Tianqi Wang

Tianqi Wang is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis' programs in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology and German. She has studied abroad at the University of Oxford, the Goethe Institute in Goettingen, Germany, and received a 2014-2015 Fulbright for an English teaching assistantship in Münster, Germany.

Posts by Tianqi Wang

Still Stirring

How the real revolution of Columbia 1968 was not across generations but within a generation.

Most Popular: “Anatomy of a Protest”

Last year’s Peabody Energy protest showed that the legacy of student activism is not necessarily its ability to negotiate solutions, but the ways it tests free speech. Students, in particular, enjoy a remarkable abundance of media attention that remains elusive for members of many other demographics.

Alas, Poor Webster, We Knew Him Well

In the old days of language usage, speakers took their commands from lexicographers who wrote the rules of what words meant. Thanks to the Internet, that chain of command has been called into deep question.