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Father Dan O’Reilly Prays With His Fender

Father Dan O’Reilly is the director of Columbia Catholic Ministry and one of the more musical priests around. Catholicism curator Max Rettig sat down with Fr. O’Reilly to talk slogans, Pope Benedict, and Catholic rock bands. Bwog: How would you define your role inside of the Columbia community as head of the Catholic Ministry, and […]

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Bwoglines: Numbers Edition

1,000,000—Dollar amount of the reward offered for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner. All turn to dust again. (USA Today) 34,000—Troops Obama promised, during his State of the Union address, to bring home from Afghanistan in the next year. (NY Times) 24—Hours it takes a sea slug to regrow its detachable penis. (BBC) 16—Papal wardrobe malfunctions. Janet Jackson would be proud. (Buzzfeed) 5—Reasons given for disliking Valentine’s […]

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Bwoglines: Diminishing Seriousness Edition

Foiled New York terror plot was scheduled for September 11 of this year, says prosecutor in the case of alleged terrorist. (AP) A Columbia Econ professor claims that good signs from the stock market don’t necessarily mean improvement in the economy. All the suited would-be analysts swarming yesterday’s career fair beg to differ. (Reuters) Because […]

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Dispatch: The Pope Visits New York City

Columbia College ’07 alumna Courtney Banks was lucky enough to get tickets to Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the Youth Rally at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers. Bwog was lucky enough that Banks volunteered to write about the experience. Yesterday, I joined some 25,000 seminarians, priests, nuns, elementary and high-school students, and volunteers at the […]

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