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Cooking With Bwog: Atkin’s Edition

In this week’s Cooking with Bwog, Master Chef Matt Powell faces a special difficulty on his quest for culinary dorm conquest. To cook a main course without a carb. Gone were the noodles, the rice, the quinoa, and couscous. I didn’t have any additional cookware this time around, and just a few random ingredients (clementines, […]

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Bucket List: Short Week

Bucket List represents the unbelievable 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. Thursday is a university holiday, so there are very few lectures scheduled this week. Our recommendations for are below and the full list is after […]

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OfficeHop: Stephen Edwards’ Personal Arcade

In the latest installment of  OfficeHop, meet Computer Science Professor and onetime McDonald’s model Stephen Edwards. Daily Editor Brian Wagner ventured into the depths of the CSB to tour what might just be the coolest office on campus. As Edwards puts it, “Space is one of the most precious resources at Columbia.”  If you closed your […]

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ESC: Swipe In, Nerd Out

Sean Zimmermann gives the scoop on the latest dealings of the math-ier side of student government. Council member William Cybriwsky gave a presentation on how it would cost a mere $123 to purchase a video game system (with games and four controllers) that could be checked out for student use in Lerner. According to his […]

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Clubbin’: StarCraft Club

Clubbin’ profiles some of the more unusual and eclectic student clubs around, from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to the Equestrian Club. This time we send Raph Debenedetti and Alison Herman, our noobiest of noobs when it comes to gaming, to battle beside and learn about the StarCraft Club. When you think of StarCraft, the enormously popular […]

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Free Food: Saturday Slacking

Two day weeks are the cruelest kind. And the good people at CCSC 2011 recognize this.  So if the last two days of classes mentally and physically drained you, pull yourself together and head on over to the Lerner Party Space for a couch potato inspired chill-out sess. From twelve to three, CCSC provides restorative […]

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QuickSpec: Wishy-Washy Edition

Mayyyyybe Bloomberg will run for reelection Gamers: beware of exceeding University bandwidth caps, but only sometimes.  In fact, for most of the things you’ll be doing online, you will be fine. Perhaps the University Senate is a place where debate within the University should take place.  As opposed to debating with kitchen knives. Wait a […]

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Digitization is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Tipster and video game enthusiast Nick Camp directs Bwog’s attention to the new Grand Theft Auto IV, specifically the Varsity Heights neighborhood of Liberty City. Buildings eerily similar to Low, Butler, and Hamilton are located just off Ivy Drive—there’s even a College Walk.  Bwog daily editor Paul Barndt pointed out that this homage to Alma […]

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Mario Kart Tournament: It’s On

Mad nostalgia for the mid-90s is standard by now, and unsurprisingly many Bwoggers have devolved back to their 9-year-old selves, reveling in the joys of Nintendo 64 and Mario Kart in particular. Though our early Karting experience was largely a tale of character-building losses to nimbler-fingered cousins, we have trained a bit among ourselves and […]

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QuickBW

The February issue of the Blue and White is hitting your newsstand right now! If you don’t feel up to an elevator ride, though, it’s also available on the web. Here’s some highlights. Interested in the tenure process? Do you understand baseball at least as well as a Little Leaguer? Let us help. Finally, video […]

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Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and…

It’s not Prangstgrup, but it’ll do. Watch those chem grad students run!

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Overheard: Lazy Saturday Edition

There’s nothing like a lazy weekend afternoon to get Columbia students talking about video games…     Ruggles, Friday afternoon: Girl: What are you playing? Guy: Diablo II expansion pack: Lord of Destruction. Girl: What’s that floating around you? Guy: Bone shield. [pause] There’s really no way to sound cool when you’re playing this game. […]

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