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You’re in the homestretch, kiddies–it’s almost the weekend (and the end of NSOP!), which means you only have a few days left of boring lectures and gyrating at Cannon’s before classes start! Be sure to send us accounts of your adventures at tips@bwog.com. Today’s Highlights: Green Sale. Wien Lounge, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Pick up some […]

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Like the leaves fluttering to the ground so our laughter falls away as we bury our noses in textbooks. But not necessarily—sometimes textbooks say weird and amazing shit. Take this quote from Empire City (assigned by Prof Ken Jackson for his perennial favorite ‘History of the City of New York’ class) which describes Columbia’s colorful past: The college, […]

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If you don’t feel like going to class, there’s still plenty for you to do today. You missed a chance to bike through New York City with Kenneth Jackson’s History of New York class, although you may consider motorcycling. (WSJ, NYPost) Speaking of pedaling, Columbia’s decided to moderate staff benefit cuts it announced in April. […]

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Barnard girls just can’t decide who they want to be president — lets hope no one demands a recount (Spec). Rich people are getting old men arrested for trying to save cats (NY Post). Columbia students are allowed to go places no one else gets to go, but not on the South Lawn (Spec). Super […]

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OK, not forever, but for the semester at least, and Professor Jackson’s concluding session contained a bonanza of “editorials” for the gathered masses in 417 IAB. On why people aren’t moving to the suburbs to get away from Jews, Italians, and black people any more because of 9/11: “I think Americans are simpleminded. We can […]

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