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Yifei Chen

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Smothered in Smog

When I visited China for the first time two years ago, I went with high expectations. China was constantly touted

Islamic Studies Director Tapped

Gurney Professor of History Roy P. Mottahedeh ’60 has been appointed director of a new Islamic Studies program at the

Seeking To Curb Drinking, State Awards Grant to Local Groups

Undergraduate Council party grants have found a sober sibling. With part of a grant from the Massachusetts government, Harvard will

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Students Dial Up Latino Voters

In anticipation of next Tuesday’s midterm elections, the Harvard College Democrats have been pooling efforts with Fuerza Latina and Harvard

SIDS Related to Brain Stem Abnormalities

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School have found new evidence that sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is

'GLOBALIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS'

Five Protesters Removed at WTO Chief’s Speech

Police removed five protesters who interrupted World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Pascal Lamy with cries of “the world is not

Kirby Launches China Fund

Last Thursday, Harvard moved one step closer to the land of the Forbidden City, as the University announced the launch

Apple Takes Larger Bite of Campus Market

Apples are making a campus comeback, and it’s not on teachers’ desks. Apple Computer’s chief financial officer, Peter Oppenheimer, announced

Students Celebrate End of Ramadan

The Harvard Islamic Society held a post-fast fête yesterday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, a

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Volunteering? What’s That?

Not too long ago, I received an e-mail from the Harvard Objectivist Club, inviting everyone “disillusioned with today’s intellectual and

The Fall of the Scientific Wall

Democracy has reached a new frontier, and we’re not talking about the Berlin Wall. It’s a new decade and a

A Misguided Crusade

When Harvard University was founded in 1636, its purpose was to train a native Puritan clergy that could function independently

A Psychosexual Sham

The psychological phenomenon of overcompensation is well understood in the realm of psychiatry. Humans often attempt to negate what they

Harvard To Sell Cassatt Painting

Harvard University Art Museums officials have decided to sell a valuable Mary Cassatt oil painting, “Mother and Two Children,” but