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See Just How Barnard Her Life Is

Think your life is Barnard? Well, there’s no knowing for sure until you cross reference it against the itemized guide below, inspired by the Twitter account and brought to life by Cartoon Architect and Sensational Satirist Julia Stern:

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Birdwatching in Wien

Yesterday afternoon, a small green bird infiltrated the 11th floor of Wien and try to update his/her Twitter status on an unsuspecting upperclassmen’s Macbook Pro. This is only the latest in a series of animal incursions into our purportedly urban habitat. You may recall last year’s bats in Hartley and squirrels in Claremont. Maybe they are trying to […]

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Bwoglines: Cause and Effect Edition

Effect: The Columbia University Medical Center will award three Columbia biologists the prestigious Horwitz Prize. Cause: The scientists were the first researchers to demonstrate the molecular mechanisms behind circadian rhythm, which can be used to cure sleep disorders. (CUMC) Effect: The number of military veterans enrolling in the General Studies school is predicted to decline […]

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Find Your Afternoon Sugar High

According to @ColumbiaFoodPod—a twitter account that keeps CU students up-to-date on daily food truck prevalence whereabouts in Morningside Heights—we should expect two dessert trucks today. Both Cupcake Stop and Sweetery NYC will be parked on Amsterdam between 117th and 120ths streets. No word yet on times, but tip us or write below in the comments if […]

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#ShouldHaveAskedObama

We were going to launch a campaign to round up all you summer readers and bring this urgent question to the President’s attention. Then the heat got the better of us or something, but it’s the thought that counts right?

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LectureHop: Committee to Protect Journalists, Part Deux

Bwog’s intrepid lecturehopper Peter Sterne presents to you the second installment from Friday’s event organized by the Committee to Protect Journalists, in which he considers the role of the internet and social media in revolutions around the world… The second panel, moderated by Slate editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg, considered the nuanced role of the internet, both positive […]

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LectureHop: Committee to Protect Journalists

Yesterday, dozens of journalists gathered in the Kellogg Center for Journalism on the 15th floor of IAB for two panels organized by the Committee to Protect Journalists, an organization that has defended journalists around the world for the last 30 years. Bwog’s intrepid lecturehopper Zach Kagan presents to you the first of a two-panel lecture. It […]

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Bwoglines: They’re Taking Over Edition

Imposters are taking over! It seems that we’re not the only ones with fake—or real—teacher twitters. See, @LEE_BOLLINGER? You’re not #AllAlone. (NYT) The rats are taking over! The TV screen, that is. Animal Planet is planning a reality show about New York City’s rats. We recommend that they start their search for tiny, whiskered stars on […]

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Lecturehop: The Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

A few months ago, Malcolm Gladwell discussed social media’s limits in a New Yorker article with the above subtitle.   Journalist and researcher Evgeny Morozov may not share Gladwell’s beloved frizzy halo of hair, but they both recognize a dark side of internet activism. Evgeny Morozov spoke at the Journalism School on Tuesday about The Net […]

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Bwoglines: Bad Things Begin and End

If you thought Columbia bureaucracy was frustrating, think again. Several Columbia international students still have yet to arrive on campus due to delayed visas. (Spec) France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Twitter account is hacked, and Sarkozy tells the Romanian people how he really feels. Prezbo, on the other hand, only seems to be worried about […]

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Putting the Bo Back in PrezBo

Some things were just always meant to be brought back: blink-182, basically anything hipster, and now, @LEE_BOLLINGER. That’s right folks, fire up your favorite Twitter client; your beloved President is back. For the unenlightened, @LEE_BOLLINGER is the Twitter account of one Lee C. Bollinger—or rather, an anonymous ghost-Twitterer who purports to be him. His statuses […]

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Mel’s Burger Bar…It’s A Thing!

Bwog got the inside scoop on Mel’s today from a former CC student working for the Mel’s Team. It will be open in late July (that’s soon!), they’ll hopefully be accepting Flex, and the food and beer selection will be “extremely high quality” (Dogfish Head and Kobe beef, riiiite?) and reasonably priced. Knees bent for […]

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Bwoglines: Why So Serious? Edition

Columbia researchers discover a gene associated with schizophrenia (Reuters) More Columbia research indicates that you shouldn’t replace your doctor with a Twitter account. (US News and World Report) Megan McCain, CC ’07, is featured in a blog series called “Better Know Your Right Wingers”. (Campus Progress) Urban Outfitters will open on Broadway at 99th st. […]

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Guide to the Weekend: Rainy Days and Beautiful People

Friday, Saturday, Sunday NY Craft Beer Week 9/11 through 9/20, various locations  If you’re getting tired of Pabst, take your pick from over 80 bars and sample some of the finest micro and homebrews the city has to offer. Price: passport costs $35, but with it you can try each beer for just a few […]

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PrezBo Follows No One

  While the site was broken for much of yesterday (Bwoga maxima culpa!), many of you had emailed a link to Lee C. Bollinger’s Twitter page.  Now, you can follow the minute-by-minute goings on of “President Bollinger” with this Twitter thing. Just yesterday he asked if “ne1” wanted to go to HamDel with him. We […]

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