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In And Around Language: "Quiz"

Rumor has it that in 1791, a prankster and Dublin theater proprietor by the name of James Daly made a bet that he could make up a nonsensical word that would become a catchphrase overnight. He hired a group of street actors to write the word “quiz” on the walls around Dublin, and the next day people were asking each other what “quiz” meant. No doubt some know-it-alls claimed they had the answer, while others thought it was a test.

The Urban Bliss Shaman
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An Interview with the Urban Bliss Shaman

Picture a sleepy Sunday afternoon in Harvard Yard. There are a few people on the steps of Widener catching up on last week's reading. Freshman trickle back to their dorms from a Sunday brunch of Veritaffles. And then comes Julie C. Woods '81, and the silence is broken with the rhythmic sounds of her djembe.

The Urban Bliss Shaman
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The Urban Bliss Shaman

College

Conference Discusses Changes in Soldiers' Experiences

A two-day interdisciplinary conference that examined the changing experiences of soldiers in modern society was hosted by the Humanities Center last weekend.

Albinism Panel
On Campus

Albinism Panel

Marina M.A. Connelly '12 shares her experiences living with albinism in Australia and in the United States during a panel discussion sponsored by the Harvard Foundation that focused on the violence against people with albinism worldwide.

Innovation
College

Innovation

Elena Rosen, co-founder of Just Think and the National Association for Media Literacy Education, leads a focus group on Knowledge, Media, and Social Innovation at the Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship in Bolyston Hall last Saturday.

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Leverett F-Tower Room Ninety-Seven

Both American and Brazilian education systems have their advantages and disadvantages, and a lot to learn from each other

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The Education Dilemma in Saudi Arabia

Lack of an education that encourages critical thinking is the main reason that I decided to pursue my education abroad

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Why I Chose Harvard

There is frustration and discontent with higher education in India

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Reflections On Five Years in the U.S.

I have had access to resources and opportunities that were unimaginable in China

Undergraduate Council

TOP 10 NEWS STORIES OF 2009

From a fiscal nightmare to a campus shooting, 2009 had it all. See the stories, events and people that made the top headlines this past year.

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The Swine Flu and You

In the meantime, people can protect themselves by continuing to wash their hands, maintaining social distancing from sick individuals, and checking the website for information about availability of the H1N1 vaccine.

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A Quarantine Story

Silly me, I was so disillusioned with life I didn’t even realize I had contracted H1N1 until they told me.

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Life in the Pen

The media loves epidemics.

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Harvard Study, UHS Disagree On Swine Flu

Officials at the University Health Services will advise all undergraduates to be vaccinated against swine flu in sharp contrast to Massachusetts policy and to a just-completed Harvard Medical School study that will recommend against mass immunization of young adults.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0