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Wait, Wait, Will Abuse Exonerate Me?

Remember that husband-and-wife pair who stole almost $200,000 from Columbia? John Bzdil, former manager of the Pediatric Neurosciences Department, and his wife Heather Rinehart were accused of defrauding Columbia out of thousands with fake bills. Well, those who thought this Bonnie-and-Clyde story would not get any better did not anticipate a good ol’ slice of […]

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HSBC Bank Robbed

If you bank with the HSBC branch between 102nd and 103rd, and had some late Friday withdrawls to make, Bwog suggests finding another location. Gothamist reports that the branch was robbed about two hours ago.  How big of a heist it was, and whether it relates to a robbery an hour earlier at a Chase […]

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An Ivy League sense of entitlement: the human cost

Those of you who have made a cottage industry out of lifting books from Butler Library probably never considered that you were condemning some poor librarian to weeks of tedious inventory work. Well book thieves, in today’s “Why Are You Here?” meet the victim of your transgressions:  John, entombed in the lower levels of the […]

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The Great Jester Heist

Jester is not happy. All of Jester‘s remaining new issues–at least 700 of them–have disappeared from the Student Government Office, where they were waiting patiently for distribution on Monday. If anyone has seen Jester‘s issues, please let them know, and if you yourself are the culprit, well then shame on you.  What are you going […]

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By George, He’s Been Beheaded

Some time last evening, the statue of George Washington at the never-finished Cathedral of Saint John the Divine was beheaded in a blatant act of vandalism. A tipster reports that the head was replaced with a $1 bill–of course featuring the face our first President himself.  Alex Weinberg, who took the photo at left, was interviewed […]

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Columbia Is Dangerous

This just in from Public Safety. As always, Bwog suggests you remain vigilant and secure your valuables. On October 18, 2006, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:35 p.m., the suspect described below, robbed or attempted to rob four different victims.  Three of the crimes occurred on W. 112 St. between Riverside Drive and […]

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It sounded like a good idea at the time…

Bwog noted in February that iPods, newly present in Lerner vending machines, had apparently become as necessary to our daily lives as chips and condoms. In today’s edition of Education Life, the New York Times makes the same observation, and discloses that the same number of iPods have been stolen (four) as have been bought. […]

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