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Yes, the sad rumors are true: the School of Continuing Education is no more. The School of Continuing Education has been laid to rest. The School of Continuing Education may live on in our hearts, but will no longer live on in official Columbia promotional materials. Instead, it will continue under the guise of the School of Professional Studies. The name […]

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Instead of bringing you local live music, this week Live at Lerner is partnering with International at Columbia to bring you “What’s In a Name? Navigating Name Conventions in Today’s Global Society,” an interactive session led by Dr. Athena Trentin on name conventions in a global society. The discussion aims to break down assumptions and […]

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Bwog’s shiny new Diana Bureau Chief Renée Kraiem reports on the goings-on at SGA. Reflecting on last week’s contentious meeting about Barnard’s new full-time enrollment policy, one council member explained that she knew of many students who hadn’t recognized the importance of the email announcement from A-Hinks. Barnard inundates students with so many emails, some argued, that […]

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A month ago, the Dean announced on Bwog that the winner of our nicknaming contest would win lunch with him, and a place at an unveiling ceremony bearing his new epithet. Yesterday, Columbia’s most powerful brand mogul, Ivan Duschatzky, SEAS ’13, joined Dean Valentini for Milano (chicken parm for Ivan, grilled chicken for the Dean). Bwog […]

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A tipster spotted this salubrious salad at Morton Williams. Perhaps they’re trying to dethrone the reigning champs of bizarrely named groceries.

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Resenting: Columbia’s woeful ranking in the MFA charts. (Slate) Regulating: Columbia medical prof Dr. Andrew Bomback, who is accused of supplying insider information. (NYT) Rebuking: Neoliberal economics by staging a sit in of Wall Street with pillowfights and yoga. (Daily Intel/NYMag) Reducing: AIDS cases in NYC, which were reported to be down by 25% (CityRoom/NYT) Remembering: Murdered […]

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A year’s tuition at Barnard gets you one year of bona fide Barnard education, or it makes you the owner of Barnard Island, Florida — only 45 minutes from Disney World Orlando! One of our most astute alumni tipsters noted that a recent roundup of private islands currently for sale includes the mythical isle for […]

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President Bollinger just sent out an email announcing that John Henry Coatsworth, current Dean of SIPA and owner of the name to end all names, will assume the duties of University Provost starting July 1. With the recent loss of Claude Steele to Stanford, Coatsworth will serve as Interim Provost until PrezBo and “a small […]

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In the latest issue of The Blue & White, Graphics Editor Stephen Davan brings us an illustrated guide to living every Columbian’s dream – The Core, food, puns, and the city somehow combined.

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It hasn’t always been easy for Pinnacle. Today, Pinnacle’s legacy begins a new chapter: not really being Pinnacle. Shane Ferro checked in with some Pinnacle employees who told him that construction is starting this week and will take place this week and continue over winter break. The Space Formerly Known As Pinnacle is now under […]

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Dear Bwog, I’m the Forgetful Jones of names. Help! Love, Elephant Envy Dear Elephant Envy, You’re meeting hundreds of people, so it’s natural to forget some names. One Bwogger recalls a ten minute long conversation with a complete stranger, who slightly resembled someone she had met earlier.  Oops. Bwog finds that facial hair can be […]

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Registration is here! But you don’t know how to fill that last requirement, you say? Well, stop digging around the Directory (don’t lie–we know you just were) and consult the following list of the most absurd-sounding course names offered next semester. This way, when you inevitably realize that Art Hum is full, you at least […]

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