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In Defense of… New Jersey (Unless You’re from South Jersey)

In the past Bwog has managed to stick up for the little guy, whether it be the McBain Shaft, the PE requirement or Fire Alarms. For the latest defense project, we turn to our in-house Jersey native Alexandra Svokos and ponder the terrible wonder that lies on the other side of the Hudson. Listen, we […]

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Bwoglines: Stealing (the Joy of Christmas) Edition

More (and even more) on George Castro- who is not in fact an employee of the University– the man indicted on charges of stealing nearly $5 million from Columbia, including the quote, “The money just appeared in my account.” (NYT/WSJ) Two researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health find that ineffective treatments and high […]

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BwogWeather Episode 8: Born to Run

BwogWeather took a road trip this week. Thanks to Kenny Durrell for hanging out, Caesar’s Palace letting us film, and to Pink Martini for the free concert.

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Same New Jersey, Just 25% Cheaper

The Office of Student and Administrative Services notified Bwog in the wee hours last night that a new partnership with NJ Transit will allow full-time undergraduate and grad students the opportunity to buy monthly passes for all of NJ Transit’s services at a 25% discount. This service will be available through NJ Transit’s QuickTik auto-payment […]

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Do you hear that, Columbia? That’s the sound of 2013 rolling their blue bins (don’t forget to donate) towards the family car, stopping along the way to embrace their floormates like it’s the last day of sleepaway camp and the buses just rolled up. Most of you should be finishing up exams right about now, […]

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Eyepoke: The Dissatisfied Edition

If only we could complain about the language requirement too! For some, New York is just too cultured to be entertaining. Solution: head to Jersey for some mindless American fun. Half a day of classes in bad weather is like forced ROTC. Or being in the navy. Face-to-face encounters are obsolete. Everyone’s moved on to cyber voyeurism […]

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The Tri-State Area’s Favorite Poet Turns 125!

As Janice May Udry once said, “A poem is nice.” Actually she said “A tree is nice,” which is actually a poem.  But the point is poems are nice.  So in honor of nice things and nice September afternoons, Bwog honors the 125th Birthday of William Carlos Williams.  Although the actual date of his birth, […]

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An Epic Post of Medieval Proportions

Last weekend, in honor of NJ Transit’s “Free Student Week,” Bwog featured a list of fun things to do in New Jersey. We liked the list so much we decided to send staffers to actually go and visit the places on it. In what is hopefully the first in a bi-weekly series, Paul Barndt recounts […]

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Rah rah!!

While Coach Jones of the Columbia men’s basketball team may or may not be running a side puppy taxi business, the women’s team is certainly seeing great success! Last night, the girls stunned UPenn 70-61. Currently at 3-2, another win will set Columbia to tie for first place in the Ivy League division. Tonight the […]

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Meeting Across The River: Bwog’s Guide to New Jersey

The free New Jersey transit fares (with a student ID and this coupon) continue until Sunday. Take advantage and see the Jerz — here are some suggestions, and directions, from the Bwog Staff. Medieval Times Lyndhurst, NJ Catch the 192 Bus at the Port Authority Bus Terminal and take it to Polito Ave. Then look […]

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