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Things You Never Knew You Never Knew

Twenty-fifteen, we know you think you know a lot. That is why campus is filled with conversation like this: [Group of COOP freshpeople walking up Broadway] Freshgirl: “I am like in love with Banksy.” Freshboy: “Yeah he’s like a big deal.” But there’s so much left to learn. Bwog rounded up some of the things […]

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Closing Remarks: Politics, Mojitos, and Core Reflections

Congratulations, you made it through a whole semester’s worth of classes! Now all that stands between you and summer vacation is…finals. Procrastinate by checking out all of the ridiculous things professors said before ending class. If you forgot to send one in, or we just foolishly overlooked it, feel free to share it in the […]

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Objects In Flier Are More Ridiculous Than They Appear

Tutors can help you with everything, from fractions to calculus and beyond, even that thing they call “frontiers of science.” For real, it’s not poetry (Fact: this video was actually played in the Frontiers lecture “lecture” last week.)

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Hey Man, It’s the Heyman Center for the Humanities

The Heyman Center for the Humanities, a.k.a. the academic building oddly juxtaposed with the hedonistic wasteland of East Campus, hosts a great series of lectures throughout the year on subjects from a broad array of humanities fields. So whether you’re into Reconstruction or reification, you just might find something that suits your fancy. The Center’s schedule of […]

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The Great Wet Butt Debate

It’s no fun to be stuck in a sweaty classroom while those of us who skip class the rest of the world frolics outside in the sunshine. Over the past week, Bwog has reached out across academic disciplines, to professors young and old, to assess their stances on teaching out of doors. While some highly respected […]

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Overheard Returns

After a semester on hiatus, the campus overheards have returned! Send anything silly, stupid, or downright strange (whether text or photos) to bwgossip@columbia.edu. A father and his two young sons are walking along Broadway past Ricky’s. Father: Do you remember when that used to be a costume shop? Boy 1 and 2: Yes! Father: And […]

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Lecture Round-Up: Fall Break Edition

Bwog has noticed that over the next week or so there will be a smorgasbord of learning opportunities for those who are not going home to spend their magnificent four days of fall break.  Whether you are interested in theater, bioethics or academic freedom, there’s something going on that’s right up your alley. Human Genetic […]

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