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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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Screw The Buildings! Let’s Take It All!

You may recall that the students at the New School staged an awesome building takeover last December (building takeovers are just so hip and new, aren’t they?). Along with a no-confidence vote from the faculty, the takeover reflected deep dissatisfaction with the administration, and particularly the school’s president, former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey.  But two […]

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New School Students Decide Building Takeovers Are Cool

Though the preferred protest at Columbia now involves food and camping, we always like a good ol’ building takeover. Students at the New School have obliged us, taking over one of the buildings Tuesday morning, and vowing to stay put until their demands are met, which include the resignation of their president, former Nebraska senator […]

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Lecture Round-Up: Fall Break Edition

Bwog has noticed that over the next week or so there will be a smorgasbord of learning opportunities for those who are not going home to spend their magnificent four days of fall break.  Whether you are interested in theater, bioethics or academic freedom, there’s something going on that’s right up your alley. Human Genetic […]

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Eugene Lang Boat beats Columbia Crew

Do midterms have you down? Are you spending too much time at the Library? Need a change of scenery? Take a look here and see how and where those crazy kids downtown at the New School do their studying.   Yes.  Art school students definitely do have more fun.  Click here for specifics on the New […]

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The War Continues

It started with Alexander Hamilton, and now the facebook fascists have struck again. One complainant reports: “It’s an all out hunt. My Barack Obama account has been disabled. It won’t be long before Peter Parker gets rubbed out too. It was fun while it lasted I suppose. The Columbia Squirrel and Pigeon better watch out. […]

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Blog War is Hella Awesome

It looks like with the recent controversy over John McCain’s commencement speech tour, The New School has solidified its place as New York City’s predominant stronghold of liberal student activism. (Oh, Spirit of ’68! Why have you forsaken us?) The result? A blog war to end all blog wars, courtesy of The Huffington Post. For […]

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We’re not in Lynchburg anymore, Johnny

Gothamist is reporting that lefty New School students are doing a much better job protesting John McCain in his last commencement stop of the year than we did. Where was Columbia’s 1,000-signature petition? They even care about it in India! And no, that’s not the ceremony. Bwog is just still confused by the orange theme.

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