Suggestions to Inform Your Class Day Speaker Nominations
Written by Bwog Staff
We just posted about nominating your favorite political figures, writers, scientists and members of Vampire Weekend for this year’s Columbia College Class Day speaker.
If you’re unsure of whom to pick, Bwog’s put together a quick list of people we’d think would be good choices. Feel free to argue with us or suggest your own nominees in the comments.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, empress of jurisprudence, Supreme Court resident, and Law grad
Multilingual intellectual and literary critic Jacques Barzun
The New Republic‘s longtime literary editor Leon Wieseltier
United Nations all-star Hans Blix
Julius Genachowski, co-founder of first “green” bank/Obama transition team member
Art Garfunkel, just-as-talented if not-as-successful-solo half of popular 60s folk duo.
Attorney General William Pelham Barr
Arguably more attractive Affleck brother, Casey Affleck
Comedian Greg Giraldo
Journalism hero/former Spec EIC Max Frankel
Brent Forrester, writer of all your favorite TV shows
Former (current?) Clintonista/Deaniac Jay Carson
Farragut North scribe Beau Willimon
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