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LectureHop: Spanish PM Zapatero on Global Economic Development

Tuesday afternoon, a slew of Columbians filled Low Rotunda to learn a thing or two about the global economy from José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, the Spanish Prime Minister. The flags of Spain, the U.S., and Columbia were arranged behind the podium to welcome the leader (who does kind of resemble Mr. Bean!) to speak on […]

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Bwog on a Budget: Inaugural Edition

At this time of year, newness comes in all forms, from the obvious (your new dorm, your new classes, your new books, your new backpack) to the unanticipated (your replacement macBook charger, your subscription to Netflix to replace Kim’s.)  And while the novelty of these items is, well, novel, the polish of your purchases and […]

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CU Filmmakers Win Big

Tipster Frances Jeffrey-Coker slyly informed Bwog about a film she directed that took home a Best Picture prize last night: “The nationwide Campus Moviefest competition took place on campus 2 weeks ago, where groups of Columbia students had a week to make a 5-minute movie. The top 16 from Columbia were shown at the AMC […]

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QuickSpec – God and Nature Edition

Veritas Forum subjects: infinitude of knowledge, the Almighty, plagiarism Message of a loving God creates schism, property rights issues, “trouble” Surprise! Noam Chomsky is anti-war! Poverty = another reason to worry about Global Warming? …never fear, J-Sachs’ anti-squalor sustainability squad is here!…just don’t ask too many questions.

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The Poor Student’s Gift Guide

If you are a typical broke college student – you know, the one who has reached the point of sneaking Tupperware into campus study breaks and gotten into the habit of scrounging for paid psychology experiments – chances are you’re having trouble fulfilling the financial obligations of the holiday season. Luckily, our very own Columbia […]

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Material Girl sez: me too, Jeffrey!

Not to be outdone, Madonna has hopped on the African-orphan-hugging bandwagon with a $3 million donation to J. Sachs’ Millennium Voices foundation, which will help villages in the malaria-infested African nation of Malawi. The rocker chalks up her newfound generosity to having had kids of her own, as well as the giving spirit of Jewish […]

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QuickSachs — TimesSelect edition

There are a lot of poor people who need saving, and I can show you the cost-effective way to do it.

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