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What’s cooler than being cool? Being a multi-cultural badass with a thing for parties and politics. Ariella dishes some dope advice and interesting personal tidbits in the process. Read on! Name, School, Major, Hometown: Ariella G. Hohl, GS, Middle Eastern Studies, São Paulo, Brazil Claim to fame: The girl who left campus one summer as […]

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Peter Liang, the NYPD officer convicted of second-degree manslaughter for killing the unarmed Akai Gurley, will not face any jail time. Instead, he he will face five years of probation and 800 hours of community service—provoking outrage from some quarters. (ABC News) The NY primaries were yesterday, in case you didn’t notice the ecstatic Bernie volunteers […]

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Every week, Bwog’s Elizabeth Self and Lorna Hale venture around the city comparing treats.  This week our bold snackers took on a New York giant: the bagel.  Read on for unexpected onions, bland blobs of bread, disastrous disagreements, actual artistry, and some stuff about bagels. As we all learned from the movies, New Yorkers are […]

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Graduation is approaching, the future is looming. The thought of what comes after has begun haunting the mind of many an undergrad (maybe). And if you’re planning on remaining in the nurturing arms of New York, that’s one more future you need to worry about. In a burst of curiosity, contemporary urban explorer Angel Jiang […]

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“Neeew York, New Yooork” is where everyone’s making news of late. A 23-foot high, bronze teddy bear slumped under a black bedside lamp will be on display for five months in midtown Manhattan from next week. It’s selling for $9 million dollars. (WSJ) A New York City teacher has been arrested after colleagues complained that […]

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Midterms got you down? Drinking with Bwog has a potent potable that will make it all better. Read on as the Columbia Bartending Agency‘s illustrious Nick Miyares teaches you how to make a Manhattan. As a bartender, while you should strive to know as many drinks as possible, you really only need to know the […]

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One Oxford academic plans to live the rest of his life like a grad student. And he thinks you can, too. (Slate) New York City is looking for the “Taxi of Tomorrow.” The New Yorker has a few suggestions. We are constantly thinking about the future–planning for it, making guesses about it, trying to make […]

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“When Columbia builds, the city cringes.” (New York) Why New York is a city of superheroes. (City Room) Legos will solve all the city’s problems. (NY Post) We will not be scammed! (NYDaily)

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Prestige-obsessed Columbians should be pleased to hear that 3 2 3 of the 5 most influential “idea-makers” in New York (as ranked by New York Magazine) work at Columbia! Everyone else should at least get some morbid thrill to know that on said magazine’s list of the 5 most influential New Yorkers in education, our […]

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