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Stephen C. Bartenstein

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Manny and J-Pap for Class Day

One of us is a dyed-in-the-wool Red Sox fan, the other a Bronx bomber since birth; when it comes to

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The moral of the story: buy a Foreman Grill for your room. Trust us, it's worth the term bill fee.

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Tired of HUDS? Buy Some Ostrich

We all have favorite burger joints in the Square, and we can debate for hours whether Felipe’s or Boloco concocts

Ball Cap Betrayal!

“Tom, Say it Ain’t So!” blared the front page of last Thursday’s Boston Herald. I noticed this sensationalist headline while

Remember the Bay State

Poor John Kerry. In 2004, thousands flocked to his public appearances, elated to see the Democratic nominee for President in

A Tale of Two Cities

A recent spate of violent crime has Beantown’s denizens on edge. Since ringing in the new year, 16 murders have

Wellesley Exposed

In only a few weeks time, John Harvard’s staid, suburban sister plans to strip down, get liquored up, and let

A ‘Hacking’ Heritage

Last week, a merry trio of pranksters from MIT had cause for celebration: Middlesex county prosecutors dropped serious charges against them

Culture Clash

While a native of Charlestown might “Pahk his cah in Havahd Yahd,” a Harvard scholar will park his Prius in

CrackBerry Mania

Apple recently unveiled its iPhone to much hoopla. Along with rave reviews for Steve Jobs’ labor of love have come

Kind Energy

Over the past few weeks, the Undergraduate Council (UC) and its presidential election have dominated the campus dialogue. Will Tom

Filling the Coffers

Fresh off her victory in November, Massachusetts Attorney General-elect Martha Coakley has already begun fattening her campaign coffers again in

Westward, Ho!

Reports are emerging that Governor Mitt Romney is planning on headquartering his rumored Presidential bid in Boston’s North End. So

Terror in the Classroom

Around the world today, anti-Americanism is very much in vogue. In a Pew Global Attitudes Project poll released last June,

Get Out of Here

While Harvard undergrads are racing from class to extracurricular to evening section, trying to cram in a half-hour of treadmill

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