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Name, School: Jesse Cooper, CC 08  Claim to fame: BWOG Mario Kart Tournament Champion,   Post-grad plans: Proctoring SATs, Mowing Lawns, going to the West Coast, finding a home, working for Steve and Barry’s  Preferred swim test stroke? CHICKEN-T-SWIM BABY! The Inverted backstroke.  Yeah, its alright.  What are three things you learned at Columbia? 1) […]

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We check in with Noam Harary (right) Name, School: Noam Harary, CC 08 Claim to fame: Jewfro   Post-grad plans: Living on a friends couch in the city while bartending and acting.  I’ll be out West next winter teaching snowboarding.   Preferred swim test stroke?  Butterfly, then desperately treading water once immediately exhausted.  What are […]

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Name, School: Laura S., Barnard College Claim to fame: Student Government President Post-grad plans: M. Levin, Project Analyst Preferred swim test stroke? Swimming isnt part of the Nine Ways of Knowing. What are three things you learned at Columbia? 1) He’s not the one… 2) Neither is the other guy… 3) Nor is that guy’s […]

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Name, School: Amanda Erickson, CC  Claim to fame: Former Spectator managing editor  Post-grad plans: Covering politics in DC for the Chicago Tribune this summer, then hopefully covering meetings about parking permits and roundabouts in a small town newspaper somewhere. Or else volunteering and backpacking from Argentina to Mexico.   Preferred swim test stroke? Floating on […]

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Name, School: Niko Cunningham, GS Claim to fame: Student Body President of GS – you know the rest Post-grad plans: Going back to LA – getting back together with the gang and making movies. Preferred swim test stroke? “If a student takes beginner swimming for one term and is still not able to pass the […]

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Name, School: Jon Cioschi, Columbia College  Claim to fame: My great, great, great (I’m not sure how many greats, to be honest) uncle, Antonio Meucci, may or may not have actually invented the telephone.  Alexander Graham Bell may or may not have stolen the designs from him and patented it before he could.  Reason being, […]

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Senior wisdom continues with the illustrious Kieron Cindric.  You may know him as Associate Professor Bradbury from V114, but Bwog’s got your backstage pass.    Name, School: Kieron Cindric, CC ’08 Claim to fame: Varsity Show, Xmas: A Secular Spectacular, various other musical productions; being naked on stage and dressing as cupid for Halloween Post-grad […]

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Senior Wisdom checks in with former LionPAC president and Achille Varzi fan Ari Gardner. Name, School: Ari Gardner, CC’08  Claim to fame:  former Prez of Lionpac Served on both the ABC and SGB, and lived to tell about it… Was once quoted by a United Arab Emirates newspaper under the heading “Minority Perspective”  lived on […]

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Name, School: Reim Salaheldin Atabani, BC Claim to fame: I don’t make any claim to fame, but I’m a former MSA exec and RA. I’ve managed to know a lot of people without really being known. And I suppose I’m the last person you’d expect to be from Las Vegas who actually is. Post-grad plans: […]

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Another person—besides, of course, all of SEAS—exempt from the swim test? Apparently, swim team captain Henning Fog.  Name, School:   Henning Fog, CC  Claim to fame:   Swim Team Captain, Sigma Nu Recorder Emeritus, “Life of the Party” (3/10/06)   Post-grad plans:   Am I too old to still say “astronaut” or “Tony Hawk”? Aside […]

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It’s reading week, and we know you need something to tide you over between “re”-reading an entire semester’s worth of material. That’s why we’ve decided to run a very special additional senior wisdom with help from commenter favorite Nat Gale. Name, School:   Nathaniel (but call me ‘Nat’, please) Gale, SEAS  Claim to fame:   […]

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Though classes stop, Senior Wisdom continues as we check in with CPR editor-in-chief and n+1 pamphleteer Mark Krotov.  Name, School: Mark Krotov, CC  Claim to fame: Editor of the Columbia Political Review, Former editor of The Birch, Spectator film critic. Oh, I also handed out n+1 pamphlets last fall, which compelled many denizens of Butler […]

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Next up in our Senior Wisdom series: CQA bigshot and self-described card-carrying lesbian Cait Clancy. Name, School: Cait Clancy, SEAS   Claim to fame: Queer Awareness Month Head Honcho, CQA secretary   Post-grad plans: Very vague year off, then medical school.  Preferred swim test stroke? I’m in SEAS, punks.  I’ll build a bridge instead.    […]

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It’s time for another installment of Senior Wisdom as we check in with Rhodes Scholar and PBKer Jason Bello. Name, School: Jason Bello, CC 08  Claim to fame: Almost burning down Hartley (several times) and getting my own CTV cooking show out of it (“The Careless Cook”).   Post-grad plans: I am leaving the US […]

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Name, School:   Geoff Aung, CC  Claim to fame:   Inaugurating Columbia’s Burmese-German-Irish (BGI) population. Starting the Burma 88 Coalition, wrangling friends and enemies to get involved and put Burma on the campus map (right next to the room with all the skulls in Schermerhorn extension).  Post-grad plans:   Researching rural herding cooperatives in Mongolia […]

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