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A Proposal For Barnard Dining

This Bwogger has a plan to help the people of the Barnard Kingdom.

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame Returns To Columbia, Addresses Criticism And Progress

On Thursday, September 26th, Rwandan President Paul Kagame attended President Bollinger’s annual World Leaders Forum. This forum offers students the chance to hear preeminent global figures and to be exposed to different viewpoints. Deputy Science Editor Sarah Braner attended. 

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America’s Startup Divide: “Rise of the Rest” Panel

In the “‘Rise of the Rest’ Entrepreneurship Across America” event last night, a panel discussed the future of entrepreneurship and the policy changes that will affect it. Hosted by Columbia SIPA, the program took place under the dome of Low Library. New Bwogger Michael Beltz shares his experience. The panel’s speakers included notable and experienced […]

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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 Population Bomb–Defused or Still Ticking?” Tuesday, February 28th, 4:00 […]

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Overheard: Economics is Serious Business

ECONOMIEZ! Blissfully ignorant of what real economists do, a student is deeply concerned with the state of economic awareness: “It’s just like, lame people everywhere are gonna be having conversations about the ECONOMY without ever taking an Econ class! I mean, I only took principles, but…” Fancy lines via Wikimedia Commons

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LectureHop: Where My Money At?

Ever watchful of your career success, Bwog sent our anonymous renegade chief expert to the World Leaders Forum for a lecture from Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel K. Tarullo. Worried about getting a job? According to last night’s World Leaders Forum lecture by Federal Reserve Board Governor Dan Tarullo, the employment prospects for college grads are […]

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LectureHop: Islamic Development Bank at the World Leaders Forum

There’s nothing that delights Bwog more than to show off the extensive vocabulary we’ve accumulated in our years sitting through Gulati lectures. And by that, we mean Art History lectures and Creative Writing seminars. But one of our newest (and bestest) staff members, Econ Enthusiast and Vocabulary Purveyor Extraordinaire Jed Bush, hopped over to the […]

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LectureHop: 2011 African Economic Forum

Over the weekend, Columbia hosted the annual African Economic Forum. Africa enthusiast Aaron Kohn attended and provides an overview of the weekend-long event. Even-handed Bwog correspondent Katheryn Thayer attended one of the panels and writes a detailed account after the jump. “Africa has come too far to turn back now,” remarked the CEO of the […]

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BwogSalon: Columbia Economics Review

In the spirit of Enlightenment salons from centuries past, we present the latest installment of BwogSalon. Below, check out an excerpt from Raphaela Sapire’s article from the inaugural issue of the Columbia Economics Review. Sapire discusses the growth of the tech sector in New York City. Its new nickname, “Silicon Alley,” is a testament to this rapid rise to […]

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Free Food: Home Ec Edition

For those of you not in the know, this weekend is Columbia’s Homecoming. This means there is free food! Head over to College Walk at 2 p.m. for the Baker County State Fair, a.k.a. Columbia’s Homecoming pep rally. The event will feature FREE funnel cake, cotton candy, and popcorn, in addition to a whole host […]

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Bwoglines: Things New Yorkers Care About

Our own econ professor, Jagdish Bhagwati, won the Nobel Prize for Economics–on the season premiere of The Simpsons, that is. It’s in the first minute. (Fancast) Because we still care a tiny bit (even if we don’t want to admit it), James Franco says he wasn’t sleeping through class that one time he was sleeping […]

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LectureHop: Vikram Pandit

Citigroup’s CEO Vikram Pundit, who has  been causing quite the commotion lately, spoke to a surprisingly positive audience in Low last night as part of Columbia’s World Leader’s Forum lecture series. Principles of Economics Bureau Chief David Hu gives us the report from on high. No, it’s not SIPA graduation, but Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citigroup and 4-time Columbia […]

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Bwoglines: Diminishing Seriousness Edition

Foiled New York terror plot was scheduled for September 11 of this year, says prosecutor in the case of alleged terrorist. (AP) A Columbia Econ professor claims that good signs from the stock market don’t necessarily mean improvement in the economy. All the suited would-be analysts swarming yesterday’s career fair beg to differ. (Reuters) Because […]

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Columbia Dermatology Prof Still Makes Much More Than PrezBo

 – Image via Gothamist Last September, we reported that PrezBo made a cool $1.4 million in Fiscal Year 2007, and in November we learned that that number ranked him third among all university presidents in the country. Sounds respectable, right? Well, maybe not: it turns out that Fearless Leader still is not the highest paid […]

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Jeffrey Sachs Is Everywhere!

 – Photo via The Earth Institute It’s not uncommon to see Columbia’s celebrity economist in the news, but three times in one day? First, “the noted economist” tell the Press Trust of India (India’s AP) that India needs to spend more money stimulating the economy to ensure a quick recovery. Sounds kinda like what a […]

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