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Philolexian Society 

Literature and Writing
All Students

The Philolexian Society is Columbia University's oldest and sexiest student organization. Established in 1802 by associates of Alexander Hamilton, the Society promotes literary awareness and the art of rhetoric among its members, who have ranged from Allen Ginsberg to Jacques Barzun. Over the years, Philo has evolved significantly. While we honor our predecessors, we don't believe we're living in the 19th century. We just think it might be fun to pretend. Email: