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Sometimes it’s nice to pretend that we can get some life-applicable skills out of our Core readings. Guest writer Olivia Grinberg-Phillips has collected some Homeric takeaways she thinks everyone ought to know. Although most of us are knee-deep in midterms, in reality, the Fall and Thanksgiving breaks are just around the corner (a very exciting and spooky […]

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Just in case you slept through the NSOP LitHum lecture, you’re in SEAS, or you’re not a freshman, Hannah Kramer went on her own odyssey to learn more about Romare Bearden’s exhibition, “A Black Odyssey,” by reporting on the first of his lectures, “The Sirens Song: Women and Gender in Bearden and Homer If you […]

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In case you missed it, this weekend was the big homecoming game–that’s football, for you uninitiated. Not to worry, Bwog’s own Odysseus went on an epic journey to find Alma Bwogger Penelope, as they both homecame. Tell me, Muse, of the men of many ways, who were driven to 218th Street, after they had been sacked 53-7 […]

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The LitHum department has been brewing something special this year: Homer’s Odyssey in the style of Sleep No More, performed throughout Hamilton.  There are two free performances on Friday April 20th and Saturday April 21st beginning at 8 pm in Hamilton lobby.  Bwog talked to Darragh Martin, a preceptor in LitHum completing his PhD in Theatre and […]

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The NSOP 2010 theme has, we hear, been altered. Instead of The Odyssey, our NSOP spies inform us that it’s…2001, uh, make that 2010: A Space Odyssey. Apparently, much distress was caused by Bwog’s call of CC-centrism. Despite the fact that the NSOP t-shirts and NSOP schedule books seem to be dominated by the theme […]

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NSOP schedules aren’t released till tomorrow, but Bwog’s been tipped that the 2010 Orientation theme is the Odyssey. You know, like the Core Curriculum, the cornerstone of your Columbia education unless you’re in Barnard or SEAS! We cry Columbia-College-centrism, just so you’ll stop accusing Bwog of it. We wait with bated breath for the activities […]

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