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Bwog-wisdom’s back: Carolyn Ruvkun, former creative editor and provider of good feelings, both on Bwog and in general. Name, Hometown, School: Carolyn Ruvkun, NYC, Columbia College Claim to Fame? Nightline, Puppy Coalition, green flags, Bwog tags. Where are you going? Home to cuddle with my dog, play the piano, and procrastinate from becoming a real person […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Alex; Lenexa, KS; CC Claim to fame? JJ12 OG. I’m convinced that my dorm room was featured in V117. I may be partially responsible for making Bwog blindingly white. Where are you going? Slightly south. I’ll be living on the UWS as I work in the city. Some kind souls saw fit to provide me […]

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The next Bwogger to pass through the gates of wisdom: Claire Sabel: legend, hero, and former Editor in Chief. Name, Hometown, School: Claire Sabel, London (UK), CC Claim to fame? Aspiring polymath, least likely to have run a marathon, Editor of Bwog 2010-11. Where are you going? Back to Butler, baby. I’ve found a wonderful […]

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For the first Senior Wisdom on this Commencement Day, we bring you the wonderful Allie Curry, senior editor at The Blue and White. Name, Hometown, School: Allie Curry; Bismarck, North Dakota; Columbia College Claim to fame? I like words. Acquaintances most often call me out for arguing against Helen, that yes, you should tap that.  n.b.: I was […]

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Another member of the Bwog/Blue & White (note the ampersand) family: Sylvie Krekow, rower and sweatpants-clad managing editor of the Blue & White.  Congrats on graduating today! Name, Hometown, School: Sylvie Krekow, Sun Valley, Idaho, BC Claim to fame: Former managing editor of The Blue & White (pro-ampersand contingent), rower, fratstar. If we’ve had class […]

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Part of the BWorld, Matt Schantz. Name, Hometown, School: Matthew Schantz, Bryn Mawr, PA, CC; Russian Literature & English Claim to fame? Bad puns, gross tofu, dick jokes. Where are you going? After writing a thesis on the foundational works of Socialist Realist literature, I’m doing the only thing that makes sense—writing agitprop for a Left-wing publishing house in Brooklyn. […]

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Little-known fact: contrary to popular belief, Bwog does not stand for the Blue and White Blog, but for Brian Wagner, Original Gangster. Our second former Bwogger to share his wisdom: Brian Wagner, previous managing editor, gchat hero, and 95% of the reason Bwog did not crash on a daily basis for a year. Thanks, Brian. […]

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And now for the first of our very own graduating seniors: David Hu, former Bwog managing editor, who does some ambiguous, then not so ambiguous, admiring. Name, Hometown, School: David Hu, Virginia Beach, SEAS Claim to fame? Managing Editor of this Bwog thing for a year. I might have helped you draw on Low or […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Sam Schube, Los Angeles, CC, studying English Claim to Fame? The Blue and White, COÖP, and I probably spoke over you in that English seminar a bunch. Where are you going? Staying in New York, looking for editorial work. Three things you learned at Columbia? 1020 is a better living room than anything housing has to […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Sean Zimmermann, New York, NY, SEAS, Electrical Engineering (EE) Claim to fame: Bwog ESC Reporter for 4 years, IEEE President, SciFi Club Librarian Where are you going? I’ve accepted an internship at Microsoft for the summer. After that, I’ll return to Columbia in the fall to get my Master’s Degree. Three things […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Mark Hay, Spokane, WA (the anti-Seattle), Columbia College (with Barnard envy) Claim to Fame? Teller of too many odd stories. Hater of shoes; lover of religions. Old man trapped in twentysomething body and therefore sour grumbler of the first order. Show-er up-er in odd places. On the laundry list side of things: Former […]

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Name, Hometown, School, Major: John Sarlitto, Cross River, NY (Westchester is the Bestchester), CC, Classics & History Claim to Fame? Bwog Sunday editor, dead languages evangelist (and discontent), former history journal chair, the only person to be both “that guy” and a narcoleptic in seminar. Where are you going? On a long hike. Figuratively that […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Hans E Hyttinen, Earth, SEAS Claim to fame: Helping create a tech community at Columbia with the Application Development Initiative. Some other stuff. Where are you going? I’ll be working downtown at a startup called Turntable. Three things you learned at Columbia: No one is looking out for you all the time. Anticipate the best […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Eliza Shapiro, New York City, Columbia College Claim to fame: Bwog Editor 2010 (Operation Ivy League, Boringside Heights, BwogWeather, posting the video for “Welcome Back” by Ma$e too much, the “Eliza” that asked you what exactly you were so upset about in the comments at 3 AM), “Morningside Shtetl Royalty”, fact brat […]

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Name, Hometown, School: Pat Blute, Cape Cod, MA, Columbia College Dual-concentration in Sustainable Development and Anthropology Claim to Fame? Won a free trip around the world, played Dean Quigley in V115, created BwogWeather with the talented Zak Dychtwald and the inspirational Eliza Shapiro, put on SPEARS: The Gospel According to Britney thanks to an amazing […]

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