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CCSC Approves Proposal For Ballot Initiative On Carbon Neutrality

We’re not in Kansas anymore. CCSC Bureau Chief Nadra Rahman reports on our fave student leaders, not from the Satow Room, but from the far less pleasant-sounding 476A. Oh, and the Roosevelt Institute is there and wants us to go green.  For a change of pace, last night’s CCSC meeting took place in 476A, one […]

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Earth Week and Free Food

Though Earth Day was on Monday, you can continue to get your fill of all things green and good for the environment with EcoReps’ events for today: 12 pm: EcoLions Shoe Drive at Lerner Table 3. 12 pm: Free seeds and pots for planting, outside of Furnald. 3:15 pm: Tour of Sun Works Center for […]

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EcoReps’ Composter Blasts Off

Over four months since the project’s announcement, Columbia EcoReps revealed their beautiful new composter, which resides in the basement of Ruggles. Lovingly dubbed The Rocket, the composter is a first for urban universities and colleges in America. It will start out feeding on scraps from John Jay, then, just like a freshman, upgrade to adult […]

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A New Underground Society

Forget career fairs—TMNT is recruiting on campus. Everybody’s going green nowadays, so why not join in the fun? This sign spotted near the flagpole at the top of the steps tells you to “inquire within,” but provide a ColumbiaTMNT@gmail.com email address for the less reptilian folk out there. Their disclaimer reads: If you lack the […]

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Bwoglines: Patching Things Up Edition

Researchers from Columbia’s Engineering School have created a new method of cell therapy that is capable of “patching” a heart that has suffered from a heart attack and helping to regenerate tissue. It’s kind of like being Wolverine, except with less claws and sideburns. (DailyTech) Columbia researchers studying the effects of green roofs, such as […]

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Scroungers Anonymous: Going Green

Most people like to eat. Most people do not like to spend money, hence our free food tips. A great lover of free food has been revealed to us and now reports regularly on the quality, quantity, and pizazz of free food events around campus. Read on as The Scrounger goes green at the Ecopalooza. […]

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Boringside Heights: Our World Revolves Around Food Edition

Burgers, cookies, and salads—oh my! Few things are more important in the life of a Columbia student than eating a good meal. It’s an exciting week in the Columbia culinary world. Boringside Heights—all minutia, all the time.

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SEAS: Ralph Izzo is Your Class Day Speaker

Columbia University recently announced that Ralph Izzo, SEAS ’79, will deliver this year’s SEAS Class Day address. If you haven’t heard of him, let it be known that Izzo is kind of a big deal. With a BS and MS in mechanical engineering and a PhD in applied physics, Izzo has graduated from Columbia quite […]

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Bwoglines: Potpourri of Things

In sports, Columbia Rugby is ranked thirteenth in the nation! (American Rugby News) Columbia gets commended for recycling lots of furniture, keeping it out of landfills! (Technorati) Bloomberg aims to prevent people from spending food stamps on sugary drinks. (The Week) A Long Island Rail Road former engineer is accused of letting a passenger drive […]

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Barnard EcoReps Steal Your Parking Spot

The Barnard EcoReps have gathered today in front of the Barnard Gates to celebrate Park(ing) Day, an international movement to transform public parking spots into welcoming, more people-friendly spaces for one day. Today, 50 Park(ing) Spots may be found in all five boroughs of New York. For more information, check out blog.parkingdaynyc.org. Bwog visited Greenborough’s parking […]

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