Lauren Savage

A Bay Area native, Lauren received a B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine and an M.A. in Humanities and Social Thought from New York University. Savage was, until Fall 2016, a staff member and regular contributor to Columbia Magazine.

Articles by this author

Class Ceilings
Summer 2016 Class Ceilings

Women deans talk about barriers past and present.

Study Hall Research Briefs
Summer 2016 Study Hall Research Briefs

You’re Not the Boss of Me; The Science of Happiness; Even Geniuses Have Bad Days; High-Prescribing Docs Brush Off Warnings; Playing for Grades.

Spring 2016 Cause and Effect

Law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw on the Say Her Name movement and her fight for gender-inclusive racial justice.

Winter 2015-16 "Negroland"

Lauren Savage reviews “Negroland: A Memoir” by Margo Jefferson.

"Study Hall"
Winter 2015-16 Study Hall

Fracking Fallout; The Power of Attraction; Breaking Bad (Habits); Teen-Bullying Breakthrough; Melancholy in the Middle

Fall 2015 Spellbound

Morningside Opera staged a two-night revival of Voodoo at Columbia’s Miller Theatre.

Study Hall Research Briefs
Fall 2015 Study Hall Research Briefs

Lonely at the Top; The Sniff Test; The Secret to Productivity; A History of Violence; Pathway to the Cure; Stress Shot.

A Doctor's Living Legacy
Spring 2015 A Doctor's Living Legacy

A Harlem mural legacy

Get in Trouble
Spring 2015 “Get in Trouble"

Lauren Savage reviews “Get in Trouble” by Kelly Link

Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion
Winter 2014-15 Shock Exchange

Lauren Savage reviews "Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion" by Cora Daniels and John L. Jackson Jr.

The Wrong Carlos
Fall 2014 Death Row Records

Lauren Savage reviews “The Wrong Carlos” by James S. Liebman and the Columbia DeLuna Project.

Jimmy’s Blues
Summer 2014 Jimmy’s Blues

Baldwin’s country

Every Day Is for the Thief
Summer 2014 Stealing Home

Lauren Savage reviews “Every Day is for the Thief” by Teju Cole

The Abolitionist’s Song
Winter 2013-14 BOOKTALK: Three Women

Lauren Savage interviews Farah Jasmine Griffin, author of “Harlem Nocturne”

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