Once upon a time, Columbians dared to dream. Musicals in Butler Library. Silent dance parties on South Field. Pornography clubs at Acivities Day. Those dreamers constituted Prangstgrüp.

And it pains Bwog to learn that few Columbians today are aware of the sauciest avant garde prankster group to ever mock Columbia. True, most of Prangstgrüp’s members graduated in 2003, but still—do we have no institutional memory of really important shit? Thank goodness they’ve kept www.prangstgrup.com up and running—with videos of their clever campus antics. Stop studying for midterms. Now. Watch these videos. Now. And if you want the back story, check out this ancient article by a Bwogger before he was a Bwogger.

In the words of one of Prangstgrüp’s founders, “It was like, art, dude.”