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Justine R. Lescroart

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Café Algiers and Computer Sci

Few would deny that Harvard is a pretty darn cerebral place. As we’re so often reminded, it’s America’s oldest college,

Half-Baked Reasons For Opposing Pot Law

When citizens of Massachusetts voted yes in November to Question 2, the “Sensible Marijuana Policy Initiative,” many of them thought

Numbers Please, President Faust

On March 5, the city of Boston and Harvard University co-hosted a conference titled, “Green Cities: Lessons from Boston and

Finish Your Vote

I never really thought of myself as “American” until I went abroad. I mean, sure, I am a citizen of

Death in the Afternoon

In Madrid, it was with full enthusiasm that I bought tickets to a bullfight. After all, I came abroad to

Separation of Tongue and State

I sat down in Spanish class this week and my teacher passed around the room a newspaper clipping about “Spanglish.”

Better Late than Never

On Oct. 31, the Spanish National Court ended the trial of those allegedly responsible for the 2004 Madrid train bombings.

In the Hot Seat

Here, in Spain, I grumble every time that I have to use energy. A load of laundry costs $3, and

Overvalued Legislation

From an American perspective, China is a cheap country to live in. Living in Beijing this summer, I marveled at

Less is More

In the U.S., an average can of Coca-Cola (or at least the one in my fridge at home) contains 355

No Need to ‘Fuck the Man’

About a week ago, I opened my inbox to discover an e-mail advertising a “feminist” party titled “Fuck the Man!

Iraq: ‘Oops!’

President Bush’s approval rating is at an all-time low of 34 percent, and it’s pretty clear why. Citizens are disenchanted

Beyond a Women’s Center

It’s now 2007, and one of Harvard’s resolutions for the year is to find its next leader. As the presidential

On Abs of Steel and Supple Minds

In the role of Harvard Law student Elle Woods, the insightful Reese Witherspoon once said, “Exercise releases endorphins. Endorphins make

University Set to Launch Academic Program in Cuba

Harvard is preparing to launch a spring-semester study-abroad program at the University of Havana, despite strict federal regulations on U.S.

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In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization