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#tbt: Twins

Bwog’s lifeblood is institutional memory. Britt Fossum delved into the archives of the RBML just in time for #tbt. This week’s edition just kind of happened by accident. One of the boxes of historical photographs of Columbia in the rare books and manuscript library is labelled simply Columbia: Traditions. Within this box were pictures of […]

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On Wellness, Semantics, Transparency, and Other Buzzwords

Bwog Editor Alexandra Svokos is tired of hearing the word “wellness.” This past Sunday, the Student Wellness Project hosted their second Wellness Summit from 1-4 pm in the Diana. I left this summit far more stressed than I had been before I walked in. I was agitated following the discussions, having been pounded with a […]

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This Spring: Foner’s Last Reconstruction

This just in, over the American Studies majors listserv: next semester, Foner is teaching Reconstruction “for the very last time,” ending one of Columbia’s biggest academic institutions. The announcement comes just in time for registration at the beginning of next week. Hop to it, kids. Update, 9:40 p.m.: Professor Foner got back to Bwog with […]

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CU Football Player Profiled On Danger Of Sport

This week in The Atlantic, Columbia’s own football player Chad Washington, CC’15, was heavily featured in an article on the need for more safety measures in football—especially when it comes to head injuries. In the article, he describes heavy hits he’s taken, including a concussion Washington obtained during his high school career. Washington also explains why he […]

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USenate: A Refresher

With all this talk of USenate elections, Bwog’s been fielding the same question: so what exactly is the University Senate…? To that, Bwog groans and rolls our eyes: we’ve gone over this already!! To that end, we’re reposting an interview from last month with Jared Odessky, CC’15, about the Senate, just in time for you to […]

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Bwog And Squirrels: A Retrospective

So this happened in Time Magazine. Welcome to the party, Time. You’re a little late. However belated, the homage to squirrels on undergrad campuses brought fond memories of Bwog’s own joyous, complicated relationship with the omnivorous rodents. Love them, hate them, or don’t particularly care at all, here’s a brief history of Columbia, the Sciuridae, […]

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