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You know the old addage: you gotta sanitize before you can litigate! We’re upset we missed Raskolnikov’s speech, but we did catch some recent Law School grads dancing to “Love Shack” after the ceremony. Update: Then everyone threw their robes into a pile at the Butler security desk.

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The moment of truth has finally arrived for New York City: the anticipated H1N1 flu vaccine has officially become more selective than the average community college. In an effort to keep our readers healthy (even if they do happen to be non-pregnant, 24-year-old-or-older baby haters), Bwog presents the latest Health Services update detailing who exactly is […]

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Oh, you don’t want the vaccine?  We’ll take it. Choppers landing on Mudd?  It’s just a movie. Hawkma in Midtown?  If only. You want space in Lerner?  Your tuition isn’t enough. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: It’s the Navy way! Photo via NY Daily News

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Ever since the first wave of H1N1 cases and confusion erupted several weeks ago, Bwog’s Eager Epidemic Investigators have been collecting stories of how individual and institution alike are coping with the crisis. Bwog hopes this anthology will help to sooth the minds of all those who fear the unknown. Rescue Me A sophomore English […]

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 Our porcine problem persists as experts question the vaccine’s use (NY1). Evangelists may have vanquished Route 66, but Atheists are now converting subway riders (Gothamist). With Manhattanville secured, Columbia plots to conquer Europe and South Asia (Spec). The rich and famous enter Purgatorio without Virgil’s help (Gawker).  Teachers College descends from the ivory tower (Spec). […]

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The Porcine Pathogen remains in force on college campuses across the country (oh, and off campus as well, but who cares about that?). Bwog Bacon Bug Expert Mark “Not Marky Mark” Hay has been procrastinating with some ingenious ways of fighting the flu. Don’t count on your spry, young immune systems to save you – […]

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Nikhita Mahtani reports. Monday’s SGA meeting began with pleas for volunteers for Founder’s Day.  Soon after, the new First Year VP, Rachel Ferrari – apparently a “big listener” and “not very shy” — introduced herself. The meeting continued with updates from Katie Pallilo, Barnard ‘10 and SGA president.  Katie addressed her meeting with Carol Katzman […]

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Dying from a heart attack, seizing up, or miscarrying from the swine flu vaccine? The Feds say not to worry, this kind of stuff happens all the time, vaccine or no vaccine. (NYT) Support or disagree with a University Senate-imposed Smoking ban? Hold your horses! In their first meeting of the year, PrezBo reminded them […]

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  Bwog extends its heartfelt congratulations to Dr. John D. Clarke, MD, FAAFP, and (evidently) badass MC, whose anti-H1N1 rap beat out over 200 competitors to win Flu.gov’s 2009 Flu Prevention PSA Contest. Looks like Clarke, who graduated from Columbia’s very own medical school, returned to Alma Mater to earn his MC as well: his […]

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Mark Lilla debates whether conservative ideas are properly studied on college campuses, and adds that, at Columbia “not a single prominent conservative is to be found.” (Chronicle of Higher Education) HHS Secretary says swine flu vaccines could start early next month, but will that really stop the hysteria? (AP) The new (and even-more-Twitter-like) Facebook Lite […]

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Even though Blair from Gossip Girl considers them her “holy trinity,” 2/3 of HYP are officially Big Losers now! (WSJ) (Bloomberg) Columbia, on the other hand, reports smaller losses. (Reuters) Morgan Stanley’s new CEO made it through the B-School. (WSJ) New York Fashion Week keeps on strutting its stuff, despite the recession. (NYT) And in […]

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Kiss those tapas goodbye: Floridita owner Ramon Diaz loses his lawsuit, Manhattanville finally begins construction, and PrezBo celebrates (Spec). Remember what happened the last time Columbia tried to expand?  Carle Hovde, CC ’50 and Dean of the College from 1968 to 1972, died last Saturday.  Faculty mourns (Spec). As if the updated Kindle wasn’t bad […]

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If you didn’t before retrieving your key, perhaps the subtle message at the Hartley check-in desk will remind you.   Yup, free Purell for all! Hypochondriacs rejoice! Or, you know, not… – JCD

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The announcement Monday that swine flu could hospitalize up to 1.8 million Americans has sparked a new flurry of news hysteria over the virus. Even before the announcement, universities were busy preparing for the virus in the fall. Now it’s Columbia’s turn: in an email to students from Student Life Dean Kevin Shollenberger, GS Interim […]

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Image via toyrific.co.uk Stop panicking about lil’ piggy flu.  We’ve found a way to make it politically incorrect. The only reason we have a potential pandemic is all those corrupt doctors.  Free Viagra be damned, we want our vaccine! The 2013’s are signing away their souls (on Facebook).  Columbia has the fewest downsides—compared to Cornell. […]

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