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The Atlantic, founded as a monthly magazine in 1857, covers news, politics, culture, technology, health, and more. Current Columbia University students, faculty, and staff have full access to through the Columbia University Libraries.

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All content on, including online-only articles and the Print Edition Archive from 1857-today.

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