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Never Go Away, But Please Never Get Old

In the latest installment of our ongoing series of EIC reflections in celebration of Bwog’s big birthday, our second-ever Editor-in-Chief, Lydia DePillis, remembers life back when Gmail was new. Lydia remained a journalist, and now works for the Washington Post. Few things have made me feel older than the realization that Bwog, this little project we […]

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Gawker Honors Self-Portrait-Prone Hipster with its Highest Honor

Our friends at Gawker have taken a liking to one special Barnard gal, and her name is Lizzy Fraser. You might have seen her in your 20th century art class, or, failing that, probably at St. A’s.  According to the gossip site, she’s one of the “Upper Class of 2008,” specifically in the “New Edies” […]

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The Terrible 12s Need Parental Supervision

Terrible 12s, you haven’t even set foot on campus yet and already the whole Internet is abuzz with your goings-on. In fairness, this latest outburst comes not from a Terrible 12 himself, but from his embarrassing mother, who (according to Craigstlist via Gawker) is looking hire a babysitter for him, for “support” — “support” apparently […]

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Such Great Heights

Gawker is linking to Vanity Fair‘s just released “All Access Summer Guide,” which features the city’s best beaches, bars, restaurants, and pools. Second on VF‘s list of the Best Bars for Drinking Under the Stars? None other than everyone’s favorite backup for when 1020 is just too crowded, the Heights. “Columbia students drink their cares […]

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Journalist on Journalist Smackdown

Over at Gawker, which time and time again has displayed a curious fascination with the Good Ship Spectator, it seems there’s been a tiff between Speccie Alexandria Symonds and star of MTV’s delightfully realistic The Paper/soon-to-be NYU student Amanda Lorber. Lorber apparently took issue with Symonds’ review of The Paper published nearly two months ago […]

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Slight Factual Error

Gawker, whose staff apparently checks all the Columbia news websites every ten minutes for changes, is muscling onto Bwog’s turf a little bit this afternoon. Namely, catching Spec with its pants down with the following correction tucked at the bottom of yesterday’s caustic anti-Tibet editorial: CORRECTION: This submission misstates that one Dalai Lama admitted to […]

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The Gawker Debacle

Bwog is a simple website. We like hawks and free coffee and pictures of babies in snow. But this morning Bwog was thrust into the unflattering spotlight of the New York media thanks to a fact-checking-averse ex-Speccie with a Gawker byline. You can read the post here. The story has inexplicably gained some momentum, and […]

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QuickGawker

It’s like Columbia Day over on Manhattan’s favorite gossip site. Now we’re elitist for complaining? (oh, and Ivygate‘s got video). Tasti rival moves in! Bwog misses Soupman. We’ve been trying to avoid this one, but since so many of you seem to think it’s newsworthy (seriously, stop e-mailing us about it), Matt Sanchez has been […]

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Bwoggiversary

9:00 PM! BWOG TURNS ONE! THE WEST END! With that Tourettically over with, a quick self-absorbed indulgence. The Bwog started as a mere twinkle in the eye of the staff of The Blue and White. Editors had been kicking around the idea of as website for awhile, but opinions on how we should present its […]

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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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47 Pianos

…are set up in the Wien lounge right now. Presumably, they’ll be sold like last year—meanwhile, get used to the discordant sounds of tuning as your move-in soundtrack. Also, Gawker has an idea for our out-of-work opinion editor.

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On Flirting (With Or Without Disaster)

A few notable links that have come in over the past couple of days: 1) Andrew Delbanco’s essay in The New Republic, War College.  The chair of American Studies department, Delbanco reflects on his teaching of LitHum and the difficulties of understanding war within the university. 2)  An update on the final exam incident at […]

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The Bwog Looks Back… To Saturday

  Jeff Sachs, with you and me together, why, we could end world poverty by Christmas!   More party photos after the jump.

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