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The Way of the Wu

Pop quiz: What legendary group did future pop-producing machine Scott Storch join in his teens and then quit? What does

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Senator Barack Obama speaks at a rally at the Boston World Trade Center late last night. Massachusetts Senators Edward M. Kennedy ’54-’56 and John F. Kerry also addressed the audience at the event.

15 STUDY JAMS

Scientific studies show that listening to classical music while working helps you concentrate and retain information. Fuck that. FM offers

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Tim R. Hwang

Tim R. Hwang ’08, despite boasting a one-two punch of Harvard’s most popular concentrations—government, with a secondary field in economics—is

Counter-Culture Comes Full Circle

The dichotomy of business vs. service at Harvard, and the domination of the former over the latter in its appeal

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Our Burden to Bear

CORRECTION APPENDED The students of the Class of 2007 knew they’d be leaving Harvard Yard for potentially the last time

Love It + Hate It = Ambivalent: Skanky Halloween Costumes

The New York Times sliced itself on the cutting edge of journalism last year with an exposé on a certain

Quiz: Are You a Fashion Asshole?

1) Are you ineligible for Medicare, but still wear a bowtie regularly? +1 2) Do you claim it’s ironic? +4

Love it or Hate it: Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind: My Anti-Drug? Look, I understand that all of the rules of music snobbery dictate that I am

A Brief History of Feminism

At the end of Harvard’s first Women’s Week (co-hosted by the Women’s Center and the Seneca, a group that has

A Divisive Discourse?

A standard-sized, individually wrapped condom of the kind put in dispensers in Canaday, Weld, and Greenough last spring measures 2

Sorority Rush Week: Deltas and Kappas and Thetas, oh my! HATE IT

Look: I went to a tiny all-girls’ school for seven years. We were big into sisterhood, let me tell you.

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Better Red than Dead?

A spectre is haunting America–the spectre of Communism, obvi. 2007’s certainly not good for democracy, at any rate. The rich-poor

A Problematic Party

For fifteen years, the Fox Club threw an annual Boxer Rebellion party, named after violent efforts by Chinese rebels in

A Problematic Party

For fifteen years, the Fox Club threw an annual Boxer Rebellion party, named after violent efforts by Chinese rebels in