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features Spring 2008

Cover Story

Stir It Up
By Paul Hond
Paul Cronin’s documentary on Columbia ’68 bursts with images and ideas — and inevitably raises more questions than it answers.


Tibet’s Long Shadow
By Glyn Vincent
With the Summer Olympics around the corner, friction between China and Tibet is intensifying. Three Columbia scholars explain why.



By David J. Craig
University libraries are digitizing their collections, changing the way we do research by making millions of pages of material readily available at the click of a mouse. But are we really better off?


The Grateful Undead
by Peter Gerstenzang
The hot indie band Vampire Weekend hails from Columbia, not Transylvania. That means their bite is in their songs.




Letters to the editor

College Walk
Whither Underground?
Revolution, Ink
A Grand Entrance

The Western Intellectual Tradition

Paterson picks up for Spitzer
Coatsworth tapped as SIPA dean
Teaching awards honor top profs


Raising Them Up
Crosses to Bear
Pul Hitters


My Columbia
The Real Heroes of ’68

Science, Medicine, Technology
Disease catchers
Mending hearts
Cell out

Unknown Solutions
Modern Times
Blue Trane
His Firm Belief

Excerpt from a Hamilton Hall Journal