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Alexa D West

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New Pizza Joint Offers Contrast to Old

Oggi Gourmet, with its sleek counters and sophisticated pizza toppings, represents a very different face of Harvard Square dining than

40 Years Later, All Eyes on Nobel-Winning Discovery

Champagne bubbled in a Harvard laboratory 40 years ago, as scientists celebrated biology professor George Wald’s Nobel Prize in Medicine.

Film Celebrates E. O. Wilson

It stings when you stick your hand in a nest of fire ants. This nugget of wisdom—and other lessons for

POPSCREEN: Blitzen Trapper

Portland, Oregon must have a West Coast inferiority complex. It pales in comparison to gargantuan Los Angeles, it’s not a

Study Shows Stars Boost Revenue

Would “Spider-Man” have stuck without Tobey Maguire? Would “Fight Club” have been the same box-office knockout missing Brad Pitt? Seeking

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Gillis Proposes Overhaul of Council Structure to Improve Efficiency

Brian S. Gillis ’07-’08 says he doesn’t think he’ll win the Undergraduate Council (UC) election. In fact, he’s not after

Vitamins Prevent Female Infertility

Forget about the birds and the bees—it’s the multivitamin. In a study conducted over an eight-year span involving more than

Cancer Researcher Obtains FBI Clearance

After her $750,000 grant was jeopardized by a delay in the government’s approval of her green card, a breast cancer

Harvard Opens Center in Greece

Its toga parties aren’t as rollicking as Dartmouth’s, and its frat scene is sleepy compared to Cornell’s, but Harvard has

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Hockey Preview 2014

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Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

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Where Did All The Ideas Go?