lead in the multimedia department, already having released five videos on Youtube.  Expect […]

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Fu Foundation Bureau Chief Tony Gong stayed up all hours to report on the biggest night of the ESC calendar year, with the possible exception of Mole Day.   After seven grueling hours, twelve speeches, and far too many handfuls of complimentary grapes and cheese, ESC finally finished up electing next year’s Executive Board last […]

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Experience Columbia will experience a 10% decline in the number of available posters because of the now infamous letter of Adil Ahmed.  The Elections Board ruled in their favor.  Full letter after the jump. The Official Bwog Poster Count: Alidad Damooei: 1000 George Krebs: 900 -JJV

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A tipster forwarded Bwog editors an email sent at 2:48 AM last night by George Krebs’ prospective VP of Policy Adil Ahmed. Apparently, Ahmed had sent an email to various student leaders describing his plan for CCSC: “When a bold vision is combined with concrete plans, I know that we can put aside any doubts […]

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