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When An Aspiring Journalist Joins Bwog

Ever wonder what happens when someone actually interested in pursuing a future in journalism joins Bwog? Pseudo-srat stars Rachel Deal and Asya Sagnak take on the important task of proving to the world that Bwog is a legitimate publication. Thanks for the inspiration, Theta! It was a Sunday evening on the Columbia University campus, and a group […]

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PSA: Free NYT Mobile Through Housing

Columbia Housing offers a full complimentary subscription to the New York Times website and mobile apps. You must have a valid Columbia email address to access the subscription, but that shouldn’t be a problem, should it? Basically, you can finally stop paying for your own subscription or hacking into using your parents’ account to access “All […]

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That Which Shall Not Be Named is Really Asking to Be Named

So everyone and their mother has seen the front page of the New York Times. Our very own f-word team has lost its way to infamy and now Bwog has to do some tricky grammatical gymnastics to report on it.* Sigh. *Just to be clear, this is not a post about That Which Shall Not Be […]

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Columbia Student and NROTC Member Featured in the New York Times

Here’s your Saturday afternoon pick-me-up via a fellow student: Abigale Wyatt, GS, is a young officer candidate who was featured in”Breaking Through The Brass Ceiling,” a video from the New York Times. In the video she discusses the implications of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s recent announcement that the Obama administration would be lifting the military […]

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PeopleHop: Elyse Pitock and the End of the World

Last week, Elyse Pitock, BC’15, had a piece published in the New York Times Anxiety Column.  This week, she has this interview published in Bwog.  (Of which do you think she is prouder?) Here, she continues her important discussion on food anxiety. Bwog: How did you get your writing featured in the Times? What is your […]

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Salve for the Steamed, Summer Soul

Most Columbian undergrads only live in the city for the nine cooler months out of the year. Those who have remained for the summer observe a city-wide, metaphysical transformation. Brief experience with the truly oppressive combination of ~100 degree weather and giant concrete/metal heatsinks forces a renegotiation of one’s relationship with basic infrastructure. “Urban jungle” takes […]

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From the Issue: Sex, Drugs and ROTC

We continue to respect our heritage/amorous affair with our mother-magazine, The Blue & White by posting each issue of the magazine online. The latest issue, available this week around campus, is a cornucopia of delights: an interview with Dean Peter Awn; the quixotic quest for a Quidditch team; and a discussion of the institution of the Columbia presidency. This […]

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The Gray Lady Wants Your Money

After extensive testing on the Canadians, The New York Times launched its dreaded paywall today! The gray lady now requires non-subscribers to fork over fifteen bucks a month for digital content. Bwog had lotsa questions, so we talked to the trusty keepers of information, Columbia librarians. According to Journalism librarian, Chris Ergunay, NYT subscriptions—current and […]

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Bwoglines: Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife, Hide Your Cat Edition

Because Antoine Dodson is getting his own show! Bwog predicts several new techno remixes to follow. (NY Daily News) And, kids these days are getting high on bath salts! No, seriously! (Gawker) And also, there are primates on College Walk! Well, not exactly. But there were. Sort of. One 2011 Sundance documentary explores the experience […]

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NYT: Operation Ivy League “Typical,” Except for the “Ivy League” Part

The New York Times published a story today that calls last week’s bust of a drug ring involving Columbia students “unremarkable, but for one thing: [the] Ivy League clients.” Below, we highlight some relevant new information that our (full disclaimer!) very own Eliza Shapiro helped report: The original anonymous call to Crime Stoppers that prompted […]

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Bwoglines: Columbians Do Good Things (Except James Franco)

A profile of GS student John McClelland II, who was an Army medic in Afghanistan and Iraq, in Warrior Forge. He says that he’s working on his first novel, The War in Glorious Technicolor. Reason 10,343 to be happy you don’t go to NYU: the Times takes a look at college life in the city, […]

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Maverick Mark “Tenured” Taylor Slams Tenure

Crazy cowboy philosopher and Columbia Department Chair Professor of Religion Mark Taylor came out swinging today with a New York Times opinion piece condemning his own job. The longtime gloom-and-doom prophet of educational decay made his stand against the tenure system, calling it a financial and intellectual blunder and accusing its defenders of acting purely […]

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Mistakes Are Made On 168th Street

The New York Times is reporting that federal investigators uncovered the existence of some crazy shit at a prestigious Columbia brain-scanning lab: Scientists regularly injected patients with a commonly used low-level radioactive substance that might have had traces of dangerous chemicals. Then some staffers tried to cover it up by forging documents. Um! An internal […]

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Bwoglines: Envy of the World Edition

Professor and former Provost and Dean of Faculties Jonathan Cole discusses why no one knows that American universities are the “envy of the world.” (WNYC) The Times reviews Ralph Towner and Paolo Fresu at the Italian Academy on Wednesday. Researchers at the Medical School study a cocaine vaccine. (Spec) Propaganda? (NYT) Coyote phones home. (NYT) […]

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Alum In The Grey Lady

Right now, smack-dab in the middle of the Times’ front page, there’s a feature by film reviewer A.O. Scott on actress Greta Gerwig, who graduated from Barnard in 2006. Ms. Gerwig is currently co-starring in the movie “Greenberg” opposite Ben Stiller, but has also appeared in the feature films “Kicking and Screaming” and “The Squid […]

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