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For our young NSOP-ers, the academic year has already begun. Intrepid Iliad-er and  Feisty Freshperson Garrett Donnelly gives us his report of the first Lit Hum lecture. So we all walk into Roone Arledge Auditorium, each with our slightly dusty copies of The Iliad (thank God for the three-day weekend), to inaugurate our class’ entrance […]

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Tryna Get Enriched

Nine out of ten dentists recommend you watch the latest video that’s kind of about orgo, this time with musical references to  the Harlem Shake and other songs we’ve tried to forget about. Its rappers are decked out in Columbia University apparel and a shirt that reads, “I have nice abs”—naturally, its creators are current […]

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In memory of one of the best things said at a First Lit Hum Class, Bwog asked freshmen, as they were leaving Roone Arledge, to complete the following sentence:  The Iliad is like: the Bible. a journey. boring. Stephen Colbert. Stephen Colbert hosting the White House Correspondents dinner for George W. Bush. no other book. […]

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Overheard: Brotein

Bro 1: I’m pretty sure Achilles was bigger than Ajax Bro 2: That’s bullshit, he was a better fighter, but not as huge. Bro 3: No, Achilles was bigger.

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The learning starts today. Gather with philosopher queen Christia Mercer (substitute for Lit Hum legend Gareth Williams in the graph)  to pore over the Iliad that you’ve all finished weeks ago! Head over to Lerner, the big glass thing, at 2:30. Graphic by Jon Hill

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