Writer

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.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization