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Today’s Bwoglines bring you an unexpected, unprecedented apology, as well as expected, unsubstantiated claims.

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Bwog Finance does more than just your personal banking–we help explain world phenomena, too! Check out our latest column, offering a digestible overview of Trump’s trade war with China (and other countries). Remember, if you have questions or column topic ideas, email finance@bwog.com. If you read the news, or follow my twitter account, you may […]

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Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or have a correction to make, please leave them in the comments. Recommended: Post-conflict […]

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Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]

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Happening in the world: Protesting against a tax levied on the unemployed, Belarus protesters took it to the streets, angered by the tax that President Alexander Lukashenko said would “instill” discipline to the workshy. (BBC) Happening in the nation: As President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew the vote to repeal Obamacare, Trump repeatedly claimed that the […]

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Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]

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Happening in the world: Long Zhengyang, former assistant chief editor of the Hong Kong Commercial Daily revealed that he was “persecuted” for being supportive of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. (BBC) Happening in the city (or the state): Rockland County sheriff’s bomb squad removed 2 WWII-era grenades from Tappan Zee Manor Nursing Home. (NBC New […]

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Earlier today, Columbia University, along with sixteen other academic institutions, jointly filed an amicus brief detailing their position on the recent executive order on immigration from President Trump. The institutions include all of the members of the Ivy League, as well as Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Chicago, Duke University, Emory University, Johns Hopkins […]

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UPDATED 7:06 p.m: Hundreds gathered on Low beginning at 5 pm this evening to protest Trump’s immigration ban. The protest lasted until 6:20 pm (though scheduled to end at 6). Starting now, protesters are taking the subway to 59th Street and Columbus Circle to march downtown. This march will include students from five different NYC […]

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Hello dear readers! This semester, Bwog is redesigning Bwoglines, in order to make this feature more relevant to the Columbia student experience. We hope you’ll enjoy our new format! Happening in the nation: Surprisingly, Donald Trump spent his first presidential day accusing journalists of being “the most dishonest human beings on Earth” as he insists […]

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Signal, an encrypted message app has skyrocketed by 400% in downloads since Donald Trump was elected president. Interpreting such incident, Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of Open Whisper Systems, said: “People are maybe a little bit uncomfortable with him.” (Buzzfeed) In a letter that Apple sent to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Apple hints […]

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Steve Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News Network and alleged anti-Semitist, was named Trump’s chief strategist and senior counselor. From conspiracy theories to attacking House Speaker Paul Ryan, Bannon proves to be a surprise choice for the president-elect. (Huffington Post) The first Muslim-American elected to Congress, Keith Ellison, eyes position for Chairman of DNC. Bernie Sanders […]

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To the rigged election: Halloween is coming, but the real spook is right after—Election Day. While we will be praying wholeheartedly to Dionysus that we would still have a nation after the election, Trump supporters might have trouble finding where they belong after November 8th. (Buzzfeed) Down the Drain: People from Japan, Russia, Germany, Australia, Israel […]

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The second presidential debate kicked off last night amidst a controversial time for Trump as his remarks against women have warned much attain at the already heavily unqualified man. After apologizing and deflecting- as is Trump’s signature move- onto anything with a heartbeat, Trump at one point turned to an audience member to say, “It […]

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Freedom Summer, a push from civil rights organizations to increase voter registration in Mississippi, confronted incredible hatred and violence from the KKK and police. The movement happened over 50 years ago, but the School of Social Work hosted an event last night in Low Rotunda to make sure we never forget the struggle for voting […]

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