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How To Best Take Advantage Of Your Winter Break

Starting this Friday (or perhaps starting already, if you’re lucky), you have an entire month to sleep, procrastinate, and sleep more, to recuperate from this crushing semester and prepare for the spring. In the interests of Columbia students taking advantage of the Netflix subscriptions that have been lying unused for the past few weeks, Bwog […]

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Field Notes: Winter Break Edition

With the new semester upon us, Bwog takes a look back at winter break. No one seems to be happy on this rainy first day of classes, so we’ve decided to cheer you up! Winter Break was long overdue, but with break came its own challenges: Bwog gives you the rundown on what happened on our […]

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Bwog Sports Sunday: Winter Break Recap

As all TV show addicts know, every new episode starts with a brief montage of important clips from the rest of the season, serving as a friendly reminder of all the action that’s taken place so far. For those of you who didn’t keep up CU sports over the break, this kind of recap might […]

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Your Room Is Not Your Room Over Winter Break

New Year’s Eve ball drop? Skating at Rockefeller Center? Going below 96th St? Your magical winter in New York may be jeopardized! For the first time, Columbia is requiring students to register in order to stay in housing over winter break. Registration is not only mandatory for entering your own dorm, but any Columbia residence […]

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New Winter Break Housing Registration

In case you haven’t checked your Cubmail (or still need to forward it), Housing Services has a new system in place. You’ve got to register if you’re planning on staying around for any part of the December 23, 2010 to January 12th, 2011 (!) window. It does not cost any (more) money, just time. Log […]

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ESC: “Lawn Representative”

Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. ESC reported that the tie in the freshman election was due to glitches in the voting system. After investigating the recent freshman election tie, the voting website only allowed student to select one class representative. This also explains the 14 vote tie between the two class rep […]

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A Winter’s Thanks

Dear readers, With the end of the exam period and the holiday season, Bwog is officially moving into winter break mode. Stick around, though: we’ll be updating the blog, of course, and announcing next year’s editorial staff in a few days. More importantly, we want to thank our readers for another successful semester. Students often […]

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Things We’re Looking Forward To

There’s a silence over campus, which will only be punctured by tonight’s Primal Scream. Heads hunched in Butler or in dorm rooms, the collective Columbia population slogs through the start of exam week. Ugh. But we at the Bwog wanted to focus on the light at the end of the tunnel – all those things […]

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Because We Know You’re Already Worrying About Next Year Too

Bwog Daily Editor James Downie was procrastinating by… scoping out the 2009 academic calendar. How else? Anyway, bad news: enjoy reading week this semester, because next fall term, there’ll only a “Study Day.”  “Oh no!” you say? Oh yes. Exams run from Wednesday to Wednesday, rather than Friday to Friday, meaning that we have just […]

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End of Semester: Good News and Bad News

A dreary Sunday in November seems about as good a time as any to remind you that the dates and times of most of your finals have been ironed out, and are now available for your viewing terror on SSOL.  In related news, winter break is inordinately long this year, thanks to the serendipitously scheduled […]

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News You Can Use—Really!

If Butler’s claustrophobia and competitiveness isn’t your idea of a great study atmosphere, CQA informs us that the LGBT lounge in the Furnald Basement will be open from three to midnight for Tuesday through Thursday of reading week. To those of you whose idea of studying doesn’t involve reading—and really, who even has that kind […]

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Escape from New York, À la SEAS

While most of us are still trapped in the vortex of thrice-extended overdue papers, Butler pathogen infestations, and chronic Red Bull overconsumption, many eager SEAS engineerlings have written to remind the Columbia community that it’s not too early to plan our post-exam exodi to the airport, train station, or, for those who made a truly daring college […]

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