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Bwoglines: Reacting to America Edition

A bizarre question on a standardized test inspires students to rebel against this most central of US education practices. (NYT) The government giveth and it taketh away, and Americans are really kind of over it. (The Atlantic) Coca Cola abroad may have killed a woman who consumed it by the gallon. (Gawker) In light of […]

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Overseen: Thirsty in Uris

A sign has appeared in Uris warning rowdy B-schoolers to keep it outside. Bwog was wondering why a similar sign didn’t exist in Butler, until we realized the obvious (and sad) answer. When you go to a school that treats its students to a kegger, you need to make sure that the library is an alcohol-free zone. When […]

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A Side of Breadstick

So as to continue this wonderful recent trend in overheard/seen pleasantries, now a gossip gem from the Harvest issue of the Blue and White: One recent Saturday night, a drunken blond gentleman tried to order Koronet* pizza with his jeans pooled around his feet and his eerily transparent boxers on full display. When the cashier […]

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Laughably Predictable

Well, that was quick. While this fence probably isn’t here to stay, it is still a bit disheartening to have our hopes of enjoying the sight of a bit of green in the last sunny days of the year mercilessly crushed by the presence of this drab eyesore. Right photo by Chris Mulligan

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Bwoglines: Capitalism and its Discontents Edition

According to the latest report by the Census Bureau, one in five New York City residents are now living below the poverty line, five percentage points above the 15.1% national average. New York City also holds the biggest income gap of any county in the country, with the top fifth of earners making 38 times […]

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Morningside Books Not Actually Closed (Yet)

Turns out Morningside Books isn’t shuttering up so fast after all.  “Yes, we are still here,” proclaimed a sign posted outside the store, “many of you are wondering ‘what is going on?’ So are we.” Yes, tell us more, Morningside Books, tell us more! Basically, neighborhood folk have begun to make pledges to the bookshop […]

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The New School: Peppered With Protest

   Image via the Boston Massacre Historical Society The New School is (or was) at it again!  We told you last December of their first attempt at a building takeover and in February of their threats to shut down the entire university, largely over a desire to see current president (and former Nebraska senator) Bob […]

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