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Bwoglines: Fergie’s National Anthem Edition

Happening Around The World: Another plane has unfortunately crashed, marking the second commercial incident in the past week. Aseman Airlines Flight 3704 crashed an hour into the journey heading from Tehran to Yasuj. (BBC) Happening In The Nation: While the NBA All-Star game was happening (I don’t know anything about sports nor will I attempt to try […]

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RIP Peter V. Johnson

Admissions officer and 35-year Columbia employee Peter V. Johnson has passed away. Most recently, Johnson worked as a special assistant to the dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid. But beyond admissions, students knew Johnson as a mentor, as an athletic liaison for the Lions, and as “the kind gentleman with the bowtie who would patiently answer […]

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Conspiracy Bwog: BoSchwo Closed Because They Didn’t Let In Minors

Last week, we found out that beloved senior night bar Bernheim & Schwartz is closing its doors. While the real reasons for the closing may be unknown, we have an idea…  If you’re under 21, you’ve probably been told a million times not to go to Bernheim & Schwartz—word on the street is they’re super strict on fake […]

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In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Hurricane

We’re not sure how you could have missed it—the high-speed winds, the slanted rain, the overwhelming sense that you were fighting against nature and ultimately, would lose. At some point, while trudging along Upper Campus and courting your anxious umbrella (who really wanted to get away from you), you felt as though the wind was the […]

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Lehman Hall: So Close, Yet So Far

Lehman Hall is closed and its materials and staff have successfully moved over to the new LeFrak Center, but the old building itself remains. It looks over our shoulders every day as we walk over to our Diana/Milbank classes, reminding us that it is merely a shadow of what it once used to be. One might even […]

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Bwoglines: H2Owned Edition

Thirteen year-old surfing star Elio Canestri was killed in a shark attack off the coast of India yesterday. Though emergency crews were able to respond promptly, the thirteen year old died as a result of severe wounds to the stomach and chest. This fatality adds to a list of multiple recent shark attacks that have […]

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RIP Richard Jenkins

Summit Officer Richard Jenkins has passed away. His funeral and viewing was held yesterday from 4-6:30 p.m. at the Greater Refuge Temple. About 20 students attended his wake. Students knew Jenkins for his work as guard in McBain and Ruggles. Our condolences. We have sought information for where to send flowers/donations.

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An Iridescent Worm Wanders Through the Ruggles Windows

A Ruggles resident, also responsible for last year’s inflatable tube man meets party streamer french fries, created another art installation. It kind of reminds us of an an iridescent worm or a rogue shower curtain. Maybe a wisp of pensieve escaping as our beloved dorm dies, while its windows trap its noble spirit to linger […]

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R.I.P. Molly Ivins

Molly Ivins, the nationally syndicated columnist and Columbia Journalism School graduate, died of cancer at the age of 61 today. Ivins, a witty Texan,  was known throughout her life for an unpretentious, down-to-earth style as well as her strong, self-proclaimed liberal views. Most recently, Ivins had written in strong opposition to President Bush and his […]

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