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Important: U.S. and Russia came to an agreement about Syria’s chemical weapons—one week for information about its weapons. (CNN) Meh: NPR is having some financial troubles. Bwog will still be here for you. (Washington Post) Of regional importance: Bloomberg will remain neutral in the upcoming mayoral elections. “I want to make sure that person is […]

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We’re big fans of This American Life at Bwog—remember, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery—so we were delighted to learn that this past week’s episode, “How I Got Into College,” mentions Columbia. Specifically, how insanely difficult it is to get in here. “At Columbia University in New York City, 33,000 people applied; 31, 000 […]

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Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump. Recommended “Putin’s Russia and the Upcoming Elections” Monday 12:00 pm […]

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  Public radio nerds, light your torches and sharpen your pitchforks (this, not this)—Ira Glass’s honor is under attack. The mastermind and host of WBEZ Chicago’s “This American Life” is the star of a celebrity sex tape, Public Radio Nerd No. 1, Austin Williams, explains.  Well, sort of. Julian Joslin, (also older brother of CC […]

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While Ira Glass refuses to admit that he has adoring fans or that he is a journalist’s icon, it’s hard to prove otherwise. Named best radio host in America by TIME Magazine, Glass hosts NPR’s This American Life, which is broadcast on over 500 stations nationwide to some 1.8 million listeners. In his weekly interviews, […]

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We know what Columbia could have looked like, but what about all of Manhattan?  Pull out your overpriced touch screen device to find out. Sully and that other guy are back together again.  Sully says, “And I’m never going to lose you as a friend.” It doesn’t just happen in the movies.  People run towards […]

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Hey, recent graduates, still having trouble finding a job? You’re not alone. This morning on NPR’s Morning Edition, CC ’09’s Emma Jacobs got four minutes to tell the nation about her struggles finding a job. The big problem, according to Jacobs, is her major: “A history major like me doesn’t come with many specialized skills besides […]

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Bwog was particularly delighted by today’s re-run of “This American Life” on NPR. A feature on personal recordings, it showcases the famous “Little Mermaid”  ROLM message which swept Columbia in the early 1990s (documented in the Blue and White’s own “The Decline and Fall of ROLM”)  – a message which featured a mother suggesting her […]

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