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Some hopeful news out of Wuhan and some bad news on this edition of Bwoglines.

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Tbt that time during NSOP Bwog cracked their phone screen into one million pieces and had to go to Apple Store. Yesterday a man brandished a samurai sword at the flagship Fifth Avenue Apple location. Glad we weren’t there! (NBC) Today in Malaysia (part of a 10 day tour of Turkey and Asia), Obama promised […]

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Two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday killed three people and injured more than 100. (NYT) A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Iran-Pakistan border this morning. Hundreds are feared to have been killed. (Reuters) According to Columbia professor of brain science Eric Kandel, we can learn about our brains from art. […]

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Update, 10/12 9 am: There’s been some debate in the comments about whether the covered abortions are entirely free, even for students on Columbia insurance. According to page 19 of the insurance brochure, insurance will pay up to $500 for an abortion. Update, 10/12 6 am: The CU Dems, who first tipped Bwog off to […]

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Z.Y. Fu Passes Away

Z.Y. Fu, the Chinese businessman and philanthropist who donated generously to Columbia University over the past 20 years, passed away yesterday. In 1990, Mr. Fu began his philanthropy by endowing a chair of applied mathematics at the Engineering school, where his brother-in-law taught as a professor. Three years later, he endowed a scholarship fund for […]

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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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First-year Neha Shende killed in car crash. R. I. P.     Edwards one block away from Columbia (satisfied, commenters?), uses MLK Day event to rip Bush, cynicism 15 GS students attend gay outreach party; few are gay CTV’s Gates retools: copies 80s, Spanish telenovelas… and wins lots of money Your dog doesn’t love you, but […]

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