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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 “The Salafis, Politics, and the Revolution in Yemen” Monday, January […]
Inspired by events in Egypt and Tunisia, one blogger is trying to incite a “Jasmine Revolution” in China, while based in his girlfriend’s Morningside Heights(!) apartment. Revolutions—you can start them from your home computer! (NYT) The two teenagers involved in the brutal beating of a Chinese food delivery man in a Morningside Heights apartment building have […]
Bwog’s intrepid lecturehopper Peter Sterne presents to you the second installment from Friday’s event organized by the Committee to Protect Journalists, in which he considers the role of the internet and social media in revolutions around the world… The second panel, moderated by Slate editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg, considered the nuanced role of the internet, both positive […]
Yesterday, dozens of journalists gathered in the Kellogg Center for Journalism on the 15th floor of IAB for two panels organized by the Committee to Protect Journalists, an organization that has defended journalists around the world for the last 30 years. Bwog’s intrepid lecturehopper Zach Kagan presents to you the first of a two-panel lecture. It […]
Lerner wasn’t exactly quiet this morning—still our Glass Box of Reverberation that we love so well—but the clatter seemed somehow different, almost mournful. As always, a faint tinkling of “Clair de Lune” troubled the air, courtesy of the fifth floor open-air piano. Conspicuously absent, though, was the usually accompanying (and conflicting) piano tune, typically “der […]
That means “a motley assortment of things.” Seatbelts, everyone! Gulati says the U.S team was “capable of more” in the World Cup. Columbia is a partner in a jargon-y, confusing government project called the “NYC Media Lab.” Breaking: James Franco is self-important. He is also an artist. Joseph Stiglitz makes $109,919 a year is the […]
New York doormen are fed up with the city’s proposed contract amendments. (NY Daily News) New York carriage horses aren’t happy with their vacation benefits. (NYT) The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is ready to “stick it to the man, dude.” (Gothamist) JFK-connecters just want to pack their bags and go home. […]