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After surviving last night’s storm/Facebook being down, you’re probably ready to venture outside to assess the damage.  While we were lucky in Morningside Heights, some locations remain closed.  Check back for further updates! Closed: Amir’s, Starbucks, Uni Cafe, Liz’s Place, Crumbs, Havana Central, Brad’s, Cafe 212, Cafe East, Butler Cafe, Camille’s, Community, Mill, Le Monde, […]

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Now is the time to remain in a state of calm panic! Monday classes are cancelled! Though we have yet to receive official word from the administration, the Columbia preparedness website has announced that all classes and events on Monday, 10/29 are cancelled. Given Columbia’s general reticence to cancel classes, this move is likely in direct response […]

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The Aftermath

Update, 6:11 pm: McShane sent out an email advising students “to continue to use caution and monitor information sources.” And good building-integrity news: “Facilities has checked all buildings on the Morningside campus and has determined that there are no significant problems.” Most importantly, CC and SEAS ’15 move-in is on for tomorrow! Full email after […]

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If you planned on getting off campus tomorrow and enjoying the city one last time before Hurricane Irene sweeps through, be sure to make it back before noon! Governor Cuomo has ordered a complete shut down of MTA services starting at noon tomorrow. This means subways, buses, LIRR, and the Metro North will begin their […]

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In case you weren’t aware, there’s a pretty big rainstorm that’s going to hit the northeast this weekend, just in time for NSOP. Bwog has been mystified by the Weather Channel the past few days (Seriously! 24 hours devoted just to weather! What is this madness) and really, the coming Hurricane Irene is no joke. […]

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Earlier this week, Bwog daily editor Jessica Cohen spoke with Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Tulane and official historian for CBS News. The New York Times recently named his book recounting the short-term aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, The Great Deluge, one of the 100 Notable Books of the Year.  Over spring break, Cohen and […]

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Torrential rains in central Pennsylvania have forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate. One intrepid Bwog correspondent reports from a river town in Bucks County, PA: A family of tourists wander down the road onto Main Street, which is almost completely empty except for a few store owners loading their merchandise into moving trucks. The family […]

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