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Some freshmen students have organized a Facebook event with the goal of winning a free concert from Snoop Dogg.  The school with the most votes on March 14th wins.  Facebook users can vote once a day here. Blogs are on the wane as young people rely increasingly on social networking. (NYT) Stanford, Cornell and Purdue want […]

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Bwog’s Official Consolation Prizes Correspondent Juli Weiner reports from the Barnard Mail Center. Apparently, a suitable solution to the lack of ATMs on campus are these ATM decals printed to walls. The posters even display how to swipe–with two arrows– an imaginary credit card.

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In which Ashish Kundra, bringer of news from around the net, passes on a friendly warning. A few months ago, Microsoft handed Facebook a $240 million wad of cash. Microsoft’s new equity boosted Facebook’s estimated value to $15 billion (by comparison, that’s three times’s market cap of $4.8 billion). At the moment, Facebook’s ad […]

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As the anniversary of the physical attack approaches, Bwog correspondent Alex Weinberg reels from the mental attack of 9-11 conspiracy theorists. September 11th is fast approaching, and, like swallows returning to Capistrano, 9/11 conspiracy theorists are emerging from their basements and taking to the streets to let you all know how dumb you really are. […]

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A couple days ago, Miss Teen South Carolina was asked why she thought 1/5 of Americans couldn’t locate the United States on a map. Her answer? Um… So this afternoon, Bwog hit (newly-renovated!) College Walk and asked a sampling of Columbia students the same question. Bwog: So why do you think 1/5 of all Americans […]

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Labyrinth no longer

Bwog just got wind of a terrible bit of news: Our local Labyrinth branch will soon be called Book Culture due to a business dispute with its other incarnation in New Haven. A call to the store revealed that they plan to make the switch at the end of the week. Far be it from us […]

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Murphy iced

It’s not looking good, Dianne.  The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a national free speech watchdog, has just issued a statement condemning the suspension of men’s club hockey. Not that Bollinger typically listens to rights groups; but it’s probably a good idea to avoid bad press on the eve of a four billion dollar […]

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