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Madeline W. Lissner

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Cupcake Queen

Lemon Butterfly cupcake: the cupcake for February 20, 2009, according to the cupcake-a-day calendar I gave my roommate for her

The Rites of Exam Grading

Students juggle due dates and test times this month, but the deadlines don’t end once those three-hour exams are turned

Chem Fellowships To Boost Diversity

Harvard will grant up to 12 postdoctoral chemistry fellowships this spring targeted at women and underrepresented groups, part of the

Ad Board Review Moves Forward

Interim Dean of the College David R. Pilbeam announced yesterday the new membership of the committee charged with examining the

A Strong Voice Steps Down

By the time Theda Skocpol resigned from the deanship of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) in March,

Going Global: Harvard’s Stamp Abroad

The sun never sets on the Harvard empire. In less than a decade, the University has burst beyond its Massachusetts

Reevaluating The Ad Board

Every Tuesday afternoon, 35 of the College’s top administrators and faculty gather in Lamont Forum Room to deliberate the fates

Bok Reopens Calendar Debate

Interim University President Derek C. Bok opened a University-wide dialogue on calendar reform in an e-mail to all members of

Bok Calls for Calendar Reform Discussion

Interim University President Derek C. Bok opened a University-wide dialogue on calendar reform in a letter to the Harvard community

Gross Considers Ad Board Review

The Administrative Board, the committee charged with examining student cases of academic and disciplinary misconduct in the Faculty of Arts

Work Visas in Short Supply

While the rest of the Class of 2007 coasts through a post-thesis spring, the senior class’s international students have yet

Mass. Hall to Ditch Frosh

The Harvard president’s office transferred into part of Mass. Hall in 1939, more than two centuries after the red-brick colonial

College To Halve Transfer Admits

CORRECTION APPENDED As Harvard College admissions officers scramble to determine the final list of students who will be offered admission

Dean’s Office Creates ‘Fun’ Director

In Harvard’s latest move to improve first-year fun, the Freshman Dean’s Office (FDO) created a new position last week that

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Bottoms Up: Pub Set To Open April 19

Cambridge Queen’s Head—Harvard’s undergraduate pub three years in the making—will open its doors in Loker Commons on Thursday, April 19,

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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?