The march of scholarships continues. Three Columbia students have received prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, which are awarded yearly to approximately 300 college sophomores and juniors who are seeking a Ph.D in science and/or mathematics. This year’s recepients are Alex Perry CC ’11, Noam Prywes CC ’10, and Arianne Richard CC ’10. Each university is only allowed […]
If your learning style is more graphs than paragraphs, Bwog daily editor Jon Hill has created a highly scientific chart of the decline of Ivy endowments. As you can see, the true cause of our nation’s problems was the pernicious combination of bad Eddie Murphy movies and poorly designed ketchup bottles. Damn you, Heinz.
Morningside Heights < pretty much everywhere else Lots of candidates for USenate — all of them except for one = Billy Freeland Sometimes, grad students > real professors, and PrezBo needs to know about it! Photographer Leonid Lubianitsky + the Harriman Institute = the meaning of life Get out your calculators for this doozy: politics […]
As the NROTC results are being discussed and debated, it’s likely that the term margin of error is going to get thrown around. So, what is the margin of error? According to Jon Hill, Bwog’s Nate Silver Correspondent of Mathematical Wizardry, there is none. Here’s why: Votes counted: 2,971 Undergraduate enrollment (2007 [2008 figure was […]
Bwog continues its tour of Butler alternatives today with an excursion to the Math and Science Library. Everyone knows that Avery is the Paul McCartney to Butler’s John Lennon: the second-most-famous one, the arguably better looking (or more aesthetically pleasing) one. Avery is gorgeous, it’s close, it’s quiet, there’s Brownies in the basement, there are […]
Bwog will admit to a slight fascination with the Society of Automotive Engineers. We’ve swooned over their homemade car, we’ve felt their pain as their ABC allocation shrunk, and today, we shared in their elation when tipster Jonathan Battat informed us that SAE placed 67th (the team’s highest ranking to date) at the Formula SAE […]