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Dial It Up With CURTalented

Out on the sundial CURTalented is having a show. There was some music, and apparently Learned was doing stand-up! Text 99000 to vote. And you should vote, even if you know nothing about the contestants. Because it’s your duty.

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CCSC: Eliminating the Paper Trail Edition

CCSC cooked it up. Brian Wagner ate it down. The Council talked about granting Barnard swipe access to Columbia dorms. In the past, insurance and other legal matters have barred student government from changing the current system. The Council resolved to investigate these barriers and to see if any additional ones existed. They also plan to discuss […]

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Boringside Heights: The Super Bowl Edition

In case you don’t follow sports (though we prefer the term “athletically apathetic”), the Super Bowl is tomorrow, and Morningside Heights is rising to the occasion. If you know about any other Super Bowl-themed deals, let us know in the comments! In other news, CCSC President Learned Foote broke the handle of the door to […]

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CCSC: The Inaugural Meeting

Adam Kuerbitz was there! CCSC literally kicked the year off with a howl last night when University Senator Kenny Durell initiated the gathering with a blast of his vuvuzela. After reviewing representatives on rules of conduct and voting processes, CCSC President Learned Foote introduced CCSCtv, an initiative to post Youtube videos advising students on matters […]

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A Real Race for CCSC?

Last year’s CCSC Exec Board race was, well, non-existent: Sue Yang’s ticket ran unopposed, marking a new low for non-competition for the top posts. For the first time in several years, though, a real race for the Executive Board could be in the offing, as the latest gossip hitting Bwog’s ears/inbox suggests there could be […]

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Get Ready for Gender-Neutral Housing, But Don’t Poster About It

If CCSC has its way, Columbia’s Housing system will be slightly less oppressive next year. The council passed a resolution supporting gender-neutral housing last night, which will remove the gender restrction on double occupancy rooms. The plan, introduced by VP for Policy Sarah Weiss, 2011 VP Sean Udell, EAAH President Avi Edelman, and GendeRevolution President […]

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Eyepoke: In the Bubble

On academic freedom: “Their exclusive medium and stylized rhetoric render them inaccessible to a large portion of the public whom they might endeavor to engage and educate.” We don’t get cable, so we don’t buy TV’s, so we don’t watch their soaps. A prominent campus figure explains what exactly Conservatism is. Kenneth is real. Image […]

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Magazine Preview: The Smoking Ban

Next week the student councils will be sending a survey out to the student body, to gather opinion on the proposed campus smoking ban. To provide a little background, tonight we present senior editor Adam Kuerbitz’s feature on the ban, from the new issue of the Blue and White. The cigarette break has changed drastically […]

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Learned Foote Argues for ROTC in the WSJ

Tomorrow’s opinion section of the Wall Street Journal features a familiar byline: a one Mr. Learned Foote, CC 2011 President. Foote, speaking as a gay pro-ROTC student, said that he felt conflicted in his eventual decision to back repealing the ROTC ban. “I wanted to fight discrimination, but I also wanted Columbia to restore its […]

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Bwog goes to the movies: The Invasion

In which Learned Foote, one of those delightfully over-eager first years (and a legit film reviewer), muses on Nicole Kidman’s latest risky venture. No sarcasm intended whatsoever�Invasion of the Body Snatchers, in which weird alien intelligence hits Earth and stealthily creates duplicates of the people we know and love,  should definitely be remade every twenty […]

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