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Obama wasn’t a huge fan of Columbia! Columbia wasn’t a huge fan of McCain!  The neighbors are apathetic! Athletes aren’t dumb! Volunteering is great!  Really!  Students think so too!    

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Oh look, the fleet of roving news vans has already arrived on campus, a full half a day before the Obamacain Spectacular. That is CBS in the front, and our friends Fox News in the back.   

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In the highly likely case that you don’t read your emails to COLUMBIACOMMUNITY, here at Bwog we’d like to relay some helpful tips for getting around campus tomorrow during tomorrow’s madness.  Secret Service has already been sighted at the 117 st. gates, on College Walk, and at the Med School (?), so be ready with […]

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Bwog snuck into Roone to see all the exciting preparations for tomorrow’s Service Spectacular. There are about 20 people inside working on installing cameras, television screens, and mysterious black sercrecy curtains shrouding the Broadway entrance to Lerner. There are also a few important looking people on stage discussing logistics of the chairs and American flag […]

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The matter of how the 200 Obamacain seats would be assigned was a pressing concern for about 15,000 of you.  At the same time, many campus media organizations applied for press credentials (which were approved — or, in all cases but two, denied — by ServiceNation), so that they could record, report, videotape, and photograph […]

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McCain and Obama at Columbia, a glorified activities fair.  Thank you Mr. Krebs. First Kim’s disappears, now Morningside Books? Local political primaries are today, did you remember (or care)? Fire alarms are loud (or at least they should be). Radical: a politics of love and an ethics of compassion (or maybe just crazy).

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The luckiest student in the whole world just forwarded Bwog The  Email sent from Student Programs and Events just a few minutes ago. So, start checking your mailboxes and start the morning off with an inbox full of (or should we say empty of!) disappointment. Email that you will never receive after the jump.

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As the joint Obama-McCain forum rolls closer, more and more details are beginning to emerge. Last night, Bwog told you about the councils’ and groups’ plan for Thursday. Now, more details are emerging about the event itself. The first issue is seating. Many of you are no doubt wondering when those emails granting you entrance […]

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In the comments section of this very site (and others) many of you speculated that a Doctors Without Borders event originally scheduled to be in Roone on 9/11 was, in cruelly ironic fashion, canceled to make way for the Obamacain Service Spectacular of 2008. A tipster on the Doctors Without Borders listserv just forwarded Bwog […]

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Obamacain lottery extended until an hour an a half ago, so… hurry? This article on anorexia is called “The Campus Elephant.” Activism outside Columbia: it’s a whole other (gentrified) world out there. There are a number of Mexican restaurants by campus. Here are their phone numbers and addresses. At an undisclosed location, at an unnamed […]

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For a three-day week, it sure felt a lot longer. Maybe it was the newness, maybe it was the heat (or Hanna). Either way, let’s relive this auspicious beginning to the semester. Your professors began class in off-putting and amusing ways A mysterious antagonist offended one violent feminist in EC  We discovered our beloved bird of prey […]

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