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Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

Persuasive and engaging, digital visualizations are opening up new frontiers of understanding and sharing information, as well as creating new risks.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Only by working to reverse-engineer a cutthroat admissions process can we tackle mental health issues and improve the academic environment on campus.

Head of the Charles

Head of the Charles 2014

At home on the Charles River and in front of thousands of fans, Harvard's crew program will have its moment in the spotlight with new coaches and defending national champions trying to prove their worth.

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith

For those who have faith, the greatest demonstration of it is to lovingly encourage others to find hope in something beyond themselves.

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Many of us have completely narrowed our focus to math and science and computer science, and maybe we ought to give the humanities, and everything else, at least a second glance.

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.

President Obama should feel on strong legal and moral footing in ignoring Congress on Guantanamo.

Peer Leadership Kickoff
College

A Man on a Mission

Rakesh Khurana, a scholar of leadership and organizations, crossed the Charles River to the College to rearticulate its purpose and retool the workings of its administration.

VDP Pic
Theater

Directed Study: The Visiting Director's Program at the ART

Harvard’s lack of a dramatic arts concentration presents obstacles for undergraduates hoping to pursue careers in theater, but the annual Visiting Director’s Project provides students with a challenging and rewarding experience that approximates theater at the professional level.

GPA
Columns

Making the Grade

Here I was, at Harvard, and it seemed as though within our first weeks together, we were trying establish the merit of our own place here and where we all ranked relative to one another.

Deconstructed Camera
Arts

Camera Obscura: Behind the Scenes at the VES Film Track

By combining a liberal arts education, the VES Department’s film track differs from the ones traditionally offered at conservatories. Its emphasis on creativity over vocational training attracts a wide variety of students across various concentrations but also alienates some of those interested in pursuing film professionally.

#TBT
Columns

TBH, I love TBTs

At school, I feel as if I’m constantly losing parts of the person I was for those eighteen years before I came here.

Divest Harvard Assembles
Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

Other higher education institutions, notably Stanford, are finding their stakes in fossil fuels increasingly unconscionable, but Harvard itself has made no intentions to divest. Still, the protests continue.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Public art is getting bigger in Boston. Throughout Beantown, artists are taking to the streets, creating large-scale works that encourage citizens to embrace the city’s public spaces.

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Far from being uniquely Islamic, ISIL represents the ugly face that societies tend to manifest when their modes of social, political, and religious organization become unsustainable.

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

In our quest to be the best, I find that we frequently lose sight of the amazing, meaningful talents we already do possess.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith