Tash Aw is a Malaysian author focusing on providing literature for a Malaysian audience and has found success both in Malaysia and in the West. Staff Writer Josh Tate tagged along with Events Editor Isabel
laLate yesterday afternoon, Bwogger and sophomore at Barnard College Elle Ferguson died unexpectedly after introducing herself to the wrong professor.
On Saturday, September 14, Mia Xing, new Bwogger and experimental-film-virgin, attended the first screening of Spell Reel at the Lenfest Center with the brilliant Riva Weinstein herself and fellow new and much cooler Guest Writer Emma
Embracing the ridiculousness of the birther movement, Obama quips about Hawaiian birth certificates. (NYT) Conspiracies about conspiracy theorists launch conspiracy theories. (MSNBC) Someone was preparing for the apocalypse in a Brooklyn housing project… with an exotic animal zoo? (Gothamist) The government actually is watching you. (Engadget) World conspiracy pyramid via Wikimedia Commons
Turns out Bank of America’s $5 monthly debit fee was actually an attempt to be more transparent, but consumer outrage killed the surcharge before it reached fruition. (Atlantic) The Murdochs, no strangers to lying to the public, could be in more trouble as new legal documents suggest that News Corp paid off victims once they realized their position was “perilous.” […]
What happens when you give Columbia students 11 rolls of tin foil… Matt Jacobs, CC ’11, gave credit to the industrious schemers of this April Fools’ joke in an email: The ringleaders were Laura Vican BC ’11 and Nate Christian CC ’11, Yujie Zheng SEAS ’11 and John Haney CC ’11 were their main helpers. […]