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Bwoglines: Recyclables Edition

Apple introduced a new iPhone, but it’s actually just an old iPhone that’s a tad more expensive. Because the iPhone 6s features “3D touch technology” and a “better front-facing camera,” you can now buy the antiquated iPhone 6 for just $99. (ABC) In the same vein, Apple also recently released iOS 9, which involves new […]

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LectureHop: Slovenia and the Future of the UN

As part of their Fall 2013 Distinguished Speaker Series, The Center on Global Governance last Thursday hosted the former president of Slovenia. Dr. Türk held a discussion on “The Future of the UN and Multilateral Cooperation.”  In 1992, Dr. Türk became Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations. In 1998 and 1999, […]

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LectureHop: The UN and Human Rights

Last night at 6 PM, Concerned Global Citizen Alison Herman made her way over to Room 501 in the IAB to listen to the SIPA sponsored UN Studies Panel, “The Security Council and its Human Rights Agenda: Children and Armed Conflict; New Tools to Fight Impunity.”  Tuesday night’s panel began on a somber note with […]

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Bolton Breaches Bastion of UN-Heads

The Columbia home page reports that the mustachioed UN-bashing UN representative John Bolton spoke at SIPA today, to a packed audience of doubtlessly dubious grad students. Besides summarizing the standard Bolton bullet points, the release directs us to the official SIPA blog, which Bwog liked until it noticed the student blogroll: one that’s all in […]

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