May

23

Farewell Friends

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For the past four years, the good people at Morton Williams have printed “Welcome Class of 2011” on the bottom of their receipts. You may have graduated, Class of 2011, but we promise you’ll always be welcomed back.

From senior wisdoms and graduation speeches to inspirational bottle caps and your old man’s sage words, it seems everyone’s trying to offer their counsel. In the spirit of all this unsolicited advice, Bwog leaves you with our own humble tip before we escape for the summer. We like to think of Bwog as a fun-house mirror to the madness, capturing Columbia’s craziness. You’re all such admirably driven people, but we hope you maintain that mirror so you don’t lose track of life’s little delights. All snark aside, get out of your own head once and a while, and peer through the world’s kaleidoscope of perspectives.

And if you’re in for a good cry, recent wise grad, Rajib Mitra, posted a nostalgic Tearjerkers mixtape full of weepy anthems.

So long, folks. It’s been real.

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10 Comments

  1. What did the

    farmer say when he abandoned his rural village due to extreme water scarcity?

    So long, fair well.

  2. ok that Tearjerkers mixtape

    is spot on :( :( :(

    missing my 2011ers already!

  3. cc13

    just hit me that there are some people i may never see again. good luck in the world, 2011, make us proud, visit if you can.

    also that mixtape site is super cool, thanks bwog!

  4. well this stinks.

    now what am i supposed to read all summer? world news?? i want back in the bubble!!

  5. Anonymous  

    welcome to the real world class of 2011. If not here at the columbia morton williams, then at any of our other fine establishments.

  6. Brings a tear to my eye

    that Mo Willy's can sell a bag of chips for $3.59. What is this world coming to??

  7. Anonymous

    for as much as Columbia students, and I, complain during the year, I sure do miss it right now.

  8. phil

    i had been planning to buy something from mw before i left just to check if the receipts had ever been updated, but i never got around to it. good job, bwog.

    peace, bros.

  9. '11  

    I guess I'm an obnoxious alum Bwog commenter now.

    Well, I guess it had to happen someday.

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