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Greetings, prospective Columbians! Bwog hopes that you’re ready to enjoy an amuse-bouche of college life this weekend. And by a stroke of good fortune, you’ll be experiencing completely typical weather conditions, quality of life, and level of general satisfaction! Right, everyone? Right. On Thursday, we reposted our beloved and authoritative guide, “How to Scar Your […]

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More goofy signage shenanigans spotted at Broadway Presbyterian.

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A tipster sent in the following piece of insider info, spotted on Carman 12:

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Tomorrow, there will be no more advice. So relish it today. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to get out of the Foreign Language requirement! Deans don’t like to enlighten frosh on how it can be done, but The Blue and White cornered one administrator and he spilled the beans. Apparently, to […]

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Advice: Drinking Alcohol Edition Carman Hall’s unwritten pillars of social wisdom (Now, written!) Residents of Carman floors 1-5 are restricted from using Carman’s “slow-ass” elevators to descend. Exceptions may be granted for laundry purposes. If a resident plays music at a volume sufficient to penetrate Carman’s foot-wide cinder block walls, other residents must retaliate. A […]

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It’s listening time, kids. The Blue & White bestows more gems of wisdom: So you’ve arrived on campus, and you’re eager to find that work-study job that pays ten dollars an hour to sit on your derriere and do homework. Well, oh most Francophilic freshman, the B&W has some advice for you: avoid the Butler […]

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More advice from old-school Blue & White! Listen and learn! Stop drop and roll! Take Art and Music Hum as soon as possible. The further in debt this top-notch education puts you, the more difficult it will be to sit through hours of bull. The topical discussions will rarely satisfy the interested student. That leaves […]

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This morning, your Blue & White advice comes from the 19th century. “In conclusion let a word of warning be given to all who are about to begin their work in the School of Mines. Whatever course you may select, stick to it. Every one is good, and if you desire success after graduation remember […]

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In October 2003 (before Bwog was even a word!), The Blue & White made a long list of advice for freshmen. We’ll give you slices of that advice every morning of NSOP, so you can start your day with confidence and finesse and one of those good chocolate chip muffins from John Jay, plus hash […]

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A lovely spring afternoon on the Steps. A man wearing a tie-dye shirt gives some advice to a friend: “It’s spring, so you need to get Tevas. These things are unstoppable!”

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This is the ninth post in the senior wisdom series. Read the rest here. Bethany Milton, C ’06 Claim to Fame: Bwog Co-Editor. Post-grad plans: European Politics and Society Program Assistant, Danish International Study Program, Copenhagen, Denmark. (It’s the secret English-language study abroad program everyone loves.) Preferred swim test stroke? The “Oh-let-me-just-make-sure-my-bikini- top-is-going-to-stay-on-before-I-jump- in-OH-MY-GOD-I- JUST-UNHOOKED-MY-BIKINI- […]

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This is the fifth post in the senior wisdom series. Read the rest here. Birk Oxholm, CC ‘06 Claim to fame: Tripped over a grate on campus and sued Columbia. Post grad plans: “half-time at McKinsey, half-time at Goldman, half-time at Yale Law.” Preferred swim test stroke? Breast. What are three things you learned at […]

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This is the fourth post in the senior wisdom series. Read the rest here. Montse Ferrer, CC ’06. Claim to fame: Community Service Guru. Post-grad plans: Bogota, Colombia for the summer to work with a program that is demilitarizing paramilitaries and then starting law school in the fall– still not sure about where. Preferred swim […]

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This is the third post in the senior wisdom series. Read the rest here. Megan Greenwell, BC ’06. Claim to fame: Spectator Editor-in-Chief. Post-grad plans: Metro Reporter for the Washington Post. Preferred swim test stroke? I call it “the BarnSEAS”: it mostly consists of pointing and laughing at Columbia College kids while we all sip […]

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This is the second post in the senior wisdom series. Read the rest here. Ben Smith, CC ’06 Claim to fame: Star of 110th Varsity Show, Composer/Lyricist for V 111. Post-grad plans: first-grade teacher in London. Preferred swim test stroke? Naked-back-stroke. What are three things you learned at Columbia? 1. If I don’t look at […]

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