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Closed Minds on Campus
April 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
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<strong><em>New York Times</em> columnist and best-selling author</strong>
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Frank Bruni has been an Op-Ed columnist for the <em>New York Times</em> since June 2011. In his columns\, which appear every Sunday and Wednesday\, he reflects on diverse topics including American politics\, higher education\, gay rights\, and his own life as a gay man in a close-knit Italian-American family.
He joined the newspaper in 1995 and has ranged broadly across its pages. He has been a White House correspondent\, the chief restaurant critic\, a staff writer for the <em>Times</em> <em>Magazine</em> and the Rome bureau chief. He is the author of three <em>New York Times</em> best sellers\, the most recent of which\, <em>Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania</em>\, was published in March 2015 to widespread acclaim. His previous best sellers were the 2009 memoir <em>Born Round</em>\, about the joys and torments of his eating life\, and a 2002 chronicle of George W. Bush’s initial presidential campaign\, <em>Ambling into History</em>.
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