Samuel P. Jacobs


Hey, Your Future Is Over

<p>The phone call came in the middle of March.With the bulk of senior year behind me, and the distance between the present and the future shrinking by the day, I readied myself for a call like this, double-checking the red phone in our room, clearing hours for uninterrupted waiting-by-the-phone time.</p>

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Tubs and Bottoms

Our fair president takes to the pages of The New Republic this week to review a new book by James


Carr Talk

Senior spring. A season of hope and opportunity. Unless, that is, your industry of choice is holding talks called, "Fallen

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Jeremy R. Knowles

Jeremy R. Knowles, the former Royal Air Force officer who left England to join Harvard’s Chemistry department in 1974 and

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Television Screens To Arrive At MAC

River House residents, say goodbye to Hemenway. Faculty of Arts and Sciences officials announced yesterday new upgrades for the Malkin

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Brandt Set to Be Grad School Dean

Harvard science historian Allan M. Brandt said yesterday that he has been selected as the next dean of the Graduate


Course Evaluation Reforms Postponed As Faculty Look to the New Year

Professors postponed discussion of a revamped course evaluation system at yesterday’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences meeting after items higher

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A Familiar Clash As Faculty Meets

University President Drew G. Faust said yesterday that she will consider creating a committee to investigate free speech at Harvard.


Brandt Set to Be Named Next GSAS Dean

Harvard science historian Allan M. Brandt has been selected as the next dean of the Graduate School of Arts and


The Thorny Side of Going Green

First it came for my light bulbs, and I said nothing. Then it came for my roommates’ food, and I

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Exposing a Flawed Writing Course

CORRECTION APPENDED The program that oversees Expository Writing, Harvard’s only required course, is beleaguered by office politics, a lack of


Faculty Meetings Stay Off the Air

CORRECTION APPENDED Radio fans may be disappointed at the frequency at which the Faculty of Arts of Sciences will broadcast


Faust Installed on Day of Rain and Ritual

Rev. Peter J. Gomes, like Commencement, never gets rained on. Hundreds of professors, dignitaries, and academics from across the globe


Inaugural Addresses From Past Set Stage For Faust’s Oration

Lawrence H. Summers paced uneasily in the basement of the president’s mansion six years ago, rehearsing his installation speech for


Dean To Meet Econ Profs Over Littauer

When Michael D. Smith walks into Littauer Center today, he may notice a yellow sign on the first floor: “Littauer

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

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