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When Columbia University celebrated its 250th anniversary this spring, it unveiled a new addition to its Morningside Heights campus: the gigantic SCHOLAR'S LION sculpture. Standing in a plaza in front of a lecture hall and the gym, its roar directed toward the business school, the lion quickly became known among students for the lopsided, oversized balls between its hind legs. Why are they so huge? Does this have something to do with Columbia's notoriously pathetic sports teams.


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