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Erin F. Riley

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Madness and Civilization Converge in 'Vilnius'

“Life in Vilnius is a giant poker game, played by madmen.” “Vilnius Poker,” a novel by late Lithuanian author Ricardas

New Book Not Hot or Original

The title of Thomas Friedman’s latest book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It

Jacoby's Unreasonable in 'American Unreason'

Long before the release of MacBook Air, John F. Kennedy ’40 said that “man is still the most extraordinary computer

‘Take Her, She’s Yours!’ Takes the Cake

This weekend’s Adams House Pool Theatre production of “Take Her, She’s Yours! or Till Divorce Do Us Part” served up

‘Urinetown’ Brings Satire to the Bathroom

On a Friday night, celebration of “the porcelain god” is something keg-tapping college students try hard to avoid. Not so

Lust, Caution

“Lust, Caution” is a film noir that’s too small for its britches: it may be cloaked in the finest material,

December Boys

Although Daniel Radcliffe fans will disagree, “December Boys”—while easy on the eyes—lacks the originality to make it noteworthy. An adaptation

For CS Class, Office Hours Go Virtual

Computer Science 50, “Introduction to Computer Science I,” plans to offer office hours online this semester. It is the first

BGLTSA Hosts Domestic Violence Talk

CORRECTION APPENDED A small knot of students sprawled on the couches and floor cushions in the basement of Thayer Hall

Profs Expose U.S. ‘Secrecy’

“Secrecy is something like a forbidden fruit. You can’t have it, and that makes you want it more.” Thus opens

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Abu Ghraib Film Draws Tears

The stillness was broken only by teary sniffles as a large screen at the Institute of Politics (IOP) flashed grainy

Binge Eating Tops Anorexia

While some Americans might only stuff their faces at the Super Bowl, a small percentage struggle with the problem every

Latinos Rally Against Layoffs

A picket-wielding, slogan-chanting crowd of 60 marched from the Holyoke Center to the Biological Labs on Divinity Avenue yesterday in

18 College Papers Defend Ousted Editor

Eighteen college papers published a joint editorial yesterday protesting the forced resignation of the editor-in-chief of the Daily Trojan, the

Twins Wow in 'Double Concerto' with HRO

The title “Crescendo” would have been just as fitting for Friday night’s performance of “Verdi, Brahms, and Strauss” by the

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