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Bwoglines: Conflict Edition

Iraq and North Korea are facing off. The Iraqi government has blocked a North Korean plane from passing through its airspace, because it suspects there are weapons onboard. It’s hard to say what the most worrisome part of this is, until you find out that the plane was heading to Syria. (Reuters) Unrest in the […]

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Bwoglines: Prepare for the Apocalypse Edition

Have you ever wondered what a dinosaur would taste like? Now you know. (Slate) Get your tinfoil helmets! The government doesn’t want pesky technical problems getting in the way of its wiretapping. (NYT) Elton John declares today’s pop music uninspiring and dislikes TV talent shows, calling them “arse-paralysingly brain crippling.” (New York) Community activists in […]

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Overheard: Oh, the Horror!

A girl outside Carman, on the phone and seemingly near tears: “I’m just SO stressed and SO nervous that I’ll wind up in a McBain double!”

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Chomsky Commotion in IAB

Generative grammar devotees, be warned! The 5th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture, featuring Noam Chomsky, is packed to the brim in IAB’s Altschul Auditorium. Bwog’s Webmaster and Official Chomskyan Political Correspondent Hans Hyttinen reports that, as of 6:30 PM, students are being asked to leave IAB and no one else is being allowed in. Hyttinen […]

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Swine Flu…It’s Contagious!

Who’s the new kid in town? Uh oh, it’s swine flu. The newest fad in respiratory diseases, is, as you’ve heard from just about everywhere, sweeping its way through the U.S and will probably creep up behind your comfy chair in Butler 209 any second now.  Although all cases of the flu in the U.S […]

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