Potential CC Class Day Speakers Announced
Written by Bwog Staff
Seniors just got an email with a lot of capital letters and Z’s instead of S’s (student council…it’s just like Bwog!)
Included in that email was a list of potential Class Day speakers. And here they are:
- Richard Axel, Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist.
- Marcus Brauchli, executive editor of the Washington Post; not as dashing as Bill Keller.
- Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice.
- Ric Burns, your and Eric Foner’s favorite PBS documentary producer, his daughter niece Lily graduated a few years ago.
- Alexandra Wallace Creed, executive producer of NBC Nightly News, CC’88
- Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
- Sen. Judd Gregg, Senator from New Hampshire
- Pres. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia
- Jodi Kantor, New York Times journalist
- Anne Kornblut, Washington Post journalist
- Li Lu, Columbia alum and Chairman of Himalaya Capital Management
- Terrence McNally, former Varsity Show writer, current playwright
- Michael Mukasey, CC’63, 81st Attorney General of the United States
- Anna Paquin, still on a leave of absence from Columbia after a year of college, that girl from True Blood
- Elizabeth Rubin, New York Times journalist
- Julia Stiles, former John Jay resident
- Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent for PBS Newshour