the essence of man

A real hero

It may not be JSachs, but Columbia does in fact have a World Bank presidential candidate. (Bloomberg)

Kate McKinnon, CC’06, is rumored to be joining the SNL cast, adding to our growing list of alums on the comedy show.  Let’s hope she doesn’t fuck it up. (Vulture)

Turns out the weird guy in the Batman suit is actually an amazing human being. (Washington Post)

Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush was escorted from the House floor yesterday after donning a hoodie to protest racial profiling related to the Trayvon Martin case. (NYTimes)

Ron Burgundy (?) was on Conan last night to announce that Anchorman 2 will be happening.  You stay classy, Columbia University. (MTV)

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