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The Core Cartoon Caption Contest: CC

Published: July 8, 2020

The final installment of the Core Cartoon Caption Contest is here! Created by author and graphic novelist Ariel Schrag CC’03, this cartoon is a humorous take on Contemporary Civilization.

The winning caption will be published in the Fall 2020 issue, and the winner will get a signed print of Schrag’s cartoon. Any College student or College alum may enter; no more than three entries per person.

In honor of the Centennial, CCT asked four artistic alums to take inspiration from the Core and provide a cartoon in need of your caption — one for each of the four issues this academic year.

 

Cartoon caption contest image for Spring 2020

Submit your idea, along with your full name, CC class year and daytime phone, to cct_centennial@columbia.edu by Monday, August 10.

 

 

Explore the whole series

The first cartoon in the caption contest
A Lit Workout

"Enough warm-ups, already! When are we going to roll boulders with Sisyphus?"

-William A. Teichner CC'86

Cartoon caption contest image for Winter 2019
See You on the Steps

“French vanilla chia seeds at JJ’s Place! We’re not in Athens anymore, P.”

-Tom McNamee CC’99

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Art Hum CCT Cartoon Caption Contest
A Crayola Classic

“In 1923, with the introduction of the home refrigerator in the U.S., a new art form emerged among some of the younger artists there.”

-Patrick Rapp CC’66

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illustration of people holding up the Core Centennial logo