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by / on March 18, 2010 at 6:21 am / in Editor's Note, Issue

Editor’s Note

By some divine coincidence, we’ve all somehow landed ourselves here in Morningside Heights together. Each of us, once belonging to vastly different worlds, has come to inhabit the same space just a few weeks ago hurling snowballs at each other and now sharing the same anxieties about midterms. But sometimes even the best of friends forget that, even though we share many of the same concerns and inside jokes in the present, every one of us brings our own bizarre pasts to this equally bizarre institution called college.

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by / on October 18, 2009 at 4:07 pm / in Editor's Note, Issue

Editor’s Note

About two weeks ago, the White House released a list of 45 works that are on loan to the Obama family from several Washington museums. Among them is one pictured to the left, entitled “I think I’ll…” by California artist Ed Ruscha. Set against a fiery red sunset are several phrases, including “On Second Thought…” and “Maybe…No,” all playing on the theme of indecision.

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by / on December 27, 2008 at 8:25 pm / in Editor's Note, Issue

Editor’s Note

by At the Columbia Political Review, we don’t want to be swill merchants. Our project? A journalism of ideas. And yet this issue’s theme, POLITICAL BODIES, points not to airy ideas, but to life at its dirtiest and most material. But insisting on the body is one way of approaching the mission of this humble rag: cracking open the notion […]

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by / on December 2, 2008 at 2:48 am / in Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

by At the Columbia Political Review, we don’t want to be swill merchants. Our project? A journalism of ideas. And yet this issue’s theme, POLITICAL BODIES, points not to airy ideas, but to life at its dirtiest and most material. But insisting on the body is one way of approaching the mission of this humble rag: cracking open the notion […]

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by / on December 2, 2007 at 4:41 am / in Editor's Note, Issue

Editor’s Note

by It’s been quite a semester. After every instance of turmoil and trauma, “dialogue” offers itself up as a panacea. The word is everywhere, especially now. The desire to transcend differences through discussion and peaceful communication is a powerful one, but by itself, dialogue means nothing. The tenor of the conversation—its richness, its nuance, its integration of the personal and […]

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