Senior Wisdom: Chris Riano
Written by Bwog Staff
This is the tenth installment in our senior wisdom series, in which we bring you awesome ’07ers whom you should have met by now.
Claims to fame:
Prior to attending Columbia, I worked as a high-fashion model here in New York and around the world. While at Columbia, I served on my student council, as well as my college’s University Senator. In that position, I have served as the Chairman of 3 Senate Committees, including the Student Affairs Caucus, which represents every Columbia University student.
Preferred swim test stroke?
I strongly believe that any stroke that gets the job done is
What are three things you learned at Columbia?
1) $6 Billion in the bank, and you can still have no money…
2) I can move political mountains, but I still cant walk on campus without tripping over my heels on college walk.
3) I’m pretty sure there’s a lot more to life than being really, really ridiculously good looking… but I am still not sure what that is.
Justify your existence in 30 words or less.
I tend to only be existentially important at 2AM when the press calls for last-minute quotes and comments for next day’s release…
What was your favorite controversy in your time at Columbia?
The Minutemen/Free Speech controversy… Really? Really?
Which professor do you think would be the best kisser?
Easy… Chen Laoshi (bless her former teaching career…)
What percentage of seniors do you think are virgins?
I dont think I have met a virgin on campus… where do they hide?
Would you rather permanently give up oral sex or cheese?
Cheese, I don’t like things that smell that way.
Days on campus memory?
My first time walking out of Low Library… seriously isnt our campus ridiculous?
Often limiting my involvement to meetings and policy, instead of also being more involved socially on campus.
If you’re burning for more class of 2007 profiles, check it: Frances Howorth, Josh Bolotsky, Jenni Oki, Seth Flaxman, Maria Baibakova, Karen Fu (scroll), David Chait (scroll), Dan Okin, Anthony Walker, Nick Klagge, Claire Lackner, Paul Sonne, Karina Garcia, and Sakib Khan.