Matthew S. Blumenthal

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Tragedy at Congonhas, As I Saw It

Cresting the hill on Avenida dos Bandeirantes that leads to São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport, I saw the dense black smoke,

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A Transportes Aéreos Marília (TAM) warehouse in São Paulo blazes after a TAM Airbus 320 crashed into it.

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Favelas, Feijoada, and a Festa Junina

After a spirited rendition of “Callin’ Baton Rouge,” I was impressed. But for some reason, the fact that the country

Crime

NEWS IN BRIEF: Student Charged With Domestic Assault Of An Ex-Girlfriend Appears in Court; Next Court Date in Dec.

Editor's Note: Since the publication of this story in October 2006, new information has arisen regarding the case in question.

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1 Year Probation in Gay-Bashing Case

The 26-year-old Cambridge resident accused of assaulting an openly gay Harvard undergraduate last April was found guilty in Middlesex District

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Police Arrest Junior For Assault

Editor's Note: Since the publication of this story in September 2006, new information has arisen regarding the case in question.

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Thief Requests Leniency

Prolific international map thief E. Forbes Smiley III is headed into uncharted territory: Smiley—who admitted he stole eight maps from

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Haze Surrounds Aid for Drug Users

High school marijuana users everywhere breathed a heavy, smoke-tinged sigh of relief this past February 1. On that day, Congress

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Mather Nabs Green Cup

Mather House has shown Harvard that concrete can be green, and that it has no reason to fear the Currier

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Crime Rates Hit Lowest in 40 Years

Crime rates in Cambridge last year were at their lowest in over 40 years, according to the Cambridge Police Department

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Columbia Hate Crime Case Adjourned

EDITOR'S NOTE (9/27/2006) All charges were dropped against Jose T. Sousa in connection with an alleged attack on an openly

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Bike Theft Persists for Harvard Students

Mishy Harman ’08 never wanted a unicycle, but he got one. It took him ten hours of labor at the

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Alleged Rapist Held on $2M Bail

The man arrested for public masturbation in Cambridge this past April has found himself in trouble with the law yet

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From Sharecroppers’ Son To College’s Gatekeeper

As he stood in the Naumberg room of the Fogg Art Museum this May, next to a portrait of his

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Administrators To Support Grassroots Wind Energy Plans

What started as a month-long campaign by the Environmental Action Committee (EAC) and Harvard Students for Wind Energy to pass

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I Am Not at a Cafe

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Away in Argentina

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