Core Stars Shine

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It seems like just yesterday that Bwog was announcing the launch of the Core Scholars program, in which overachievers like us submit creative works inspired by Core texts to win fame and glory. Well, as some core author might have said, time flies when you’re having fun. Ladies and gentlemen, your winners:

Anneke Solomon, Columbia College, Class of 2015 – “Departure-in Four Parts”, essay
Gabriela Pelsinger, Columbia College, Class of 2015 – “Ode to Eve”, spoken word poetry
Marian Guerra, Columbia College, Class of 2014 – “The Ecstasy of Sonya”, painting
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Columbia College, Class of 2012 – “Triptych for Ovid”, triptych

Lesley Thulin, Columbia College, Class of 2014 – “In Flux”, sculpture
Raphael Peterson, General Studies, Class of 2012 – “Ascent”, original composition

They’ll be honored by Deantini at a reception next week. A few samples after the jump.

crime and punishment

Marian Guerra’s “The Ecstasy of Sonya” inspired by Crime and Punishment


stone sculpture

Lesley Thulin’s “In Flux” inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Gabriela Pelsinger’s “Ode to Eve” inspired by the Book of Genesis.

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  1. Admirer

    This Pelsinger chick is kind of amazing, isn't she?

  2. strugglin  

    I think it's really funny that CC'13 was like "...wait...I'm want me to do extra work?... and I'm in my junior year?.............. BBAAAAHHHAHAHAHAHAHhaahhaaha..ha *sobs quietly*"

  3. this stuff is  

    badass. I'm glad the college has decided to recognize our students' creativity.

  4. a vagina

    Congrats Gabriela!!! you completely deserve it!

  5. huh?

    why would someone in GS get an honorable mention, they don't even take the core

  6. Anonymous  

    has anyone ever fucked in the stacks in actuality? what time and floor is best to fuck in the stacks? when do the stacks close?

  7. BS  

    The Ode to Eve shit is just a radical feminist tirade against old Christian men - it has nothing to do with the Core Curriculum

  8. CC'13 against bigotry  

    CC Trolls, don't make this Bwog post into another bigoted thread about Barnard or GS. Raphael Petersen, GS '12, deserves just as much recognition for his work as a CC student. Most, if not all, of the Core Scholars committee consists of professors with advanced degrees. They are the ones who set the qualifications for entering the competition. Not you.

  9. Anneke  

    I wrote a poem not an essay.
    Not a problem; just thought I'd correct it.

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