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A. HAVEN Thompson

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"Doctors" of Destruction

Harvard has always been chock-full of dynamite students. But 200 years ago, a Harvard secret society wielded actual dynamite, which

Soaps Go Head to Head

With a hip soundtrack and a cast packed with attractive members of Harvard’s thespian elite, Ivory Tower is developing a

By Any Other Name They'd Be Less Famous

A la Superman’s cape, Catwoman’s mask, and Larry Summer’s smirk, some undergrads don’t need names to be recognized. It’s their

This Spring at the Ex: Torture Onstage

Carousel..Antigone..The Abu Ghraib Show? This spring, Harvard drama will truly run the gamut: Curran Singh ’07 is offering up a

Cash and Burn

Harvard has never been cheap. Harvard Square on the other hand, has skyrocketed in recent years, and now boasts some

Survivor, Postering Style

Most Harvard students have experienced the bittersweet ritual of morning postering: being handed popsicle sticks with tape wrapped around them,

The Musician

"Our roads diverged in this yellow forest, and it’s time that I made up my mind/the road away is always

GADFLY

JOHN GOTTI ’09 A canary informs us that the family of departed mobster John Gotti is confident the Teflon Don’s

Poetry by the River

From pit people to daffodils, the sure-fire signs of Spring have finally emerged and taken up usual residence in Harvard’s

This Guy Wants Your Trash

A lecture outline annotated with love notes. “I hate this place” scribbled on an index card in Cabot. Melancholy love

Male Eating Disorders

“Damn good advice on how to work out, lose weight, and eat like a caveman!” Although “caveman” is a give-away,

Male Eating Disorders

“Damn good advice on how to work out, lose weight, and eat like a caveman!” Although “caveman” is a give-away,

Typecasts and Tortellini

By A. Haven Thompson Glow sticks? So 90’s. Scorpion bowls? Too syrupy. Contra dancing? Let’s not even get started. FM

Olugbenga T. Okusanya ’05

Rooming with a choreographer/dancer extraordinaire can be disorienting. “Sometimes I walk in here and there are like five guys dancing

Elizabeth Bergmann

Liz Bergmann knows how to get her creative juices flowing—she literally wrote the book on inspiration, Connecting to Creativity: Ten

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?