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What We Want for Christmas

Bwog asked some of our favorite people what they want for Christmas (“Happy Holidays is what terrorists say”).

  • Sir Mike of Carman Hall: “Life.”
  • Elizabeth from the Hartley Hospitality Desk wants a semester in Istanbul.
  • Amy from HamDel wants “maybe flowers,” and asked Bwog what we want for the holidays.
  • Zak of BwogWeather wants to go to Canada this summer with Pat and Jasmine, for my parents to condone me devoting my time in Hong Kong to becoming a deadly assassin and martial arts expert, 4 new pairs of boxers and matching socks, and the rest of my time at Columbia to be as fuckin’ sweet as this last semester.
  • Pat of BwogWeather wants everyone at Columbia to know how special they are. I love hearing how people are making a difference at our school and in the world … it really is amazing to see such talented people brought together in one place. Sure we can joke about hating school, but I really love seeing people in action. Everyone here is so enthusiastic and so passionate about what they do. I really hope everyone realizes this and doesn’t stress about finals.
  • Gareth Williams said, “Well, nothing. I already have everything I want,” as he smiled and shrugged with his hands in his overcoat pockets.
  • Karen the Librarian: “Same thing I want every day–for more undergraduates to come let us show them how we can make their lives easier!”
  • Benny, Hewitt grillmaster would like your [our Bwogger’s] love. And a nice sweater.
  • Gerry Visco: “Huh…nothing. Well, actually for people to stop saying shit about me on the internet.  I already get enough of that.  Or maybe some clothes.  Or if you have a crazy costume, drop it off.”

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  • YOU KNOW WHAT says:


  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Tell Ryan Mandelbaum to get them all Ryan Mandelbaum sweaters

  • too long says:

    @too long didn’t read

    1. marcel the shell says:

      @marcel the shell compared ta what?

      1. Anon says:

        @Anon I love you.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous PAT BLUTE IS THE BEST!!! I hope he gets everything that he wants for Christmas, plus love and an endless ABBA dance party.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I’m in Istanbul for Christmas. Tell Amy we can trade.

    1. uh says:

      @uh or you could tell elizabeth…

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Unrelated, but I found this

    It’s ridiculously funny, and Columbia appears quite often.

    1. bitter and wants credit says:

      Good grief, I’ve become one of those bitter, petty anonymous bwog commenters…next thing you know, I’ma be hating on Barnard for like, totally taking credit for like, going to Columbia.

  • Pat Blute says:

    @Pat Blute is the greatest.

  • Awww says:

    @Awww Pat you softy :)

    So can we have a post of Zak modeling his new boxers?

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous please… we all want to see that

  • Hawkmadinejad says:

    @Hawkmadinejad Actually, I’m Jewish. I know, sort of weird, right? I’m also gay.

  • gay guy says:

    @gay guy all i want for christmas is zak

  • We Classicists says:

    @We Classicists are as real as it gets.

  • haha says:


  • Not anonymous Emir says:

    @Not anonymous Emir Sir mike! Keep it real.

    And elizabeth, you and me will take a trip there, you’re pretty much the coolest person in that normally not so hospitable hospitality desk.


    @GARETH WILLIAMS is such a boss.

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