Feb

28

Announcing The Nominees For The First Bwoggie Awards

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One-time Bwoggie nominee Lee “Prezbo” Bollinger, seen here with the world-famous Bwoggies statuette, nicknamed “Alma Pater.”

The apotheosis of awards season is upon us. No, I’m not talking about the Academy Awards this Sunday. There’s a new set of awards in town, coincidentally also being given out on Sunday: the Bwoggie Awards, the categories and nominees for which can be found below.

The crop of nominees for this year’s Bwoggies was compiled by the tireless tastemakers here at Bwog, but we don’t have the final say here. Today, our social media team will be posting all the categories as polls on our Twitter, and you, the vox populi, will decide the winners. Watch this space (i.e. Bwog.com) for the winners to be announced on Sunday. Oscar? Oscar who? The Bwoggies are in town.

Again, head to Bwog’s Twitter to cast your votes!

Best Picture (Best Place To Take A Photo On Campus)

  • Facing Low Steps from the Sundial on a nice day
  • Looking north up Amsterdam on the overpass towards EC
  • McΒain mirror in the lobby
  • In the middle of a protest in front of Lerner

Best Director (Campus Figure)

  • Lee “Prezbo” Bollinger
  • James “Deantini” Valentini
  • Sian Beilock
  • Dean Cristen Kromm

Best Original Screenplay (Best Core Class/Core Class Duo)

  • Lithum
  • CC
  • Art/Music Hum
  • University Writing/Frontiers of Science

Best Adapted Screenplay (Best Core Distribution Requirement)

  • Science Requirement
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • PE Requirement (including Swim Test)
  • Global Core Requirement

Best Sound Editing (Campus Noise)

  • The Butler whoosh
  • The click when you successfully swipe into the metal door at the Broadway entrance to Lerner
  • The soothing voice of the Diana elevators
  • Blue bins rattling across the ground during move-in

Best Sound Mixing (Music In Campus Spaces)

  • Ferris playlists
  • JJ’s playlists
  • Lerner Piano Lounge pianists
  • The Band at a basketball game

Best Columbia Bar

  • 1020
  • Mel’s
  • Suite
  • Arts and Crafts

Worst Columbia Bar

  • 1020
  • Mel’s
  • West End Lounge

Most Liminal Space

  • Stacks Level 3 at 10:59 pm
  • The Diana after midnight
  • JJ’s in the afternoon
  • Getting stuck in an EC shaft

Best Halal Cart

  • 116 & Βroadway
  • 115 & Βroadway
  • 116 & Αmsterdam
  • 120 & Βroadway

Worst Regular Dining Hall Item

  • Broccoli rabe
  • Tilapia
  • Quinoa-stuffed peppers
  • The last slices of a Ferris pizza

Best Professor Social Media Presence

  • Hillary Callahan
  • Hamid Dabashi
  • Shamus Khan
  • Michael Miller

Best Costume Design (Best Professor Style)

  • Carmela Franklin
  • Christina Mercer
  • Brian O’Keeffe
  • Achille Varzi

Academy Awards via Wikimedia Commons. Prezbo by Daniella Zalcman via Wikimedia Commons.

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