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Catherine L. Tung

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Conversation Pieces

I make New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps my adherence to this old, optimistic custom sounds quaint; my cynical side, however, may

The Trouble Of Self-Study

My blockmate shook his head. “I wrote my college essays,” he said, remembering, “And then I went back and read

The (Convenience) Store of Life

In a moment of Thursday-night-lull weakness (not to mention moral weakness, according to the RIAA), I downloaded Clerks last week.

Searching For the Right Fit

Ah, clothing: that old standby of social catagorization. When all else fails, when we are thrust into a room (or

Pressing Your Luck

I’ve tried three times in my life to learn poker. Harvard is not the kind of place where poker thrives—as

The Books I Haven't Read

My father is a Presbyterian minister. I haven’t been to church in four years, initially because I found the practice

It's All in the Context

The beginning of each academic year puts each of us in settings that are, to some degree or another, unfamiliar.

You Are a Tourist
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You Are a Tourist

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015