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Check Your Expectations: Chomsky Edition

Looks like the administration is expecting more of the commotion we saw the last time Chomsky was here. The linguist/philosopher/cognitive scientist/activist etc. returns to Columbia tonight at 6 pm in LeFrak for another round of controversy.

Update, 4:20 pm: We hate to be the bearers of bad news if you were hoping to beat the crowd, but…

Well, at least the weather's nice

You were warned

According to the Center for Palestinian Studies’ site, “Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Preference will be given to CUID holders. Doors open at 5:00 PM. Event will begin promptly at 6:00 PM. Barnard and Columbia students are encouraged to arrive early.”

Top photo tipped by Chomsky Line Expert Hans Hyttinen

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  • CC says:

    @CC Chomsky went to UPenn! REPRESENT HOMES!

    You are our IVY BROTHER. We all know COLUMBIA+UPENN are like sibling schools. Only YOU are potentially what U can be!

    But you teach at MIT? Isn’t that odd considering your ideas are about humans and not robots. That is defo a lil unexpected.


    uh-huh you know it


    Keepin up the brotherhood!


    1. uh says:

      @uh wtf was that?

    2. Confused student says:

      @Confused student I don’t get what your comments means… are you a CC student or UPenn student?

    3. You, sir says:

      @You, sir Are even crazier than Noam Chomsky.

    4. haha says:

      @haha i “liked” it because it made me lol and something tells me that was the commenter’s intention.

    5. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous cocaine is a helluva drug

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous om nom noam chomsky

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I “disliked “this because you read too far into a weirdo

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous I “disliked” this because you don’t know how to reply to a post.

    2. fail says:

      @fail how could you screw up grammar as easy as correctly oriented quotation marks on a post about Noam Chomsky!? oh, the irony!

  • Annoyed says:

    @Annoyed I felt like I was on a line for the last cup of water in Gaza tonight…Chomsky sucks.

    1. ?? says:

      @?? Gaza’s border with Egypt is open, so I’m not sure why there would be a last cup of water…
      but yea long line.

    2. Are you says:

      @Are you in the Nile with reality?

  • "4:20 Update" says:

    @"4:20 Update" lolz.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous this guy is FREAKIN NUTSSSSSS AND SENILEE!!!!

    what does it say that the center for palestine studies hosted a guy who is virulently anti-American?

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous do i even need to say why i “disliked” this?

    2. pro-Chomsky says:

      @pro-Chomsky there was nothing virtual about his being anti-American. :)

    3. pro-Choice says:

      @pro-Choice I think the decision to abort or not abort Noam Chomsky should be up to him

    4. pro-tein says:

      @pro-tein Is essential to proper bodily function

  • Check yoself fool says:

    @Check yoself fool Dont mess with the Noam or you’ll get the chomsky

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