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Mid-day gossip fix

Overheard, unfulfilled goals.  Boy: On the list of things to do before I die, “keg stand” is a big unfilled checkbox that has been staring me in the face for a while. Overheard, ungrateful prof on the phone. Prof: You know that undergraduates don’t mean ANYTHING at this school! Overheard, unaware Art Hum student in […]

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Yummy Gossip

We’re all gaffeurs, but our gaffes aren’t half as interesting as those of our distinguished faculty (and staff). The Bwog presents to you this week’s finest moments:  A staff member walking out of the Hartley Customer Service Center, to another:     “I’ve got a baseball bat back in my office, if you’re gonna need it.” […]

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It would be against Bwog’s better judgement to post this quasi-sensationalist personnel gossip… but… now that we’ve told you there is quasi-sensationalist personnel gossip, we can’t leave you hanging..? An anonymous tipster sent Bwog this excerpt of a personal email from Columbia’s Human Resources department describing some inter-office identity theft. “On August 15, 2006, an […]

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Beloved econ professor Sunil Gulati has always seemed to have a bit of an inferiority complex when it comes to his Nobel Prize-winning/poverty eradicating/just plain publishing colleagues. At least now he can cheer himself knowing he’s the only one in the department elected president of the U.S. Soccer Federation. Here’s to better luck this time […]

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