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Pitchfork Reviews: Public Or Private? By The Columbia Kingsmen

The Kingsmen serve monotonous “doo-wahs” and not much else on their uninspired Spotify debút. At least the blazers are out of sight.  The Kingsmen want you to know that they’re good guys. In fact, they desperately need you to know that. Their performances and song choices, from 50’s doo-wop to modern pop, all scream one […]

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An Arbitrary Ranking Of A Cappella Groups

Do you care about a cappella on campus? Neither do we, but it’s final concert season, and we thought we’d take a look at the different groups on campus who are funded by our student life fees and air out some of our gripes. Disclaimer (added 6:45 pm): This post is entirely satirical, entirely based […]

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Bwog Reviews: Kingsmen K’Winter Concert

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, Bwog baby Jenny Zhu decided to break out of Butler for once, brave the first flurries of the Columbia school year, and stop by the Kingsmen K’winter concert. As winter approaches, some inevitable markers of the annual seasons come with it: swaths of new wintry snow, the impending doom of finals […]

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Where Art Thou: Lactose Edition

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus. On Campus: This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, check out NOMADS’ production […]

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GMA FAME

Tomorrow morning at 8 am, Good Morning America will be blessed with some lovely Columbia faces.  They are kicking off College Week with the greatest performers of our age: the Columbia Kingsmen, soccer team, and Lady Gaga.  This will be the second time some lucky Columbians are featured with Gaga.  (Perhaps the third time will […]

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Kingsmen Play Cupid

The Kingsmen, one of Columbia’s all male a capella groups, have been known to serenade unsuspecting ladies with their sweet, sweet music. On Monday, they continued their legacy when they helped a high-school student ask his girlfriend to prom. The result is a combination of cringe-worthy awkwardness and extreme cuteness. For all the singing and […]

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Kingsmen Bring the Love

The Kingsmen followed their annual tradition yesterday by interrupting classes with song-o-grams.  After sneaking into a class to catch one of their performances, Bwog stalked the group to more serenades, really learning the power of large groups of people in brightly colored jackets.  They explained that friends or members suggest people to serenade and provide […]

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A Cappella Cupids

A morning lecture in Barnard today was unexpectedly interrupted—by love. One lucky lady was serenaded by the Columbia Kingsmen, as captured in this amateur video below.  Look through the wobbly lens into the face of passionate devotion, captured in 45 seconds or less. Bwog wishes a happy Valentine’s Day to all, even those who didn’t […]

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Protesting The Kingsmen’s Uncourtly Display

For the second year in a row, Columbia all-male a cappella group the Kingsmen has sparked controversy around campus with a provocative flyer campaign. Last year’s debacle featured a photo of a Kingsman himself with the text, “Rape me” and was followed up with an apology from the singing group—they had learned their lesson, it […]

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Kingsmen and LUCHA on That Not-So-Funny Flyer

A few weeks ago, the Columbia Kingsmen, an all-male acapella group, posted provocative flyers around campus to publicize their concert. One flyer pictured a member of the group with the caption, “Rape Me.” Last night, LUCHA, a Columbia social activist organization, sent Bwog their public statement in response to the advertisement. Soon after, Lauren Herold, […]

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