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Why Machiavelli Matters

Why Machiavelli Matters

Article by Sena Chang, Writer November 1, 2021

From Plato’s doctrine of the soul to Marx’s line of economic thought, the history of political philosophy is saturated with theories and manifestos that have shaped the political sphere as we know...

Astronaut’s Delight: A Review of Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Astronaut’s Delight: A Review of Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Article by Ren Topping, Writer October 3, 2021

In his third novel, Andy Weir tackles deep space. Project Hail Mary, published in May of this year, follows Ryland Grace, a molecular biologist turned middle school teacher who is sent on a suicide mission...

Fran Lebowitz: Living with Pessimism

Fran Lebowitz: Living with Pessimism

Article by Momo Horii, Writer March 2, 2021

Cigarette in hand, buttoned-up navy blazer, teashades pushed way up on the bridge of her nose, with no phone at her side, Fran Lebowitz is a picture of New York literati. To describe Lebowitz is to pinpoint...

Louise Glück and The Nobel Prize

Louise Glück and The Nobel Prize

Article by Momo Horii, Writer January 22, 2021

There are those few people in this world who can articulate emotions and a situation so well it’s frightening. Louise Glück—whose name rhymes with “click” and not “cluck”—is one of those...

A Tokyo Bathed in Two Moons and Other Strange Sights: Murakami’s 1Q84

A Tokyo Bathed in Two Moons and Other Strange Sights: Murakami’s 1Q84

Article by Sena Chang, Writer December 1, 2020

1Q84, author Haruki Murakami’s hefty dystopian novel, has gained international prominence since its publication in 2009. The novel sold thousands of copies during its first week and was voted the best-published...

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