By Bwog Staff on
May 04, 2012 38 Comments
Spotted in SIPA: the big kids have some advice for us underlings. Also, they want their shit back.
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@Anonymous This doesn’t even make sense and the grammar/wording is horrifying. How are they at SIPA?!?!? From this piece of trash I gather that undergrads are using Lehman to…sit and ponder life? Ah, yes, because the unwashed SIPA hipsters at Butler are working on bigger and better projects.
@The Dark Hand May be because SIPA sucks?
Kind of like Spec.
@The Shadowy Cloak This truly is insightful on a level i had before deemed uncertifiable. there grammar is so bad it is dumb. why ponder life when you can ponder how bad the spec is at spec sucks dot word press dot com
@Cool story bro. Most SIPA students are ESL foreigners, so that’s not bad considering what I usually hear over there. Now let them get back to earning their expensive, worthless degrees.
@Anonymous Everyone knows the most unwashed people in Lehman are not SIPA “hipsters” nor undergrads, but economics doctoral students, many of whom are troglodytes so diminutive they can be confused for CC students.
@I don't know about that I’ve had some REALLY hot and apparently very hygienic grad student TAs in my econ classes…
@Anonymous Dear SIPA Students,
You could at least pretend like you’re over five years old.
The Rest of Columbia University
@CC '12 Dear SIPA Students,
Sorry we’re detracting from your networking opportunities, ungraded group projects, or whatever it is you do in grad school. There’s all the space in the world in the dank hellpit that is Lehman Library. Sorry if you don’t get to plug in your macbook for a little while.
@Anonymous Dear everyone,
Stop being so passive aggressive!
@Anonymous These disses on SIPA are weak. I for one, think that SIPA has some of the most fine women on campus.
This is literally all I have to say about this institution or this story.
@Anonymous this is actually true. it’s like a minefield of hotties up in thurrr
@Anonymous so true. I discovered it in sophomore year and never looked back. Exotic men with sexy accents? Yes please.
@Anonymous Those signatures are hideous.
@ooooh that’s what those are
@Anonymous I want you to think I am important, so I will scribble all over this goddamn paper.
@Anon /I don’t want you to actually know who I am so I will scribble illegibly.
@Anonymous All I have to say is that the SIPA building makes the B school look like a cheap brothel.
@Anonymous YO FUCK THIS GUY
@CC'13 so the SIPA kids who were arguing about seabiscuit and the hunger games while i was trying to work in the lehman group study space today were…doing what, exactly?
@Anonymous Earning an MPA.
@Anonymous Quick, award all those who have seen the hunger games AND sea biscuit an MPA. What a rigorous academic regiment!
@lehman learner the sipa students that are always in lehman are NEVER studying. And they are way noisier than most undergrads in butler.
@Anonymous its pretty hard to find a seat in butler right now due to all the unwashed sipa students who sleep there…
maybe if the grad students used their own libraries we wouldn’t have to crowd up theirs “pondering life” and stuff.
@Anonymous They’re foreign; they never wash.
@Anonymous I didn’t know people in SIPA actually did work?? Pretty sure they flee to Le Monde and Community whenever they smell real work to be done
@MomIwannagotogradschool Serious question: what exactly can you do with an MPA that you could not do otherwise?
@Anonymous pretend like there’s more you could do with an MPA than you could do otherwise
@You can do a lot with an MPA. Like join the Peace Corps. You can also intern at neat jungles in Africa and explain how banana sustainability eradicates hunger in the Congo. Shit like that.
@Roko Nothing’s worse than a foreigner with a useless degree…
@Anonymous Dear SIPA studs, if you’re offering sex and alcohol, please leave your number ;)
@Anonymous Oh cool! A Bwog post that’s basically asking students to piss on each other in the comments. Because that doesn’t happen here enough already.
@Anonymous As opposed to sitting here commenting on Bwog, why doesn’t one of you library hipster undergrads who goes to SIPA or Avery for that matter troll em back?
Post pics here.
@is this a confederacy? university>college…
@cu'12 really though?????… i wonder if all of the other ivies have this many internal conflicts amongst their multiple colleges and schools… this is really sad… there really is a lack of community at columbia…very embarrassing..and lastly, this could have been written by anyone, not necessarily a sipa student…think about all the ‘ghost’ writers on bwog who say their from one place (ie harvard, an alumnus, etc.) just to get heard…
@CC '11, Grad Student in Intl Development This is so patronizing. It’s really unsettling to see this level of arrogance coming from SIPA students, who are presumably interested in working in international development or international affairs after they finish their degrees.
As Dostoevsky once said, it’s easy to love humanity but difficult to love your neighbor. Are you going to be working with vulnerable children in developing countries, or providing funding to international education programs, or building the frameworks for a better global order? Maybe start by showing some solidarity and compassion for students in your own university?
@CC'13 ahahahahaha, that sure is one grumpy SIPA student (or two…)
I was in lehman may 3rd…pondering life and studying as well! at the same time :) Balance is fun, guys.
Don’t worry, we’ll survive the semester, sad SIPAer, and maybe I’ll be joining your ranks in a couple years….
@CRY CRY HARDER
@Anonymous Next time I’m in Lehman I’ll make sure to raw dog a grad student while eating a falafel. It’s rebellious because I won’t brush my teeth afterwards. Won’t even pop a Tic-Tac. Boom.
Most exhausting walk on campus?