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The outlook’s not good… The Zika virus just will not quit; scientists at the CDC are currently investigating 14 reports of virus transmission through sex. Previously, scientists had considered this form of transmission exceedingly rare. (The New York Times) A plucky smoker (and former bus driver!!) reacted to the admonishment of her bus driver by—stealing the […]

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Make your way over to the Sundial, folks, College Days is back! What’s that, you ask? College Days… that time when we pretend we have school spirit they try to trick the prospies into believing we have school spirit (one of their many ruses including a magical weather machine that mysteriously turns the temperature up […]

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EcoReps, Assemble!

In honor of today’s sustainability gathering on College Walk, Bwog is inaugurating its newest feature, Eco Conch. With the sounding of the Conch, we summon Columbia’s greeners to respond to grievous Ecotragedies. If you witness anything environmentally unfriendly tell us: Today, the Earth Institute’s Environmental and Sustainable Development Program wanted to get the word […]

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The Great Peel-Back

You’ve left campus to find some green and Facilities decides to uncover the lawns.  It’s Columbian irony! Whoops.  Bwog is vacationing in the sun and didn’t realize that it was this weekend’s almost-hurricane that teased us with the lawns.  We’ll let you know when they’re actually open. Photo by HEH

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Just after 9, CAVA’s ambulance was involved in an accident at 116th and Broadway.  Emergency personnel are still on the scene dealing with victims in the other vehicle; at least one of its three four passengers has been taken to the hospital in a neck brace. Observers at the scene and email tipsters tell Bwog […]

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This just in: Colin Drummond’s CC ’09 Campaign will use 10% fewer posters after promising a poster-less campaign.  This is coming after Mark Johnson, current CC ’09 Vice President, submitted a rules violation due to early publication of this website.  The Elections Board felt that the violation was “not malicious, intentional, or fundamentally unfair,” so […]

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This year’s second crop of freshmen should be finishing up their Frontiers of Science exam right about now, which Bwog learned was administered on 18 single-sided pages per test taker (not including Blue Books). Those familiar with Frontiers will bear with us for a little back of the envelope calculation: There are approximately 1,000 students […]

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