Paul HondHond joined Columbia Magazine in 2005, and became senior writer in 2007. He has published two novels and won several CASE awards for his magazine articles.
Articles by this author
MFA grads meet up for an exchange of words.
Taking a close look at Columbia's links to slavery.
Digging for answers about the future of fossil fuels.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito ’91CC made history by becoming the first Latina elected to citywide office. Now, in her final year as Speaker, history has taken a turn.
In more ways than one, Columbia professor Sarah Sze is the artist of the moment.
Two scholars of Harlem take in the view from Sugar Hill.
Tap-dance entrepreneurs Chloe and Maud Arnold are ready to click with a new generation - and heal the world through rhythm and shoes.
Honoring the island's first inhabitants.
Will the quiet power of cultural diplomacy change a nation?
A cartoonist draws from his experience.
A scholar of immigration looks at some borderline claims.
The return of Sanford Greenberg and Art Garfunkel.
Colm Tóibín reflects on a master’s voice.
Smart. Funny. Obsessive. Subversive. How the creator of the hit TV shows Weeds and Orange Is the New Black smoked the doubters and got the last laugh.
On a recent Saturday, actor Jamie Hector was in a trailer classroom behind Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights, helping kids.
The career of an astronaut comes with high highs and low lows
Astronaut Tim Kopra ’13BUS circles the planet sixteen times a day. What on Earth propels him?
Students have published more than a hundred op-eds, in places like the New York Daily News, the Baltimore Sun, USA Today.
Might there be a story in Columbia football?
To write about DNA ancestry testing, sociology professor Alondra Nelson immersed herself in the world of African-American genealogy. The story went deeper than she had imagined.
The Marcus G. Langseth sails the Mediterranean gathering seismic data under the ocean.
Curl rests on the grassy plot in front of Uris Hall.
As the California drought brings home the global problem of water scarcity, Columbia engineers are advancing a challenging idea: reusing our wastewater. Are we ready to go with the flow?
The Gotham Arts Salon: artistic and musical gatherings that blur the line between private and public.
The 28th Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF) exemplified the school’s abiding emphasis: storytelling.
Paul Hond interviews Morris Dickstein, author of “Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education”
The duke of all documentarians.
In the operating theater and the concert hall, students at the College of Physicians and Surgeons are learning their parts and picking up their instruments. Columbia Magazine scans the music scene uptown.