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On Tuesday night, The Current hosted what their editor in chief referred to no fewer than three times as a “groundbreaking” discussion about the psychology of pedophilia. Thrilled just to be invited, Bwog’s own Editor in Chief Taylor Grasdalen attended to learn more. Trigger warning: mild discussion of sexual abuse. I’ve never given pedophilia much thought. […]

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Last night there were lots of plastic chairs in Lerner 505, and microphones, a table, a camera, and, of course, “light refreshments.” That can only mean one thing—a lecture!  Moderated by Samuel Schube, CC ’12, Senior Editor of The Current, the talk featured Adam Kirsch, TNR bro and author of Why Trilling Matters, and Mark […]

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The LAPD raided OccupyLA yesterday, arresting 200 and dispersing protesters without much conflict or violence. (WSJ) Dershowitz believes the key to peace in Israel is Palestinian Chicken — he recommends Prime Minister Netanyahu watch the hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm episode with Palestinian President Abbas in an interview with the Current. (Tablet, Current) Columbia researchers believes America is vulnerable to crippling cyber-attacks and exploding printers. HP […]

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A new issue of The Current is available online, and we hit the highlights: Manhattanville. Way too modern. Domestic violence in Israel. Reading, books. Factory farming.

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You think you’re suffering? Well quit your emo whining, already Triple threat: borough, borough, borough! Why being an Iranian in America can give you a political headache  Promised Land unpromised to Ethiopian Jews?  Book review: the journey from the far left to the Religious Right  

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SwiftCurrent

Free speech or not? Why Havel might be like hearing your favorite love song, or, er, better You won’t find any Maus in this exhibit Remember reading Animorphs books under the covers until you were almost in high school and loving them? You weren’t alone. Chevron, Columbia, and the power of dissent all in one […]

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On Thursday, Harvard released its 50-year plan for expansion in the Allston neighbourhood (think Manhattanville, except 341 acres instead of 17, Boston instead of New York, and more parking lots than people). It’s long, like 72 pages (even Penn kept theirs to 32!), and Bwog didn’t read the whole thing, but if we were Harvard […]

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SwiftCurrent

‘Tis the season for the arrival of the new issue of The Current, Columbia’s “Journal of Contemporary Politics, Culture, and Jewish Affairs”. The latest edition’s cover is graced with a reminder of the brutal fisticuffs to which our fair university descended in the Spring of 1968, not to mention the horrible handlebar mustaches our predecessors donned […]

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QuickCurrent

Last semester, B&W staffer Bari Weiss founded The Current, “A Journal of Contemporary Politics, Culture, and Jewish Affairs.” This past weekend, they released their spring edition with an open tab at Toast. Of course, Bwog only learned of the free drinks and food exactly one minute after said tab was closed. Nevertheless, The Current is […]

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