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The First Lit-Hum Lecture 2011

Alison Herman, CC’15, was dutifully in attendance yesterday afternoon. She keeps it short and sweet below. N.B. Christia Mercer is a Bright Eyes fan. At 2:30 sharp on Tuesday, over a thousand Columbia College freshpeople and one intrepid reporter packed themselves into Roone Arledge Auditorium for their first-ever college lecture. With the help of a […]

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Be Prepared (with Bingo)

The learning starts today. Gather with philosopher queen Christia Mercer (substitute for Lit Hum legend Gareth Williams in the graph)  to pore over the Iliad that you’ve all finished weeks ago! Head over to Lerner, the big glass thing, at 2:30. Graphic by Jon Hill

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Bwoglines: School Begins; We Are Doomed

Columbia University health economist says weight gain in pregnancy can predispose you to obesity, opens a whole new realm of “yo mama” jokes. Columbia’s National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse claims that 27 percent of public high and middle schools are just cesspools of gang activity and drug trafficking. In other news, street cred […]

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The First Night: Bright Lights, Big City

Tonight is the most important night of your life, the first night of college. You’ll probably do something sort of fun. Here’s what some of your elders did their first nights at Columbia. It gets much better from here. Don’t throw up! NB: Not every Bwog post has bullet points. When I got here I […]

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When You Drift Off To Sleep Tonight…

Dream sweet, sweet dreams of the Reference Room ever being this empty again.

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