Paul Hond

Hond 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

Schaap in WKCR studio, 2010 / Photo by John Abbott
Spring 2010 Every Day Is Bird Day

After 40 years at WKCR, jazz guru Phil Schaap is still riffing like there’s no tomorrow.

Students in the College Study, 1940s
Spring 2010 Stacked

To mark the 75th anniversary of Butler Library, a permanent photo exhibition is taking shape on the building’s third floor.

Old Croton Aqueduct, Upper Manhattan 2006
Spring 2010 The Night Hunter
The photographs of urban explorer and Steve Duncan reveal a New York most of us will never see.
Fall 2009 Alice in Columbialand

Celebrating the legacy of The Real Alice in Wonderland

Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds by Olivia Gentile
Fall 2009 Listmania

A review of Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds by Olivia Gentile

Members of Sha Na Na at Woodstock / Photo: Getty Images
Fall 2009 Taking 'Stock

Four decades after Woodstock, Sha Na Na, with its gold lamé outfits and Busby Berkeley choreography, its speeded-up rockabilly and riotous twisting and strutting, seems to anticipate punk rock as much as it recast the 1950s.

Julio Marzan / Photo by Daniella Zalcman
Fall 2009 Utopia Parkway

On the road with the poet laureate of Queens.

Photo: Sarah Shatz
Winter 2009-10 She Covers the Waterfront

From parks to books to a floating pool, Ann Buttenwieser ’84GSAPP brings New Yorkers to their own shores.

Bigelow, center, on the set of The Hurt Locker. (Summit Entertainment)
Winter 2009-10 Shoot Shoot, Bang Bang

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow makes hell-for-leather action movies that force us to think. Turns out there's a method to her radness.

The Roaring Twenties: the Columbia lion, circa 1920. (Columbia University Archiv
Winter 2009-10 Year of the Lion

How Roar-ee the Lion became Columbia's golden-maned mascot.

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