Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Graduation? It’s real. To prove it, Columbia College has just announced the valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 2018, and congratulations are in order for Sam Goldberg and Hannah Bender, respectively! Goldberg, a sustainable development major, said that the honor is “really unexpected and humbling,” while Bender, a biology major, likewise said she feels “incredibly […]
This afternoon, SEAS announced that the valedictorian and salutatorian for the class of 2015 will be Nicole Lewis and Andrew Kaluzny, respectively. Lewis is a Mechanical Engineering major with a minor in Computer Science while Kaluzny is majoring in Applied Mathematics and a Computer Science minor. Lewis will deliver her valedictorian speech on May 18 […]
Bwog wishes a big congratulations to the 2014 SEAS valedictorian Alden Quimby and salutatorian Halvard Lange. Alden is from Lee, New Hampshire and majored in Computer Science with a minor in economics. As his senior project, Alden worked for the New York Department of Health and Medicine to detect food-borne illness outbreaks in NYC through […]
Yesterday afternoon, Columbia College announced its 2014 valedictorian and salutatorian. Bwog interviewed this year’s CC valedictorian, Margarete Diaz Cuadros, and salutatorian, Samuel Walker, soon after. Bwog: How did you find out you were valedictorian, and how did you celebrate? Margarete: I got an email from Deantini but initially ignored it because I did not realize it was meant for […]
Columbia College announced today that Margarete Diaz Cuadros and Samuel Walker have been named 2014’s Columbia College valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Margarete hails from Lima and is majoring in biochemistry. She’ll be continuing her current research and going for her Ph.D. in molecular genetics. Walker is a comparative literature major from Westchester whose senior thesis […]
Columbia College—your valedictorian is Lia Friedman. Your salutatorian is Yoshiaki Ko. Press release: The Columbia College Committee on Honors, Awards and Prizes has announced the names of the Class of 2013 valedictorian and salutatorian. The valedictorian is Leah Friedman, a Russian Literature and Cultures major from New York. The salutatorian is Yoshiaki Ko, a Neuroscience and […]
An email today from Dean Peter Awn (DeAwn?) announced that the 2012 GS Class Day speaker will be Thomas Reardon, GS ’08. Reardon was the architect behind Internet Explorer, a founding board member of the World Wide Web Consortium (which we at Bwog vaguely know about from a brief stint in 1004), and did lots […]
They may have already given their speeches, but this doesn’t mean there isn’t more wisdom to go around! We asked the valedictorians and salutatorians of the Class of 2011 some questions, and they gave us very clever ways of avoiding the infamous oral sex question. Did you do anything special to celebrate? Margot (CC Valedictorian): […]
More good news to spread today! SEAS ’11, here is your valedictorian and salutatorian: Valedictorian: Norases Vesdapunt Salutatorian: Michael Wang Norases is a Computer Science major and has plans to attend grad school at Stanford. Michael is an Applied Physics and Applied Math major. Congrats to you both!
While an official announcement hasn’t been made yet, multiple tipsters have confirmed to us the lucky pair: Valedictorian: Margot Lazow Salutatorian: Elizabeth Lyon Margot is a Biochemistry major and the president of the CU American Medical Students Association; she’ll tell you all about applying to med school the right way. Elizabeth is a Classics major […]
Although no official announcement has been made (yet), Bwog tipsters have informed us that this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian will be Emily Clader and Mollie Schwartz. Clader, a Mathematics/Philosophy double major, was also early Phi Beta Kappa, and a Bach Society alto to boot. Schwartz, a chemical physics major, is no stranger to prestigious awards: […]
Former Spectator managing editor and Blacksburg native Nick Klagge is the deans’ choice to say something profound at graduation this year. Bwog stopped by for a sneak peek at the speech, and some MarioKart. What’s the process like for becoming a salutatorian? I haven’t been told a lot about it. After they told me I […]