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This Play’s The Thing: Bwog Reviews KCST’S “Hamlet”

Shakespeare nerd and Senior Staffer Abby Rubel couldn’t resist checking out KCST’s spring production of  Hamlet.  Editor’s note, 4/28 2:15 pm: One line in the review about Hamlet and Horatio’s relationship and the caption of the photo depicting these two characters have been changed; this line and caption utilized a homophobic trope. Anyone who knows any […]

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Concluding the Convent Conversation

Last night, Deans Shollenberger and Martinez attempted once again to gather community input on the fate of Columbia’s newest residential acquisition, the former St. Hilda’s House convent on 113th. Seeing as Bwog and Spec were joined by no less than two legitimate voices of the “community,” the event was less a conversation and more a […]

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ShakeShorts ShortShakes Review

Many modern adaptations of Shakespeare plays have come and gone. Some, such as Romeo + Juliet (starring Leonardo DiCaprio), have left their mark. King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe (KCST) hoped to achieve such glory, at least within Columbia, when they presented their ShakeShorts ShortShakes on October 25-27. Bwog’s very own dilettante dramatist John reviews: ShakeShorts ShortShakes was […]

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The Curse of Fame

As most celebrities can tell you, being famous isn’t so easy. Pesky laypeople are trying to snap pictures of you left and right, corporations keep begging you to make awkward endorsements, and rehab is expensive. Combine that with the unending deluge of interview requests, and soon your superhumanly perfect face will be covered in wrinkles […]

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Toubib Or Not Toubib

Bwog’s Wednesday Daily Editor, Jed Bush, headed to Lerner Black Box last night to witness the biggest deal ever–Columbia does Hamlet. I’ve never been a particularly big fan of Shakespeare—my exposure in high school was mostly limited to second period English, where I used our class readings of As You Like It, Twelfth Night and […]

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Coners Strike Again

This week, the mysterious Columbia coners struck again in a manner that you will not forget, coning the innocent thinker statue.

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Frailty, Thy Name is…CO2 Emissions?

Scandinavian and Latin American Bureau Chief, David Berke continues his tour of The World Leaders Forum with the PM of Hamlet’s Homeland.  Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark (and someone who is probably sick of all the Hamlet jokes), did his part for the World Leader’s Forum, addressing a full house in Low library.  […]

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Things to see

If you’re looking for something to do in the upcoming days before spring break or are simply wanting a break from midterm studies, check out these upcoming events sponsored by the Center for the Core Curriculum and CU Arts Initiative: Members of the Classic Stage Company are doing a reading of Hamlet in Miller Theater […]

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