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QuickTix: Tell Me Something Good

Thinking about going to some awesome CUarts events but just can’t choose which one? Bwog’s Beat for the Tic box gives you the skinny to stay young and hip with the kids. Best sellers last week: Columbia University V-Day: Vagina Monologues King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe: Egg and Peacock 24 -Hour Play Festival Orchesis: Unearthed: MaMa […]

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Share a Moment That Will Last To the End

Just you and that map near the 115th Street gates by Lerner—the one you haven’t looked at since it was NSOP when your parents left through that gate and you almost started crying, kind of like when James Blunt got stoned and stared at that chick on the subway. Pick-me-up by Mike Rady, CC ’13

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Hangin’ with the People…to People…people

Face-to-face with his former self, Bwog staffer and summer denizen Armin Rosen reflects on the pre-college phenomenon. More after the jump. Of all the traumatic events that marred what would have otherwise been a happy and productive middle school career, my brush with president Dwight David Eisenhower was one of the worst. Going to an […]

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The truth is out there…or something

As far as aliens, UFOs, the Kennedy assassination, God and the NBA draft lottery are concerned, the poster says it all: I want to believe. I want to credit The Conspiracy with Patrick Ewing’s 15 brilliant years as a New York Knick. But Mulder had it right: be lief and doubt are so closely intertwined […]

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The people-hopping continues

French lit obsessives might recall a character from Camus’s The Plague who spends years reworking the opening sentence of a novel. It’s a commentary on the human condition, or some shit…anyway, Butler library the Columbia library system, which has inspired everyone from Max Weber to Orhan Pamuk, could well have its own resident serial re-writer/tormented […]

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An Ivy League sense of entitlement: the human cost

Those of you who have made a cottage industry out of lifting books from Butler Library probably never considered that you were condemning some poor librarian to weeks of tedious inventory work. Well book thieves, in today’s “Why Are You Here?” meet the victim of your transgressions:  John, entombed in the lower levels of the […]

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Campus now one big existential quandary

As the weather warms and the tumbleweeds jangle their way down College Walk, a question remains: what’n the hell are all these people still doing here? In what could very well turn out to be the first (or, perhaps, last) of a series, Bwog attempts to answer this question–one interloper at a time. Our first subject is non-interloper Michael, who’s […]

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