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Rikers Debate Project and Columbia Debate Society Tackle Pretrial Detention

This Thursday, the Columbia Debate Society hosted a public debate with the Rikers Debate Project – a program teaching competitive debate skills to students held in Rikers Island jail – in Lerner 555. CDS members and Rikers Debate Project alumni teamed up along with a commentary from a panel of professors. Staff writer Lara Yener […]

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How to Write A Good Op-Ed (But Not For Bwog)

Former New York Times Op-Ed editor Trish Hall spoke on campus Wednesday evening about the elements of a great op-ed at an open class session hosted by Telecommunications, Media, and Communications professor Claudia Dreifus.

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Whose Mère Patrie Is It Anyway?

Bwogger Eliza Staples attended A French Family: from the Caribbean to Dunkirk by way of Algeria – A Talk by Audrey Celestine on Tuesday night at the Maison Française.

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The Rohingyas And Their “Subhuman” Lives

Bwogger Joya Kumar attended “The Voices of the Victims: The Rohingyas and Their ‘Subhuman’ Life,” a talk by Professor Nasir Uddin about the victims of the Rohingya genocide.

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Race Through The Lens Of Theatre

This Wednesday, I had the honor of going to a talk by Dael Orlandersmith, an award winning African American playwright, hosted at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.  Orlandersmith was raised in East Harlem for most of her young life, and still lives in the city to this day. She began her talk with a […]

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LectureHop: Paola Antonelli Talks Extinction

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA, came to the Lenfest Center to deliver a talk on her recent exhibition at the Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature, and discussed it with Amale Andraos, Dean of the Columbia School of Architecture. Tl;dr, a big chunk of the exposition is coming to MoMA in 2020 […]

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LectureHop: Emily Wilson On Truths, Nostos, And The Smurfette Principle

Emily Wilson came to Columbia on Thursday night to talk questions translators should consider, her personal journey with The Odyssey, and her current process of translating The Iliad. Bwoggers Chloe Gong and Miyoki Walker were there to hear it all. 

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LectureHop: Race, Protest, And Politics In Sports – With Professor Frank Guridy

On Monday, undergraduate students around Columbia gathered to listen to this week’s “Talks With Professors” with Dr. Frank Guridy. Staff Writer Solomia Dzhaman is here to give you the summary.

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Accountability And Collective Responsibility In The Face Of Global Crises

New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia Journalism School. 

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LectureHop: “Wonderful, But Bloody Grim”: The Work Of Tash Aw

Tash Aw is a Malaysian author focusing on providing literature for a Malaysian audience and has found success both in Malaysia and in the West. Staff Writer Josh Tate tagged along with Events Editor Isabel Sepulveda to gain insight into his writing and listen to some very smooth accents.

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LectureHop: A ~HaUnTeD~ Lecture, Carmen Maria Machado

This Wednesday, Creative Writing faculty member Ben Marcus hosted a reading by author Carmen Maria Machado of her forthcoming debut memoir, In the Dream House in Dodge Hall. 

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LectureHop: What Society Must Require of Artificial Intelligence

Yesterday, new Bwoggers Solomia Dzhaman and Chloe Gong attended a lecture given by Dr. Ronald Baecker (UToronto) concerning the responsibilities of artificial intelligence, and the issues at stake. 

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OMA-Goodness, Architecture Can Be Cool Too!

On Monday, Columbia GSAPP invited Shohei Shigematsu to speak for this semester’s premier lecture. A partner of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Shigematsu spoke about the generational gap between him and his colleagues, his concern over Godzilla coming for their creations, and his idea for designing the next ten-dollar bill. Baby Bwogger Reyna Choi reports.

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Mental Health In Media: What Hollywood Gets Right And Wrong

On Wednesday evening, Columbia Science Review hosted a panel discussion about Media and the Mind, promising “a scientific perspective on Hollywood portrayals of mental health.” This Bwogger followed the series of seven printer paper arrows that led her through the labyrinth of Schermerhorn to cover the event.

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