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Last week, Bwog sat down with Dan Mullins, Florida native and member of Columbia’s Uptown Local, in the Butler lounge for some unconventional learning. Frisbee clutched faithfully in hand, he shared words of wisdom on one of the most parodied and misunderstood sports in modern culture. Endless mysteries surround Ultimate Frisbee: Is it great enough […]

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“The nature of the sport of rugby is that it takes 15 players working together on the field in order to produce positive results.  Superstars are nothing without the support of their teammates, so players have to rely on each other to achieve success.” – Columbia Coach Jodie Van Ogtrop The Birth of a Sport […]

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Sure you can quote every line from Bring It On, but do you really understand cheerleading?  Sixteen of your fellow classmates vigorously train for both competitions and to cheer on Columbia’s other sports teams.  Cheerleading’s Cheerleader Alison Herman whips out her spirit fingers in this edition of Spotlight on Sports. How It Works Unlike other sports, […]

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Squash courts: although they seem to take up a third of Dodge, most Columbians will only ever set foot on them in search of a convertible workout space, or perhaps to attend a meeting for a club sport. However, there are a group of dedicated Columbians who traverse the courts all the time, and pretty […]

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So you own a Columbia University sweatshirt—maybe you’ve even worn it to a football game or two. But what can you really say about Columbia’s lesser-known sporting scene? Cue Spotlight on Sports, in which we do the dirty work for you. Wannabe-Che(ss)xpert Ella Quittner hung out with Columbia’s chess club this past week to find […]

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Bwog knows that “everyone” has been to a football or basketball game at Columbia, but what about some of our lesser-known sports? Premiering our new Spotlight on Sports series is fencing. How does it work? When can one shout “touché”? If you had a secret British twin, would you beat her in a duel? Expert […]

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