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The Naruto Run Explains The World

On Friday night, in the midst of finals, Columbia University held its first ever Naruto run down Butler lawn. Staff Writer Andrew Wang argues that the Naruto run carried extreme sociological significance, and believes that moments like these are important for Columbia’s sense of campus culture.  According to the laws of physics, the Naruto run […]

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School Segregation Never Ended

On Thursday at the Columbia Journalism School, NBC’s Lester Holt spoke with The New York Times Magazine’s Nikole Hannah-Jones, a.k.a. Ida Bae Wells, who was recently honored with the 2018 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. Staff Writer Andrew Wang reflects on the event through Hannah-Jones’ groundbreaking investigative work on school segregation in New […]

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American Democracy Is In Danger. Here’s How To Save It

On Friday, bestselling author and Hahvahd professor Daniel Ziblatt came to Columbia to discuss his recent book How Democracies Die. Co-authored with Steven Levitsky, it asks whether American democracy is in danger (yes) and what we can do to save it. The New York Times calls it “an essential guide to what can happen in […]

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A Bwogger’s History Of The United States

Bwogger Andrew Wang is sick of Alexander Hamilton getting all the credit for immigrants who changed the course of American history. Here are the stories of two immigrant heroes, told through their statues in Riverside Park.  Bad historians like me think of late modern American history in four dates: 1776, 1787, 1863, and 1865. The American Revolution began, […]

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Made in China: Anti Communism Feminism Club

 On Wednesday, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute invited author Leta Hong Fincher along with feminist activist and journalist Lü Pin to speak on China’s feminist movement. The story is of two worlds: a radical activism operating between the progressive #MeToo movement and an Orwellian Big Brother society. Andrew Wang, who has only ever known big […]

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What If Schools Taught Boys To Be Feminists?

On Monday, Dr. Urvashi Sahni, Founder and CEO of Study Hall Educational Foundation, came to Columbia to talk about her innovative educational work in India. Besides establishing schools that educate girls against all odds, Dr. Sahni recognizes that young boys must also be engaged in the work of gender justice. As you will see, she’s […]

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Columbia Did 1968: A Conversation With Professor Robert Paul Wolff

Robert Paul Wolff is an old and wise philosopher who taught at Columbia until 1971. He’s sort of back this year, commuting 500 miles from North Carolina every Tuesday to teach SOCI GU4600, Mystifications of Social Reality. Staff Writer Andrew Wang went to office hours to get smarter. Do you remember 1968? Robert Paul Wolff remembers. […]

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Genius, Billionaire, Playboy, Money Launderer

This Monday, Columbia Journalism School hosted WSJ reporters and Pulitzer finalists Tom Wright and Bradley Hope to discuss their new book, “Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World.” Released today, it’s the story of mega-financier and networking genius Jho Low and how they discovered his orchestration of the greatest […]

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