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It’s August, and the countdown has begun. School will, one day not so far from today, start again, and you will need new underwear for the new semester. More bad news: we, Columbia’s undergraduate population, the very fiber of our school, have failed again in taking steps to increase campus pride, foster any sense of conventional collegiate […]

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About 125 seniors gathered on Low around noon today to honor the time-honored tradition of sippin’ 40s on the Steps forty days before graduation. Public Safety was there in spades, kicking seniors off who didnt have their beer concealed, including those who had their beer in Nalgenes or other clear containers. Seniors with beer in […]

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Two members of a massive high school tour group check out John Jay Dining Hall: CU Hopeful 1: “No trays.” CU Hopeful 2: “What the hell?!” Class of 2016…you think you know, but you have no idea.

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There was a bit of a hullabaloo over the weekend over the leaking of a Senior Underground email announcing that 40s on 40 would be continue to take place. That email though, was at least in part precipitated by an earlier email from the senior class councils announcing the cancellation of a formal 40s event; […]

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Bwog has just gotten word from the CC, SEAS, BC and GS senior class councils that 40s on 40 will not held be this year. The primary reason, according to class council presidents? Cost: $20,000 for an event that “many seniors in years past had not enjoyed.” Instead of 40s on 40, the class councils […]

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Hey, ’09! Don’t forget that today (as in “right now”), your new and improved 40s on 40 will be on the steps. It’s called “Senior Playpen,” a subtle way of reminding you that Columbia still thinks you’re eight years old. So go celebrate your last few weeks of being a quasi-child by getting crazy in what is literally a […]

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Loyalty is not something ingrained in students at this spirit-deprived school.  Even with all the excitement, we knew deep inside that Barack Obama (CC ’83, now some kind of important person) would never speak at Class Day. After all, what with saving the world, how could he possibly have time to visit his Alma Mater? […]

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Yup, It’s A BBQ

The administration has given the OK to a 40s on 40 replacement: as reported last Monday, its replacement will be “The Senior BBQ,” held on April 7th from 12-2. How much this will differ from last year’s incarnation remains to be seen, but no doubt last year’s rural-farm-esque fence will be a key part of […]

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