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Come To Our First Meeting Of The Year

Don’t make the mistake of being anywhere at 7 pm except the SGO in Lerner, as the pleasure of your company is requested at Bwog 2012’s first meeting! Bring yourself, your ideas, an appetite for snacks, and/or your (un)productive snark. Estranged veterans, fresh newcomers, and complete strangers are all absolutely welcome and encouraged to come. […]

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Free Food in the Internet Age

There was once a time when finding free food just meant following your nose. Not so, in this Internet age. We at Bwog make it our mission to post every free food offer that comes our way, and this event is no exception. If you’ve got a craving for unidentified “refreshments,” hop on over to […]

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No One Else May Be Hiring, But We Are

The Blue and White is in the market for a new publisher, who would begin in February and hold the position until January 2011. Applicants should ideally have some experience in production, sales, advertising (both Internet and print), or PR (whether via an internship or working with campus publication/creative production/student group), but we’ll be considering […]

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And You Thought Fox News Stereotypes Were Bad

When visiting a new city/part of town, it’s always a good idea to know the stereotypes (true and untrue) and local hangouts, so you can fit in all the easier. “NYC nightlife and social news” website Guest of a Guest has decided to give its readers “The “Truth” About Columbia, NYU, and Other NYC Colleges.” […]

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Student Groups Can Light Things on Fire Again

Editor’s Note: Hello again! Nice to finally be back up. Unfortunately, our events system might have taken the entire site down with it for the past few days, but our crack team of computer whiz kids finally were able to go in and revive the blog. That, or the blog achieved sentience and decided to […]

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What Makes This Blog Different From All Other Blogs? Judaism!

  Photo Via Doctorsimcha.com In anticipation of the Hebrew awesomeness slated to invade Miller tonight (tickets are available at the TIC), Bwog would like to officially welcome the Columbia/Barnard Hillel blog onto the internet scene. The blog seems like an aggregation of Jewish events in and around Morningside Heights as well as photos from said […]

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New Library Widget Revealed!

Because Butler doesnt weigh you down enough when you’re actually there: get the brand new LibX toolbar Firefox extension and you’ll never have to leave. Basically, LibX allows you to access CLIO while you’re innocently perusing any other website. You can also look for the Columbia crown logo when youre on Amazon or Barnes&Noble to […]

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A Paperless Future Is Nigh

It’s truly a tragedy of convenience that, apart from class and free food, the sole reason we leave our rooms is to find out what’s happening on campus.  And what better way to indulge our laziness than to eliminate the flyers that clutter campus walls and move them online? PostATime.com, the first branch of a […]

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Evidence of A Pre-Butler Universe

Today, as you sit in your lecture and scour the internet for something, anything, to distract you, Bwog suggests browsing the treasure trove of old time-y Morningside Heights and Columbia campus photographs here. Aside from the terrifying image on the right, one can find dozens of pictures of a Columbia your blessed legacy-bearing great-grandparents told […]

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“The New Facebook”…for Gloves

We at Bwog are always on the lookout for useful websites. Bwog daily editor Eliza Shapiro brings us the backstory on GlovesIFound.com. On one chilly day in early December, Brian Donahoe, CC ’12, was walking from John Jay to Hamilton when he happened upon a glove on the ground. He contemplated it for a moment, […]

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Last Call For Daily Editor Apps

Prospective Bwoggers – just a reminder that applications for our daily editorships are due tonight at midnight. Send the following (and any questions) to bwog@columbia.edu: 1. Five (5) QuickSpec headlines for any issue from this week. 2. One (1) previous Bwog post you liked and why. 3. One (1) previous Bwog post you didn’t like […]

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We’re Hiring!

Bwog’s in the market for a daily editor or two for the new semester. The job: writing the various posts for your designated day (QuickSpecs, free food, gossip, etc.), covering breaking news, and generally running the Bwog’s minute-to-minute operations. Perks include scaring administrators, advance free food knowledge, the chance to write witty headlines, and free […]

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Since We’ve Been Gone

Oh hello! It’s good to be back home on the web again. (Though according to B&W layout editor Hans E Hyttinen, we never actually left “the internet.”) Bwog’s crack team of computer whiz kids point to something server-related as the cause of our spotty presence this weekend. But no matter, said whiz-kids are working their […]

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New Columbia Blog Unveiled

The Columbia Political Union has a spiffy new blog up which introduces itself as a “one stop shop for politics and political events at Columbia.” Hooray, consolidation! The site has an events calendar with all sorts of fun on-and-off campus (sometimes very vaguely) political events, and is conveniently divided into categories of news, humor, campus, […]

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We’re Hiring

Bwog is looking for a daily editor or two to join our staff. So, the job: On your designated day, you’ll write QuickSpec, various news and culture pieces and free food listings. Plus, you’ll chronicle “Stephan’s” every move: it’s the stuff of dreams!  So here’s what to do — send us the following: 1. Five […]

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