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On September 20th, the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life teamed up with Columbia Religious Life to host a forum on the recent measles outbreak in New York’s ultra-orthodox Jewish communities. The recent outbreaks are a result of poor vaccination rates in the community, especially among children. Guest Bwogger Ohad Klopman reports.

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Bwoglines: Art Infiltrating Daily Life Edition

New York-based ballerina Misty Copeland (Principal with American Ballet Theatre), graces the March pages of Harper’s Bazaar with recreations of famous Degas dancer works of art. (Harper’s Bazaar) A few blocks south, old phone booths were replaced with newer, soon-to-be WiFi-equipped phone booths that still look old. Seems fake but ok. (NY Times) If you […]

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How Does the Government Work Though?

In addition to telling you who are the best writers and journalists of every shape and size in the world, the J-School is now going to turn a critical eye to the workings of the American government. Columbia Journalism School announced yesterday the creation of The New York World, a publication that will “provide New […]

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Bwoglines: Local, National, Global Edition

In case you missed it, Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden in a speech last night. (NYTimes) Thousands gathered last night at Ground Zero and all over New York City to celebrate the news. (ABC, Metro, TPM, NYTimes) The NYPD are on high alert in fear of retaliation. (Village Voice) In a short […]

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Bwoglines: City Culture Edition

The Native Society is a social club for native New Yorkers. Well, not most New Yorkers, just swanky prep-school grads or U.H.B’s (“urban-haute bourgeoisie”). Also you don’t have to actually be a native New Yorker as long as you “display the Native mind-set” and find college social life embarrassing. Money quote: “When you grow up in […]

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